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1947 to 1969 Hall of Famers and Stars Collection (210) Including Ten Mickey Mantles!

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $5,333

Outstanding original-owner collection of 210 cards spanning the years 1947 to 1969, comprised exclusively Hall of Famers and stars, including ten Mickey Mantles. Several key rookie cards are also included in this grouping, which was assembled with great care long ago, and has been stored, untouched for decades, until being consigned to this auction by the family of the original collector. We have selected three cards to be graded and encapsulated by SGC. This collection consists of the following: 1) 1947 Tip Top Bread (3 cards): Three Kiner (Vg-Ex, Vg, and Gd). 2) 1949 Bowman (5 cards): #11 Boudreau (Pr), 29 Kiner (Pr), 46 Roberts RC (Pr), 60 Berra (Fr), and 98 Rizzuto (Pr). 3) 1950 Bowman (2 cards): Two #98 Williams (SGC NM 84 and Ex+). 4) 1953 Topps (3 cards): #1 Robinson (Pr), 54 Feller (Vg-Ex, miscut back), and 62 Irvin (Fr, miscut front and back). 5) 1954 Bowman (4 cards): #1 Rizzuto (Vg), 84 Doby (Ex+), 138 Hodges (Vg, miscut), and 177 Ford (Vg). 6) 1954 Topps (5 cards): #10 Robinson (SGC NM 84), 20 Spahn (Ex), two 37 Ford (Ex and Pr), and 45 Ashburn (Ex-Mt). 7) 1955 Bowman (6 cards): #23 Kaline (Ex), 60 Slaughter (Ex-Mt), 171 Roberts (Vg), two 179 Aaron (both Ex), and 213 Kell (Ex-Mt). 8) 1956 Topps (3 cards): #118 Fox (Ex+, white back), 165 Schoendienst (Pr, white back), and 200 Feller (Ex+). 9) 1958 Topps (14 cards): Three #476 Musial AS (Ex+, Vg-Ex, and Vg), two 479 Fox AS (Ex+ and Ex), five 480 Mathews AS (two Ex, two Vg-Ex, and Vg), two 484 Robinson AS (Ex and Vg-Ex), 487 Mantle AS (Vg-Ex), and 494 Spahn AS (Fr). 10) 1959 Fleer (1 card): #2 Williams/Ruth (Vg-Ex+). 11) 1959 Topps (7 cards): Two #150 Musial (Ex+ and Gd), 155 Slaughter (Ex+), 156 Ace Hurlers (Ex+), 338 Anderson RC (Ex-Mt), 350 Banks (Ex-Mt+), and 352 Roberts (Vg-Ex). 12) 1960 Topps (2 cards): #395 Wilhelm (Ex+) and 420 Mathews (Vg-Ex). 13) 1961 Post Cereal (1 card): #128 Mazeroski (Ex, full lines not showing). 14) 1961 Topps (46 cards): Two #1 Maris (Gd/Vg and Gd), two 120 Mathews (Nr/Mt-Mt and Nr/Mt), three 141 Williams RC (Ex+ and two Ex), 160 Ford (Nr/Mt), 200 Spahn (Ex), 211 Gibson (Ex+), 290 Musial (Vg-Ex+), 300 Mantle (Vg), 307 Mantle WS (Fr), 350 Banks (Nr/Mt), 388 Clemente (Vg-Ex+), three 401 Ruth Thrills (Ex-Mt and two Vg-Ex), 405 Gehrig Thrills (Vg-Ex), 415 Aaron (Nr/Mt), 417 Marichal RC (Ex+), three 429 Kaline (Nr/Mt, Ex, and Gd/Vg), 430 Mazeroski (Vg-Ex+), 435 Cepeda (Nr/Mt+), 440 Aparicio (Ex-Mt+), 443 Snider (Ex-Mt+), 455 Wynn (Ex), two 460 Hodges (both Ex), 475 Mantle MVP (Ex), four 477 Fox MVP (Ex-Mt+, Ex+, Ex, and Vg-Ex), three 478 Maris MVP (Ex-Mt+, Ex, and Vg-Ex+), 484 Aaron MVP (Ex), 485 Banks MVP (Ex), 545 Wilhelm (Ex), 574 Aparicio AS (Nr/Mt), 578 Mantle AS (Ex+), 579 Mays AS (Ex-Mt), and 586 Ford AS (Nr/Mt). 