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1961 Topps #566-589 "All-Stars" Complete Set (22) Including Mickey Mantle - All PSA MINT 9!
Starting Bid - $2,500, Sold For - $6,600
Spectacular collection of all twenty-two cards from the extremely popular 1961 Topps Sporting News "All-Stars" subset, each in superb PSA MINT 9 condition! Positioned at the end of the set as part of the rarer high-number series, the "All-Star" cards feature colorful images of star players, including twelve Hall of Famers, in the center of a Sporting News newspaper page. The reverse contains a short writeup about the depicted player underneath the heading of his name, position, and league. Naturally, as implied by its name, the "All-Star" series contains a tremendous selection of players, including Mickey Mantle, Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, and Roger Maris. The star quality, unique design, and inclusion in the difficult high-number series have always made the "All-Stars" an extremely desirable subset for collectors to pursue. The twenty-two players featured as part of this subset are Paul Richards, Danny Murtaugh, Bill Skowron, Frank Herrera, Nellie Fox (HOF), Bill Mazeroski (HOF), Brooks Robinson (HOF), Ken Boyer, Luis Aparicio (HOF), Ernie Banks (HOF), Roger Maris, Hank Aaron (HOF), Mickey Mantle (HOF), Willie Mays (HOF), Al Kaline (HOF), Frank Robinson (HOF), Earl Battey, Del Crandall, Jim Perry, Bob Friend, Whitey Ford (HOF), and Warren Spahn (HOF). Each card is in outstanding MINT condition, with four sharp corners, vibrant colors, and outstanding centering. This is a remarkable collection of high-quality cards from this extremely popular and collectible subset, each a worthy addition on its own to any world class ultra high-grade 1961 Topps set or key-card collection. The total SMR value in the assigned grades is $7,340. Total: 22 cards. SOLD FOR $6,600
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