1953 Topps Baseball Near Set (269/274) with (173) Graded—Very Sharp 
Lot Number 134
 
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Presented is a stunning 1953 Topps Baseball near set of (269/274) cards. Bolstered by (173) PSA, GAI and SGC graded pieces, including (62) PSA 7, (6) GAI 7.5 and (25) GAI 7 commons, more than 40% of this assemblage grades (NM) or better. The remaining (99) ungraded cards have an approximate condition breakdown of 30% (NM or better), 35% (EX-MT), 25% (EX) and 10% (VG-EX or lesser). Additionally, the more challenging high numbers present as well, or better than, the low series. Highlights include #37 Mathews (GAI 6.5), Wynn (GAI 7), #66 Minoso (PSA 7), #76 Reese (VG), #77 Mize (GAI 7), #86 B. Martin (GAI 7), #104 Berra (GAI 7), #114 Rizzuto (VG-EX), #147 Spahn (PSA 7), #151 Wilhelm (PSA 7), #207 Ford (PSA 7), #228 Newhouser (GAI 7.5) and #244 Mays (VG-EX). Only #1 Robinson, #27 Campanella, #82 Mantle, #220 Paige and #258 Gilliam RC are missing from this high-grade assembly. This sophomore Topps edition is a prime addition to the collection of any discerning graded card investor. For a complete list of key and graded cards, please visit our website.

#37 Mathews (GAI 6.5), #41 Slaughter (PSA 6), #54 Feller (GAI 6.5), #61 Wynn (GAI 7), #62 Irvin (GAI 6.5), #66 Minoso (PSA 7), #76 Reese (VG), #77 Mize (GAI 7), #78 Schoendienst (EX), #81 Black (VG-EX), #86 B. Martin (GAI 7), #104 Berra (GAI 7), #114 Rizzuto (VG-EX), #138 Kell (PSA 7), #147 Spahn (PSA 7), #151 Wilhelm (PSA 7), #162 Kluszewski (PSA 7), #191 Kiner (VG-EX), #207 Ford (PSA 7), #228 Newhouser (GAI 7.5), #244 Mays (VG-EX), #246 Face RC (PSA 8, oc), #254 Roe (PSA 7), #263 Podres RC (PSA 6), #280 Bolling RC (PSA 6); PSA Graded Commons: (80 cards) with PSA 8: #226 (oc); PSA 7: #2, 6, 11, 17, 19, 26, 30-35, 42, 44, 46, 49, 60, 70, 75, 83, 89, 90, 98, 102, 109, 110, 120, 127, 131, 133, 139, 153, 158, 166, 168, 170, 177, 183-186, 190, 194, 198, 205, 210, 213-215, 219, 227, 231, 232, 234, 235, 239, 241, 248, 265, 273, 279; PSA 6: #3, 57, 68, 87, 88, 113, 129, 135, 154, 155, 167, 197, 230, 233, 242, 249, 259; GAI Graded Commons: (69 cards) with GAI 7.5: #8, 53, 72, 130, 195, 199; GAI 7: #15, 24, 45, 58, 67, 73, 80, 91, 93, 115, 116, 128, 164, 178-181, 188, 189, 196, 223, 245, 252, 262, 274; GAI 6.5: #10, 21, 23, 52, 108, 117, 119, 125, 145, 176, 182, 251; GAI 6: #39, 47, 51, 59, 63-65, 126, 160, 192, 224, 237, 270; GAI 5.5: #20, 84, 103, 200, 206, 269; GAI 5: #79, 94, 107, 150, 156, 169; GAI 4.5: #69; SGC Graded Commons: (2 cards) with SGC 80: #152, 208. 
 
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