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1970-1976 Topps Complete Set Collection Including 1975 Topps Mini (4 sets, 2,788 cards)
Starting Bid - $400.00, Sold For - $1,659.00
Collection of four complete sets of Topps baseball spanning the years 1970 to 1976. This collection is loaded with stars and Hall of Famers, including Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, and Nolan Ryan as well as rookie cards of George Brett, Robin Yount, and Dave Winfield. 1) 1970 Topps Complete Set (720 cards): 14% Nr/Mt, 28% Ex-Mt, 44% Ex, and 14% Vg-Ex with some lesser. Keys: #1 Mets Team (Nr/Mt), 140 Jackson (Vg-Ex), 189 Munson RC (Vg), 350 Clemente (Ex), 500 Aaron (Ex-Mt), 580 Rose (Vg+), 600 Mays (Ex+), 630 Banks (Ex+), 640 Kaline (Vg-Ex), 660 Bench (Nr/Mt), 700 F. Robinson (Ex), 712 Ryan (Fr, paper loss on back, otherwise Ex-Mt). 2) 1974 Topps Complete Set Plus Traded (704 cards): 73% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt (averaging Nr/Mt) and 27% Ex with some lesser. Keys: #1 Aaron (Ex+), 20 Ryan (Ex-Mt), 283 Schmidt (Ex-Mt), 300 Rose (Vg-Ex), 456 Winfield RC (Ex). 3) 1975 Topps Mini Complete Set (660 cards): 78% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 22% Ex (with a few lesser). Keys: #1 Aaron HL (Ex), 5 Ryan HL (Nr/Mt), 61 Winfield (Ex-Mt), 70 Schmidt (Ex), 223 Yount RC (Ex+), 228 Brett RC (Ex), 320 Rose (Ex), 500 Ryan (Ex-Mt+), 616 Rice RC (Nr/Mt), 620 Carter RC (Ex+), 660 Aaron (Ex+). 4) 1976 Topps Complete Set Plus Traded (704 cards): 73% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt (averaging Nr/Mt), 27% Ex with some lesser. Keys: #1 Aaron (Ex-Mt), 19 Brett (Ex), 98 Eckersley (Ex), 240 Rose (Ex+), 316 Yount (Ex-Mt), 330 Ryan (Ex+), 550 Aaron (Ex). Many of the lesser-graded cards in this collection are downgraded due to centering problems common to these sets or minor handling wear against the corners and edges. This is a very attractive collection of four complete sets from the 1970s with numerous highlights. Total: 4 sets, 2,788 cards. Reserve $400. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $1,659.00
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