Ten Valuable Gino Marchetti Football Collectibles
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Ten Valuable Gino Marchetti Football Collectibles

Gino Marchetti made his National Football League debut in 1952. Valuable Gino Marchetti football collectibles include 1952 Bowman rookie cards, autographed photos, signed Baltimore Colts mini helmets and Topps, Fleer and Post Cereal football cards.

Smithers, West Virginia-born Gino Marchetti (1927-) was one of the greatest defensive ends in football history. A second round pick in the 1952 NFL draft out of the University of San Francisco, Marchetti played his 1952-1966 pro football career with the Dallas Texans and Baltimore Colts. A World War II combat veteran, a two-time NFL champion (1958, 1959) and an eleven-time Pro Bowl selection, the 6'4" 244-pound Gino Marchetti was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1972.

Here are ten valuable Gino Marchetti football collectibles that are sure to interest sports memorabilia collectors. Now taking the field once again #89 Gino Marchetti...

Gino Marchetti 1952 Bowman Large Football Card

Card #23 in the 1952 Bowman Gum large football series constitutes Gino Marchetti's rookie card. One graded example in SGC 60 excellent 5 condition sold at auction for $89.63.

Gino Marchetti 1952 Bowman large card $89.63 - Heritage Auctions

Gino Marchetti 1952 Bowman Small Football Card

Card #23 in the 1952 Bowman small football series is Gino Marchetti's other rookie card. One graded example in stellar PSA mint 9 condition brought $2,629 at auction.

Gino Marchetti 1958 Topps Football Card

Card #16 Gino Marchetti graces the 1958 Topps football set. One graded example in spectacular SGC 96 mint 9 condition sold at auction for $478.

Gino Marchetti 1958 Topps card $478 - Heritage Auctions

Gino Marchetti 1961 Fleer Football Card

Card #37 in the 1961 Fleer football issue features Gino Marchetti of the Baltimore Colts. One graded example in PSA gem mint 10 condition brought $358.50 at auction.

Gino Marchetti 1961 Fleer card $358.50 - Heritage Auctions

Gino Marchetti Autographed Photo

An 8x10-inch color photo signed by Gino Marchetti sold for $25.

Gino Marchetti Signed Baltimore Colts Mini Helmet

A Baltimore Colts mini helmet signed by the Pro Football Hall of Famer – "Gino Marchetti HOF 72" – sold for $80.

Gino Marchetti 1959 Topps Football Card

Card #109 Gino Marchetti appears in the 1959 Topps football series. Ungraded examples in near mint condition are valued at $10-15.

Gino Marchetti 1961 Topps Football Card

Card #7 Gino Marchetti graces the 1961 Topps football set. Ungraded examples in near mint condition sell for around $12.

Gino Marchetti 1962 Post Cereal Football Card

Card #81 in the rare 1962 Post Cereal football series features Gino Marchetti. Ungraded examples in near mint condition book for around $25. These cards were issued on the backs of cereal boxes.

Gino Marchetti 1963 Topps Football Card

Card #8 Gino Marchetti appears in the 1963 Topps football set. One example in excellent-mint+ condition sold for $5.95.

Gino Marchetti Sports Memorabilia Credits & Top Image

  • Auction/sales results, values and images courtesy Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas; ProSportsMemorabilia.com; Vintage Football Card Gallery
  • Top image: Gino Marchetti 1957 Topps football card #5 $10-15 - Vintage Football Card Gallery

Copyright © 2011 William J. Felchner

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