1962 Topps Complete Set (598)

Sold For: $1,920

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1122

Item Year: 1962

Category: Postwar Baseball Cards (1948-present)

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15% Ex-Mt (including some higher), 75% Vg-Ex to Ex, and 10% lesser. The 1962 Topps set has a well-deserved reputation for being the era's most condition-sensitive issue. This is a very pleasing midgrade complete set of this classic, with all the great stars of the era. This particular set also includes twelve variations (ten green tint and both varaitions of #22 checklist) for a total of 610 cards. Fifteen cards are professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA. Keys: #1 Maris (EX 5), 5 Koufax (EX-MT 6), 10 Clemente (EX-MT 6), 18 Manager's Dream (EX 5), 25 Banks (Ex), 30 Mathews (Ex), 45 B. Robinson (Ex), 50 Musial (Vg-Ex+), 53 AL HR LDRS (Vg-Ex), 100 Spahn (85/15 L/R, otherwise Ex), 138 Ruth Special (EX-MT 6), 140 Gehrig/Ruth (EX-MT 6), 150 Kaline (EX-MT+ 6.5), 199 Perry RC (VG-EX 4), 200 Mantle (VG-EX 4), 218 Torre RC (Vg-Ex), 300 Mays (EX 5), 310 Ford (Vg), 313 Maris Blast (EX-MT 6), 318 Mantle Switch Hitter (EX-MT 6 [OC], 5/95 L/R), 320 Aaron (EX-MT 6), 340 Drysdale (Ex), 350 F. Robinson (Vg), 360 Berra (Vg-Ex), 387 Brock RC (NM 7), 394 Aaron AS (Vg+), 395 Mays AS (90/10 T/B, otherwise Ex+), 401 Maris/Cepeda (15/85 L/R, otherwise Ex), 425 Yastrzemski (5/95 L/R, otherwise Vg-Ex), 471 Mantle AS (EX 5), 500 Snider (miscut right edge, otherwise Vg-Ex), 530 Gibson (Vg-Ex), 544 McCovey (Vg), 545 Wilhelm (Ex-Mt), 575 Schoendienst (Vg+), 592 Bouton RC (Ex+), 594 Uecker RC (Gd), 596 Pepitone RC (Fr), and 598 Hickman RC (Ex). Affordable midgrade complete sets such as this are extremely popular and represent a tremendous collecting value. Total: 610 cards (set of 598 plus 12 variations). Reserve $400. Estimate $1,000+.


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