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1955 Topps #164 Roberto Clemente - Rookie

Starting Bid - $400.00, Sold For - $1,422.00

Graded EX+ 5.5 by PSA. Extremely attractive example of Roberto Clemente's rookie card. One of card collecting's greatest classics, Clemente's rookie card is the key to the 1955 Topps set, and one of the most popular of all postwar baseball cards. This striking example is bright and clean, both front and back, with four square corners showing light, even wear, and strong colors and gloss. The image is centered just slightly to the left (approximately 40/60 L/R), which is particularly exceptional for this card, which is so often subject to extremely serious centering problems. This is a very attractive EX+ Roberto Clemente rookie card, one of the most important of all classic 1950s cards. The SMR value is $900 for PSA 5 and $1,300 for PSA 6 (there is no SMR value listed for PSA 5.5). Reserve $400. Estimate $800+. SOLD FOR $1,422.00

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