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1956-1959 Topps Autographed Baseball-Card Collection (895)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $10,575

Collection of 895 autographed Topps baseball cards spanning the years 1956 through 1959. A total of fifty-one Hall of Famer signatures are featured in the collection, representing twenty-seven different players. All signatures, penned in a variety of inks, appear on the front. Grades range from "3" to "10," averaging "8/9." Although we did not notice any duplicates, it is possible that a few might be found. In our inventory breakdown, we have noted the four different partial sets offered here, the number of signed cards per set (in parentheses), and all of the Hall of Famer signed cards in the respective set. 1956 Topps (196): # 15 Banks (encapsulated and graded EX 5 by PSA), 20 Kaline, 109 Slaughter, 120 Ashburn, 164 Killebrew, 165 Schoendienst, 180 Roberts, 195 Kell, 200 Feller, 236 Slaughter, 250 Doby (grading "5"), 255 Lemon, and 307 Wilhelm. 1957 Topps (192): # 70 Ashburn, 100 Giles, 120 Lemon, 170 Snider, 203 Wilhelm, 204 Slaughter, 215 Slaughter, and 230 Kell. 1958 Topps (240): # 2 Lemon, 5 Mays (grading "7"), 40 Kell, 88 Snider, 90 Roberts, 115 Bunning, 142 Slaughter, 230 Ashburn (in pencil), 288 Killebrew, 307 B. Robinson, 314 Snider, 320 Ford, 375 Reese, 436 Snider, 476 Musial (grading "6"), 480 Mathews (grading "7"), and 494 Spahn. 1959 Topps (267): # 20 Snider, 149 Bunning, 150 Musial, 155 Slaughter, 180 Berra, 292 Williams, 300 Ashburn, 349 Wilhelm, 352 Roberts, 392 Herzog, 415 Mazeroski, 430 Ford, and 457 Koufax. Cards range in graded from Fr to Ex, averaging Vg. This is a very substantial collection of signed Topps cards from the 1950s. This is a collection unto itself, or could provide the foundation for the assembly of complete signed sets. Total: 895 signed cards. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000++. SOLD FOR $10,575


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