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1961 Topps Near-Complete Set (515/587)

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $1,304

16% Ex-Mt, 49% Ex, 28% Vg-Ex, and 7% Vg. Near-complete set (515 of 587 cards) of one of the era's most popular issues. The 1961 Topps set includes five different Mickey Mantle cards (all missing from this grouping), and was Topps' first venture into the popular League Leader subset. The Most Valuable Player subset, an extremely difficult high number run, and the rookie cards of Juan Marichal and Billy Williams also highlight this issue. Keys: #2 Maris (Vg-Ex+), 10 B. Robinson (Ex), 20 Roberts (Vg-Ex), 35 Santo RC (Ex), 80 Killebrew (Ex), 88 Ashburn (Vg-Ex+), 120 Mathews (Vg), 141 B. Williams RC (Ex-Mt), 150 Mays (Vg-Ex), 160 Ford (Ex), 200 Spahn (Ex-Mt), 211 Gibson (Vg-Ex+), 260 Drysdale (Ex), 287 Yastrzemski (Ex), 290 Musial (Ex+), 344 Koufax (Ex), 350 Banks (Vg-Ex), 360 F. Robinson (Ex), 388 Clemente (Vg-Ex), 415 Aaron (Ex-Mt), 417 Marichal RC (Ex), 429 Kaline (Vg), 430 Mazeroski (Vg), 443 Snider (Vg-Ex), 460 Hodges (Ex), 505 Schoendienst (Ex-Mt), 517 McCovey (Vg-Ex), and 545 Wilhelm (Ex). Missing only the following cards for completion: #17, 25, 40-47, 49, 50, 68, 75, 86, 98, 122, 133, 135-139, 142, 144, 167, 189, 202, 207, 219, 220, 225, 228, 246, 249, 250, 273, 282, 292, 300, 306, 307-313, 329, 333, 347, 353, 361, 383, 387, 393, 399, 401-410, 421, 426, 428, 437, 446, 451, 464, 471, 472, 475, 477-486, 491, 494, 496, 516, 521, 524, 529, 542, 544, 548, 552-554, 560, and 566-587. Outstanding near-complete set representing a superb foundation for the assembly of an exceptionally attractive complete set of this classic 1960s Topps issue. Total: 515 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $1,304


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