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    1953 Topps Baseball Complete Set (274). Modification to catalog copy reflected in italicized text below:

    Presented is a 274-card complete set of 1953 Topps baseball cards which is one of the most popular sets from the 1950's. This issue would be the last to utilize original artwork of players. The set offers Satchell Paige's only Topps card. A total of 51 cards have been graded by SGC. Highlights include: Graded Cards - SGC 92 NM/MT+ 8.5: 3 cards w/#'s 42, 58 and 73; SGC 88 NM/MT 8: 12 cards w/#'s 27 Campanella, 35, 36, 38, 39, 53, 64, 106 SP, 118, 186, 206 and 242; SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 17 cards w/#'s 19, 60, 66 Minoso, 74, 77 Mize, 89,127, 137, 138 Kell, 149 DiMaggio, 181, 185, 193, 194, 195, 196 and 208; SGC 84 NM 7: 11 cards w/#'s 18, 29, 69, 79, 104 Berra, 117, 139, 198, 205, 214 and 227; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 8 cards w/#'s 32, 76 Reese, 147 Spahn, 176, 190, 212, 231, 280 Bolling. Ungraded Cards - include #'s 1 Robinson (VG/EX), 10 Burgess SP (color added), 31 Blackwell SP (VG), 37 Mathews (EX/MT), 41 Slaughter SP (EX), 43 McDougald SP (EX/MT), 54 Feller (VG/EX), 61 Wynn SP (VG), 62 Irvin (VG), 78 Schoendienst SP (EX), 81 Black SP (VG), 82 Mantle SP (VG/EX), 86 Martin SP (EX), 114 Rizzuto SP (EX/MT), 119 Sain SP (VG/EX), 141 Reynolds (VG/EX), 151 Wilhelm SP (VG/EX), 162 Kluszewski SP (VG), 191 Kiner (EX), 207 Ford (EX), 220 Paige (VG/EX), 228 Newhouser SP (VG), 244 Mays (VG/EX), 258 Gilliam SP (VG/EX), 263 Podres SP (VG/EX), 265 Jensen SP (VG/EX) and 273 Haddix SP (EX/MT). Grades 19% NM to NM/MT, 50% EX to EX/MT, 31% VG to VG/EX. SMR value approaches $5,000.


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