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1962 Topps Complete Set (598)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $1,293

68% range from Vg-Ex/Ex to Ex-Mt (averaging Ex), 30% Vg to Vg-Ex, and 2% slightly lesser. The 1962 Topps set has a well-deserved reputation for being the era's most condition-sensitive issue. This is a very pleasing mid-grade complete set of this classic, with all the great stars of the era. This particular set also includes thirteen significant variations (both variations for #22, 129, 132, 134, 147, 174, 176, 190, 192, 458, 462; and all three variations for #139), for a total of 611 cards. We have selected three cards from the set to be graded and encapsulated by SGC. Keys: #1 Maris (Vg/Vg-Ex), 5 Koufax (SGC EX/NM 80), 10 Clemente (Vg), 18 Manager's Dream (miscut along the left edge, otherwise Ex), 25 Banks (Vg), 30 Mathews (Vg-Ex), 45 B. Robinson (Vg), 50 Musial (Ex), 53 AL HR LDRS (Ex), 70 Killebrew (SGC EX/NM 80), 100 Spahn (Vg-Ex), 140 Gehrig/Ruth (Ex-Mt), 150 Kaline (Ex), 199 Perry RC (Gd-Vg), 200 Mantle (SGC VG/EX 50), 251 Yankees Team (Vg), 300 Mays (Gd-Vg), 310 Ford (Vg/Vg-Ex), 313 Maris Blast (Vg), 318 Mantle Switch Hitter (70/30 T/B, otherwise Ex), 320 Aaron (20/80 L/R, otherwise Vg-Ex/Ex), 340 Drysdale (Nr/Mt), 350 F. Robinson (Ex), 360 Berra (Vg/Vg-Ex), 387 Brock RC (Ex), 394 Aaron AS (Vg/Vg-Ex), 395 Mays AS (30/70 L/R, otherwise Vg/Vg-Ex), 401 Maris/Cepeda (miscut along the left, otherwise Vg), 425 Yastrzemski (Vg), 471 Mantle AS (25/75 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), 500 Snider (10/90 L/R, otherwise Vg-Ex), 530 Gibson (Nr/Mt), 544 McCovey (90/10 L/R, otherwise Vg-Ex), 545 Wilhelm (Vg), 575 Schoendienst (Ex-Mt), 592 Bouton RC (Vg-Ex), 594 Uecker RC (Ex), 596 Pepitone RC (Ex), and 598 Hickman RC (Vg-Ex/Ex). Affordable mid-grade complete sets such as this are extremely popular and represent a tremendous collecting value. Total 611 cards (set of 598 plus 13 variations). Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $1,293


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