(959) 1962-1964 Topps Baseball Starter Sets with Mantle 
Lot Number 297
 
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Presented is a formidable trio of vintage Topps baseball starter sets from 1962-1964. This assembly of (959) cards is flush with (87) high numbers and a multitude of stars and rookies. Although mostly in mid- to off-grade, each provides a viable beginning to these famed sets. Highlighted are 1962 Topps: (241 cards, average VG/VG-EX, with 28 high numbers) #150 Kaline (VG-EX/EX), #199 Perry RC (GD), #318 Mantle IA (VG-EX), #395 Mays AS (VG-EX); 1963 Topps: (222 cards, mostly VG, with 5 high numbers); 1964 Topps: (496 cards, composite VG, with 54 high numbers) #125 Rose (VG), #150 Mays (GD-VG), #210 Yastrzemski (GD), #225 Maris (GD), #230 B. Robinson (EX/EX-MT), #250 Kaline (GD), #306 Mays/Cepeda (GD), #380 Ford (GD-VG), #423 Aaron/Mays (GD), #440 Clemente (GD) and #541 Niekro RC (GD-VG). These series have overall condition averages of VG/VG-EX and VG respectively with some cards better and others lesser than the assigned aggregate. The more elusive high numbers are also congruent with the average set grade. For a complete list of cards, including high numbers, please visit our website.

1962 Topps Key Cards: #99 Powell RC (VG), #150 Kaline (VG-EX/EX), #199 Perry RC (GD), #318 Mantle IA (VG-EX), #340 Drysdale (VG), #395 Mays AS (VG-EX), #461 Hubbs (FR/GD).
1963 Topps Key Cards: #228 Oliva RC (FR/GD).
1964 Topps Key Cards: #125 Rose (VG), #150 Mays (GD-VG), #167 Pinella RC (VG-EX), #210 Yastrzemski (GD), #225 Maris (GD), #230 B. Robinson (EX/EX-MT), #243 Allen RC (VG), #250 Kaline (GD), #287 Conigliaro RC (GD-VG), #306 Mays/Cepeda (GD), #380 Ford (GD-VG), #423 Aaron/Mays (GD), #440 Clemente (GD), #540 Aparicio (GD-VG), #541 Niekro RC (GD-VG), #543 Uecker (FR/GD).
1962 Topps High Numbers:#451, 453, 455, 458, 462, 463, 467, 470, 472, 477, 479, 483, 489, 492, 497, 499, 501-504, 507, 512, 515, 518, 520, 522, 537, 562.
1963 Topps High Numbers: #448, 459, 502, 507, 516.
1954 Topps High Numbers: #523-530, 532-537, 539, 542, 544-546, 548, 549, 551-569, 571-578, 580-583, 585, 587. 
 
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