15) 1962 Post Cereal (3 cards): #109 Koufax (Vg, no lines), 136 Cepeda (Gd), and 142 Mays (Vg-Ex, incomplete lines). 16) 1962 Topps (43 cards): #1 Maris (Gd/Vg), two 29 Stengel (both Vg), 30 Mathews (Vg), 45 Robinson (Vg-Ex), two 50 Musial (Vg+ and Pr), 54 NL HR Ldrs (Ex), 73 Fox (Vg), three 100 Spahn (Ex+, Vg-Ex, and Gd), two 139 Ruth (Vg+ and Vg, green tint), two 140 Ruth/Gehrig (Vg-Ex+ and Fr, both green tints), six 150 Kaline (two Ex, three Vg, and Gd, four green tints), 170 Santo (Ex), 288 Williams (Ex), two 320 Aaron (Vg-Ex+ and Vg-Ex), two 350 Robinson (Ex and Vg-Ex), 360 Berra (Ex), 394 Aaron AS (Vg-Ex), 395 Mays AS (Vg-Ex), four 396 Robinson AS (Ex and three Vg-Ex+), three 398 Drysdale AS (Ex+ and two Ex), three 399 Spahn AS (two Ex and Vg-Ex+), and two 401 Maris/Cepeda (Ex and Gd/Vg). 17) 1963 Topps (14 cards): Two #68 Snider/Hodges (Ex and Vg-Ex+), two 115 Yastrzemski (Vg-Ex and miscut, otherwise Vg-Ex), 138 Mays/Musial (Ex+), two 173 Bombers' Best (both Ex), 200 Mantle (Vg-Ex), 210 Koufax (Vg-Ex+), 233 Stengel (Vg-Ex), two 242 Banks/Aaron (Vg-Ex+ and Vg-Ex), 245 Hodges (Vg-Ex), and 275 Mathews (Ex). 18) 1964 Topps (27 cards): #50 Mantle (SGC EX 60), 116 Oliva (Ex+), 120 Drysdale (Ex-Mt), 155 Snider (Ex+), 175 Williams (Ex), two 200 Koufax (both Ex), two 205 Fox (Ex-Mt and Ex), two 210 Yastrzemski (Ex-Mt and Vg-Ex+), six 225 Maris (two Ex+ and four Ex), 230 Robinson (Ex), three 250 Kaline (Nr/Mt, Ex-Mt, and Ex+), three 260 Robinson (Nr/Mt+ and two Vg-Ex), 265 Bunning (Ex), and two 342 Stargell (Ex and Vg-Ex). 19) 1965 Topps (6 cards): #110 Santo (Ex+), 120 F. Robinson (Vg), 150 B. Robinson (Vg), 205 Spahn (Vg-Ex), 207 Rose (Vg), and 250 Mays (Gd/Vg). 20) 1966 Topps (1 card): #500 Aaron (Vg-Ex). 21) 1967 Topps (1 card): #216 Bengal Belters (Nr/Mt, miscut). 22) 1968 Topps (1 card): #280 Mantle (Gd). 23) 1969 Topps (12 cards): #50 Clemente (Vg+), two 100 Aaron (Ex and Vg-Ex+), 190 Mays (Vg-Ex+), two 235 Hunter (Ex and Vg-Ex), 260 Jackson RC (Ex+), 335 Mazeroski (Vg-Ex), 375 Killebrew (Ex), 410 Kaline (Ex), and two 424 Rose AS (both Ex). This is very substantial group of Hall of Famers and stars, with numerous highlights, that is truly a collection unto itself and naturally has an incredible break value. The equivalent SMR value for just the three graded cards (and not including the 207 ungraded cards) is $1,275. Total: 210 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,500+. SOLD FOR $5,333


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