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Lot # 1087 (1087 of 1911)   « Previous Lot | Next Lot »

1959 Topps Complete Set Minus 1 (571/572) Including 239 PSA-Graded Cards

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

10% Nr/Mt or better, 79% Ex to Ex-Mt, and 11% Vg-Ex (including some lesser). Exceptionally attractive mid- to high-grade complete set (minus one) of 1959 Topps baseball. Missing only #533 for completion. An extremely impressive 239 cards are professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA (all submitted by our consignor). This classic set features all the stars of the era, but in many cases more than once, as many of the biggest stars (such as Mantle, Aaron, Mays, Clemente, etc.) appear on their regular card, and appear again on special multiplayer cards or in the All-Star series cards which are part of the scarce high-number series (#507-572). PSA Grading Composite: MINT 9 (1 card): #490. NM-MT 8 (11 cards): #63, 99, 174 (OC), 202 Maris (OC), 387 Drysdale (HOF, OC), 405, 439 B. Robinson (HOF, OC), 446 (OC), 447, 453, and 463 Kaline Becomes Youngest Bat Champ (HOF, OC). NM+ 7.5 (2 cards): #107 and 367. NM 7 (51 cards): #7, 31, 44, 46, 52, 59, 113, 119, 127, 132, 135, 163 Koufax (HOF), 194, 204, 213, 217, 242, 246, 276, 289, 296, 299, 301, 306, 315, 316b, 333, 338 Anderson RC (HOF), 352 Roberts (HOF), 360 Kaline (HOF), 363-365, 403, 410, 411, 414, 424, 429, 435 F. Robinson (HOF), 441, 454, 457, 460, 462, 465, 486, 495, 501, 512 (ST), and 543 Corsair Trio. EX-MT+ 6.5 (14 cards): #1 Frick (HOF), 37, 75, 79, 129, 162, 165, 187, 243, 251, 270 Hodges, 380 Aaron (HOF), 388, and 491. EX-MT 6 (107 cards): 3, 6, 20 Snider (HOF), 24, 30 Fox (HOF), 35, 36, 43, 61, 85, 86, 89, 93, 100, 102, 103 (MK), 105, 106, 109, 111, 114, 115, 116, 118, 121, 136, 138, 139, 141, 143, 157, 159, 164, 176, 178, 180 Berra (HOF), 183, 184, 188, 190, 192, 193 (ST), 195, 196, 209, 212 Fence Busters, 230, 234, 235, 248, 262, 274, 275, 278, 287, 292 D. Williams (HOF), 297, 302, 308, 312, 313, 317 N.L. Hitting Kings, 321a, 325, 326, 329, 331, 332, 339, 342, 344, 345, 346, 347, 359, 362b, 372, 373, 377, 393, 399, 426, 438, 443, 448, 450 Mathews (HOF), 455 Doby (HOF), 464 Mays Catch Makes Series History (HOF), 466, 467 Aaron Clubs World Series Homer (HOF), 468 Snider’s Play Brings L.A. Victory (HOF), 470 Musial Raps Out 3000th Hit (HOF), 471, 473, 476, 478 Clemente (HOF), 482, 493, 494 (ST), 500, 502, 515 Killebrew (HOF), 516, 520, 538, 553 Cepeda AS (HOF), and 571 Spahn AS (HOF). EX+ 5.5 (5 cards): #69, 191, 290, 291 and 461 Mantle Hits 42nd Homer For Crown (HOF). EX 5 (40 cards): #39, 67, 82, 92, 104, 117, 133, 144, 147, 156, 158, 161, 167, 170-172, 181, 185, 189, 197, 206, 222, 228, 233, 254, 271, 341, 343, 361, 369, 371, 394, 402, 425, 442, 469 Hustler Banks Wins MVP Award (HOF), 479, 509 Cash RC, 534, and 542. VG-EX+ 4.5 (1 card): #160. VG-EX 4 (5 cards): #150 Musial (HOF), 218, 250, 261, and 506. VG+ 3.5 (1 card): #562 Kaline AS (HOF). VG 3 (1 card): #142. Ungraded Keys: #10 Mantle (Gd), 40 Spahn (Vg), 50 Mays (color added to corners, otherwise Vg-Ex), 350 Banks (Ex), 430 Ford (Vg-Ex), 510 Yankees team (Vg-Ex), 514 Gibson RC (Ex), 528 Pirates (Vg-Ex), 550 Campanella (Ex), 559 Banks AS (Ex-Mt), 561 Aaron AS (Vg+), 563 Mays AS (Ex), and 564 Mantle AS (Gd). This is an extremely attractive and consistent complete set (minus one) of this classic issue with several notable highlights. This is exactly the type of set that generates tremendous collector interest. The total SMR value for just 221 of the graded cards (excluding the eight cards graded less than EX, the ten cards with qualifiers, and the 332 ungraded cards) is $3,279. Total: 571 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000++. SOLD FOR $3,900


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