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1952-1959 Bowman and Topps Hall of Famers and Stars Card Collection (137)

Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $11,850.00

Cards of stars and Hall of Famers are naturally the most prized by collectors. Presented is an extremely impressive collection of 137 Topps and Bowman baseball cards, dating from 1952 to 1959, comprised exclusively of Hall of Famers, major stars, and key cards. This is a collection unto itself! Every card is a highlight of some kind! Ten different sets are represented. The collection includes a 1952 Topps #314 Roy Campanella (high number), seven Ted Williams cards, and rookie cards of Roberto Clemente and Sandy Koufax, as well as many other significant highlights. Five cards are graded by SGC (all submitted by REA). 1) 1952 Topps (4 cards): #59 Roberts (Vg-Ex, red back), 88 Feller (Gd/Vg), 216 Ashburn (Ex), 314 Campanella (SGC VG/EX+ 55, high number). 2) 1953 Bowman Color: #10 Ashburn (Vg-Ex). 3) 1953 Topps (2 cards): #27 Campanella (Ex) and 54 Feller (Ex+). 4) 1954 Topps (6 cards): #30 Mathews (Ex), 37 Ford (Vg-Ex), 45 Ashburn (Ex), 50 Berra (Ex-Mt), 90 Mays (trimmed), 94 Banks RC (Vg-Ex+). 5) 1955 Bowman: #171 Roberts (Ex). 6) 1955 Topps (13 cards): two #2 Williams (SGC EX/NM 80 and Vg), 28 Banks (Ex), 47 Aaron (SGC NM 84), 50 Robinson (Vg-Ex+), 123 Koufax RC (SGC VG/EX 50), 124 Killebrew RC (Ex), 164 Clemente RC (Vg), two 194 Mays (Ex+ and Vg-Ex), two 198 Berra (Ex and Vg-Ex), 210 Snider (Vg). 7) 1956 Topps (17 cards): #5 Williams (Ex+), 15 Banks (Vg-Ex), 30 Robinson (Gd), 31 Aaron (Vg-Ex), 33 Clemente (Ex), 79 Koufax (Ex), 101 Campanella (Vg), 110 Berra (Ex+), three 120 Ashburn (Ex-Mt, Ex, Gd), 130 Mays (Vg-Ex), 164 Killebrew (Ex), two 180 Roberts (both Ex), 200 Feller (Ex-Mt), 240 Ford (Vg). 8) 1957 Topps (19 cards): #1 Williams (SGC EX 60), 2 Berra (Vg-Ex), two 10 Mays (Gd and Fr), two 15 Roberts (Vg-Ex and Vg), 18 Drysdale RC (Ex), 20 Aaron (Vg-Ex), two 35 F. Robinson RC (Ex and Vg-Ex), 55 Banks (Ex+), 70 Ashburn (Vg), 76 Clemente (Ex-Mt), three 210 Campanella (Ex+ and two Ex), two 302 Koufax (Ex and Vg), 400 Dodgers’ Sluggers (Vg+). 9) 1958 Topps (36 cards): #1 Williams (Vg-Ex), 5 Mays (Ex), two 25 Drysdale (Vg and Gd), 30 Aaron (Vg), two 47 Maris RC (Ex-Mt and Gd), 52 Clemente (Vg), two 90 Roberts (both Gd), two 187 Koufax (Vg and Gd), 230 Ashburn (Gd), 270 Spahn (Vg), two 285 F. Robinson (Vg-Ex and Vg), 288 Killebrew (Ex), 307 B. Robinson (Vg-Ex), 310 Banks (Ex), 314 Snider/Alston (Vg-Ex), 321 Kluszewski/Williams (Fr), three 351 Mathews/Aaron (Vg-Ex, Vg, Gd), 370 Berra (Ex), 386 Birdie’s Young Sluggers (Vg), 418 Mantle/Aaron (Vg-Ex), 436 Mays/Snider (Vg), two 476 Musial AS (Ex and Vg), 482 Banks AS (Ex+), 484 F. Robinson AS (Ex), 485 Williams AS (Vg-Ex), two 486 Mays AS (both Ex), 488 Aaron AS (Fr). 10) 1959 Topps (38 cards): #50 Mays (Vg-Ex), 147 Cubs Clubbers (Vg), 150 Musial (Ex-Mt), 156 Ace Hurlers (Ex), 163 Koufax (Vg-Ex), 180 Berra (Ex-Mt), 202 Maris (Ex-Mt), two 212 Aaron/Mathews (both Ex), 262 Hitters’ Foes (Vg-Ex), 300 Ashburn (Vg), two 317 Mays/Ashburn (Ex-Mt and Vg), 350 Banks (Gd), two 352 Roberts (Ex and Gd), 380 Aaron (Vg-Ex), 387 Drysdale (Vg-Ex), 430 Ford (Vg-Ex), 435 F. Robinson (Ex), 439 B. Robinson (Nr/Mt), 463 Kaline Thrills (Vg-Ex), two 464 Mays Thrills (Ex and Vg-Ex), two 467 Aaron Thrills (Ex-Mt and Gd), 468 Snider Thrills (Vg), 469 Banks Thrills (Gd), 470 Musial Thrills (Vg), two 478 Clemente (Ex+ and Vg), 514 Gibson RC (Ex+), 515 Killebrew (Ex), 543 Corsair Trio (Vg-Ex), 550 Campanella (Vg-Ex), 559 Banks AS (Vg-Ex), 561 Aaron AS (Vg-Ex), 563 Mays AS (Vg). This is a very substantial collection of Hall of Famer, star, and key cards, truly a collection unto itself, and naturally with a tremendous break value. Total: 137 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000+++. SOLD FOR $11,850.00


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