1955 Topps "Rails and Sails" Unopened Wax Box (24 packs)

Sold For: $6,463

Auction Year: 2010 spring

Lot: 1668

Item Year: 1955

Category: Non-Sports Cards/Sheets/Card Artwork

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Complete wax box of the popular 1955 Topps "Rails and Sails" set houses a total of twenty-four five-cent wax packs. The interior packs are in Excellent or better condition. The box shows a little shelf wear; technically it is in Vg-Ex condition but displays much nicer. The gorgeous color and amazing detail on each card make this set stand out as one of the most highly regarded and beautiful nonsport card sets ever produced. The 200-card 1955 "Topps Rails and Sails" set features 130 railroad locomotives and cars and 70 types of sailing vessels, with an astounding commitment to detail and historical accuracy. This is a rare complete box of this popular issue representing twenty-four unopened wax packs. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000.

SOLD FOR $6,463


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