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1953 to 1979 Hall of Famers and Stars Collection (216)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $4,444

Original-owner collection of 216 cards spanning the years 1953 to 1979 and featuring exclusively Hall of Famers and stars, including numerous cards of Mickey Mantle, Hank Aaron, and Willie Mays, as well as several key rookie cards from the era. This is a very attractive grouping of cards, bright, crisp, and very consistent in grade throughout. The collection consists of the following: 1) 1953 Bowman Color (1 card): #9 Rizzuto (Vg). 2) 1954 Bowman (1 card): #45 Kiner (Pr/Fr). 3) 1955 Bowman (1 card): #10 Rizzuto (Ex). 4) 1955 Topps (1 card): #24 Newhouser (Gd). 5) 1957 Topps (2 cards): Two #55 Banks (Ex+ and Vg-Ex). 6) 1958 Topps (6 cards): #1 Williams (Ex-Mt), 2 Lemon (Vg-Ex), 47 Maris RC (Ex+), 142 Slaughter (Ex), 375 Reese (Vg-Ex+), and 400 Fox (Ex+). 7) 1959 Topps (3 cards): #30 Fox (Nr/Mt), 50 Mays (Ex), and 163 Koufax (Vg-Ex). 8) 1960 Topps (3 cards): #1 Wynn (Vg-Ex+), 100 Fox (Vg-Ex), and 475 Drysdale (Gd). 9) 1961 Topps (12 cards): #401 Ruth Thrills (Ex-Mt+), 405 Gehrig Thrills (Ex-Mt), two 406 Mantle Thrills (both Ex-Mt), 429 Kaline (Ex-Mt), 435 Cepeda (Ex+), 443 Snider (Ex-Mt), 477 Fox MVP (Ex+), 478 Maris MVP (Ex+), 480 Campanella MVP (Vg-Ex+), 484 Banks MVP (Ex-Mt), and 485 Banks (Ex). 10) 1962 Topps (24 cards): #18 Mays/Mantle (Ex+), 139 Ruth Special (Ex-Mt), 150 Kaline (Vg-Ex), 199 Perry RC (Vg-Ex), two 208 Martin (Ex and Vg-Ex), two 213 Ashburn (Ex-Mt and Ex), 288 Williams (Ex-Mt), 313 Maris IA (Ex), 340 Drysdale (Vg-Ex), two 350 F. Robinson (Ex-Mt and Ex), two 385 Wynn (Ex-Mt and Ex), 394 Aaron AS (Ex+), 396 F. Robinson AS (Ex+), 401 Maris/Cepeda (Ex+), two 425 Yastrzemski (Ex-Mt and Ex), 469 Aparicio AS (Ex+), 500 Snider (Ex+), 505 Marichal (Ex), and 544 McCovey (Ex+). 11) 1963 Topps (36 cards): #3 NL HR Ldrs (Ex), 25 Kaline (Ex-Mt), two 115 Yastrzemski (Ex and Vg-Ex), 120 Maris (Ex), 169 Perry (Ex), 173 Bomber's Best (Ex+), 200 Mantle (Ex+), 205 Aparicio (Ex), 210 Yastrzemski (Ex+), 233 Stengel (Ex-Mt), 242 Aaron/Banks (Ex+), 250 Musial (Ex+), 252 Santo (Ex), 275 Mathews (Ex), 300 Mays (Ex), two 345 B. Robinson (Ex and Vg-Ex), two 353 Williams (Ex-Mt and Ex+), 360 Drysdale (Ex-Mt), two 365 Bunning (Ex+ and Ex), 400 F. Robinson (Ex), 412 Dodgers' Big Three (Ex), 415 Gibson (Ex), two 440 Marichal (both Ex), 446 Ford (Ex), 472 Brock (Ex+), 490 McCovey (Ex), 500 Killebrew (Ex), 520 Cepeda (Ex-Mt+), 525 Fox (Ex+), 540 Clemente (Ex), and 550 Snider (Ex-Mt). 12) 1964 Topps (16 cards): #21 Berra (Ex+), 29 Brock (Ex), 35 Mathews (Ex-Mt), 55 Banks (Ex), 81 All-Star Vets (Ex-Mt), two 116 Oliva (Ex-Mt and Ex+), two 125 Rose (both Ex+), 150 Mays (Nr/Mt), 155 Snider (Ex), 182 Sox Sockers (Nr/Mt), 205 Fox (Ex+), 265 Bunning (Ex-Mt), 342 Stargell (Ex), and 540 Aparicio (Vg-Ex). 