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1955 Topps Partial Set (128 of 206) Including Clemente Rookie Card

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $5,288

This is a very high quality partial set of 1955 Topps (128 of the 206 cards in the set), one of the most popular and classic of all baseball-card sets, highlighted by the rookie card of Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente. 40% Nr/Mt (with a few Nr/Mt-Mt), and 60% Ex to Ex-Mt. (Missing the following seventy-eight cards for completion: #1 Rhodes, 2 Williams, 4 Kaline, 9, 11, 14, 18, 20, 22 Skowron, 25, 30, 31 Spahn, 35, 36, 48, 49, 50 Robinson, 55, 65, 67, 72, 73, 83, 85, 87, 91, 94, 99, 105, 106, 111, 112, 115, 116, 123 Koufax, 124 Killebrew, 125 Boyer, 128, 131, 132, 135, 137, 138, 144, 145, 148, 150, 151, 152 Agganis, 155 Mathews, 157, 158, 162, 163, 165, 167, 168, 169, 171, 172, 176, 177, 179, 181, 182, 188, 191, 192, 193, 194 Mays, 195, 198 Berra, 201, 202, 205, 206, 207, and 210 Snider). We have selected three cards to be graded and encapsulated by PSA. Keys: #28 Banks (PSA NM 7), 47 Aaron (PSA EX 5), 92 Zimmer RC (70/30 L/R, otherwise Ex), 100 Irvin (Ex-Mt), 120 Kluszewski (30/70 L/R, otherwise Ex), 164 Clemente RC (PSA EX 5), 187 Hodges (Nr/Mt), and 189 Rizzuto (Ex). This is a very crisp, clean, extremely attractive partial set, which represents a tremendous jump start to completing this popular 1950s Topps issue. The SMR value of the three PSA-graded cards alone is $1,125. Total 128 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $5,288


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