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    1953 Topps Baseball Complete Set (274). The beautifully designed Topps set, originally intended to consist of 280 cards, is missing six numbers (253, 261, 267, 268, 271 and 275) most likely due to its continuing legal battles with Bowman. A total of 56 cards have been graded by PSA. Highlights include: Graded Cards - PSA NM-MT 8: 8 cards w/#'s 142, 165, 195, 198, 223, 224, 246 Face and 248; PSA NM+ 7.5: 2 cards w/#'s 162 Kluszewski and 272; PSA NM 7: 22 cards w/#'s 9, 17, 21, 27 Campanella, 28, 33, 35, 41 Slaughter, 56, 113, 148, 189, 190, 193, 205, 206, 212, 215, 226, 264 Woodling, 273 Haddix SP and 280 Bolling SP; PSA EX-MT+ 6.5: 3 cards w/#'s 34, 79 and 143; PSA EX-MT 6: 11 cards w/#'s 7, 43 McDougald SP, 76 Reese SP, 82 Mantle SP, 108, 118, 136, 151 Wilhelm, 211, 242 and 270; PSA EX+ 5.5: 1 card, #74; PSA EX 5: 7 cards w/#'s 14, 62 Irvin, 77 Mize, 147 Spahn, 197, 207 Ford and 251; PSA VG-EX+ 4.5: 1 card, #1 Robinson; PSA VG-EX 4: 1 card, #104 Berra. Ungraded Cards - include #'s 10 Burgess SP (VG/EX), 31 Blackwell SP (EX), 37 Mathews (EX), 54 Feller (EX), 61 Wynn SP (EX), 78 Schoendienst SP (VG/EX), 81 Black SP (VG/EX), 86 Martin SP (VG), 114 Rizzuto SP (GD), 119 Sain SP (VG), 138 Kell SP (EX), 141 Reynolds (EX), 149 DiMaggio SP (VG/EX), 191 Kiner (GD), 220 Paige (VG/EX), 228 Newhouser SP (EX), 244 Mays (VG), 258 Gilliam SP (VG/EX), 263 Podres SP (VG), 265 Jensen SP (VG/EX). Grades 12% NM to NM/MT, 56% EX to EX/MT, 32% VG to VG/EX (some lesser). SMR value exceeds $6,500.


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