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1955 Topps Complete Set (206) Including 53 PSA- and SGC-Graded Cards

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $3,900

21% Ex-Mt, 51% Ex, and 28% Vg-Ex (including some Vg). Very attractive complete set of the classic 1955 Topps issue. Highlighted by the rookie cards of Sandy Koufax and Roberto Clemente, the 1955 Topps also includes many additional key star cards, including Ted Williams and Willie Mays. A total of fifty-three cards (26% of the set) are professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA (except for four SGC). PSA Grading Composite: NM 7 (2 cards): #7 (SGC 84) and 98. EX-MT 6 (19 cards): #5, 17, 22 Skowron, 25 (SGC 80), 31 Spahn, 40 (OC), 43, 48, 51, 65, 70, 75 Amoros RC, 85, 92 Zimmer RC, 113 (OC), 120 Kluszewski, 123 Koufax RC, 185, and 189. EX+ 5.5 (4 cards): #2 Williams, 124 Killebrew RC (SGC 70), 164 Clemente RC, and 198 Berra. EX 5 (23 cards): #4 Kaline, 6, 13, 28 Banks (SGC 60), 30, 32, 38, 39, 47 Aaron, 50 Robinson, 57, 58, 90, 99, 100 Irvin, 137, 150, 155 Mathews, 171, 173, 194 Mays, 197, and 205. VG-EX 4 (5 cards): #12, 15, 161, 187 Hodges, and 210 Snider. Ungraded Keys: #1 Rhodes (Vg-Ex+), 24 Newhouser (Vg-Ex), 109 Lopat (Ex), 125 Boyer RC (Vg-Ex), and 152 Agganis RC (Vg-Ex+). Also included with this complete set is a one-cent wax wrapper, flattened to overall Excellent condition. Relatively affordable, attractive high-quality sets of classic issues from the 1950s such as this always generate tremendous collector interest. This is the type of vintage set that to many collectors represents the very best value. The total SMR value of just forty-six of the graded cards (not including the two qualified cards, the five cards graded less than EX, and the 153 ungraded cards!) is $3,671. Total: 206 cards.


SOLD FOR $3,900


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