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1959 Topps Collection (812) Including Partial Set (406/572) and Three Mickey Mantles

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $2,962.50

Collection of 812 cards from the 1959 Topps set highlighted by ninety-four Hall of Famers plus many additional stars. This collection features a total of 406 different cards (70% of a complete set), and almost all of the key cards in the set are represented, including multiples of Mickey Mantle, Sandy Koufax, and Willie Mays. This is an impressive group of cards from this popular issue. These cards were purchased by our consignor at a garage sale and quite possibly originate from the original owner who collected these from packs in the year of issue. Condition of the partial set is 10% Ex-Mt (with a few better), 54% Ex, 30% Vg-Ex, and 6% Vg (with a few lesser). The duplicates in this collection grade 78% Vg-Ex to Ex, 18% Vg, and 4% lesser. We have selected three cards to be graded by SGC. Keys: Two #1 Frick (Ex and Gd), three 10 Mantle (two Vg and one Gd/Vg), four 20 Snider (Ex+, Ex, and two Vg), five 30 Fox (Ex+, Vg-Ex, and three Vg), four 34 Pitchers Beware (Vg-Ex, Vg, Gd, and Fr), three 40 Spahn (Ex, Vg, and Gd), three 50 Mays (SGC EX+ 70, Ex, and Vg), six 147 Cubs Clubbers (Ex-Mt and five Vg-Ex), four 149 Bunning (Ex, two Vg-Ex, and Fr), six 150 Musial (two Ex+, two Ex, and two Vg-Ex), three 155 Slaughter (Ex+, Ex, and Vg-Ex), four 156 Ace Hurlers (Ex+ and three Vg-Ex), four 163 Koufax (two Ex and two Vg-Ex), two 166 Destruction Crew (both Vg-Ex), four 180 Berra (Ex+, two Ex, and Vg), two 200 Giles (Ex+ and Vg-Ex), three 212 Aaron/Mathews (Nr/Mt, Ex, and Fr), 260 Wynn (Ex), 262 Hitters’ Foes (Vg-Ex), two 270 Hodges (Ex+ and Ex), 310 Aparicio (Ex-Mt), two 312 Ashburn/Mays (both Ex), two 338 Anderson RC (Ex+ and Ex), two 349 Wilhelm (Nr/Mt and Ex), 350 Banks (Ex), 360 Kaline (Ex), 380 Aaron (SGC EX 60), 383 Larsen/Stengel (Ex), two 387 Drysdale (both Vg-Ex), 390 Cepeda (Ex), 408 Fox/Aparicio (Ex), four 430 Ford (Ex-Mt, Ex+, Ex, and Vg-Ex), 435 F. Robinson (Ex), 439 B. Robinson (Ex), 450 Mathews (Ex), 467 Aaron Thrills (Vg-Ex), 469 Banks Thrills (Ex), 470 Musial Thrills (Vg-Ex+), 478 Clemente (SGC NM+ 86), and two 480 Schoendienst (Ex-Mt and Fr). This is a very attractive mid-grade collection of cards, all 1959 Topps, highlighted by numerous Hall of Famers and stars from this classic set. Total: 812 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $2,962.50

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