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1955 Topps Complete Set (206)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $3,819

85% range in grade from Vg-Ex to Ex-Mt (averaging Ex overall) with a few Nr/Mt, and 15% are Vg. This is a very attractive medium-grade complete set of the classic 1955 Topps issue. Highlighted by the rookie cards of Sandy Koufax and Roberto Clemente, the 1955 Topps also includes many additional key star cards, including Ted Williams and Willie Mays. Four cards are graded and encapsulated by PSA. Keys: #1 Rhodes (Vg), 2 Williams (Vg-Ex), 4 Kaline (Vg-Ex), 28 Banks (EX-MT 6), 31 Spahn (Vg), 47 Aaron (trimmed), 50 Robinson (Ex), 92 Zimmer RC (trimmed), 100 Irvin (Vg-Ex), 120 Kluszewski (Vg), 123 Koufax RC (Ex), 124 Killebrew RC (Ex), 125 Boyer (Vg/Vg-Ex), 152 Agganis RC (Vg), 155 Mathews (Vg/Vg-Ex), 164 Clemente (EX-MT 6 [OC]), 187 Hodges (Ex), 189 Rizzuto (Vg), 194 Mays (EX-MT 6), 198 Berra (Vg-Ex), 200 Jensen (EX-MT 6), and 210 Snider (Ex). Attractive mid-grade sets of classic issues from the 1950s such as this, especially when the set is on the strong side of the term "mid-grade" and the many stars and key cards are so pleasing and consistent with the rest of the set, always generate tremendous collector interest. This is the type of vintage set that to many collectors represents the very best value. Also included is an original one-cent wrapper. Total: 206 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $3,819

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