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1956 Topps Autographed Set (314 of 340)

Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $6,380.00

1956 Topps near-complete autographed set is comprised of 314 different (plus seven duplicate team cards with signatures for a total of 321 cards) out of a possible 340 cards, missing just twenty-six cards for completion (#1 Harridge, 4, 5 Williams, 9, 33 Clemente, 36, 53, 57, 61, 79 Koufax, 83, 101 Campanella, 120 Ashburn, 135 Mantle, 184, 199, 248, 259, 272, 280, 291, 299, 305, 306, 333, and 336). All 321 cards have been signed and the signatures range in grade from a "6" to a "10", averaging an "8" overall: 38% are signed in ballpoint pen and 62% are signed in Sharpie marker or felt-tip pen. Keys: #2 Giles (Vg-Ex/Ex), 8 Alston (Vg-Ex), 10 Spahn (Vg-Ex/Ex), 15 Banks (Vg), 20 Kaline (Vg-Ex), 25 Kluszewski (Vg-Ex), 30 Robinson (Gd), 31 Aaron (Vg-Ex), 107 Mathews (Ex), 109 Slaughter (Ex), 110 Berra (Vg-Ex/Ex), 113 Rizzuto (Gd-Vg), 118 Fox (Ex-Mt), 130 Mays (Vg-Ex), 145 Hodges (tape, otherwise Ex), 150 Snider (Ex-Mt), 164 Killebrew (Vg), 165 Schoendienst (Vg), 166 Dodgers (Vg), 180 Roberts (Vg-Ex), 181 Martin (Vg-Ex), 187 Wynn (Ex), 194 Irvin (Vg),195 Kell (Vg-Ex), 200 Feller (Ex), 208 Howard (Vg), 226 Giants (Vg), 240 Ford (miscut, otherwise Ex), 251 Yankees (Gd-Vg), 255 Lemon (Vg-Ex), 260 Reese (Vg), 292 Aparicio (Vg-Ex), 307 Wilhelm (Vg-Ex), 332 Larsen (Vg-Ex). The balance of the cards range in grade from Vg to Excellent, averaging Vg-Ex overall. A few of the many key signed cards of now deceased players include: Boyer, Jensen, Haddix, Garcia, Wehmeier, Mayo Smith, Lollar, Hurd, Pollet, Mitchell, Konstanty, McMillan. Total 321 cards (314 different and 7 duplicates). LOAs from Mike Gutierrez/GAI and James Spence & Steve Grad/PSA DNA. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$4,000. SOLD FOR $6,380.00


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