1963 Topps Partial Set (432/576) Including #537 Pete Rose Rookie SGC EX/NM 80

Sold For: $1,560

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1139

Item Year: 1963

Category: Postwar Baseball Cards (1948-present)

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Outstanding mid-grade partial set of 1963 Topps baseball consisting of 432 different cards (out of 576 in a complete set), highlighted by a very attractive SGC EX/NM 80 example of the key rookie card of Pete Rose (submitted by REA). Condition is 43% Ex (including some better), 51% Vg to Vg-Ex, and 6% lesser. Keys: #25 Kaline (Vg), 120 Maris (Vg), 125 Roberts (Vg+), 169 Perry (Ex), 173 Bombers’ Best (Vg-Ex+), 210 Koufax (Vg+), 228 Oliva RC (pencil mark on back, otherwise Vg-Ex), 320 Spahn (next card shows, otherwise Gd+), 390 Aaron (Gd), 412 Dodgers’ Big Three (Ex), 472 Brock (Vg), 500 Killebrew (Ex+), 520 Cepeda (Vg-Ex), 525 Fox (Ex+), 537 Rose RC (SGC EX/NM 80), 540 Clemente (Ex-Mt), 544 Staub RC (Ex-Mt), and 553 Stargell RC (Ex+). A superb foundation for the assembly of a very attractive and consistent complete set of this popular 1960s issue. The equivalent SMR value for just the Pete Rose rookie card is $900. Total: 432 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000+.

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