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1956 Topps Near-Complete Set (306/340) Plus Two Checklists

Starting Bid - $400, Sold For - $2,040

Extremely attractive and consistent mid-grade near-complete set of 1956 Topps consisting of 306 different cards (out of 340 cards in the set) plus two checklists for a total of 308 cards. 15% Ex-Mt, 50% Ex, 25% Vg-Ex, and 10% lesser (mostly Vg). We have selected nine cards to be graded and encapsulated by PSA. Keys: #1 Harridge (Gd), 5 Williams (VG-EX 4), 10 Spahn (Pr/Fr), 15 Banks (Gd/Vg), 20 Kaline (Ex), 30 Robinson (EX 5), 31 Aaron (no bottom border, otherwise Ex), 33 Clemente (VG-EX 4), 79 Koufax (EX 5), 101 Campanella (EX 5), 107 Mathews (Ex), 110 Berra (EX-MT 6), 113 Rizzuto (Ex), 130 Mays (Pr/Fr), 135 Mantle (EX 5), 145 Hodges (Vg-Ex), 150 Snider (EX+ 5.5), 164 Killebrew (Ex), 181 Martin (Vg), 200 Feller (Ex), 240 Ford (Gd/Vg), 251 Yankees Team (Ex), 292 Aparicio RC (VG-EX 4), 307 Wilhelm (Vg-Ex), Checklist 1/3 (unmarked, Fr/Gd), Checklist 2/4 (marked, Fr). Missing the following cards for completion: #38, 39, 52, 54, 60, 63, 65, 66, 72, 178-180, 190, 192, 212, 233, 241-244, 246, 258-260, 276, 279, 288, 293, 296, 301, 303, 332, 334, and 339. Mid-grade complete or near-complete 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 SMR value for just six of the nine graded cards (not including the three cards graded less than EX or the additional 299 ungraded cards!) is $980. Total: 308 cards. SOLD FOR $2,040


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