(546) 1956 & 1957 Topps Baseball Near/Starter Set Collection with Mantle 
Lot Number 278
 
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Transitioning from the classic oversized vintage Topps issue to the more modern card, here are a pair of 1956 and 1957 Topps baseball partial sets. Showcasing a host of Hall of Fame talent including the likes of Mickey Mantle and Ted Williams, an abundance of key rookies are also present. With the majority of this group presenting in mid- to off-grade, the visual appeal of the early Topps sets is undeniable. Included are 1956 Topps Partial Set: (188 different cards, average VG) #1 Harridge (GD), #2 Giles (GD-VG), #5 T. Williams (VG-EX), #10 Spahn (VG), #15 Banks (GD-VG), #20 Kaline (VG-EX), #135 Mantle (VG-EX); 1957 Topps Near Set: (358 different cards, median VG-EX, twenty cards with writing) #7 Aparicio (VG-EX), #18 Drysdale RC (GD), #20 Aaron (GD), #24 Mazeroski RC (VG), #38 Fox (VG-EX), #80 Hodges (FR/GD), #90 Spahn (VG), #203 Wilhelm (VG-EX), #212 Colavito RC (FR), #215 Slaughter (VG), #230 Kell (VG-EX), #250 E. Mathews (GD), #312 Kubek RC (PSA 2) and #407 Mantle/Berra (GD). Both series have overall condition averages of VG and VG-EX respectively with some cards better and others lesser than the assigned aggregate. For a complete list of cards, including missing numbers for the 1957 near set, please visit our website.

1956 Topps Key Cards: #1 Harridge (GD), #2 Giles (GD-VG), #5 T. Williams (VG-EX), #8 Alston (FR/GD), #10 Spahn (VG), #15 Banks (GD-VG), #20 Kaline (VG-EX), #135 Mantle (VG-EX), #180 Roberts (FR), #187 Wynn (GD-VG).
1957 Topps Key Cards: #7 Aparicio (VG-EX), #15 Roberts (VG), #18 Drysdale RC (GD), #20 Aaron (GD), #24 Mazeroski RC (VG), #38 Fox (VG-EX), #62 Martin (GD-VG), #80 Hodges (GD-VG), #85 Doby (GD), #90 Spahn (VG), #120 Lemon (GD-VG), #154 Schoendienst (GD-VG), #203 Wilhelm (VG-EX), #212 Colavito RC (GD-VG), #215 Slaughter (VG), #230 Kell (VG-EX), #250 E. Mathews (GD), #312 Kubek RC (PSA 2), #322 Reds Team (GD), #407 Mantle/Berra (GD).
1957 Topps Missing Numbers: #1 T. Williams, #2 Berra, #10 Mays, #25 Ford, 29, #30 Reese, #35 F. Robinson RC, #40 Wynn, #55 Banks, #70 Ashburn, #76 Clemente, #95 Mantle, #97 Yankees Team, 100, 114, #125 Kaline, 130, 161, #165 Kluszewski, #170 Snider, 171, #210 Campanella, 214, 243, 270, 272, 275, 276, 284, #286 Richardson RC, 294, 295, #302 Koufax, 303, 306, 310, 311, 316, #317 Giants Team, 320, #324 Dodgers Team, #328 B. Robinson R, 332, #338 Bunning RC, 340, 346, 349, 391 and #400 Dodgers Sluggers. 
 
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