1959 Topps Complete Set (572)

Sold For: $2,040

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1086

Item Year: 1959

Category: Postwar Baseball Cards (1948-present)

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60% Ex to Ex-Mt (mostly Ex), 35% Vg to Vg-Ex, and 5% lesser. The 1959 Topps set is highlighted by all the stars and Hall of Famers of the era, including the rookie card of St. Louis Cardinal HOFer Bob Gibson. We have submitted three cards to be professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA. Keys: #1 Frick (Vg+), 10 Mantle (VG 3), 20 Snider (Vg+), 30 Fox (Vg-Ex), 40 Spahn (Vg-Ex), 50 Mays (Ex), 150 Musial (95/5 L/R, otherwise Vg-Ex), 163 Koufax (Ex), 180 Berra (Vg), 202 Maris (VG-EX 4), 212 Fence Busters (Vg), 317 NL Hitting Kings (Vg+), 338 S. Anderson RC (Vg-Ex+), 350 Banks (Vg-Ex), 360 Kaline (Vg), 380 Aaron (Vg-Ex+), 387 Drysdale (Ex), 430 Ford (Vg-Ex), 435 F. Robinson (pencil mark on back, otherwise Vg-Ex), 439 B. Robinson (15/85 L/R, otherwise Ex+), 450 Mathews (Ex), 461 Mantle Homer (90/10 L/R, otherwise Ex), 464 May's Catch (Vg+), 467 Aaron Clubs Homer (Vg), 470 Musial Hit (Gd+), 478 Clemente (Vg+), 509 Cash RC (Gd), 510 Yankees team (marked, otherwise Vg), 514 Gibson RC (VG-EX 4), 515 Killebrew (Ex), 543 Corsair Outfield Trio Clemente (Vg+), 550 Campanella (Vg+), 559 Banks AS (Vg+), 561 Aaron AS (Vg-Ex), 563 Mays AS (no right border, otherwise Vg-Ex+), and 564 Mantle AS (90/10 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt). This set features many key stars more than once, as so many stars appear again in special multiplayer cards or in the All-Star series in the scarce high-number series (#507-572). Very attractive mixed-grade complete set. Total: 572 cards. Reserve $400. Estimate $1,000+.


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