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1953 Topps and 1954 Topps Partial Sets (236 cards)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $5,036.25

Two 1950s Topps collections, each representing a running start toward completion: a 1953 Topps partial set (128 cards) and a 1954 Topps partial set (108 cards). Issued in the heart of the early 1950s, the collection is highlighted by numerous stars, key cards, and Hall of Famers, including Ted Williams, Jackie Robinson, Willie Mays, Satchel Paige, etc. 1) 1953 Topps Partial Set (128 of 274 cards): 40% range from Ex to Ex-Mt, 30% range from Vg to Vg-Ex, 30% are lesser with mostly Gd. We have selected three cards to be graded and encapsulated by SGC. Keys: #1 Robinson (SGC EX 60), 77 Mize (Pr), 162 Kluszewski (Pr), 191 Kiner (Vg-Ex), 220 Paige (SGC VG 40), 228 Newhouser (Vg-Ex), 244 Mays (SGC VG/EX+ 55), 258 Gilliam SP (Ex), 265 Jensen SP (Vg-Ex). 2) 1954 Topps Partial Set (108 of 250 cards): 90% Ex to Ex-Mt and 10% Vg-Ex with a few Vg. We have selected three cards to be graded and encapsulated by SGC. Keys: #1 Williams (Vg-Ex), 3 Irvin (Vg), 7 Kluszewski (Ex), 10 Robinson (SGC NM 84), 13 Martin (Vg-Ex), 17 Rizzuto (Ex), 20 Spahn (Ex), 30 Mathews (Ex), 32 Snider (Vg-Ex), 36 Wilhelm (Ex), 37 Ford (Vg-Ex), 45 Ashburn (Ex), 50 Berra (Vg), 90 Mays (SGC NM+ 86), 94 Banks RC (SGC EX/NM 80), and 102 Hodges (Ex+). Two very attractive partial sets of these classic, early 1950s Topps issues. The equivalent SMR value for just the six graded cards (not including the 230 ungraded cards!) is $2,568. Total: 236 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000+. SOLD FOR $5,036.25

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