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1954 and 1956 Topps Complete Sets (2)

Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $5,510.00

Two mid-grade 1950s Topps sets include a 1954 Topps complete set and a 1956 Topps near- complete set (missing seven cards). Issued in the heart of the 1950s, these sets are highlighted by numerous stars and key cards including Hank Aaron's rookie card, Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, etc. 1) 1954 Topps Complete Set (250 cards): 10% Ex, 85% range from Vg to Vg-Ex, and 5% lesser. Keys: #1 Williams (Gd), 10 Robinson (Vg-Ex), 13 Martin (Vg-Ex), 17 Rizzuto (Vg-Ex), 20 Spahn (Vg), 30 Mathews (Vg-Ex), 32 Snider (Vg), 36 Wilhelm (Vg), 37 Ford (Vg-Ex), 45 Ashburn (Vg), 50 Berra (Vg), 70 Doby (Vg-Ex), 90 Mays (Vg-Ex/Ex), 94 Banks RC (Vg-Ex/Ex), 102 Hodges (Vg-Ex/Ex), 128 Aaron RC (Vg), 132 Lasorda RC (tiny stain in upper left corner, otherwise Ex-Mt), 201 Kaline RC (Ex), 239 Skowron RC (Ex), and 250 Williams (Fr-Gd). 2) 1956 Topps Near-Complete Set (333 of 340 cards): 25% Ex, 53% Vg-Ex, 22% Vg. Missing #85, 159, 181 Martin, 240 Ford, 260 Reese, 324, and 332 Larsen for completion. Keys: #1 Harridge (Vg), 5 Williams (Ex), 10 Spahn (Vg-Ex/Ex), 15 Banks (Vg-Ex/Ex), 20 Kaline (Vg-Ex/Ex), 30 Robinson (Ex), 31 Aaron (Ex), 33 Clemente (Vg-Ex/Ex), 79 Koufax (Ex), 101 Campanella (Gd), 107 Mathews (Ex), 110 Berra (Gd), 113 Rizzuto (possible slight trim, otherwise Ex), 130 Mays (Vg-Ex/Ex), 135 Mantle (Gd-Vg), 150 Snider (Ex), 164 Killebrew (Vg), 166 Dodgers (Vg), 200 Feller (Vg), 251 Yankees (Vg), 292 Aparicio RC (Ex). Also included with the near set are both unnumbered checklist cards: #1/3 Checklist (Ex bordering on Ex-Mt, unmarked), #2/4 Checklist (Ex bordering on Ex-Mt, unmarked) and two contest cards (both Ex). Two very attractive sets of these classic, early 1950s Topps issues. Total 587 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$4,000. SOLD FOR $5,510.00


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