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1955 Topps Complete Set (206)

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $3,900

15% Ex-Mt, 57% Ex, 20% Vg-Ex, and 8% Vg (including two lesser). Presented is a very attractive complete set of the classic 1955 Topps issue. Highlighted by the rookie cards of Sandy Koufax and Roberto Clemente, the 1955 Topps also includes many additional key star cards, including Ted Williams and Willie Mays. We have selected five cards to be graded and encapsulated by SGC. Keys: #1 Rhodes (Vg-Ex), 2 Williams (Vg-Ex+), 4 Kaline (EX/NM 80), 28 Banks (Vg-Ex+), 31 Spahn (Vg-Ex), 47 Aaron (VG/EX+ 55), 50 Robinson (Vg-Ex+), 100 Irvin (Vg-Ex+), 120 Kluszewski (Ex), 123 Koufax (VG/EX+ 55), 124 Killebrew (Vg), 125 Boyer (Vg), 152 Agganis RC (Ex-Mt), 155 Mathews (Vg-Ex+), 164 Clemente (EX+ 70), 187 Hodges (Ex-Mt), 189 Rizzuto (Ex+), 194 Mays (EX+ 70), 198 Berra (Vg-Ex+), and 210 Snider (Vg-Ex). Attractive mid-grade sets of classic issues from the 1950s such as this, especially when the set is on the strong side of the term "mid-grade" and the many stars and key cards are so pleasing and consistent with the rest of the set, always generate tremendous collector interest. This is the type of vintage set that to many collectors represents the very best value. The equivalent SMR value for just three of the graded cards (factoring in the two half-grades at the lower whole-grade level and excluding the two cards graded less than EX and the additional 201 ungraded cards!) is $1,300. Total: 206 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000. SOLD FOR $3,900

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