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Ultimate 1953-1980 Baseball Shoebox Collection of (2225) Cards—Absolutely Loaded

Lot Number 238

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Few superlatives can accurately describe the magnitude of this absolutely loaded 1953-1980 baseball shoebox collection of (2225) cards. This cardboard feast is a dealer’s paradise as it is stacked with hundreds of Hall of Famers and stars from mainstream and oddball issues. Quite simply, it is one of the strongest of these popular collections we have offered. Highlights include 1956 Topps: #31 Aaron (EX-MT); 1962 Topps: (109 cards, aggregate VG-EX, 54 high numbers); 1964 Topps: #150 Mays (EX); 1967 Topps: (256 cards, average VG-EX,); 1967 Topps Posters set: (32/32, average EX-MT, 25% tape residue/writing); 1968 Topps: (133 cards, mostly stars, average EX); 1969 Topps: #50 Clemente (VG-EX), #100 Aaron (VG-EX), (2) #440 McCovey (both GD, one white letters); 1971 Topps: (274 cards, average VG-EX, loaded with stars) with (8) #250 Bench (average VG), (2) #600 Mays (VG-EX, GD); 1972 Topps: (4) #49 Mays (average VG), (3) #299 Aaron (all VG); 1972 Topps Photo Tattoos: (3 sheets) with #1 B. Robinson/Marichal (NM), #9 Aaron (NM), #11 Bench/F. Robinson (NM); 1973 Topps: (3) #50 Clemente (EX-MT, VG, GD), (6) #100 Aaron (average VG-EX), (3) #305 Mays (EX, VG, GD); 1975 Hostess Twinkies: (34 cards, average NM) with #80 Yount RC (NM) and #130 Aaron (NM). More on our website.

1953 Topps: (7 cards, average FR, 29% reverse paper loss/writing);

1955 Bowman: (9 cards, majority VG-EX);

1955 Topps: (3 cards, mainly VG, all Braves);

1956 Topps: (5 cards, average VG) with #31 Aaron (EX-MT);

1957 Topps: (9 cards, median VG-EX) with #24 Mazeroski RC (VG);

1958 Topps: (14 cards, composite VG);

1959 Topps: (30 cards, mainly GD) with #562 Kaline AS (FR);

1960 Topps: (20 cards, composite VG) with #1 Wynn (GD), #132 F. Howard RC (NM), #561 Kaline AS (GD);

1961 Topps: (33 cards, average GD, 10% tape/writing) with #200 Spahn (FR), #480 Campanella MVP (VG), #525 Perranoski RC (FR);

1962 Topps: (109 cards, aggregate VG-EX, 54 high numbers) with #395 Mays AS (FR), #537 Indians Team (VG), #552 Cubs Team (GD), #594 Uecker RC (EX);

1963 Topps: (17 cards, average VG);

1964 Topps: (22 cards, median VG-EX) with #150 Mays (EX);

1965 Topps: (44 cards, composite VG) with #282 Murakami RC (VG-EX);

1966 Topps: (116 cards, majority GD) with #160 Ford (GD), #215 Clemente/Aaron/Mays (VG);

1967 Topps: (256 cards, average VG-EX, 3 high numbers) with #1 The Champs (FR), #5 Ford (VG-EX), #607 Stanley (VG);

1967 Topps Posters set: (32/32, average EX-MT, 25% tape residue/writing) with #6 Mantle (FR, reverse writing), #11 Clemente (NM), #12 Mays (FR, tape residue), #15 Aaron (FR, tape residue);

1968 Topps: (133 cards, mostly stars, average EX) with #3 Clemente/Aaron LL (EX-MT), #58 Mathews (EX), #330 Maris (PR, reverse paper loss), #355 Banks (EX), #370 Aaron AS (VG-EX), #408 Carlton (VG), (2) #500 F. Robinson (NM, EX-MT), (3) #520 Brock (EX-MT, VG-EX, VG);

1969 Topps: (50 cards, mostly stars, average VG) with #50 Clemente (VG-EX), #100 Aaron (VG-EX), #400 Drysdale (GD), #412 Mantle CL (VG), #424 Rose AS (GD), (2) #440 McCovey (both GD, one white letters);

1969 Topps Decals: (8 stars, average EX-MT) with Aaron (EX-MT), Mays (VG), Rose (EX-MT);

1970 Topps: (275 cards, aggregate EX) with #10 Yastrzemski (VG-EX), #195 Seaver Playoffs (VG-EX), (2) #211 T. Williams (VG-EX, GD), #220 Carlton (GD), (2) #230 B. Robinson (both VG-EX), #458 Rose AS (VG-EX), #464 Bench AS (PR, writing), #530 Gibson (VG-EX), (2) #630 Banks (both GD);

