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1953 Topps Complete Set Minus One (273/274)

Starting Bid - $400, Sold For - $6,000

57% Ex to Ex-Mt, 39% Vg to Vg-Ex, and 4% lesser. This is a very high quality near-complete set of 1953 Topps, one of the most popular and classic of all baseball-card sets. Missing only #82 Mantle for completion. Keys: #1 Robinson (Fr), 10 Burgess SP (Ex), 27 Campanella (Ex), 37 Mathews (Ex), 41 Slaughter (Gd), 43 McDougald SP (Ex), 54 Feller (Ex), 61 Wynn SP (Ex), 76 Reese (Vg-Ex), 77 Mize (Ex-Mt), 78 Schoendienst (Ex), 81 Black SP (Ex), 86 Martin SP (Ex-Mt), 87 Lopat SP (Ex), 104 Berra (Ex), 114 Rizzuto (Vg), 119 Sain SP (Vg), 138 Kell (Ex), 147 Spahn (Vg-Ex), 149 DiMaggio (Ex-Mt), 151 Wilhelm SP (Vg), 162 Kluszewski SP (Vg-Ex), 191 Kiner (Ex+), 207 Ford (Vg-Ex), 220 Paige (Ex), 228 Newhouser (Ex), 244 Mays (Vg), 246 Face (Ex), 254 Roe (Vg-Ex), 258 Gilliam (Vg), 263 Podres SP (Ex), 264 Woodling (Vg-Ex), 265 Jensen SP (Vg), 273 Haddix SP (Vg), and 280 Bolling SP (Vg). It is easy to see why the 1953 Topps set has always been one of the most highly regarded sets in all of card-collecting history! The one missing card can be readily found (at a variety of price levels, depending on condition) to complete this all-time classic set. This is a very attractive mid-grade set (minus one) of 1953 Topps, far above average for this issue. Total: 273 cards. Reserve $400. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $6,000

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