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Lot # 1039 (1039 of 1911)   « Previous Lot | Next Lot »

1955 Topps and 1956 Topps Partial Sets (395) Including Mickey Mantle and Jackie Robinson

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $1,920

Presented are two 1950s Topps collections, each representing a running start toward completion of a classic mid-1950s set, consisting of 119 different 1955 Topps cards (out of 206 in a complete set) and 276 different 1956 Topps cards (out of 340 in a complete set). Each partial set is highlighted by several Hall of Famers. Included are stars such as Hank Aaron, Mickey Mantle and Jackie Robinson. 1) 1955 Topps (119 cards): 23% Nr/Mt or better, 56% Ex to Ex-Mt, and 21% Vg to Vg-Ex (including a couple lower). Keys: #24 Newhouser ( Nr/Mt+), 28 Banks (Vg-Ex+), 31 Spahn (Vg), 50 Robinson (Vg+), 92 Zimmer RC (Ex-Mt+), 120 Kluszewski (75/25 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt+), and 125 Boyer RC (Ex-Mt). Missing the following cards for completion: #2 Williams, 4 Kaline, 19, 22, 23, 38, 47, 82, 94-100 Irvin, 103, 111, 112, 115-122, 123 Koufax RC, 124 Killebrew RC, 126, 127, 129, 130, 132, 143, 146, 147, 149, 151, 152 Agganis RC, 153, 155 Mathews, 160, 162, 163, 164 Clemente RC, 165, 166-174, 176-185, 187 Hodges, 188, 189 Rizzuto, 190-193, 194 Mays, 195-197, 198 Berra, 199-202, 204-208, and 210 Snider. 2) 1956 Topps (276 cards): 12% Ex-Mt (including a few better), 30% Ex, 45% Vg to Vg-Ex, and 13% lesser. Keys: #15 Banks (slight trim, otherwise Vg), 31 Aaron (Vg), 113 Rizzuto (Vg-Ex), 135 Mantle (Vg), Hodges (98/2 T/B, otherwise Ex), 150 Snider (Ex), 181 Martin (Gd), 187 Wynn (Ex), 200 Feller (pen mark on back, otherwise Vg-Ex), 251 Yankees Team (Fr), 260 Reese (Ex), and 292 Aparicio RC (Gd+). Missing the following cards for completion: #1 Harridge, 3, 5 Williams, 6, 8, 10 Spahn, 13, 14, 17, 20 Kaline, 25 Kluszewski, 30 Robinson, 33 Clemente, 36, 37, 38, 41, 42, 46, 47, 50, 65, 73, 75, 79 Koufax, 85, 88, 89, 90, 97, 99, 101 Campanella, 107 Mathews, 109, 110 Berra, 118 Fox, 120 Ashburn, 124, 127, 130 Mays, 138, 146, 154, 155, 164 Killebrew, 165, 166 Dodgers, 174, 179, 180 Roberts, 183, 190, 195, 233, 240 Ford, 250, 252, 253, 255, 259, 290, 307, 332, and 334. This is a very attractive pair of partial sets from two of the most popular issues of the decade. Total: 395 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $1,920


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