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1955 to 1969 Topps Shoebox Collection (303 cards) Including Sandy Koufax Rookie and Four Mickey Mantles

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

Fascinating collection of 303 cards from ten different Topps sets spanning the years 1955 to 1969. This collection is highlighted by the rookie card of Sandy Koufax and four cards featuring Mickey Mantle, including his last Topps card from 1969. 1) 1955 Topps (1 card): #123 Sandy Koufax RC (HOF, Vg). 2) 1958 Topps (1 card): #101 Richardson (pencil on back, otherwise Vg-Ex+). 3) 1959 Topps (11 cards): All Vg-Ex to Ex. Keys: #156 Ace Hurlers with Roberts (Vg-Ex), 543 Corsair Outfield Trio with Clemente (Vg-Ex), 555 Mazeroski AS (HOF, Vg-Ex), and 562 Kaline AS (HOF, Vg-Ex+). 4) 1960 Topps (86 cards): 87% Ex to Ex-Mt (including a few better) and 13% Vg to Vg-Ex (including a couple miscut). Keys: #10 Banks (HOF, Vg-Ex+), 73 Gibson (HOF, Ex+), 160 Rival All-Stars with Mantle (Ex), 305 Ashburn (HOF, 15/85 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 395 Wilhelm (HOF, Ex-Mt), 420 Mathews (HOF, Ex-Mt), and 502 Bunning (HOF, Nr/Mt). 5) 1961 Topps (124 cards): 90% Ex to Ex-Mt (including a few higher) and 10% lower. Keys: #43 NL Home Run Leaders with Banks, Aaron, and Mathews (Ex-Mt), 44 AL Home Run Leaders with Mantle and Maris (15/85 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt), 228 Yankees (Nr/Mt), 312 1960 World Series Game #7 Mazeroski’s Homer Wins It! (Ex+), 542 Twins (Vg-Ex+), and 572 Robinson AS (HOF, Ex-Mt+). 6) 1962 Topps (71 cards): 88% Ex to Ex-Mt (including a few Nr/Mt) and 12% lower. Keys: #10 Clemente (HOF, Ex-Mt+), 30 Mathews (HOF, Vg-Ex), 40 Cepeda (HOF, Ex-Mt), 53 AL Home Run Leaders with Maris, Mantle, and Killebrew (Ex), 150 Kaline (HOF, Nr/Mt+), 170 Santo (HOF, Ex+), 218 Torre RC (HOF, Ex+), 505 Marichal (HOF, Ex), 584 Twins (Nr/Mt+), and 593 Rookie Parade (Ex). 7) 1963 Topps (6 cards): #5 NL ERA Leaders with Koufax, Drysdale, and Gibson (Nr/Mt), 18 Buc Blasters with Clemente (Ex-Mt), two 70 Checklist (Ex-Mt, and 5/95 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 92 Lopez (Ex-Mt+), and 120 Maris (Vg-Ex). 8) 1965 Topps (1 card): #8 NL ERA Leaders with Koufax and Drysdale (85/15 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt+). 9) 1966 Topps (1 card): #126 Jim Palmer RC (HOF, Vg). 10) 1969 Topps (1 card): #500b Mickey Mantle (HOF, Vg-Ex+). This is a very attractive medium-grade collection, including many stars, Hall of Famers, and key cards. Total: 303 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000+. SOLD FOR $1,320


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