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1968 to 1970 Topps Complete Set Run (3 sets)

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $3,525

Collection of three high-grade complete Topps sets dating from 1968, 1969, and 1970. These beautiful, crisp sets were put away in a closet by our consignor about twenty years ago and have remained undisturbed and untouched since that time. We have selected six cards to be graded and encapsulated by PSA. 1) 1968 Topps (598 cards): 98% Ex to Nr/Mt-Mt (averaging Ex-Mt), 2% slightly lesser (Vg-Ex/Ex). Very sharp looking set. Keys: #45 Seaver (Ex-Mt), 50 Mays (65/35 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), 80 Carew (25/75 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), 110 Aaron (PSA NM 7), 150 Clemente (Ex), 177 Ryan RC (PSA EX-MT 6), 230 Rose (Ex), 247 Bench RC (Ex), 280 Mantle (PSA NM 7), 330 Maris (70/30 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 480 Manager's Dream (miscut along the right edge, otherwise Ex-Mt), 490 Killebrew/Mays/Mantle (Vg-Ex/Ex), 528 Tigers (Ex), 530 Bird Belters (Nr/Mt), and 575 Palmer (Ex-Mt). 2) 1969 Topps (664 cards): 20% Nr/Mt, 78% Ex to Ex-Mt, 2% slightly lesser (Vg-Ex). Keys: #50 Clemente (Vg-Ex), 95 Bench (30/70 L/R, otherwise Ex), 100 Aaron (Ex), 120 Rose (Nr/Mt), 190 Mays (Ex), 260 Jackson RC (PSA EX 5), 480 Seaver (Ex), 500 Mantle (PSA EX 5), 533 Ryan (Ex), 597 Fingers RC (Nr/Mt), and 630 Bonds (Ex-Mt). 3) 1970 Topps (720 cards): 15% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 80% Ex to Ex-Mt, and 5% slightly lesser grades. Keys: #1 Mets Team (Vg-Ex/Ex), 140 Jackson (70/30 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 189 Munson RC (PSA NM-MT 8 OC), 300 Seaver (Ex), 350 Clemente (pinhole, otherwise Ex), 500 Aaron (Ex-Mt), 580 Rose (30/70 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 600 Mays (80/20 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 630 Banks (Ex), 640 Kaline (30/70 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), 660 Bench (PSA NM 7), 700 F. Robinson (25/75 L/R, otherwise Vg-Ex), 712 Ryan (70/30 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt). This is a very attractive and clean high-grade 1968 to 1970 Topps complete set run. Total 1,982 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000+. SOLD FOR $3,525


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