1971 Topps Complete Set (752) with 195 Graded Cards and Five Variations

Sold For: $3,600

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 1434

Item Year: 1971

Category: Postwar Baseball Cards (1948-present)

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69% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt and 31% Ex to Ex-Mt (including six lesser, three with a slight trim, and twelve with color added). Beautiful mid- to high-grade complete set of 1971 Topps baseball consisting of 752 cards. Also included are variations for cards #123, 265, 306, 369, and 619. The black flush-to-the-border design of the 1971 Topps set makes this issue particularly challenging to collect in extremely high grade. 195 cards (representing nearly twenty-six percent of the set) are professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA (143), SGC (31), BVG (20), or GAI (1). Keys: #5 Munson (98/2 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), 20 Jackson (NM 84), 26 Blyleven RC (Nr/Mt), 100 Rose (NM 84), 160 Seaver (20/80 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt-Mt), 250 Bench (80/20 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 341 Garvey RC (NM+ 86), 400 Aaron (NM 84), 513 Ryan (NM+ 86), 525 Banks (Ex-Mt), 600 Mays (80/20 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 630 Clemente (NM 84), 640 F. Robinson (Nr/Mt+), and 709 Baylor/Baker RC (Nr/Mt+). Other Graded Cards: MINT 9 (1 card): #201 N.L. Playoff Game 3 (OC). NM-MT+ 8.5 (2 cards): #117 Simmons RC (SGC NM/MT+ 92) and 493 (SGC NM/MT+ 92). NM-MT 8 (55 cards): #15, 39, 43 (SGC NM/MT 88), 48, 98, 104, 106, 152, 159, 161 (SGC NM/MT 88), 163 (SGC NM/MT 88), 170, 179, 183 Hodges, 184, 193, 211 (SGC NM/MT 88), 217, 229, 241, 279, 285 (GAI NM-MT 8), 286 (SGC NM/MT 88), 289, 312, 326, 356, 359, 371, 376, 387, 443, 456, 464, 466, 473, 477, 479, 489, 507, 508, 520, 521, 522, 532, 535 (SGC NM/MT 88), 546, 547, 552, 587, 616, 657, 695, 721, and 728. NM+ 7.5 (39 cards): #18 (SGC NM+ 86), 69 (BVG NM+ 7.5), 123a (BVG NM+ 7.5), 137, 144, 147, 168, 175 (SGC NM+ 86), 186, 207 (SGC NM+ 86), 214, 222 (SGC NM+ 86), 256, 299 (SGC NM+ 86), 328, 354, 366, 369a, 375, 378, 408, 414 (SGC NM+ 86), 428 (SGC NM+ 86), 429 (BVG NM+ 7.5), 432 (BVG NM+ 7.5), 433, 440 (SGC NM+ 86), 442 (SGC NM+ 86), 462 (BVG NM+ 7.5), 482 (BVG NM+ 7.5), 484 (SGC NM+ 86), 501 (SGC NM+ 86), 563 (BVG NM+ 7.5), 566, 613 (SGC NM+ 86), 621, 631 (BVG NM+ 7.5), 649 SP, and 668 (BVG NM+ 7.5). NM 7 (89 cards): #38, 41, 68 (SGC NM 84), 76, 78, 81, 86 (BVG NM 7), 107, 112, 113, 121, 128, 132, 138, 139, 155, 162, 182, 188 (BVG NM 7), 195, 206b, 221 (BVG NM 7), 238, 242, 244, 247, 251, 267, 274, 293, 296, 297, 307, 332 (SGC NM 84), 333, 335, 343, 345, 364, 365, 367 (BVG NM 7), 372, 374, 379, 392, 396 (BVG NM 7), 397, 401, 404 (SGC NM 84), 405, 411, 412, 421 (BVG NM 7), 425, 436 (BVG NM 7), 457, 465, 467, 469, 474, 475 (BVG NM 7), 486, 543, 558, 565, 569, 595, 598, 601, 606, 612, 614, 619a, 629, 632 (BVG NM 7), 637 (SGC NM 84), 648 SP, 658 SP (BVG NM 7), 678, 684, 687 SP, 697 SP (SGC NM 84), 703, 710, 711 SP (BVG NM 7), 736 SP, 741, 742, and 747 SP. EX-MT 6 (3 cards): #54, 353, and 740 SP Aparicio. This is an extremely attractive complete set of this classic issue with several notable highlights! The SMR value for 194 of the graded cards (excluding the one qualified card and factoring the half-grades at the lower full-grade level) is $2,685. Total: 757 cards (complete set of 752 plus 5 variations).

Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000+.


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