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1956 Topps Complete PSA-Graded Set (340 plus 2 Checklist)

Starting Bid - $2,000, Sold For - $7,638

The 1956 Topps set has always been one of the most popular sets of the 1950s. Issued in the heart of the decade, the 1956 Topps set includes everyone from Aaron to Williams, all in brilliant, stunning color, and in an exciting horizontal format. Presented is an exceptional complete set of this classic issue. All of the 342 cards in this complete set (#1-340 plus two checklists) have been graded and encapsulated by PSA: 242 of the 342 cards in this complete set have been graded EX-MT 6, seventeen cards are graded EX-MT+ 6.5, eight-one cards are graded NM 7, and two cards are graded NM+ 7.5. As any collector of high-grade early 1950s cards knows, assembling a complete set of any 1950s vintage issue in high-grade is extremely challenging. This is a spectacular set and an extraordinary collecting achievement. PSA grading composite: Two cards are graded NM+ 7.5: #24 and 53. Eighty-one cards are graded NM 7: #7, 12, 13, 14, 16, 19, 21, 35, 42, 46, 47, 56, 57, 60, 62, 64, 65, 69, 73, 75, 84, 87, 96, 98, 104, 106, 109 Slaughter, 115, 118 Fox, 123, 125 Minoso, 129, 138, 139, 140, 141, 147, 148, 154, 155, 156, 166 Dodgers team, 170, 178, 189, 199, 207, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 222, 228, 229, 230, 231, 234, 250 Doby, 252, 261, 268, 269, 270, 273, 275, 278, 284, 303, 305, 310, 312, 314, 315, 318, 320, 330, 332 Larsen, 333, and both unnumbered checklist cards: #1/3 Checklist and #2/4 Checklist. Seventeen cards are graded EX-MT+ 6.5: #18, 26, 34, 44, 79 Koufax, 88, 97, 116, 121, 131, 142, 197, 205, 276, 283, 299, and 309. 242 cards are graded EX-MT 6: including #1 Harridge, 5 Williams, 10 Spahn, 15 Banks, 20 Kaline, 30 Robinson, 31 Aaron, 33 Clemente, 101 Campanella, 107 Mathews, 110 Berra, 113 Rizzuto, 120 Ashburn, 130 Mays, 135 Mantle, 145 Hodges, 150 Snider, 164 Killebrew, 181 Martin, 200 Feller, 240 Ford, 251 Yankees, 260 Reese, and 292 Aparicio RC. This is an extremely attractive high-grade complete set of this classic early Topps issue. The total SMR value for the individual cards exceeds $10,000. Total 342 cards. Reserve $2,000. Estimate $4,000/$8,000. SOLD FOR $7,638


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