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(1750+) 1952-1980s Baseball Shoebox Collection with Many Stars

Lot Number 162

Quantity: Bid Starts: 09/13/2009 16:00:00 
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Description

Featured is a (1750+) 1952-1980s baseball shoebox collection. This star-studded gathering is headlined by 1952 Topps: #33 Spahn (GD), #227 Garagiola (VG); 1963 Fleer: #42 Koufax (VG), 1966 Topps: #126 Palmer RC (EX), 1970 Topps: #350 Clemente (VG-EX), #580 Rose (NM), #660 Bench (NM), #712 Ryan (slight trim); 1971 Topps: #630 Clemente (GD), 1972 Topps: (2) #49 Mays (NM, VG), #595 Ryan (EX); 1973 Topps: (2) #50 Clemente (EX, trimmed), (2) #305 Mays (EX-MT, VG); 1975 Topps: (28 cards, mostly EX-MT) with (3) #223 Yount RC (EX-MT, EX, GD), (2) #228 Brett RC (both EX-MT) and 1978 Topps: (654 cards, median NM) with (3) #707 Molitor/Trammell RC ((2) NM, EX-MT). Also present are (250) 1980s baseball star cards, including (4) 1982 Topps #21 Ripken RC (average EX-MT). It should be noted that a fire at the annex of the consignor's house has resulted in a scent that emanates from the cards. However, the condition of the majority of the contents is not affected. For a complete list of key cards, please visit our website.

1952 Topps: #33 Spahn (GD), #227 Garagiola (VG);

1963 Fleer: (2 cards, mostly VG) with #42 Koufax (VG);

1966 Topps: #126 Palmer RC (EX);

1970 Topps: (36 cards, average EX) with #1 Mets Team (EX), (4) #10 Yastrzemski (average EX), #140 R. Jackson (VG), #189 Munson RC (PR), #230 B. Robinson (EX), (2) #290 Carew (EX, VG), (4) #300 Seaver (average VG-EX), #350 Clemente (VG-EX), #458 Rose AS (EX), #530 Gibson (EX), #580 Rose (NM), #660 Bench (NM), #712 Ryan (slight trim);

1971 Topps: (30 cards, average EX) with #1 Orioles Team (VG), #5 Munson (VG), (2) #20 R. Jackson (VG, one colored), (2) #55 Carlton (EX, VG-EX), #100 Rose (VG), (2) #160 Seaver (EX, one colored), #230 Stargell (EX), (5) #341 Garvey RC (average EX), #530 Yastrzemski (EX), #570 Palmer (EX-MT), #600 Mays (colored), #630 Clemente (GD), #640 F. Robinson (EX), #709 Baylor RC (colored);

1972 Topps: (15 cards, composite EX-MT) with (2) #49 Mays (NM, VG), #300 Aaron IA (VG-EX), #310 Clemente IA (VG-EX), #433 Bench (EX), #445 Seaver (VG-EX), #595 Ryan (EX);

1973 Topps: (30 cards, median EX-MT) with (2) #50 Clemente (EX, trimmed), (2) #130 Rose (EX-MT, EX), (6) #245 Yastrzemski (average EX-MT), (2) #255 R. Jackson (both EX-MT), #300 Carlton (EX-MT), (2) #305 Mays (EX-MT, VG), #380 Bench (EX-MT), #471 Cobb LDR (EX-MT), #472 Gehrig LDR (EX-MT), #474 Ruth LDR (EX), (2) #614 Evans RC (NM, EX-MT);

1974 Topps: (6 cards, median EX-MT) with #283 Schmidt (EX-MT);

1975 SSPC Puzzle Backs: (29 cards, average EX-MT);

1975 Topps: (28 cards, mostly EX-MT) with (3) #223 Yount RC (EX-MT, EX, GD), (2) #228 Brett RC (both EX-MT), (3) #616 Rice RC (EX, VG-EX, VG), #620 Carter RC (VG-EX), (2) #660 Aaron (both EX-MT);

1975 Topps Mini: (6 cards, average VG-EX) with #228 Brett RC (VG-EX), #616 Rice RC (VG-EX), #620 Carter RC (EX);

1976 Safelon Discs: Carlton (NM-MT);

1976 Topps: (10 cards, median NM) with #1 Aaron HL (NM), #19 Brett (EX-MT), (5) #316 Yount (average NM);

1977 Topps: (7 cards, average NM) with #473 Dawson RC (NM), #580 Brett (NM);

1978 Topps: (654 cards, median NM) with (3) #36 Murray RC (EX-MT, VG-EX, VG), (3) #707 Molitor/Trammell RC ((2) NM, EX-MT);

1979 Topps: (648 cards, average VG) with #115 Ryan (VG), (3) #116 O. Smith RC (EX, VG-EX, VG);

Also present are (250) 1980s baseball star cards which includes 1980 Topps #482 Henderson RC (laminated), 1982 Fleer #176 Ripken RC (VG), (4) 1982 Topps #21 Ripken RC (average EX-MT), (2) 1983 topps #482 Gwynn RC (both NM), (3) 1983 Donruss #598 Gwynn RC (NM, (2) EX-MT), (6) 1983 Fleer #360 Gwynn RC (average NM), (6) 1984 Topps #8 Mattingly RC (average NM-MT), 1984 Fleer #131 Mattingly RC (EX), 1985 Topps #401 McGwire RC (NM);

A signed Buck Leonard (d.1997) Hall of Fame Yellow Plaque card and a signed Edsall Walker (Negro Leaguer) 3x5 index card round out this collection. 
 
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