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1961-1963 Post Cereal Near-Complete Set Collection + Duplicates (735 cards)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $2,320.00

Collection of 735 cards includes three near-complete sets of Post Cereal (1961, 1962, and 1963), 140 duplicates, plus 62 assorted 1963 Jello cards. 1) 1961 Post (near-complete set 176 of 200 cards, assembled from "box" and "company" cards). The set is missing the following twenty-four cards for completion: #35, 36, 41, 47, 50, 69, 72, 73, 94, 115, 116, 121, 125, 126, 129, 131, 135, 143, 146, 156, 157, 163, 191, 193. Condition ranges from Vg to Ex-Mt (averaging Vg-Ex/Ex) with a few cards slightly lesser. Keys: #1 Berra (company, Ex), 4 Mantle (company, Vg-Ex), 7 Maris (box, Ex), 10 McDougald (box, pencil on reverse otherwise Ex), 22 Wynn (box, Vg-Ex), 23 Shaw (box, Vg-Ex), 75 B. Robinson (box, rough cut on right side and ink on reverse, otherwise Vg), 92 Killebrew (box, Vg), 93 J. Lemon (box, trimmed past the black borders, otherwise Ex), 106 Mathews (company, Gd), 107 Aaron (box, Vg), 132 Clemente (box, Ex), 145 Mays (company, Ex-Mt), 147 McCovey (company, Ex), 167 Snider (box, Ex-Mt), 182 F. Robinson (box, Vg-Ex), 183 McMillan (box, Vg). 2) 1962 Post (near-complete set 189 of 200 cards, plus two variations for a total of 191 cards). The set is missing the following eleven cards for completion: #31, 35, 82, 93, 107, 131, 145, 148, 151, 185, 191. Condition ranges from Gd to Ex (averaging Vg) with a few cards slightly lesser. Keys: #5a Mantle (box, irregular cut along the bottom, otherwise Vg-Ex), 5b Mantle (ad, blue ink on the reverse, otherwise Vg), 6a Maris (box, Vg-Ex), 6b Maris (ad, Fr-Gd), 55 Wynn (cut inside the borders, otherwise Vg), 61 Yastrzemski (Ex), 69 Keough (Ex), 83 Allison (Gd-Vg), 92 Siebern (Vg), 101 Hodges (irregular cut, otherwise Gd-Vg), 109 Koufax (red lines, Gd-Vg), 113 Larker (Vg-Ex), 116 Coleman (Vg), 127 Lynch (Vg), 140 Marichal (Vg-Ex), 142 Mays (Vg-Ex/Ex), 149 Aaron (Ex), 158 White (Pr-Fr), 173 Clemente (red lines, Ex). 3) 1963 Post (near-complete set 170 of 200 cards). The set is missing the following thirty cards for completion: #3, 4, 8, 21, 30, 37, 41, 51, 60, 61, 68, 71, 72, 78, 80, 82, 89, 97, 99, 116, 119, 129, 163, 164, 174, 184, 187, 190, 194, 196. Condition ranges from Vg to Ex-Mt (averaging Vg-Ex/Ex) with a few cards lesser. Keys: #15 Mantle (Jello issue, Vg), 16 Maris (Jello issue, Vg), 53 Bunning (irregular cut along the bottom border, otherwise Vg-Ex), 86 Lumpe (Vg-Ex), 87 Jimenez (Ex), 108 Haller (pencil mark on reverse, otherwise Ex), 128 Kasko (Ex), 143 Clemente (Vg), 152 Aaron (Vg), 172 B. Williams (four clipped corners, otherwise Ex). Also includes a 1963 Post seven-card uncut panel from the back of a box (includes #10 Kaat, 43 Wynn, 55 Lary, 66 Roberts, 110 Sanford, 123 Drysdale, and 157 Cloninger). The uncut panel is in Vg condition with ink on the reverse and some light horizontal wrinkles. 4) 140 duplicate Post Cereal (1961 Post : 72 cards with 56 different, 1962 Post: 42 cards with 32 different, and 1963 Post: 26 cards with 19 different). Highlights include three Mantle cards from 1962 Post (one from box and two ad). The cards range in grade from Gd to Vg-Ex (averaging Gd-Vg) with a few slightly lesser. 5) Sixty-two assorted 1963 Jell-O cards. Highlighted by #6 Green, 12 Skowron, 16 Maris, 73 Luplow, 74 Cline, 80 Yaz, 91 Del Greco, 122 Williams, 164 Oliver, two 175 Landrum, 176 Bartell, 182 Covington, 187 Aspromonte, two 195 Neal. Nicely assembled near-complete set run missing just a handful of cards for completion. Total 735 cards. Reserve $800. Estimate $1,500/$2,500. SOLD FOR $2,320.00


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