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 Image

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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1962 Topps 64 Paul Hornung SP POOR #D188915
$11.75
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2005 UD LEGENDS LINK TO THE PAST AUTOGRAPH BRETT FAVRE - PAUL HORNUNG 10 20
$250.00
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2006 Topps Paradigm Paul Hornung TRIPLE JERSEY, AUTOGRAPH, AUTO # 99 - Packers!
$59.99
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1959 Topps Paul Hornung #82
$14.99
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2013 SPX NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH PAUL HORNUNG DARYLE LAMONICA JERSEY 3 225 FD7
$24.99
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Notre Dame PAUL HORNUNG DARYLE LAMONICA 2013 UD ULTIMATE DUAL PATCHES #11 25!
$24.95
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2006 ETOPPS CLASSIC PAUL HORNUNG ON CARD AUTOGRAPH 199 AUTOS GREEN BAY PACKERS
$35.99
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1997 Upper Deck Legends Autographs #AL40 Paul Hornung auto
$23.00
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1965 Philadelphia Football Card #76 Paul Hornung-Green Bay Packers
$20.00
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2005 Paul Hornung Donruss Classics Autograph #3 of 25
$25.00
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Paul Hornung 2005 Topps All American Gold Chrome (238 555) #24
$20.00
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PAUL HORNUNG AUTOGRAPH 2009 UD Football Heroes (HOF) Green Bay Packers 02 10
$39.99
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2013 UD EXQUISITE PAUL HORNUNG DARLE LAMONICA HOF ENSEMBLE AUTO 4 15 NORTE DAME
$39.99
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1962 Topps Paul Hornung #64 SP Packers
$20.00
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1962 Post Paul Hornung Card # 6 Grenn Bay Packers
$8.99
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2008 UD Masterpieces Brett Favre Paul Hornung Time Warp Packers HOF
$5.99
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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:

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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 NOTRE DAME JSA COA SIGNED GREEN JERSEY
$250.00
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PAUL HORNUNG SIGNED 25th ANNIVERSARY SWELL FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME AUTO PSA DNA
$22.99
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PACKERS PAUL HORNUNG HOF 86 AUTHENTIC SIGNED FULL SIZE REP HELMET PSA #Q41005
$279.99
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PAUL HORNUNG RON KRAMER GREEN BAY PACKERS SIGNED 8X10 PHOTO JSA COA AUTOGRAPHED
$63.99
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GREEN BAY PACKERS PAUL HORNUNG SIGNED THROWBACK JERSEY AUTO JSA HOF INSCRIPTION
$99.99
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Paul Hornung 2006 Press Pass Legends Card signed autograph PSA DNA Slabbed
$52.00
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Paul Hornung 2008 Press Pass Legends Card signed autograph PSA DNA Slabbed
$52.00
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Paul Hornung Signed Autographed Original 1966 Magazine - JSA Cert. # J05072
$79.99
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TIM BROWN AUTOGRAPHED And PAUL HORNUNG SIGNED NOTRE DAME 87 56 HEISMAN PSA DNA
$99.00
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Paul Hornung Signed 7.75x10.75 Magazine Page Photo PSA DNA Auto Autograph W30901
$29.00
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Paul Hornung Signed 8x10 Photo PSA DNA Auto Autograph W30177
$25.00
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Paul Hornung Signed 8x10 Photo PSA DNA Auto Autograph W30178
$25.00
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Paul Hornung Signed 8x10 Photo PSA DNA Auto Autograph W30179
$25.00
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Paul Hornung Signed 8x10 Photo PSA DNA Auto Autograph W30180
$25.00
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Paul Hornung Signed 8x10 Photo PSA DNA Auto Autograph W30181
$25.00
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Paul Hornung Signed 8x10 Photo PSA DNA Auto Autograph W30182
$25.00
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