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1956 Topps "Shoebox" Collection (503 cards) Including Partial Set (243/340)
Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $5,036.25
"Shoebox" collection of 503 cards from the 1956 Topps set includes a partial set (243 of 340 cards) and nearly fifty duplicate Hall of Famers and stars. This is an impressive group of cards from this popular issue. These cards were purchased by our consignor at a garage sale, directly from the family of the original owner who collected these from packs in the year of issue. Overall condition is 8% Ex-Mt, 48% Ex, 30% Vg-Ex, and 14% Vg or lesser. We have selected four cards to be graded by SGC. Keys: Two #1 Harridge (Ex and Vg-Ex), 2 Giles (Gd), two 5 Williams (Ex and VG/EX+ 55), two 8 Alston (Ex and Vg-Ex), five 10 Spahn (three Ex and two Vg-Ex), three 15 Banks (Ex and two Vg-Ex), five 20 Kaline (Ex+, three Ex, and Gd), three 25 Kluszewski (Ex+, Ex, and Vg-Ex), three 30 Robinson (EX 60, Vg+, and Gd+), two 31 Aaron (Ex and Vg-Ex), 33 Clemente (EX+ 70), 101 Campanella (Ex), 107 Mathews (Vg), three 109 Slaughter (two Ex and Vg), 110 Berra (Vg), two 118 Fox (Vg-Ex and Gd/Vg), four 120 Ashburn (three Vg-Ex and Fr), four 130 Mays (Ex, VG/EX+ 55, and two Vg-Ex), two 150 Snider (Ex and Vg-Ex), two 164 Killebrew (Ex+ and Vg-Ex), five 165 Schoendienst (two Ex and three Vg-Ex), 166 Dodgers Team (Fr), three 180 Roberts (two Ex and Vg-Ex), 187 Wynn (Ex), three 194 Irvin (Ex and two Vg), three 195 Kell (two Ex and Vg-Ex), six 200 Feller (Ex+, two Ex, two Vg-Ex, and Vg), two 250 Doby (both Ex), 251 Yankees Team (Ex), and three 255 Lemon (two Vg-Ex+ and Vg-Ex). All key cards under #100 are "white backs" while the key cards above #100 are "gray backs." This is an attractive large collection of 1956 Topps cards, highlighted by numerous Hall of Famers and stars. Total: 503 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000.
SOLD FOR $5,036.25
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