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1956 Topps Complete Set (340 Plus 2 Checklists and 12 Variations) Including 56 PSA- and SGC-Graded Cards

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $3,851

15% Ex-Mt, 58% Ex, and 27% Vg-Ex (including a few Vg). Extremely attractive mid-grade complete set of 1956 Topps cards, one of the most popular sets of the decade, consisting of 340 cards, highlighted by countless Hall of Famers and stars. Also included are two unnumbered checklists and twelve team-card variations. A total of fifty-six cards have been professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA (forty-five) and SGC (eleven). Keys: #1 Harridge (Vg+), 5 Williams (PSA VG-EX+ 4.5), 8 Alston RC (SGC NM 84), 10 Spahn (Ex), 15 Banks (PSA EX-MT 6), 20 Kaline (PSA EX 5), 30 Robinson (PSA EX 5), 31 Aaron (PSA VG-EX 4), 33 Clemente (SGC VG/EX 50), 79 Koufax (PSA VG-EX 4), 101 Campanella (PSA VG-EX 4), 107 Mathews (Vg-Ex+), 109 Slaughter (Ex-Mt), 110 Berra (PSA VG-EX 4), 113 Rizzuto (PSA EX+ 5.5), 118 Fox (Ex+), 120 Ashburn (PSA EX 5), 130 Mays (PSA EX-MT 6), 135 Mantle (PSA VG-EX 4), 145 Hodges (Ex), 150 Snider (PSA VG-EX 4), 164 Killebrew (PSA EX 5), 166 Dodgers (PSA VG-EX 4), 180 Roberts (Ex), 181 Martin (PSA EX 5), 187 Wynn (Ex), 194 Irvin (Ex), 200 Feller (SGC VG/EX+ 55), 240 Ford (PSA VG-EX 4), 250 Doby (Vg-Ex+), 251 Yankees (PSA EX 5), 255 Lemon (Ex), 260 Reese (Ex+), 292 Aparicio RC (PSA EX-MT 6), 307 Wilhelm (Ex), 332 Larsen (SGC EX 60), Checklist 1/3 (PSA EX 5), and Checklist 2/4 (PSA VG-EX 4). Other Graded Cards: NM/MT 88 (1 card): #261 (SGC). NM 7 (1 card): #140 Score. EX/NM 80 (1 card): #316 (SGC). EX 5 (16 cards): #13, 40, 121, 168, 178, 190 Furillo, 192, 193, 201, 202, 205, 208 Howard, 213, 221, 251 Yankees Team, and 340 McDermott. VG/EX+ 55 (2 cards): #111 Red Sox (SGC) and 288 (SGC). VG-EX 4 (6 cards): #24, 63 (SGC VG/EX 50), 125 Minoso, 166 Dodgers Team, 226, and 235 Newcombe. Team Variations: Dated and name-left variations for #11 Cubs (dated, PSA VG-EX 4, and name left, Vg-Ex); 72 Phillies (dated, PSA EX 5, and name left, Vg-Ex); 85 Indians (dated, Vg+, and name left, Vg+); 90 Redlegs (dated, Vg, and name left, Vg); 95 Braves (dated, PSA VG-EX 4, and name left, Ex); and 100 Orioles (dated, PSA VG-EX 4, and name left, SGC VG+ 45). Bright, clean, and crisp. This is the type of vintage set that to many collectors represents the very best value. This is an extremely high quality, carefully assembled complete set in very consistent condition. The SMR value for just thirty-two of the graded cards (excluding the twenty-four cards graded less than EX, several of which are key Hall of Famers, and the 298 ungraded cards) is $1,248. Total: 354 cards (complete set of 340 plus 12 variations and 2 checklists). Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $3,851


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