1953 Topps "Fighting Marines" Complete Set (96)

Sold For: $480

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2501

Item Year: 1953

Category: Non-Sports Cards/Sheets/Card Artwork

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Complete 96-card set of 1953 Topps "Fighting Marines," one of the great classics of early 1950s nonsport card issues and one of the earliest of all Topps sets. The "Fighting Marines" set depicts training sessions and famous events in Marine Corps history dating back from the American Revolution to the Korean Conflict. Topps used multicolored artwork and photographs in the production of the set. Condition is 44% Ex to Ex-Mt and 56% Vg to Vg-Ex (including four lesser). Exceptionally attractive mid-grade set of these popular military cards from the early 1950s. Total: 96 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+.

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