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1970 and 1971 Topps Complete Set Collection Including Inserts, Posters, Etc. (1,875 cards)
Starting Bid - $300.00, Sold For - $1,896.00
Comprehensive collection of complete and near-complete sets from 1970 and 1971 Topps baseball. This lot contains complete standard card sets from each year as well as several insert and supplemental sets, including Topps Booklets, Coins, Greatest Moments, Posters, Scratch-Offs, and Supers. Anyone collecting in 1970 and 1971 (and not to show our age but, yes, that includes some of us at REA) will be instantly familiar and remember fondly each and every set represented! These sets and near-sets are highlighted by numerous stars and Hall of Famers, including Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Roberto Clemente, Nolan Ryan, and a host of others. This comprehensive collection has been assembled over a period of years by a dedicated collector. Four cards in this collection have been professionally graded and encapsulated (three PSA and one SGC). This collection includes the following: 1) 1970 Topps Complete Set (720 cards): 43% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 39% Ex, and 18% Vg-Ex (including some lesser). Keys: #1 Mets Team (Vg-Ex+), 140 Jackson (Ex-Mt), 189 Munson RC (90/10 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt), 300 Seaver (Ex-Mt), 350 Clemente (Vg-Ex+), 500 Aaron (Nr/Mt), 580 Rose (Ex-Mt), 600 Mays (Vg-Ex+), 630 Banks (PSA EX-MT 6), 640 Kaline (30/70 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 660 Bench (Ex+), 700 F. Robinson (Ex-Mt+), 712 Ryan (Ex-Mt). 2) 1970 Topps Booklets Complete Set (24 booklets): Bright and clean set in overall Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt condition with two lesser. 3) 1970 Topps Posters Complete Set (24 posters): Overall Nr/Mt condition, free of any tears, folded as intended. 4) 1970 Topps Scratch-Offs Complete Set (24 cards plus 22 duplicates): Overall Ex to Ex-Mt with eight lesser due to writing or missing back panel. All but two cards from the complete set are unscored and unscratched. 5) 1970 Topps Super Near-Complete Set (41 cards): Missing #40 Williams SP for completion. Overall Vg-Ex to Ex condition with a few better. 6) 1970 Topps Super Partial Set (31 cards plus one duplicate): Overall Vg-Ex to Ex condition with a few better. Also included is one wax wrapper in Ex-Mt condition with normal fold lines visible. 7) 1971 Topps Complete Set (752 cards): 35% Ex, 60% Vg-Ex, and 5% lesser. Keys: #5 Munson (Vg), 20 Jackson (Vg-Ex), 100 Rose (Vg-Ex+), 160 Seaver (Ex), 250 Bench (Ex), 341 Garvey RC (Vg-Ex), 400 Aaron (Ex), 513 Ryan (PSA VG-EX 4), 525 Banks (Vg-Ex), 600 Mays (SGC EX+ 70), 630 Clemente (PSA EX 5), 709 Baylor/Baker RC (pen on reverse, otherwise Vg-Ex). 8) 1971 Topps Coins Partial Set (95 coins): Overall Ex to Ex-Mt with minor handling wear visible. Includes #7 Jenkins, 16 Aparicio, 24 Carew, 50 F. Robinson, 57 McCovey, 62 Kaline, 63 Gibson, 87 Brock, 100 Killebrew, 108 Jackson, 123 Stargell, 125 Marichal, and 153 Mays. 9) 1971 Topps Greatest Moments (10 cards): #4, 5, 10 Perry, 18, 25, 28, 36 Banks, 43 Bunning (PSA EX-MT+ 6.5), 50, and 51 Aparicio (PSA EX-MT 6). Sharp-looking group, downgraded to Vg-Ex to Ex due to centering or pinched edges. 10) 1971 Topps Scratch-Offs Near-Complete Set (18 cards plus one duplicate): Overall Ex to Ex-Mt with three lesser. All unscored and unscratched. 11) 1971 Topps Super Complete Set (63 cards): Overall Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt condition (averaging Nr/Mt). 12) 1971 Topps Super Partial Set (44 cards plus five duplicates): Overall Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt condition. This is an outstanding collection of early 1970-1971 Topps sets and ancillary issues, always popular among collectors, and loaded with numerous Hall of Famers and other highlights. Total: 1,875 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $1,896.00
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