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Lot # 725 (of 1807)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1970-1979 Topps Complete-Set Run (10 sets)

Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $10,072.50

Exceptional complete-set run of 1970 through 1979 Topps baseball cards (missing two 1971 Topps cards for completion, as noted). These cards are starting "to have some age" to them! To us, it seems as if these cards were just released yesterday, but the fact is that it's been over thirty years. Sixteen cards have been encapsulated and graded by SGC (all submitted by REA). 1) 1970 Complete Set (720): 92% Nr/Mt or better, 8% Ex-Mt with a few Good. Keys: #1 Mets Team (Ex), 140 Jackson (Nr/Mt), 189 Munson RC (SGC NM 84), 300 Seaver (Nr/Mt), 350 Clemente (SGC EX 60), 500 Aaron (SGC NM 84), 580 Rose (Ex-Mt), 600 Mays (Nr/Mt), 630 Banks (SGC NM+ 86), 640 Kaline (Nr/Mt-Mt), 660 Bench (SGC MINT 96), 700 F. Robinson (Nr/Mt), 712 Ryan (SGC NM/MT+ 92). 2) 1971 Complete Set Minus 2 (750/752): Missing just #331 and #332 for completion. 88% Ex-Mt or better, 12% Ex. Keys: #5 Munson (Ex+), 20 Jackson (SGC EX/NM+ 82), 100 Rose (Ex), 160 Seaver (Ex), 250 Bench (Ex), 341 Garvey RC (Ex-Mt), 400 Aaron (SGC NM 84), 513 Ryan (SGC EX/NM+ 82), 525 Banks (SGC NM+ 86), 600 Mays (SGC NM 84), 630 Clemente (SGC EX/NM 80), 640 F. Robinson (Ex+), 709 Baylor/Baker RC (Ex-Mt). 3) 1972 Complete Set (787): 90% Nr/Mt or better, 10% Ex-Mt. Keys: #1 Pirates team (Nr/Mt), 49 Mays (SGC EX/NM+ 82), 79 Fisk RC (Ex+), 299 Aaron (SGC NM+ 86), 309 Clemente (SGC NM/MT 88), 559 Rose (Ex-Mt), 595 Ryan (SGC EX/NM 80), 686 Garvey (Nr/Mt), 695 Carew (Nr/Mt). 4) 1973 Complete Set (660): 65% Nr/Mt-Mt, 25% Nr/Mt, 10% Ex to Ex-Mt with two Good. Keys: #1 Ruth/Mays/Aaron (Nr/Mt), 50 Clemente (Nr/Mt), 100 Aaron (Nr/Mt), 220 Ryan (Nr/Mt), 305 Mays (Nr/Mt), 615 Schmidt RC (Ex-Mt). 5) 1974 Complete Set with Traded series (704): 65% Nr/Mt-Mt, 20% Nr/Mt, 15% Ex-Mt. Keys: #1 Aaron (Nr/Mt+), 20 Ryan (Vg-Ex), 283 Schmidt (Ex-Mt), 300 Rose (Ex-Mt), 456 Winfield RC (Ex-Mt). 6) 1975 Complete Set (660): 65% Nr/Mt-Mt, 25% Nr/Mt, 10% Ex-Mt with a few lesser. Keys: #61 Winfield (Ex+), 70 Schmidt (Nr/Mt), 223 Yount RC (Nr/Mt), 228 Brett RC (Nr/Mt), 300 Jackson (Nr/Mt), 320 Rose (Nr/Mt), 500 Ryan (Nr/Mt), 620 Carter RC (Nr/Mt). 7) 1976 Complete Set with Traded series (704): 89% Nr/Mt or better, 11% Ex-Mt with some lesser including a few Good. 8) 1977 Complete Set (660): 90% Nr/Mt or better, 10% Ex-Mt. 9) 1978 Complete Set (726): 98% Nr/Mt or better, 2% Ex-Mt. 10) 1979 Complete Set (726): 92% Nr/Mt or better, 8% Ex-Mt. This is a very attractive, clean, beautifully assembled high-grade 1970s Topps complete-set run (missing just two cards). Total: 7,097 cards (nine complete sets and one near-complete complete set). Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,500++. SOLD FOR $10,072.50


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