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1972 to 1975 Topps Complete Set Collection (4)
Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $2,963
Collection of four mid- to high-grade Topps baseball sets from 1972 to 1975 highlighted by numerous stars, Hall of Famers, and key rookie cards, including those of Carlton Fisk, Mike Schmidt, Dave Winfield, George Brett, and Robin Yount. These sets were long ago assembled with great care by a dedicated collector and are remarkably consistent throughout. Six cards have been graded by PSA with dozens of additional cards presenting (now or some day in the future depending on value) as potentially worthy candidates for professional grading. 1) 1972 Topps Complete Set (787 cards): 75% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt condition with a few better and 25% Ex with some lesser, including Gd/Vg. Keys: #49 Mays (Vg-Ex), 50 Mays (Ex), 72 Fisk RC (Vg-Ex, stain on front), 299 Aaron (Ex), 300 Aaron IA (Vg-Ex), 309 Clemente (95/5 L/R, otherwise Ex), 310 Clemente IA (Ex-Mt), 433 Bench (Ex-Mt), 434 Bench IA (Vg-Ex), 441 Munson (Ex), 442 Munson IA (90/10 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt-Mt), 510 Williams (Ex-Mt), 559 Rose (Ex-Mt), 560 Rose IA (Vg-Ex), 595 Ryan (95/5 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), 600 Kaline (NM 7), 650 Bando High # (NM 7), 686 Garvey (NM 7), 688 Cardinals Team High # (MINT 9 [OC]), 731 Orioles Team High # (NM 7), 751 Carlton Traded High # (NM 7), 752 Morgan Traded High # (Ex-Mt), and 754 Robinson Traded High # (Ex). 2) 1973 Topps Complete Set Plus Team Checklists (684 cards total): 70% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 22% Ex, and 8% Vg-Ex with a few lesser. Keys: #1 Ruth/Mays/Aaron (Vg-Ex+), 50 Clemente (Ex), 100 Aaron (Ex-Mt), 130 Rose (Ex), 142 Mays (Nr/Mt), 174 Gossage RC (Ex-Mt), 305 Mays (Nr/Mt-Mt), and 615 Schmidt RC (Ex+). 3) 1974 Topps Complete Set Plus Traded and Team Checklists (728 cards total): 74% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt and 26% Ex (including some lesser, mostly Vg-Ex). Keys: #1 Aaron HR (Ex), 20 Ryan (Ex-Mt), 283 Schmidt (Ex-Mt), 300 Rose (Ex-Mt), and 456 Winfield RC (Ex-Mt+). 4) 1975 Topps Complete Set (660 cards): 60% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt and 40% Vg-Ex to Ex. Keys: #1 Aaron HL (Ex), 5 Ryan HL (Ex+), 61 Winfield (Ex+), 70 Schmidt (Ex-Mt), 223 Yount RC (Ex), 228 Brett RC (Ex-Mt), 500 Ryan (Ex+), 620 Carter RC (Ex-Mt), and 660 Aaron (Ex-Mt). Four very attractive Topps Baseball sets, each loaded with Hall of Famers and stars, and representing an outstanding collecting value. Tremendous break value! Total: 4 sets with a total of 2,859 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $2,963
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