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1953 Topps Complete Set (274)

Starting Bid - $2,000.00, Sold For - $8,812.50

15% Nr/Mt, 40% Ex-Mt, 45% range from Vg-Ex to Ex. This is an extremely high quality complete set of 1953 Topps, one of the most popular and classic of all baseball card sets. Of the 274 cards in the set, 75 cards (representing an impressive 27% of the set) have been professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA with no qualifiers. This is a beautiful and extremely carefully assembled set. The PSA grades are as follows: Twenty-Five NM 7: #18, 19, 23, 27 Campanella, 51, 53, 57, 61 Wynn SP, 64, 67, 84, 94, 114 Rizzuto, 149 D. DiMaggio, 151 Wilhelm SP, 162 Kluszewski SP, 177, 180, 185, 186, 191 Kiner, 194, 196, 202, and 204. Forty-Two EX-MT 6: #7, 12, 17, 24, 25, 28, 37 Mathews, 43 McDougald SP, 50, 54 Feller, 59, 66 Minoso SP, 75, 76 Reese, 77 Mize, 86 Martin, 88, 92, 96, 104 Berra, 108, 113, 115, 128, 129, 131, 141 Reynolds, 147 Spahn, 150, 156, 159, 188, 200, 201, 206, 207 Ford, 225 Shantz SP, 229, 247, 248, 257, and 262. Eight EX 5: #1 Robinson, 2 Easter, 82 Mantle (Bright and clean, with vibrant colors, perfect registration, even wear to the corners, and centered 45/55 L/R and 40/60 T/B), 102, 239, 244 Mays (GAI EX+ 5.5. Beautiful card, with flawless colors, perfect registration, four square corners, and centered slightly to the bottom right), 276, and 280 Bolling (last card in set). Ungraded Keys: #10 Burgess SP (Vg-Ex), 41 Slaughter (30/70 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt, 62), Irvin (10/90 T/B, otherwise Vg-Ex), 78 Schoendienst SP (25/75 L/R, otherwise Ex), 81 Black SP (10/90 L/R, otherwise Vg-Ex), 87 Lopat (Ex-Mt), 109 Dark SP (80/20 L/R, otherwise Ex), 119 Sain SP (20/80 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt),138 Kell (80/20 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 154 Groat SP (80/20 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt), 220 Paige (Vg-Ex), 228 Newhouser SP (80/20 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 246 Face RC (Vg-Ex), 258 Gilliam RC (10/90 L/R and 20/80 T/B, otherwise Ex), 265 Jensen SP (stain on back, otherwise Ex), 273 Haddix RC (Ex). The overall condition of the remaining ungraded cards falls within the Vg-Ex to Ex-Mt range. The majority of the cards are Excellent with bright, vibrant colors, and superb gloss. Total SMR value for the graded cards alone (not including the 199 ungraded cards) is $5,917. This is a very attractive high-grade set of 1953 Topps, far above average for this issue. Total 274 cards. Reserve $2,000. Estimate $4,000/$6,000++. SOLD FOR $8,812.50


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