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Lot # 988 (of 1866)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1970 Autographed Topps Baseball Near-Complete Set (599/720)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $2,666

Addendum: As per a number of inquiries it should be noted that card #267 (1970 Rookie Stars Twins) is signed by Paul Ratliff only

Offered here is an autographed 1970 Topps near-complete baseball-card set comprised of 599 different signed cards (out of 720), plus three duplicates. Six of the cards have been encapsulated by PSA/DNA, with the autographs certified as "Authentic": #344 Lopez, #500 Aaron, #565 Hunter, #611 Cash, #630 Banks, and #712 Ryan. A total of forty-four Hall of Fame signatures are featured in the set, including more than one example for a number of players. The MISSING 121 cards needed for completion are as follows: #s 25, 26, 28, 51, 61, 63, 67, 69, 70, 71, 81, 82, 89, 99, 100, 105, 107, 110, 116, 132, 147, 159, 160, 186, 189, 191, 198, 199, 200, 210, 211, 236, 243, 250, 253, 258, 262, 263, 265, 269, 280, 289, 301, 302, 307, 309, 313, 318, 328, 331, 340, 341, 350, 362, 376, 377, 381, 384, 394, 414, 416, 423, 429, 431, 460, 462, 469, 470, 472, 474, 511, 514, 515, 521, 523, 532, 536, 537, 542, 547, 548, 551, 553, 559, 562, 563, 568, 575, 579, 585, 587, 588, 600, 603, 604, 606, 610, 635, 638, 640, 646, 649, 655, 657, 659, 661, 664, 666, 671, 672, 686, 688, 690, 700, 703, 704, 708, 713, 715, 716, and 717. All of the 599 offered cards (plus 3 duplicates; for multiplayer card #s 244, 411, and 516; each signed by a different player) have been signed on the front in a variety of inks, with signatures ranging from "3" to "10," averaging "8/9." Keys: #140 Jackson (Vg), 197 Ryan NLCS (Pr-Fr), 220 Carlton (Ex), 290 Carew (Vg), 300 Seaver (Gd), 500 Aaron (Ex-Mt), 580 Rose (Vg-Ex), 630 Banks (Ex-Mt), 660 Bench (Vg; miscut), and 712 Ryan (Ex). The cards in the set range from Pr-Fr to Ex-Mt, averaging Vg. Total: 602 cards (599 different plus 3 duplicates). Please Note: there are seventy-one team, multiplayer, or checklist cards in this offering that have been signed by one or more players. A listing of the signers for those cards is available upon request. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,500+. SOLD FOR $2,666


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