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Lot # 518 (of 1389)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1960 Leaf Complete Set (144 Plus One Variation)

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $1,560

Complete set of 1960 Leaf, 45% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 44% Ex, and 11% Vg-Ex (including three lesser). Included with the set is one scarce variation card (#25a Grant error). Leaf packaged these unusual glossy black-and-white cards with marbles in an attempt to navigate contract terms with players, which dictated that only Topps could issue cards of modern ballplayers with bubble gum. Three cards are graded by SGC (submitted by REA). Keys: #1 Aparicio (Vg-Ex+), 25a Grant (Error – white cap, Vg-Ex+), 25b Grant (Corrected – dark cap, Ex+), 27 B. Robinson (Fr), 37 Snider (Ex), 69 Wilhelm (Ex), 125 Anderson (NM 84), 128 Cepeda (NM/MT 88), 141 Flood (Ex), and 144 Bunning (NM/MT 88). Crisp and clean mid- to high-grade set of one of the era's most unusual and interesting issues. Total: 145 cards (144 cards plus variation of card #25). SOLD FOR $1,560

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