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1953 Topps Complete Set (274)
Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $3,190.00
50% range in grade from Vg to Ex, 50% grade Gd to Gd-Vg (includes a few slightly lesser). Keys: # 1 Robinson (back damage, otherwise Gd-Vg), 10 Burgess SP (paper loss on reverse, otherwise Gd-Vg), 27 Campanella (70/30 L/R, otherwise Ex bordering on Ex-Mt), 37 Mathews (Vg-Ex/Ex), 41 Slaughter (Gd), 54 Feller (Gd), 61 Wynn SP (Gd), 62 Irvin (Vg), 76 Reese (Gd-Vg), 77 Mize (Ex), 78 Schoendienst (Ex), 81 Black SP (Gd-Vg), 82 Mantle (glue residue on the reverse, otherwise Gd-Vg), 86 Martin (Vg), 87 Lopat (Gd-Vg), 104 Berra (centered towards the bottom right border, otherwise Ex-Mt), 114 Rizzuto (Gd-Vg), 119 Sain SP (Gd-Vg), 138 Kell (very light stain on the top border, otherwise Ex), 147 Spahn (paper loss on reverse, otherwise Gd), 149 DiMaggio (Gd-Vg), 151 Wilhelm (Ex), 162 Klu (Gd), 191 Kiner (Gd), 207 Ford (Gd), 220 Paige (Fr), 228 Newhouser (10/90 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 244 Mays (a particularly attractive and strong example of this key card, technically grades Vg-Ex/Ex, with Ex appearance), 246 Face (Gd), 254 Roe (Vg), 258 Gilliam SP (Gd-Vg), 263 Podres SP (centered 20/80 towards the top right border, otherwise Ex), 265 Jensen SP (Vg-Ex/Ex), 273 Haddix SP (Gd), 280 Bolling (Gd). This is a very attractive and relatively affordable mid-grade complete set of one of card collecting's most popular issues, with a particularly strong example of key card #244 Willie Mays. Total 274 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000. SOLD FOR $3,190.00
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