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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1965 PHILADELPHIA #76 PAUL HORNUNG VGEX CREASE *20626
$14.00

PAUL HORNUNG, 2013 NOTRE DAME UPPER DECK, ALL-TIME ALUMS ,CERT AUTO, # 01 25
$74.99

1960 Topps 54 Paul Hornung EX-MT #D58088
$35.00

Paul Hornung Green Bay Packers
$7.56

1960 Topps 54 Paul Hornung NM #D61328
$46.25

2008 sp authentic paul hornung auto letter notre dame green bay packers
$45.00

1957 TOPPS Paul Hornung RC #151 NM 7 SGC 84 Green Bay Packers
$1,200.00

1965 Philadelphia Paul Hornung SGC 50 VG EX 4 HOF Packers FREE SHIPPING
$9.99

PAUL HORNUNG 2001 UD Legends "Past Patterns" JERSEY
$14.99

1962 Paul Hornung Topps Football Bucks ex Condtion
$19.95

1967 Philadelphia # 123 Paul Hornung PSA 6
$40.00

1960 Topps #54 Paul Hornung EX D976995
$17.25

Aaron Rodgers Paul Hornung 2015 Topps 5x7 Past & Present Performers Jersey #1 1
$19.99

1962 Topps Football Paul Hornung SHORT PRINT #64 PSA 7(mc) NRMT (PWCC)
$19.50

1959 Topps #82 Paul Hornung EX U2851
$46.00

1957 Topps #151 - Paul Hornung (RC) - SGC 80 -- Packers HoF Rookie
$350.00
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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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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

JSA Authentic Signed Paul Hornung "HOF 86" Auto Green Bay Packers Mini Helmet
$58.95

Paul Hornung Signed Autographed Packers Card PSA DNA 83891339
$28.95

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
$34.99

1960's PACKERS Paul Hornung +3 team signed 8x10 photo JSA COA AUTO w Lombardi
$54.95

Paul Hornung Signed Goal Line Art GLAC Autographed Packers PSA DNA AB64075
$39.95

Paul Hornung 1997 U.D. Legends #40 Signed PSA DNA Certified Authentic Auto
$23.95

Paul Hornung Notre Dame Fighting Irish Signed Mini Helmet With JSA COA
$49.99

PACKERS Paul Hornung & Ron Kramer signed 8x10 photo JSA COA AUTO Autographed
$59.95

PAUL HORNUNG GREEN BAY PACKERS,HOF 86 GAI COA SIGNED JERSEY
$185.00

PAUL HORNUNG GREEN BAY PACKERS,HOF 86 JSA COA SIGNED AUTHENTIC JERSEY
$190.00

Paul Hornung Autograhped Signed TB Green Bay Packers Jersey w HOF insc JSA COA
$109.99

Paul Hornung " HOF 1985 " Signed Packers Jersey AUTO Autograph XL PSA DNA COA
$32.00

Paul Hornung Signed Green Bay Packers 8x10 Photo PSA DNA
$124.99
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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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