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Lot # 1817 (1817 of 1911)   « Previous Lot | Next Lot »

1954 Topps "Scoop" Complete Set (156)

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $1,320

8% Nr/Mt, 44% Ex to Ex-Mt, and 48% Vg to Vg-Ex. Issued in 1954, "Scoops" is one of the most highly regarded and popular of all postwar sets. Each of the 156 card fronts feature beautiful full-color illustrations of a great event in American history, accompanied by a miniature "newspaper headline" and story on the reverse. There are eleven cards related to sports figures in the set, including Babe Ruth. Six cards are professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA. Keys: #3 Lindbergh Flies Atlantic (Vg), 27 Feller Strikeout King (Ex), 33 (PSA EX-MT 6) 39 Dempsey Defeats Williard (PSA EX-MT 6), 40 Louis New Champ (Vg-Ex), 41 Babe Ruth (PSA VG-EX 4), 58 (PSA EX 5), 65 Marciano KOs Walcott (Vg), 71 Sullivan Defeated (Vg), 99 (PSA EX-MT 6), 110 Notre Dame's 4 Horsemen (Ex), 128 Owens Races Horse (Ex), 129 Hogan New Golf King (Vg), 130 Braves Go To Milwaukee (Ex), and 154 26-Inning Tie Game (Vg), 156 (PSA NM-MT 8 [MC]). This classic nonsport set is filled with many great historical events. This is a very attractive complete set of this significant and scarce early Topps issue. Total: 156 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000+. SOLD FOR $1,320

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