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.

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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2015 Panini Gridiron Kings All Time Stat Green Framed #195 Paul Hornung Card 5i2
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2007 Leaf Limited Threads Memorabilia #172 Paul Hornung 100 Football Card 5h5
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1993 Heisman Collection III #22 Paul Hornung 100000 - NM-MT
$16.00

2013 EXQUISITE PAUL HORNUNG NOTRE DAME PACKERS HALL OF FAME SPECTRUM BASE #1 1!!
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1997 Upper Deck legends Paul Hornung autograph
$9.99

2011 College Legends Paul Hornung Auto Notre Dame #19
$41.99

2001 UD NFL Legends #PH PAUL HORNUNG Auto Green Bay Packers
$29.99

2011 UD College Legends #19 PAUL HORNUNG Auto Notre Dame Fighting Irish Packers
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2005 UD NFL Legends #LS-PA PAUL HORNUNG Auto Green Bay Packers
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2001 Topps Archives Relic Seats #151 Paul Hornung Green Bay Packers
$9.99

1961 Lake To Lake #10 - Paul Hornung - BVG 8.5 -- Packers HoF (mikedenero)
$265.00

PAUL HORNUNG 2001 UD Legends "Past Patterns" JERSEY
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2007 SP Rookie Threads Scripted in Time Auto #SITPH Paul Hornung 100 Auto
$28.00

2001 Topps Archives PAUL HORNUNG Stadium Seat, PACKERS !!! BOX # 6
$17.99

2007 Absolute Memorabilia NFL Icons #21 Paul Hornung 89 100
$7.00

1965 Philadelphia PAUL HORNUNG Packers #76 EX
$11.99
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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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Paul Hornung Framed Jersey Signed JSA COA Autographed Notre Dame Packers...
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PAUL HORNUNG SIGNED T B PACKERS WHITE JERSEY HOF86 JSA
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PAUL HORNUNG SIGNED AUTO GREEN BAY PACKERS WHITE JERSEY HOF 86 JSA AUTOGRAPHED
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PAUL HORNUNG SIGNED AUTO NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH JERSEY 56 H JSA AUTOGRAPHED
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PAUL HORNUNG Green Bay Packers signed Custom Framed 16x20 Photo PSA DNA COA
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PAUL HORNUNG SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED NORTE DAME GREEN JERSEY PSA DNA 56H INSCRIPTION
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Paul Hornung Signed Autographed Green Bay Packers Mini Helmet TriStar Authentic
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PAUL HORNUNG HOF green bay packers signed PSA DNA 11x14
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PAUL HORNUNG HOF green bay packers signed PSA DNA 8X10
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JIM TAYLOR PAUL HORNUNG FORREST GREGG +2 SIGNED GREEN BAY PACKERS TK HELMET JSA
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Paul Hornung Green Bay Packers "Hof 86" Signed Logo Football Jsa
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PSA DNA PAUL HORNUNG "HOF 86" AUTOGRAPHED-SIGNED VINTAGE MINI-HELMET AA12232
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PAUL HORNUNG Signed Inscribed "HOF 86" Green Bay Packers Helmet STEINER
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Paul Hornung signed Notre Dame Fighting Irish NCAA Logo Football 56 HT PSA Holo
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PAUL HORNUNG SIGNED PSA DNA PHOTO 8 x10 AUTOGRAPH GREEN BAY PACKERS
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SIGNED PACKERS NOTRE DAME HOF 86 PAUL HORNUNG REAL NFL FOOTBALL GLOBAL GAI COA!
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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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