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1956 Topps Complete Set (340 plus 2 Checklists and 6 variations)

Starting Bid - $1,500.00, Sold For - $9,280.00

5% Nr/Mt-Mt, 35% Nr/Mt, 55% Ex-Mt, 5% Ex. This is an extremely sharp, high-grade complete set of 1956 Topps highlighted by a particularly strong example of key condition rarity card #1 William Harridge. We have selected twelve cards to be graded and encapsulated by PSA. Keys: #1 Harridge (PSA NM-MT 8), 5 Williams (PSA EX-MT 6), 10 Spahn (Ex-Mt), 15 Banks (Ex-Mt), 20 Kaline (Ex), 30 Robinson (PSA EX 5), 31 Aaron (PSA EX 5), 33 Clemente (PSA EX 5), 79 Koufax (PSA EX 5), 101 Campanella (30/70 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 107 Mathews (Ex-Mt), 110 Berra (PSA NM 7), 113 Rizzuto (70/30 L/R, otherwise Ex), 130 Mays (PSA VG-EX 4), 135 Mantle (PSA EX 5), 145 Hodges (Nr/Mt with a very slight tilt), 150 Snider (70/30 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 164 Killebrew (30/70 T/B, with red print line in the bottom border, otherwise Ex-Mt), 166 Dodgers (PSA EX-MT 6), 181 Martin (30/70 T/B, otherwise Ex), 200 Feller (80/20 T/B, otherwise Ex), 240 Ford (PSA VG-EX 4), 251 Yankees (30/70 T/B, otherwise Ex), 260 Reese (PSA EX 5), 292 Aparicio RC (Ex-Mt). Included with the set are both unnumbered checklist cards: #1/3 Checklist (Ex-Mt with a slight tilt to the text, unmarked), #2/4 Checklist (70/30 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt, unmarked) and six "dated" team card variations: Baltimore (80/20 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt), Chicago (30/70 L/R, otheriwse Ex-Mt), Cincinnati (70/30 T/B, otherwise Ex), Cleveland (Ex-Mt), Milwaukee (Ex-Mt), and Philadelphia (80/20 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt). Bright, clean and crisp. This is a beautifully assembled, very consistent, extremely high-grade set, with the vast majority of cards grading Ex-Mt or better. SMR value for just the PSA graded cards (not including the two VG-EX 4s) is $2,130. Total 348 cards (set of 340 plus two checklists and six "dated" team cards). Reserve $1,500. Estimate $3,000/$5,000. SOLD FOR $9,280.00

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