2002 Topps Tribute Baseball Near Master Set with Subsets 
Lot Number 329
 
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This incredible 2002 Topps Tribute Baseball Near Master Set of (323) cards features top shelf talent in Ruth, Gehrig, Cobb, Wagner along with many others. When released by Topps, each six-card (5 commons and one game-used or autograph) pack had a whopping suggested retail price of $50 per. For the set collector, this made a challenging feat almost impossible. This high-grade selection boasts numerous autographs, game-used swatches, multi-colored patches and serially numbered parallel versions of the memorabilia cards and base sets. In addition to the complete base set and partial parallel versions, included are Marks of Excellence Autographs: (6/6); Brock, Carlton, Musial, Schmidt, Spahn (d.2003); Marks of Excellence Autograph Relics: (4/6) Mattingly, Palmer, Yount; Matching Marks Dual Relics: (16/22) Boggs/Brett, Brett/Mattingly, Greenberg/Ashburn, Mays/Aaron, Ryan/Seaver, Winfield/Yastrzemski; Memorable Materials: (20/22) Aaron, Brett, Campanella, R. Jackson, Klein, Maris, Mattingly, Puckett, J. Robinson, Ryan, H. Wilson, Yastrzemski; Memorable Materials Blue Parallel: (10 cards, numbered to last two digits years event happened); Aaron (#/74), R. Jackson (#/77), Klein (#/33), Ryan (#/91); Memorable Moments Red Parallel: (5 cards, numbered to jersey numbers) Campanella (#/39), R. Jackson (#/44), Munson (#/15), Ryan (#/34); Milestone Materials: (24/52, numbered to last two digits of milestone season) Boggs (#/99), Bottomley (#/36), E. Collins (#/25), Dickey (#/46), N. Fox (#/41), Frisch (#/35), Gehrig (#/37), Heilmann (#/31), R. Jackson (#/84), E. Mathews (#/67), Ott (#/45), S. Rice (#/34), Sandberg (#/93), Seaver (#/81), P. Waner (#/42); Milestone Materials: (48/52) Banks, Berra, Bottomley, Cobb, E. Collins, Crawford, Cronin, Dickey, Frisch, Gehrig, Heilmann, Hornsby, Manush, E. Mathews, Mays, Ott, S. Rice, Roush, Ruth, Ryan, Snider, Speaker, H. Wagner, P. Waner, Wheat; Milestone Material Red Parallel: (4 cards, numbered to last two digits of jersey number) E. Mathews (#/41), Sandberg (#/23); Pastime Patches: (7/14) Bench, Boggs (five color patch), Brett, E. Mathews (three color patch), Ryan (three color patch), Winfield (four color patch), Yount (three color patch) and ”The Catch” Dual #/54: Mays/Wertz. The effort and expense it took to form this collection is astounding. Additionally, the tens of thousands of dollars in book value allows interesting opportunities for dealers and singles collectors alike. To see the impressive scope and quality of this near master set, we greatly encourage viewing at our Silver Spring, Maryland location. Multiple scans are also present on our website. For a complete list of cards, please visit our website.

Marks of Excellence Autographs: (6/6); Brock, Carlton, Larsen, Musial, Schmidt, Spahn (d.2003); Marks of Excellence Autograph Relics: (4/6); F. Jenkins, Mattingly, Palmer, Yount; Matching Marks Dual Relics: (16/22); Boggs/Brett, Brett/Mattingly, Greenberg/Ashburn, F.Jenkins/Seaver, Mays/Aaron, Niekro/Seaver, Ryan/Seaver, Santo/Banks, Winfield/Yastrzemski, Winfield/Yount, Yount/Puckett Memorable Materials: (20/22); Aaron, Brett, Campanella, Fisk, R. Jackson, Klein, Maris, Mattingly, Mazeroski, Morgan, Puckett, J. Robinson, Rizzuto, Ryan, H. Wilson, Yastrzemski; Memorable Materials Blue Parallel: (10 cards, numbered to last two digits years event happened); Aaron (#/74), R. Jackson (#/77), Klein (#/33), Mazeroski (#/60), Morgan (#/76), Rizzuto (#/50), Ryan (#/91), Thomson (#/51); Memorable Moments Red Parallel: (5 cards, numbered to jersey numbers); Campanella (#/39), J. Carter (#/29), R. Jackson (#/44), Munson (#/15), Ryan (#/34); Milestone Materials: (24/52, numbered to last two digits of milestone season); Boggs (#/99), Bottomley (#/36), Cepeda (#/73), E. Collins (#/25), Dickey (#/46), N. Fox (#/41), Frisch (#/35), Gehrig (#/37), Gibson (#/74), Heilmann (#/31), Hunter (#/79), R. Jackson (#/84), Marichal (#/71), E. Mathews (#/67), Mize (#/50), Ott (#/45), Palmer (#/82), S. Rice (#/34), Sandberg (#/93), Seaver (#/81), Stargell (#/80), Vernon (#/56), P. Waner (#/42), Yount (#/92); Milestone Materials: (48/52); Banks, Bench, Berra, Boggs, Bottomley, Cobb, E. Collins, Crawford, Cronin, Dickey, Frisch, Gehrig, Heilmann, Herman, Hornsby, Lindstrom, Manush, E. Mathews, Mays, Mize, Ott, S. Rice, Roush, Ruth, Ryan, Sandberg, Snider, Speaker, H. Wagner, P. Waner, Wheat; Milestone Material Red Parallel: (4 cards, numbered to last two digits of jersey number); Gibson (#/45), E. Mathews (#/41), Mize (#/36), Sandberg (#/23); Pastime Patches: (7/14); Bench, Boggs (five color patch), Brett, E. Mathews (three color patch), Ryan (three color patch), Winfield (four color patch), Yount (three color patch); ”The Catch” Dual #/54: Mays/Wertz; Base Set: (90/90); #1 Aaron, #7 Mays, #15 Ryan, #20 Wagner, #39 Gehrig, #49 Schmidt, #52 Cobb, #64 Ruth, #72 Brett, #87 Mattingly, First Impressions Red Parallel: (48/90, serially numbered to last two digits of season played); #1 Aaron (#/76), #7 Mays (#/73), #12 Fox (#/65), #15 Ryan (#/93), #27 Musial (#/63), #47 J. Robinson (#/56), #50 Murphy (#/93), #72 Brett (#/93), #67 Yastrzemski (#/83), #73 E. Mathews (#/68), #87 Mattingly (#/95); First Impressions Blue Parallel: (44/90, serially numbered to last to digits of rookie year); #7 Mays (#/51), #15 Ryan (#/66), #20 Wagner (#/97), #39 Gehrig (#/23), #49 Schmidt (#/72), #50 Murphy (#/76), #64 Ruth (#/14), #67 Yastrzemski (#/61), #87 Mattingly (#/82). 
 
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