1970-1972 Topps Autographed Baseball-Card Collection (293)

Sold For: $1,080

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 1660

Item Year: 1970

Category: Autographed Baseballs/Flats/Photos

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Collection of 293 different autographed Topps baseball cards, spanning the years 1970 to 1972, including thirteen cards signed by Hall of Fame players. With few exceptions (duly noted in our listing) all of the signatures appear on the front. The signatures (penned in a variety of inks) range from "1" to "10," averaging "7." (Approximately 20% of the signatures grade between "1" and "5.") Condition ranges from Gd to Nr-Mt, averaging Vg-Ex. The collection is composed of the following issues:

1) 1970 Topps (75 cards): #118, 120, 127, 134 (Seattle Pilots), 139, 151, 171, 178, 204 (personalized), 213, 216, 224 (Seattle Pilots), 231, 237, 251, 261, 275, 281, 325, 326, 334, 337, 338, 347, 351, 352, 363, 374, 379, 383, 386, 388, 391 (signed on back), 404, 405, 413, 418 (Seattle Pilots), 424, 434, 441 (Seattle Pilots), 447, 465, 475, 476, 479, 483, 489, 494, 500 H. Aaron (HOF), 507, 508, 511, 513, 517, 518, 524, 527, 540, 541, 545, 554, 561, 566, 569, 570, 572, 577, 592, 605, 624, 626, 641, 646, 647, and 658.

2) 1971 Topps (84 cards): #3, 18, 21 (signed on back), 32, 33 (signed on back), 37, 78 Spencer, 83 (signed by Foli only), 93 (signed by Riddleberger only on back), 119, 127 D. Thompson (died in 1976), 136, 141, 146, 157, 166, 174, 175, 176 (signed by Montgomery only), 189, 211, 215, 218 (signed on back, partial signature started on front), 223, 265, 266, 267, 269, 277, 285, 286, 288, 293, 296, 302, 304, 312 (signed on back, partial signature written on front), 316, 318 (signed on back), 322, 331 WS Game #5 - B. Robinson (HOF), 333, 342, 345, 352, 360, 366, 367, 379, 381, 384 Fingers (HOF), 388 A. Oliver, 389, 390, 391 (signed by Nash only), 396, 403, 418, 431, 432, 448, 476, 481, 485, 494, 503, 517 (signed on back), 523, 543 Yankees (signed by Blefary), 553 (personalized), 557, 569, 577, 602, 631, 638, 639, 653 SP, 678, 695, 704 SP, 711 SP, 714 D. Williams SP (HOF), and 737 SP.

3) 1972 Topps (134 cards): #2, 5, 15, 20, 25, 27, 40, 51 Killebrew (HOF), 52 Killebrew IA (HOF), 55, 58, 59, 60, 61 (signed by Stephenson only), 63, 64, 69, 72, 74, 75, 76, 83, 97, 99, 112 (signed on back), 119, 122, 123, 124 (signed by Torres only), 129, 137 D. Williams (HOF), 143, 148, 150 N. Cash, 184 (signed on back), 188, 207, 212, 216, 217, 218, 231, 246, 252, 271, 273, 274, 281, 285 G. Perry (HOF), 286, 298, 307, 311, 317, 319, 323 Weaver (HOF), 326, 327 (personalized), 328 Red Sox (signed by D. Camilli), 335, 340, 346, 348, 352, 355, 356, 358 S. Anderson (HOF), 361, 370, 374, 377, 384, 385, 393, 399, 429, 449 Lemon (HOF), 459, 462, 468, 471, 472, 495 (signed on back), 497, 503, 509, 515 Blyleven (HOF), 518, 527 (personalized), 528, 529, 533, 537, 540, 545, 548, 557, 558, 573, 583, 584, 585, 592, 594, 595 N. Ryan (HOF), 596, 599, 601, 605, 606, 607, 608, 610 (signed on back), 613 (signed on back), 615, 624 Topps' Minor League Player of the Year Award (signed by H. Koplitz - 1961 POY), 627, 628, 632, 634, 635, 637, 644, 649, 650, 657, 661, 682, 686 Garvey, 705, 725, 755, 766, and 768.

Total: 293 cards. Auction LOA from James Spence/JSA. Pre certified by Steve Grad and Brian Sobrero/Beckett Authentication. Reserve $200. Estimate (open).


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