1962 Topps Baseball Near Set (593/598) with (12) Autos 
Lot Number 154
 
Quantity: Bid Starts: 10/01/2007 10:00:00 
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Description

Presented is a 1962 Topps Baseball near set missing only five cards but including a dozen autographs. The set is in off-to-mid grade and the keys grade as follows #5 Koufax (VG), #18 Mantle/Mays (VG-EX), #25 Banks (VG-EX), #45 Robinson (EX, signed), #50 Musial (GD), #53 Maris/Mantle/Killebrew HR LL (VG-EX), #150 Kaline (EX), #199 Perry RC (VG, signed), #200 Mantle (VG-EX), #300 Mays (VG-EX), #318 Mantle IA (VG-EX), #320 Aaron (GD), #360 Berra (VG-EX), #387 Brock RC (VG-EX), #394 Aaron AS (VG-EX), #395 Mays AS (EX), #425 Yastrzemski (VG-EX), #461 Hubbs RC (EX), #471 Mantle AS (VG-EX), #500 Snider (VG), #505 Marichal (VG-EX), #530 Gibson (VG-EX), #544 McCovey (EX), #545 Wilhelm (VG-EX), #575 Schoendienst (EX), #584 Twins Team Card (VG-EX), #592 Bouton RC (EX), #593 Rookie Pitchers (EX), #594 Uecker RC (VG-EX) and #595 Rookie Infielders (VG-EX). The remaining cards in the set grade along similar lines with most grading in the VG-EX range with 20% better and 15% lesser. The five missing cards are #1 Maris, #4, #7, #10 Clemente #13 and #16. For a more comprehensive listing of the star cards in this collection and autographed examples, please visit our website. COA from James Spence Authentications.

The key cards are #5 Koufax (VG), #18 Mantle/Mays (VG-EX), #25 Banks (VG-EX), #30 Mathews (VG), #45 Robinson (EX, signed), #50 Musial (GD), #53 Maris/Mantle/Killebrew HR LL (VG-EX), #99 Powell RC (GD), #100 Spahn (VG-EX), #140 Ruth/Gehrig (VG), #150 Kaline (EX), #199 Perry RC (VG, signed), #200 Mantle (VG-EX), #218 Torre RC (VG-EX), #251 Yankees Team Card (VG), #300 Mays (VG-EX), #310 Ford (VG), #313 Maris IA (VG), #318 Mantle IA (VG-EX), #320 Aaron (GD), #340 Drysdale (VG), #350 Robinson (VG), #360 Berra (VG-EX), #387 Brock RC (VG-EX), #394 Aaron AS (VG-EX), #395 Mays AS (EX), #401 Maris/Cepeda (VG-EX), #425 Yastrzemski (VG-EX), #461 Hubbs RC (EX), #471 Mantle AS (VG-EX), #500 Snider (VG), #505 Marichal (VG-EX), #530 Gibson (VG-EX), #537 Indians Team Card (VG), #544 McCovey (EX), #545 Wilhelm (VG-EX), #552 Cubs Team Card (VG), #575 Schoendienst (EX), #584 Twins Team Card (VG-EX), #591 McDowell RC (VG-EX), #592 Bouton RC (EX), #593 Rookie Pitchers (EX), #594 Uecker RC (VG-EX), #595 Rookie Infielders (VG-EX), #596 Pepitone RC (VG), #597 Menke RC (VG) and #598 Hickman RC (VG).

The autographed cards have clean and crisp signatures (grading 8-10) and include #2 Brosnan, #3 Runnels (d.1991), 314 White, #32 Roseboro (d.2002), #45 B. Robinson, #164 Naragon, #199 Perry, #21 Bolling/McMillan (d.1997), #382 D. Williams, #397 Roseboro AS (d.2002), #468 B. Robinson AS and #550 Mahaffey. 
 
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