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1952-1980 Topps Hall of Famer and Stars Card Collection (158 cards, 343 total items)

Starting Bid - $500.00 , Sold For - $5,581.25

Carefully assembled collection of 158 different Topps baseball cards, spanning the years 1952 to 1980, with representation of twenty-eight different quality issues, highlighted by numerous Hall of Famers, stars, and key cards, and also including complete sets of 1964 Topps Coins (164 plus 7 duplicates) and 1962 Auravision Records (14 records). This is not a random group of cards. This collection was assembled with unusual care, one card at a time, years ago by a very discriminating collector . 1) 1952 Topps (1 card) : #129 Mize (HOF, red back, Ex). 2) 1954 Topps (1 card) : #17 Rizzuto (Ex-Mt). 3) 1956 Topps (11 cards) : #30 Robinson (HOF, slight trim), 88, 110 Berra (HOF, Ex-Mt), 113 Rizzuto (HOF, slightly trim), 135 Mantle (HOF, rejected by PSA for being altered, Nr/Mt appearance), 150 Snider (HOF, Ex-Mt), 181 Martin (Ex-Mt), 208 Howard (Ex-Mt), 215, 260 Reese (HOF, Ex-Mt), and 332 Larsen (Ex). 4) 1957 Topps (6 cards ): #25 Ford (HOF, Nr/Mt), 95 Yankees team (Ex), 192, 200, 286 Richardson RC (Ex), and 391. 5) 1958 Topps (9 cards ): #47 Maris RC (PSA EX-MT 6), 142 Slaughter (HOF, Ex-Mt), 246 Yankees team (Ex), 320 Ford (HOF, Nr/Mt), 370 Berra (HOF, Ex), 393 Kubek (Nr/Mt-Mt), 477, 487 Mantle AS (Nr/Mt), and 493. 6) 1959 Topps (8 cards) : #237, 345, 383, 430 Ford (HOF, Nr/Mt), 505, 510 Yankees team (Nr/Mt), 552 Stengel AS (70/30 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), and 564 Mantle AS (75/25 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt). 7) 1960 Topps (6 cards ): #109, 160 Mantle/Boyer (Nr/Mt), 332 Yankees team (30/70 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 377 Maris (Ex-Mt), 480 Berra (HOF, Nr/Mt), and 493 Snider (HOF, 70/30 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt). 8) 1961 Topps (15 cards ): #2 Maris (Ex-Mt), 10 Robinson (HOF, 20/80 L/R, other Nr/Mt-Mt), 19, 160 Ford (HOF, 70/30 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), 180, 307 Mantle WS (Ex-Mt), 402, 406 Mantle HR (Ex-Mt), 440 Aparicio (HOF, Ex-Mt), 460 Hodges (surface wrinkle in center, otherwise Nr/Mt), 471 Rizzuto MVP (Ex-Mt), 475 Mantle MVP (Ex-Mt), 495, 576 Maris AS (30/70 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), and 586 Ford AS (Ex-Mt). 9) 1962 Topps (14 cards ): #65 (2), 163, 234, 235, 251 Yankees team (Ex-Mt), 310 Ford (HOF, Nr/Mt), 313 Maris IA (Ex-Mt), 315 Ford IA (Ex), 400, 430, 473, 475 Ford AS (Ex), and 490. 10) 1963 Topps (5 cards) : #20, 120 Maris (Ex-Mt), 245 Hodges (Ex-Mt), 340 Berra (HOF, Nr/Mt), and 446 (HOF, Ex-Mt). 11) 1964 Topps (1 card) : #125 Rose (Ex-Mt). 12) 1965 Topps (5 cards) : #155 Maris (Nr/Mt), 330 Ford (HOF, Ex-Mt), 450, 477 Carlton RC (HOF, Nr/Mt), and 513 Yankees team (Nr/Mt). 13) 1966 Topps (4 cards) : #9, 160 Ford (HOF, Ex-Mt), 288 Sutton RC (HOF, Ex-Mt), and 365 Maris (Ex-Mt). 14) 1967 Topps (1 card) : #5 Ford (HOF, Nr/Mt). 15) 1968 Topps (2 cards) : #45 Seaver (HOF, Ex) and #330 Maris (PSA NM-MT 8). 16) 1969 Topps (2 cards) : #480 Seaver (HOF, Nr/Mt) and 533 Ryan (HOF, 30/70 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt). 17) 1970 Topps (3 cards) : #189 Munson RC (Nr/Mt), 300 Seaver (HOF, 70/30 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), and 712 Ryan (HOF, PSA NM-MT 8). 18) 1971 Topps (2 cards) : #5 Munson (Ex-Mt) and 513 Ryan (HOF, 70/30 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt). 19) 1972 Topps (2 cards) : #441 Munson (Nr/Mt) and 513 Ryan (HOF, 30/70 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt). 20) 1973 Topps (3 cards) : #142 Munson (Ex), 220 Ryan (HOF, Ex-Mt), and 350 Seaver (HOF, Ex-Mt). 21) 1974 Topps (4 cards) : #20 Ryan (HOF, diagonal tilt, otherwise Ex-Mt), 80 Seaver (HOF, Ex-Mt), 283 Schmidt (HOF, Ex-Mt), and 340 Munson (30/70 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt). 22) 1975 Topps (3 cards) : #223 Yount RC (HOF, Nr/Mt), 228 Brett RC (HOF, PSA NM 7), and 370 Seaver (HOF, Nr/Mt). 23) 1976 Topps (2 cards) : two #600 Seaver (HOF, Nr/Mt and Ex-Mt). 24) 1978 Topps (1 card): #400 Ryan (HOF, Nr/Mt). 25) 1980 Topps (1 card) : #482 Henderson RC (Nr/Mt). 26-28) Also included: 1964 Auravision Complete Set (14 records) : all Nr/Mt. 1964 Topps Coins (complete set of 164 plus 7 duplicates including two Mantles) : Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt. 1968 Topps Game Card (complete set of 33 plus 13 duplicates ): Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt. The cards not individually graded (above) in this collection average Ex-Mt overall (but includes a few slightly lesser and a few slightly better). This is a very attractive and very carefully assembled high-grade collection of 158 cards (plus 171 coins and 14 records) including many stars, Hall of Famers, and key cards. Total 343 items . Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000 . SOLD FOR $5,581.25


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