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1957-1964 Topps Hall of Famers and Stars Collection (135)
Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $4,147.50
Cards of stars and Hall of Famers are naturally the most prized by collectors. Presented is an extremely impressive collection of 135 Topps baseball cards, dating from 1957 to 1964, 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! The collection includes a dozen Mickey Mantle cards, thirty-six high-number All-Star cards from 1961 Topps, and many other significant highlights. Three cards have been graded by PSA. This collection consists of the following: 1) 1957 Topps (7 cards): #35 F. Robinson RC (Fr), 55 Banks (Ex-Mt), 85 Doby (Ex+), 125 Kaline (Ex), 154 Schoendienst (Ex), 175 Larsen (Ex+), and 338 Bunning RC (Ex-Mt). 2) 1958 Topps (16 cards): #2 Lemon (Gd), 5 Mays (Ex+), 25 Drysdale (Vg), 30 Aaron (Vg-Ex), 52 Clemente (Vg), 70 Kaline (Vg-Ex), two 307 B. Robinson (Ex+ and Ex), 321 Sluggers Supreme (Vg), 343 Cepeda RC (Vg-Ex), three 375 Reese (Ex-Mt, Vg-Ex, and Vg), 400 Fox (Vg), 436 Mays/Snider (Ex), and 440 Mathews (Ex). 3) 1959 Topps (1 card): #435 F. Robinson (Fr). 4) 1960 Topps (1 card): #316 McCovey RC (erased pencil on front, otherwise Vg-Ex). 5) 1961 Post Cereal (2 cards): #4 Mantle (Nr/Mt, no lines visible) and 145 Mays (Ex). 6) 1961 Topps (76 cards): Three #2 Maris (two Ex+ and Ex), two 20 Roberts RC (Ex and Vg-Ex), four 30 Fox (Ex-Mt, Ex+, Ex, and Vg), two 35 Santo RC (Nr/Mt and Ex+), 41 NL Batting Ldrs (Ex), two 44 AL HR Ldrs (both Vg), two 46 AL ERA Ldrs (both Ex+), 48 AL Victory Ldrs (Ex-Mt), 49 NL Strikeout Ldrs (Vg-Ex), two 80 Killebrew (both Ex+), 88 Ashburn (Vg), 150 Mays (Ex), 160 Ford (Ex), 300 Mantle (Ex), 388 Clemente (Ex+), 415 Aaron (Vg), 430 Mazeroski (Ex), 435 Cepeda (Ex), two 440 Aparicio (both Ex+), two 443 Snider (Ex and Vg-Ex), three 475 Mantle MVP (PSA NM 7, Ex+, and Vg-Ex), two 478 Maris MVP (Ex and Vg-Ex), 482 Mays MVP (Ex+), 484 Aaron MVP (Ex), 485 Banks MVP (Ex+), two 570 Fox AS (Ex-Mt and Ex), three 571 Mazeroski AS (two Ex and Gd), three 572 B. Robinson AS (Ex and two Vg-Ex), four 574 Aparicio AS (Ex-Mt and three Ex), four 575 Banks AS (PSA NM 7, Ex-Mt, and two Ex), two Maris AS (Nr/Mt and Ex+), 577 Aaron AS (Ex+), two 578 Mantle AS (Ex and Fr due to small pencil on front, otherwise Ex), two 579 Mays AS (Ex+ and Gd), two 580 Kaline AS (Ex and Gd), five 581 F. Robinson AS (PSA NM 7, Ex+, Ex, and two Vg-Ex), five 586 Ford AS (two Ex-Mt and three Ex), and 589 Spahn AS (Ex+). 7) 1962 Topps (20 cards): Two #1 Maris (Ex and Vg), two 5 Koufax (Ex and Vg-Ex), two 10 Clemente (Vg-Ex and Fr), 18 Mays/Mantle (Ex+), 53 AL HR Ldrs (Ex+), three 75 Banks (Ex+, Vg, and Fr), two 40 Cepeda (Vg and Fr), 50 Musial (Ex+), 54 NL HR Ldrs (Ex-Mt), 70 Killebrew (Vg-Ex), 100 Spahn (Ex), 199 Perry RC (Vg-Ex), 200 Mantle (Vg), and 251 Yankees Team (Gd). 8) 1963 Topps (1 card): #3 NL HR Ldrs (Vg-Ex). 9) 1964 Topps (11 cards): #35 Mathews (Vg), 125 Rose (Vg-Ex), two 146 John RC (Ex+ and Ex), 150 Mays (Ex), 167 Piniella RC (Ex), two 177 Killebrew (Ex and Vg-Ex+), 210 Yastrzemski (Ex), 230 B. Robinson (Ex), and 250 Kaline (Vg-Ex). This is a substantial collection of Hall of Famer, star, and key cards, truly a collection unto itself, and naturally with a tremendous break value. The SMR value on just the three graded cards is $340. Total: 135 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000+. SOLD FOR $4,147.50
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