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Lot # 547 (of 1594)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1954 Topps and 1956 Topps Partial Sets (403 cards)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $2,643.75

Two 1950s Topps collections, each representing a running start toward completion: Included is a 1954 Topps near-complete set (210 cards, missing 40 cards) and a 1956 Topps partial set (193 cards). Issued in the heart of the 1950s, these sets are highlighted by numerous stars, key cards, and Hall of Famers including Mickey Mantle, Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays, etc. 1) 1954 Topps Near-Complete Set (210 of 250 cards): 52% Ex (includes a few Ex-Mt), 48% range from Vg to Vg-Ex. Thirty-five cards have been graded by GAI (unless otherwise noted). Keys: #7 Kluszewski (Authentic), 10 Robinson (PSA VG-EX 4), 13 Martin (SGC EX 60), 17 Rizzuto (Vg), 23 Easter (VG-EX 4), 30 Mathews (VG-EX 4), 40 (VG-EX+ 4.5), 50 Berra (Vg), 51 (VG 3), 52 (Authentic), 59 (EX+ 5.5), 62 (EX+ 5.5), 63 (Good 2), 64 (EX+ 5.5), 65 (EX+ 5.5), 66 (EX+ 5.5), 67 (EX 5), 68 (EX+ 5.5), 75 (EX-MT 6), 85 Turley RC (EX 5), 90 Mays (EX-MT 6), 98 Black (EX 5), 101 Woodling (VG-EX+ 4.5), 121 Labine (EX+ 5.5), 139 (EX-MT+ 6.5), 141 (EX 5), 157 (EX-MT+ 6.5), 181 (EX+ 5.5), 184 (EX-MT+ 6.5), 203 (EX-MT+ 6.5), 205 (EX 5), 221 (EX+ 5.5), 228 (EX+ 5.5), 240 (NM 7), and 247 (EX-MT+ 6.5). Missing forty cards for completion including: #1 Williams, 20 Spahn, 32 Snider, 35, 36 Wilhelm, 37 Ford, 45 Ashburn, 56, 60, 70 Doby, 80, 83, 85, 94 Banks RC, 102 Hodges, 128 Aaron RC, 130, 132 Lasorda RC, 136, 137, 166, 171, 172, 175 197, 201 Kaline RC, 208, 211, 220, 227, 239 Skowron RC, 245, and 250 Williams. 2) 1956 Topps Partial Set (191 of 340 cards plus two checklist for a total of 193 cards): 25% Ex (includes some Ex-Mt or better), 53% Vg-Ex, 22% Vg. Thirty-three cards have been graded by GAI (unless otherwise noted). Keys: #2 Giles (VG 3), 10 Spahn (VG 3), 72 Phillies (VG 3), 79 Koufax (SGC EX 60), 133 (VG 3), 135 Mantle (Good 2), 158 (EX 5), 162 (VG 3), 178 Black (PSA EX-MT 6), 180 Roberts (Ex), 181 Martin (PSA EX-MT 6), 182 (EX 5), 194 Irvin (G-VG 2.5), 200 Feller (VG-EX+ 4.5), 202 (EX+ 5.5), 205 (EX 5), 214 (EX-MT 6), 220 (EX-MT 6), 221 (EX+ 5.5), 225 McDougald (EX-MT+ 6.5), 233 Erskine (EX 5), 235 Newcombe (VG-EX 4), 240 Ford (SGC NM 84), 241 (EX 5), 255 Lemon (NM 7), 270 (EX 5), 295 Labine (EX+ 5.5), 307 Wilhelm (VG 3), 316 (VG-EX+ 4.5), 332 Larsen (EX-MT 6), 338 (VG-EX+ 4.5), 339 (EX 5), 340 (last card in set, EX 5). Also included with the partial set are both unnumbered checklist cards: #1/3 Checklist (GAI G-VG 2.5, unmarked), #2/4 Checklist (GAI VG+ 3.5, lightly marked). The cards missing for completion include #1 Harridge, 5 Williams, 15 Banks, 20 Kaline, 30 Robinson, 31 Aaron, 33 Clemente, 101 Campanella, 107 Mathews, 110 Berra, 113 Rizzuto, 130 Mays, 150 Snider, 164 Killebrew, 166 Dodgers, 251 Yankees, and 292 Aparicio RC. Two very attractive partial sets of these classic, early 1950s Topps issues. Total 403 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $2,643.75


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