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1968 Topps Complete Set (598)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $5,700

Exceptional high-grade set! Grades 56% Nr/Mt or better and 44% Ex to Ex-Mt (almost entirely due to centering). Highlighted by the rookie cards of HOFers Nolan Ryan and Johnny Bench, the 1968 Topps set also includes the extremely popular “combo” cards featuring more than one player, with #480 Superstars (with Roberto Clemente), #490 Superstars (Harmon Killebrew, Mickey Mantle, and Willie Mays), and #530 Bird Belters (Frank and Brooks Robinson). This is a very clean and overall high-grade set consigned from an old-time collection! We have selected five cards to be graded and encapsulated by SGC. Keys: #20 B. Robinson (Nr/Mt+), 45 Seaver (Ex-Mt), 50 Mays (EX 60), 80 Carew (Ex), 100 Gibson (Ex-Mt+), 110 Aaron (NM 84), 150 Clemente (Ex-Mt), 177 Ryan RC (NM 84), 230 Rose (Ex-Mt), 240 Kaline (Ex-Mt), 247 Bench RC (NM 84), 250 Yastrzemski (Ex-Mt), 280 Mantle (NM/MT 88), 330 Maris (Ex+), 355 Banks (Ex), 480 Manager's Dream (Ex-Mt), 490 Superstars (Ex), 500 F. Robinson (Ex), 520 Brock (Ex), 528 Tigers (Ex), 530 Bird Belters (Ex), and 575 Palmer (Ex+). Very sharp, clean, and crisp complete set with the usual number of mostly minor centering problems. This is a very sharp-looking set! The equivalent SMR value of just the five graded cards (not including the 593 ungraded cards) is $1,390. Total: 598 cards. SOLD FOR $5,700

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