13) 1965 Topps (19 cards): #16 Morgan RC (Ex), 20 Bunning (Ex-Mt), two 50 Marichal (Ex+ and Vg-Ex+), 120 F. Robinson (Ex), 134 Mantle WS (Ex-Mt), 150 B. Robinson (Ex-Mt), 155 Maris (Nr/Mt), 160 Clemente (Ex), three 176 McCovey (Ex-Mt, Ex+, and Vg-Ex), 205 Spahn (Ex+), 207 Rose (Ex), 377 Stargell (Ex), 400 Killebrew (Ex-Mt), 461 Niekro RC (Ex+), 470 Berra (Ex), and 477 Carlton RC (Nr/Mt). 14) 1966 Topps (9 cards): #1 Mays (Ex-Mt+), 28 Niekro (Ex), 70 Yastrzemski (Vg), 72 Perez (Ex), 126 Palmer RC (Vg-Ex), 195 Morgan RC (Ex), 217 NL HR Ldrs (Ex+), 254 Jenkins RC (Ex-Mt), and 288 Sutton RC (Ex-Mt). 15) 1967 Topps (41 cards): Three #1 The Champs (Ex+, Ex, and Vg-Ex), four 5 Ford (two Ex-Mt, Ex, and Vg), 20 Cepeda (Ex+), two 30 Kaline (both Ex+), three 45 Maris (two Ex+ and Ex), 60 Aparicio (Ex-Mt), 62 F. Robinson CL (Ex), 70 Santo (Ex-Mt), three 100 F. Robinson (two Ex+ and Vg-Ex), 103 Mantle CL (Ex-Mt), 146 Carlton (Ex), 191 Mays CL (Ex-Mt, miscut), two 200 Mays (Ex-Mt and Vg+), 215 Banks (Ex), three 250 Aaron (Ex, Vg-Ex, and Vg), 266 Pitt Power (Ex), two 285 Brock (Ex and Vg), 315 Williams (Ex-Mt), 333 Jenkins (Ex), 337 Morgan (Ex), 361 Clemente CL (Nr/Mt), 369 Hunter (Vg), 469 Killebrew (Ex), 475 Palmer (Pr), 480 McCovey (Ex), 510 Mazeroski (Ex+), and 531 B. Robinson CL (Ex). 16) 1968 Topps (11 cards): #20 B. Robinson (Nr/Mt-Mt), two 45 Seaver (Ex-Mt+ and Ex), three 50 Mays (two Ex-Mt and Ex), 58 Mathews (Nr/Mt+), two 80 Carew (Nr/Mt and Ex), 100 Gibson (Nr/Mt), and 280 Mantle (Ex+). 17) 1969 Topps (12 cards): Two #20 Banks (Ex+ and Ex), two 95 Bench (both Ex-Mt), 100 Aaron (Ex+), 255 Carlton (Ex), 260 Jackson RC (Ex+), 335 Mazeroski (Nr/Mt), 375 Killebrew (Nr/Mt), 385 Cepeda (Ex-Mt), 412 Mantle CL (Ex), and 424 Rose AS (Nr/Mt). 18) 1969 Topps Deckle Edge (1 card): #33 Mays (Ex). 19) 1970 Topps (3 cards): #197 Ryan WS (Ex+), 230 B. Robinson (Nr/Mt-Mt), and 300 Seaver (Ex+). 20) 1971 Topps (1 card): #100 Rose (Ex+). 21) 1972 Topps (5 cards): #310 Clemente IA (Ex+), 229 Aaron (Ex), 433 Bench (Ex-Mt), 445 Seaver (Ex-Mt), and 550 B. Robinson (Ex-Mt). 22) 1973 Topps (2 cards): #130 Rose (Ex) and 305 Mays (Nr/Mt). 23) 1975 Topps (4 cards): #1 Aaron HL (Ex), 228 Brett RC (Nr/Mt), 320 Rose (Ex-Mt), and 660 Aaron (Ex). 24) 1979 Topps (2 cards): #115 Ryan (Nr/Mt-Mt) and 116 Smith RC ( Ex+). Truly a collection unto itself, this grouping includes many of the most important cards of the era. A sizable, original-owner collection with numerous highlights and a tremendous break value. Total: 216 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,500+. SOLD FOR $4,444


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