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Lot # 1408 (of 1560)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1970-1971 Topps Basketball Near-Complete Sets (2 Sets, 319 Cards)

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $1,175

Two high-grade 1970-1971 Topps basketball near-complete sets highlighted by rookie cards of Hall of Famers and numerous stars of the era. 1) 1970-1971 Topps complete set minus five (170 out of 175): 80% range from Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt (averaging Nr/Mt), and 20% Ex. The five missing cards for completion are #10 Havlicek, 50 Chamberlain, 101 Checklist, 123 Maravich, and 160 West. Keys: #7 Bradley (Ex-Mt), 13 Riley RC (Ex-Mt), 24 Checklist (unchecked, Nr/Mt-Mt), 65 Baylor (Ex), 70 Hayes (Ex-Mt), 75 Alcindor (25/75 L/R, otherwise Ex), 100 Robertson (Ex-Mt), 107 West AS (Nr/Mt), 112 Havlicek AS (Nr/Mt), 114 Robertson AS (Nr/Mt), 120 Frazier (10/90 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt-Mt), and 137 Murphy RC (70/30 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt-Mt). 2) 1970-1971 Topps near-complete set (149 out of 175): 60% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt (includes some Nr/Mt-Mt), and 40% slightly lesser grades. The twenty-six missing cards for completion are as follows: #1, 4, 7 Bradley, 10 Havlicek, 11, 13 Riley, 23, 24 Checklist, 32, 41, 50 Chamberlain, 72, 75 Alcindor, 77, 84, 100 Robertson, 101 Checklist, 107 West AS, 108, 113, 123 Maravich, 127, 131, 134, 150, and 160. Keys: #65 Baylor (Ex), 70 Hayes (Ex), 112 Havlicek AS (Ex), 114 Robertson AS (Nr/Mt), 120 Frazier (Ex), and 137 Murphy RC (Ex). This is a very attractive and fairly high-grade collection of these popular early Topps basketball cards, including almost every key Hall of Famer and rookie card in both sets. Total 319 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $1,175


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