Paul Hornung Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Paul Hornung

Date of Birth: 12/23/1935
Rookie Card Year: 1957
Investment Rating: 6.0


Overview

Paul Hornung is a football pioneer. He has an illustrious resumé that includes one of the most notable accomplishments in football. Hornung was the first player in football history to win the Heisman Trophy, be the first overall selection in the NFL Draft, win the NFL MVP awar, and be inducted into both the Professional and College Football Hall of Fames. With accolades like that, you can be assured that Paul Hornung football cards and autographed memorabilia are highly collectible.

Hornung's rookie card is from 1957 Topps Football. The set is so endeared by collectors that Topps used the design as a rookie variation in 2012 Topps Football.

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Paul Hornung's first certified autographed card is part of the 1989 Goal Line set. It is serial numbered to 100.

His first game-used memorabilia cards can be found in 2000 Fleer Greats of the Game. They feature a swatch from a pair of Hornung's game-worn pants. The cards are not serial numbered and the exact number produced is unknown.

Paul Hornung has attended numerous autograph signing events during his career. As an All-American at Notre Dame and Green Bay Packers quarterback, Hornung has a wide-ranging fan base. His autograph remains in demand. The values of his signed items reflect his Hall of Fame status.

Paul Hornung Rookie Card

1957 Topps Football Paul Hornung RC #151

1957 Topps Paul Hornung RC

Hornung is a key rookie in the 1957 set. He shares this honor with other Hall of Fame greats like Johnny Unitas, Bart Starr and Raymond Berry. Vintage collectors are very fond of the dual photographs.

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Great 1994 Gold Standard Paul Hornung AUTOGRAPH - $40.00 Green Bay Packers AUTO
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6 DIFF. Paul Hornung cards - Green Bay Packers Notre Dame Irish - Hall of Fame !
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SHARP 1963 Stancraft GREEN Paul Hornung - Green Bay Packers Notre Dame Irish HOF
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SHARP 1959 Topps #82 Paul Hornung - $60.00 - Green Bay Packers Notre Dame Irish
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SHARP 1963 Stancraft RED Paul Hornung - Green Bay Packers Notre Dame Irish HOF !
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TOUGH 1962 Post Cereal #6 Paul Hornung card - Green Bay Packers Notre Dame Irish
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PAUL HORNUNG AUTOGRAPH 2007 SP Authentic AUTO (HOF) Packers 29 50
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1962 Post Cereal Football #6 Paul Hornung
$8.37

1962 topps #64 PAUL HORNUNG green bay packers BGS BCCG 8
$58.00

2015 Topps Supreme Paul Hornung Black Printing Plate 1 1 Packers
$89.00

2011 UD COLLEGE FB LEGENDS #19 PAUL HORNUNG AUTOGRAPH NOTRE DAME PACKERS, 032716
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2015 Topps 60th Anniversary Throwbacks Gold Foil #T60PH Paul Hornung 013 150
$10.00

1965 PHILADLPHIA #76 PAUL HORNUNG PACKERS VG EX
$19.00

2004 Prime Signatures Paul Hornung Proof Auto 50 Packers HOF
$39.99

1957 Topps Football Card #151 Paul Hornung-Green Bay Packers-Rookie Card
$325.00

2010 SPx Paul Hornung Alan Page Winning Combos Dual Game Used Jerseys #63 99
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Autograph Guide

Paul Hornung Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Paul Hornung's authentic signature looks like. This can be used as a first point of reference for determining the legitimacy of autograph memorabilia, but is not a substitute for having your items authenticated by a well-respected professional autograph authentication company. Some of the trusted sources within the sports memorabilia market include the following companies: PSA, JSA, Tristar, and Mounted Memories. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Paul Hornung Cut Signature Exemplar:

Paul Hornung Signature Example

Paul Hornung Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Paul Hornung signature autograph is very difficult to replicate and will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. His signature has been very consistent through the years, so regardless of the item being signed or the time period in which it was signed, look for the following signature features:

Paul Hornung Signature Characteristics

  1. The entire signature is legible and written in traditional cursive script.
  2. It displays a couple of unique character traits.
  3. Upon first glance one might mistake the name "Paul" for "Ray." The "P" is kidney bean shaped.
  4. The crossing line of the letter "H" extends well past the two parallel lines on each side.
  5. The letters "u-n-g" are more implied than pronounced.
  6. The  "g" is indicated by a character that forms an exclamation point shape.

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Paul Hornung Signed Photograph Pricing:

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Paul Hornung Signed Photo

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Jim Taylor & Paul Hornung Dual Signed Framed 16x20 Photo Display JSA Packers
$179.99

1985 Football Immortals Paul Hornung Signed Auto Card Packers PSA DNA 83891112
$34.95

PAUL HORNUNG SIGNED PACKERS WHITE PANEL FOOTBALL - PSA-DNA
$69.95

PACKERS Paul Hornung signed 8x10 photo JSA COA AUTO HOFer Autographed Green Bay
$39.95

PAUL HORNUNG SIGNED GREEN BAY PACKERS THROWBACK RIDDELL MINI HELMET WITH JSA COA
$35.00

PAUL HORNUNG SIGNED NOTRE DAME RIDDELL MINI HELMET WITH JSA COA
$35.00

Paul Hornung Signed Notre Dame Card Heisman Autographed PSA DNA 83891331
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Paul Hornung Signed 1993 Heisman Collection Auto Notre Dame PSA DNA 83891175
$44.95

Paul Hornung Signed 1960 Topps #54 Autographed Packers PSA DNA 83891298
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PAUL HORNUNG SIGNED JSA 1998 HOF SIGNATURE SERIES 2500 AUTHENTIC
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Paul Hornung signed Green Bay Packers Full Size Replica TB Helmet 61MVP-PSA Holo
$248.00

Paul Hornung signed Notre Dame Fighting Irish Full Size Replica Helmet 56H PSA
$248.00

Paul Hornung Signed Autographed Packers Card PSA DNA 83891339
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PAUL HORNUNG Signed GREEN BAY PACKERS 16x20 photo STARR + PSA DNA COA #AB31810
$34.99

PAUL HORNUNG Signed GREEN BAY PACKERS 8x10 photo + PSA DNA COA #AB31833
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1960's PACKERS Paul Hornung +3 team signed 8x10 photo JSA COA AUTO w Lombardi
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Rob is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff and co-host of Cardboard Connection Radio.He is an avid collector with over 20 years of active experience in the hobby.

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