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1956 Topps Near-Complete Set (330/340)

Starting Bid - $800, Sold For - $4,800

25% Nr/Mt, 63% Ex-Mt, and 12% Ex (including 3% slightly lesser). Extremely sharp near-complete set of 1956 Topps, one of the great classics of the decade. We have selected nine cards to be graded by PSA. Keys: #1 Harridge (Vg-Ex), 2 Giles (Ex+), 5 Williams (EX-MT+ 6.5), 15 Banks (NM 7), 20 Kaline (Ex-Mt), 30 Robinson (EX-MT 6), 31 Aaron (NM 7), 33 Clemente ("Authentic," due to evidence of trimming, otherwise Nr/Mt+), 79 Koufax (EX 5), 101 Campanella (Ex-Mt), 107 Mathews (Vg-Ex), 109 Slaughter (Ex-Mt), 110 Berra (Ex+), 113 Rizzuto (Vg-Ex+), 118 Fox (Ex-Mt+), 120 Ashburn (Ex-Mt+), 130 Mays (EX-MT 6), 145 Hodges (Ex), 150 Snider (Nr/Mt), 164 Killebrew (Ex-Mt), 165 Schoendienst (Ex-Mt), 166 Dodgers (Ex+), 180 Roberts (Nr/Mt), 181 Martin (Ex), 187 Wynn (Ex), 194 Irvin (Nr/Mt), 195 Kell (Ex-Mt), 200 Feller (Ex-Mt), 240 Ford (Ex), 250 Doby (Ex-Mt+), 251 Yankees (EX 5), 255 Lemon (Ex-Mt), 260 Reese (Ex), 292 Aparicio RC (NM 7), 307 Wilhelm (Ex-Mt), and 332 Larsen (Nr/Mt). Missing the following ten cards for completion: #10 Spahn, 14, 34, 60, 135 Mantle, 139, 204, 208, 336, and 339. This is a beautifully assembled, very consistent, extremely highly graded near-complete set of this classic issue. The SMR value for just eight of the nine graded cards (not including the "Authentic" Clemente or the additional 321 ungraded cards!) is $1,425. Total: 330 cards. SOLD FOR $4,800


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