Thank you for visiting our past auction result archives. If you have an item identical (or similar) to this auction lot, please call, write or contact us to discuss. We will be able to help you.

Lot # 694 (of 1512)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1972 Topps Complete Set (787) Including SGC MINT 96 Carlton Fisk Rookie!

Starting Bid - $800, Sold For - $9,000

66% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt (including some Mint), 24% Ex-Mt, and 10% Ex. Extremely attractive, crisp, and clean complete set consisting of 787 cards from the 1972 Topps series, one of the most popular Topps sets of the decade. Consigned from an old-time collection, this set has been carefully stored away for decades and was very likely assembled directly out of packs in the year of issue. This is a beautiful set with many extremely high grade cards. We have selected five cards to be graded and encapsulated by SGC. Keys: #49 Mays (MINT 96), 50 Mays IA (5/95 L/R and T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt), 79 Fisk RC (MINT 96), 299 Aaron (NM/MT+ 92), 300 Aaron IA (2/98 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), 309 Clemente (NM+ 86), 310 Clemente IA (Nr/Mt-Mt), 433 Bench (Nr/Mt), 435 Jackson (Nr/Mt-Mt), 445 Seaver (Nr/Mt-Mt), 550 Robinson (Nr/Mt+), 559 Rose (2/98 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt-Mt), 595 Ryan (MINT 96), 695 Carew (5/95 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt), 751 Carlton (5/95 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), 752 Morgan (5/95 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt+), and 754 Robinson (10/90 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt+). Spectacularly clean and crisp high-grade set with the usual number of mostly minor centering problems, which accounts for the downgrades on almost all the cards graded Ex or Ex-Mt. This is a beautifully preserved and simply outstanding high-grade set of one of the great classic Topps sets of the era! The equivalent SMR value for just the five graded cards (factoring in the two half-grades at the lower whole-grade level and not including the 782 ungraded cards!) is $1,973. Total: 787 cards. Reserve $800. Estimate $1,500/$2,500+. SOLD FOR $9,000

(Click the smaller thumbnails to the left and right (if any) to cycle through each photo in the gallery of images for this lot.)