August 9, 2018: Sports & Americana Auction
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Offered here is a truly impressive array of important 1956 Topps Baseball cards, with a lineup that includes seven Hall of Famers, a host of important stars and Rookie cards, plus six Team cards and even three PSA-graded examples that provide a nice glimpse into the broader condition range. That range is imposing indeed: the offering is essentially Excellent to Near-Mint, with the emphasis to Ex-Mt and more than a dozen reaching Near-Mint status. Almost 75 percent of the array is Ex-Mt or better. The cards are significantly better than these coveted cards are typically found in older collections, boasting strong colors and gloss and a handsome, uniform presentation. Hall of Famers Pee Wee Reese, Enos Slaughter, Early Wynn, Bob Lemon, Nellie Fox, Robin Roberts and Warren Giles headline, along with a star roster that features Carl Erskine, Ken Boyer, Gil McDougald, Harvey Haddix, Jim Gilliam, Bobby Thomson, Clem Labine, Mickey McDermott, and Herb Score’s Rookie card. The three slabbed cards are No. 14 Boyer – PSA 6, No. 77 Haddix (White Back) – PSA 6.5 and No. 112 Fondy (Gray Back) – PSA 8. The six Team cards in the grouping (listed below) are all with Team Name Centered. The breakdown: Nr-Mt to Mint – No. 112 Fondy (PSA 8); Near-Mint (12) – No. 70 o/c, 74 o/c, 82 o/c (2, White Back and Gray Back), 97 o/c, (Gray Back), 109 Slaughter o/c, 134 Cardinals Team o/c, 186 o/c, 187 Wynn o/c, 210 o/c, 255 Lemon o/c, and 286 o/c; Ex-Mt (44) – No. 2 Giles o/c, (2, White Back and Gray Back), 9 (White Back), 14 Boyer (PSA 6), 19 (White Back), 23 (Gray Back), 27 (White Back), 29, 51 o/c (White Back), 52 (Gray Back), 53 o/c, 60 o/c, 63, 66 o/c, 75 o/c, 76 o/c, 77 o/c (Gray Back), 77 Haddix (White Back, PSA 6.5), 80 o/c, 92, 97 (White Back), 100 Orioles Team o/c, 111 Red Sox Team o/c, 118 Fox o/c, 151, 161 o/c, 180 Roberts o/c, 202 o/c, 204 o/c, 205, 213 Tigers Team o/c, 221 o/c, 225, 226 Giants Team, 233, 252 o/c, 257 o/c, 260 Reese o/c, 290, 297 o/c, 318 o/c, 323 and 338 o/c; Excellent (15) – No. 14 (Gray Back), 27 (Gray Back), 41, 46, 48, 54, 114, 129, 140 Score, 148, 182, 244, 280, 295 o/c and 340 o/c; VG-Ex (2) – No. 6 – (light, small crease) and No. 146 Nats Team.
High-Grade 1956 Topps Baseball Grouping With HOFers, Three Slabbed (74)
High-Grade 1956 Topps Baseball Grouping With HOFers, Three Slabbed (74)
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Minimum Bid: $200
Final prices include buyers premium.: $239
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Thursday, August 9, 2018.
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