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1951 Topps Blue and Red Backs Near Sets Autographed (87 of 104)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $1,856.00

Near-complete sets of both the 1951 Topps Blue Backs (38 of 52) and 1951 Topps Red Backs (49 of 52) Backs, all autographed. 1) 1951 Topps Blue Backs (38 of 52). The 14 cards missing from the set for completion are: #2, 10 Page, 14, 23, 32, 34, 36, 41, 42, 43, 47, 48, 49, and 51. All 38 different cards have been signed and the signatures grade "9" overall. 42% are signed in ballpoint pen and 58% in Sharpie marker or felt-tip pen. Keys: #1 Yost (Ex), 3 Ashburn (Gd-Vg), 6 Schoendienst (Gd-Vg), 9 Sain (Ex), 20 Branca (Vg-Ex), 26 Carrasquel (Vg-Ex), 30 Slaughter (Vg), 37 Doerr (Gd), 39 Lopat (Vg-Ex), 45 Pierce (Vg-Ex), 50 Mize (Vg), 52 Chapman (Vg-Ex). The balance of the cards grade Vg-Ex overall. 2) 1951 Topps Red Backs (49 of 52). Missing only three cards for completion (#2 Gordon, 31 Hodges, 32 Thompson). 49 cards have been signed and the signatures grade "9" overall. 43% are signed in ballpoint pen and 57% in Sharpie marker or felt tip pen. Keys: #1 Berra (Vg), 5 Rizzuto (Vg-Ex), 6 Reynolds (Vg-Ex), 8 Wynn (Ex), 15 Kiner (Vg-Ex), 16 Roe (Vg-Ex), 20 DiMaggio (Vg), 22 Feller (Ex), 24 Bauer (Vg), 30 Spahn (Vg-Ex), 36A Zernial/Chi. (Vg), 38 Snider (Fr-Gd), 39 Kluszewski (Vg-Ex), 50 Irvin (Vg-Ex), 52A Holmes/Hart. (Vg-Ex). The balance of the cards grade Vg-Ex/Ex overall. A few of the many rare key signed cards among both sets of now deceased players include: Staley, Jethro, Lollar, Brissie, Lenhardt, Pollet, Mitchell, Easter, Garcia, Scarborough, Stanky, etc. Total 87 autographed cards. LOAs from Mike Gutierrez/GAI and James Spence & Steve Grad/PSA DNA. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $1,856.00


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