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1961-1963 Post Cereal Complete Set Run (4 Sets)

Starting Bid - $1,500.00, Sold For - $4,025.00

This set run is actually comprised of four sets (two 1961 sets, 1962, and 1963), including both styles of 1961 Post sets (one factory-ordered set with perforations, one set which was assembled from cards cut from Post boxes). 1&2) 1961 Post "Master Set" (complete set of 400 cards, 200-card "box" set and 200 card "company" set). Ex to Nr/Mt (averaging Ex-Mt). For keys, condition for the box card grade appears first, "company" card grade appears second. Keys: #1 Berra (Ex and Vg-Ex), 4 Mantle (Ex-Mt and Nr/Mt), 7 Maris (Ex-Mt and Ex), 10 McDougald (box, Ex), 22 Wynn (company, Ex-Mt), 23 Shaw (box, Ex), 35 Kaline (Ex and Ex-Mt), 73 Estrada (company, Ex-Mt), 75 B. Robinson (Ex and Ex-Mt), 92 Killebrew (Ex-Mt and Nr/Mt), 93 J. Lemon (box, Ex), 94 Stobbs (company, Nr/Mt), 106 Mathews (company, Nr/Mt), 107 Aaron (Ex-Mt and Nr/Mt), 132 Clemente (Ex-Mt and Nr/Mt), 135 Virdon (box, Ex), 145 Mays (Ex-Mt and Ex), 147 McCovey (company, Vg-Ex/Ex), 163 Roach (box, Ex-Mt), 167 Snider (company, Nr/Mt), 182 F. Robinson (Ex-Mt and Ex), 183 McMillan (box, Ex-Mt), 193 Thomas (box, Ex-Mt). 3) 1962 Post Complete Set (200). Grades Vg-Ex/Ex to Ex-Mt (averaging Ex) with a few cards slightly lesser. Keys: #5 Mantle (box, Ex), 6 Maris (box, Ex), 55 Wynn (Ex), 61 Yastrzemski (Ex), 69 Keough (Vg-Ex), 83 Allison (Vg-Ex/Ex), 92 Siebern (Vg-Ex/Ex), 101 Hodges (Gd-Vg), 109 Koufax (red lines, Vg-Ex/Ex), 113 Larker (Vg-Ex), 116 Coleman (Vg-Ex/Ex), 127 Lynch (Vg-Ex), 131 McCovey (Ex), 140 Marichal (Vg-Ex/Ex), 142 Mays (Vg-Ex/Ex), 145 Adcock (name incorrect, Vg-Ex/Ex), 149 Aaron (Ex-Mt), 158 White (Vg-Ex/Ex), 173 Clemente (red lines, Vg-Ex/Ex). 4) 1963 Post Near Complete Set (195/200). The set is missing the following five cards for completion: #30, 39, 58, 119, and 162. Two cards (#15 and #80) as noted are Jellos. Grades Vg-Ex/Ex to Ex-Mt (averaging Ex) with just a few cards lesser. Keys: #15 Mantle (Jello issue, Ex), 16 Maris (Vg-Ex), 53 Bunning (Vg), 61 Adair (Vg), 80 Yastrzemski (Jello issue, Vg-Ex), 86 Lumpe (Ex to Ex-Mt), 87 Jimenez (Vg), 108 Haller (Vg-Ex), 128 Kasko (Ex), 143 Clemente (Ex-Mt), 152 Aaron (Ex), 172 B. Williams (Ex), 187 Aspromonte (Gd), 196 Thomas (Gd). Extremely attractive, beautifully assembled set run missing just a few cards for completion. Total 795 cards. Reserve $1,500. Estimate $3,000/$5,000. SOLD FOR $4,025.00

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