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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1960 TOPPS FOOTBALL CARD GREEN BAY PACKERS PAUL HORNUNG #54 - VG+ COND.
$14.99

2006 National Treasures Canton Paul Hornung auto autograph jersey #D06 25 *39262
$60.00

2009 Sp Authentic By The Letter Paul Hornung autograph auto #D1 9 *53520
$60.00

2007 Exquisite Combo Sigs Paul Hornung & Brady Quinn auto autograph #D15 25 *392
$50.00

2006 UD Exquisite Endorsements Paul Hornung auto autograph #D31 35 *33735
$50.00

2009 Upper Deck Heroes Paul Hornung auto autograph #D12 25 #205 *37706
$30.00

2004 Fleer Greats Of The Game Paul Hornung autograph auto #GBA-PH *50062
$30.00

National Treasures Auto 1965 Championships Paul Hornung Gary Collins 05 10 2008
$225.00

National Treasures Notable Nicknames Autograph Packers Paul Hornung 10 25 2008
$200.00

2006 Sweet Spot Signatures Paul Hornung Helmet
$39.99

1962 Topps Football Green Bay Packers #64 Paul Hornung
$90.00

Paul Hornung 2015 Donruss Purple Press Proof 199 #299 Packers Legend
$5.99

2005 Donruss Clasic Significant Paul Hornung auto autograph #D001 100 *36232
$30.00

2004 Ultimate Collection Signatures Paul Hornung auto autograph #D209 275 *39494
$30.00

2001 Topps Archives Milwaukee County Stadium Seat Relic Green Paul Hornung SP
$14.99

2011 Upper Deck College Legends Paul Hornung auto autograph #19 *39659
$25.00
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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.

Paul Hornung Signed Football Pricing:

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Paul Hornung Signed Football

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Paul Hornung Signed Jersey

Paul Hornung Signed Helmet Pricing:

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Paul Hornung Signed Helmet

Paul Hornung Signed Photograph Pricing:

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Paul Hornung Signed Photo

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PACKERS Paul Hornung signed FOG BOWL 16x20 photo JSA COA AUTO 5 TDs vs Colts
$51.35

PAUL HORNUNG NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH,HEISMAN JSA COA SIGNED CARD
$85.00

PAUL HORNUNG Autographed Signed + Inscribed Packers Football w GAI COA PACKERS
$149.99

PAUL HORNUNG Autographed Signed 8x10 Color Photo JSA Certified
$49.90

Paul Hornung White Panel Football Signed Auto Autograph PSA DNA V49715
$49.00

Paul Hornung HOF Signed Green Bay Packers 16x20 Photo - JSA (W) COA
$86.86

Paul Hornung - Green Bay Packers - Signed Green Jersey - JSA (W) COA - HOF 1986
$124.99

Paul Hornung Signed 1988 Swell - PSA DNA
$27.00

PAUL HORNUNG SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED NORTE DAME GREEN JERSEY PSA DNA 56H INSCRIPTION
$49.00

PAUL HORNUNG Signed 16x20 Photo HOF PSA DNA Packers Autograph Green Bay
$43.49

2004 Paul Hornung PACKERS Fleer Greats signed card JSA AUTO Autographed Green Ba
$22.46

PAUL HORNUNG AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED NOTRE DAME IRISH 16x20 PHOTO JSA
$99.00

PAUL HORNUNG GREEN BAY PACKERS SIGNED 8X10 PHOTO JSA AUTHENTIC AUTO
$40.00

PAUL HORNUNG GREEN BAY PACKERS SIGNED 8X10 PHOTO JSA AUTHENTIC AUTO 2
$40.00

PAUL HORNUNG HOF '86 SIGNED 8X10 PHOTO- GREEN BAY PACKERS -JSA SOA
$31.99

PAUL HORNUNG HOF SIGNED JSA CERT STICKER 3x5 INDEX CARD AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH
$26.00
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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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