August 3, 2017: Sports & Americana Auction
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Here is a chance to pick up to largely unimprovable Topps basketball issues from the 1970’s, the spectacular oversized 1976-77 set and the conventional size 1978-79 offering, both in a standout condition that affords a wonderful, consistent presentation. The elegant 1976-77 issue, the oversized 3 1/8-by-5 ¼-inch classic that features the greatest stars of the era in blazing crisp colors and an overall Ex-Mt to Nr-Mt condition. The offered set of 144 cards is essentially equally divided between the condition range, with a detailed breakdown included below. The regular-sized 1978-79 set, complete at 132 cards, is basically Near-Mint to Nr-Mt to Mt, with a few falling to Ex-Mt and the emphasis to Near-Mint. A listing of the key Hall of Famers and major stars is also featured below. 1976-77 Topps Basketball (144) – Near-Mint (68): No. 6, 8, 10 Lanier, 11, 12, 14, 16 Wilkes, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 25, 26, 28 Haywood, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 39, 41, 43 Bradley, 46, 47, 51, 52, 53, 54, 57 Walton, 62, 65, 69 Williams, 70 McGinnis, 71, 72, 73, 76 Bing, 79, 80, 86, 91, 92, 93 Cunningham, 95, 97, 98 Monroe, 100 Abdul-Jabbar, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 112, 113, 117, 119, 121, 122, 131, 133, 134 and 136; Ex-Mt (73): No. 1 Erving, 2, 3, 4, 5 Unseld, 7, 9, 13, 15, 20 Archibald, 23, 24, 27, 29, 30 Cowens, 38, 40, 42, 44, 45,48 Checklist, 49, 50 Barry, 55, 56, 58, 59, 60 Maravich, 61, 63, 64 Frazier, 66, 67, 68 Gervin,74, 75, 77, 78, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 87, 88, 89, 90 Havlicek, 94 Issel, 96 Hudson, 99, 101 Malone, 110, 111, 114, 115, 116, 118, 120 Hayes, 123, 124, 125 Goodrich, 126 Abdul-Jabbar All-Star, 127 Erving All-Star, 128, 129, 130 Maravich All-Star, 135, 137, 138, 139, 141, 142 and 143; Excellent (3): No. 132 Barry All-Star, 140 McAdoo and 144. 1978-79 Topps Basketball (132): No. 1 Walton – Nr-Mt, 7 Unseld – Nr-Mt, 13 Murphy – Nr-Mt, 19 – Excellent, 20 Gervin – VG-Ex, 24 Hudson – Nr-Mt, 25 Hayes – Nr-Mt, 38 Malone – Nr-Mt, 40 Cowens – Nr-Mt to Mt o/c, 45 Monroe – Nr-Mt to Mt, 60 Barry – Nr-Mt o/c, 61 Bing – Nr-Mt, 67 Checklist – Ex, 71 Gilmore – Nr-Mt, 75 King – Ex-Mt, 78 Johnson – Nr-Mt, 80 Maravich – Nr-Mt o/c, 81 Issel – Nr-Mt, 83 Frazier – Ex-Mt, 85 White – Nr-Mt o/c, 86 Parish – Nr-Mt o/c, 95 Goodrich – Nr-Mt, 100 Thompson – Nr-Mt, 107 Haywood – Nr-Mt, 110 Abdul-Jabbar – Nr-Mt, 115 – Ex-Mt, 125 Lanier – Ex-Mt o/c and 130 Ewing – Nr-Mt.
High-Grade 1976-77 and 1978-79 Topps Basketball Complete Sets (2)
High-Grade 1976-77 and 1978-79 Topps Basketball Complete Sets (2)
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Minimum Bid: $100
Final prices include buyers premium.: $261
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Thursday, August 3, 2017.

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