1968 Topps Complete Set (598)

Sold For: $1,920

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 1410

Item Year: 1968

Category: Postwar Baseball Cards (1948-present)

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37% Nr/Mt or better, 50% Ex to Ex-Mt, and 13% Vg to Vg-Ex (including a few lesser). Highlighted by the rookie cards of HOFers Nolan Ryan and Johnny Bench, the 1968 Topps set also includes the extremely popular “combo” cards featuring more than one player with #480 Superstars (with Roberto Clemente), #490 Superstars (Harmon Killebrew, Mickey Mantle, and Willie Mays), and #530 Bird Belters (Frank and Brooks Robinson). Six cards have been graded and encapsulated by PSA: MINT 9 (1 card): #510. NM-MT+ 8.5 (1 card): #560. NM-MT 8 (4 cards): #172, 527, 534, 590. Keys: #20 B. Robinson (Ex), 45 Seaver (Ex), 50 Mays (30/70 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), 80 Carew (Ex), 100 Gibson (Ex+), 110 Aaron (Ex), 145 Drysdale (Ex+), 150 Clemente (Vg), 177 Ryan RC (15/85 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 220 Killebrew (Ex-Mt), 230 Rose (Nr/Mt+), 240 Kaline (Ex+), 247 Bench RC (Vg-Ex), 250 Yastrzemski (Ex-Mt), 280 Mantle (severe diamond cut, otherwise Vg+), 330 Maris (Nr/Mt+), 355 Banks (Ex), 408 Carlton (Ex-Mt), 480 Manager's Dream (Ex), 490 Superstars (Ex-Mt), 500 F. Robinson (Ex+), 520 Brock (75/25 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt), 528 Tigers (Fr due to tape on reverse), 530 Bird Belters (Ex-Mt), and 575 Palmer (Vg-Ex). The 1968 Topps set is naturally loaded with stars and Hall of Famers, and complete sets in this grade are extremely popular. Total: 598 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+.


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