1971 Kelloggs: (33 cards, average VG, roughly half display minor cracking) with #10 Mays (GD), (2) #17 Brock (one VG-EX, one FR, cracking), #33 McCovey (VG-EX), (3) #50 Banks (one GD, (2) FR, cracking), #55 Killebrew (GD);

1971 Topps: (274 cards, average VG-EX, loaded with stars) with (2) #1 Orioles Team (VG-EX, GD), (2) #5 Munson (VG-EX, VG), (5) #14 Concepcion RC (average VG-EX), (2) #20 R. Jackson (VG-EX, VG), #26 Blyleven RC (VG-EX), (2) #55 Carlton (average VG-EX), (2) #160 Seaver (VG-EX, GD), (4) #180 Kaline (average VG-EX), (6) #210 Carew (average VG), (9) #230 Stargell (average VG), (8) #250 Bench (average VG), (17) #264 Morgan (average VG), (9) #300 B. Robinson (average VG-EX), (2) #341 Garvey RC (VG-EX, GD), (11) #361 Sutton (average VG-EX), (5) #450 Gibson (average VG), (2) #525 Banks (VG-EX, VG), (5) #530 Yastrzemski (average VG-EX), (2) #550 Killebrew (EX, VG-EX), #580 Perez (EX), (2) #600 Mays (VG-EX, GD), #630 Clemente (VG), (4) #640 F. Robinson (average VG-EX), (2) #641 Mets Team (both VG-EX), #650 R. Allen (EX-MT), (2) #700 Powell (EX, VG-EX), #740 Aparicio (EX-MT), #750 McLain (VG-EX);

1972 Topps: (121 cards, composite VG-EX) with (4) #49 Mays (average VG), (2) #50 Mays IA (EX, VG), (3) #299 Aaron (all VG), (3) #300 Aaron IA (VG-EX, VG, GD), #310 Clemente IA (VG), #420 Carew (EX-MT), (2) #550 B. Robinson (EX, GD), #754 F. Robinson TRD (EX-MT);

1972 Topps Photo Tattoos: (3 sheets) with #1 B. Robinson/Marichal (NM), #9 Aaron (NM), #11 Bench/F. Robinson (NM);

1973 Topps: (93 cards, aggregate EX) with (4) #1 Aaron/Ruth/Mays (average VG), (3) #50 Clemente (EX-MT, VG, GD), (2) #67 Carlton/Ryan LL (VG-EX, GD), (6) #100 Aaron (average VG-EX), #130 Rose (EX-MT), (4) #193 Fisk (average VG-EX), (3) #255 R. Jackson (NM, EX-MT, VG-EX), (4) #300 Carlton (average VG), (3) #305 Mays (EX, VG, GD), (4) #350 Seaver (average EX), (2) #380 Bench (VG-EX, GD), #471 Cobb LDR (VG-EX), #472 Gehrig LDR (EX), (2) #473 Aaron LDR (both VG), (2) #474 Ruth LDR (EX, VG);

1974 Topps: (145 cards, average EX-MT, mostly stars, 2 Washington variations) with (3) #1 Aaron (VG, GD, FR), (6) #130 R. Jackson (average EX-MT, (6) #252 Parker RC (average EX-MT), (3) #283 Schmidt (NM, VG, GD), (3) #300 Rose (VG, GD, FR);

1975 Hostess Twinkies: (34 cards, average NM) with #80 Yount RC (NM), #130 Aaron (NM);

1975 Topps: (34 cards, median VG) with #320 Rose (VG);

1975 Topps Mini: (14 cards, average VG-EX) with #61 Winfield (EX), #70 Schmidt (VG), #320 Rose (VG-EX), #616 Rice RC (GD), #620 Carter RC (VG);

1976 Topps: (46 stars, average EX-MT) with (2) #1 Aaron RB (VG, GD), (2) #24 Rose (both EX-MT), (3) #316 Yount (NM, VG, GD), (2) #550 Aaron (VG-EX, GD);

1977 Topps: (25 stars, mainly EX-MT);

1978 Topps: (56 stars, average EX-MT) with #36 Murray RC (EX);

1979 Topps: (45 stars, aggregate EX-MT);

1980 Topps: (110 cards, median NM) with (13) #270 Schmidt (average NM)

 
 
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