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    1953 Topps Baseball High Grade Complete Set (274). This is a very nice high end 1953 Topps complete set. Baseball trivia questions were implemented on card backs for the first time, along with brief statistics and player biographies. Cards 221-280 are the scarce high numbers, with even scarcer short-printed cards interspersed in the series. A total of 238 cards (165 SGC, 70 PSA and 3 GAI) have been professionally graded. Highlights include - Graded - PSA NM-MT 8: 2 cards, #'s 5 and 240 (OC); SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 8 cards, #'s 3, 20, 69, 85, 89, 98, 129 and 151 Wilhelm; GAI NM+ 7.5: 2 cards, #'s 78 Schoendienst and 87 Lopat; PSA NM 7: 19 cards, #'s 14 Labine, 51, 54 Feller, 61 Wynn, 70, 73, 80, 106, 114 Rizzuto, 123, 138 Kell, 153, 167, 188, 192, 202, 213, 214 and 227; SGC 84 NM 7: 34 cards, #'s 15, 17, 19, 32, 37 Mathews, 42, 44 SP, 55, 57, 58, 96, 104 Berra, 110, 111, 112, 124, 125 Williams, 134, 136, 137, 142, 160, 161, 174 Loes, 176, 179, 182, 189, 190, 211, 231, 238, 243 and 272; GAI NM 7: 1 card, #82 Mantle; PSA EX-MT+ 6.5: 4 cards, #'s 27 Campanella, 149 DiMaggio, 200 and 210; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 42 cards, #'s 8, 22, 23, 26, 36, 39, 40, 43 McDougald, 47, 53, 63, 65, 71, 75 Garcia, 77 Mize, 91, 102, 107, 108, 116, 119 Sain, 122, 127, 146, 154, 155, 163, 164, 172, 173, 205, 206, 212, 222, 235, 239, 241, 252, 263 Podres, 265 Jensen, 273 Haddix and 279; PSA EX-MT 6: 21 cards, #'s 2 Easter, 4, 16, 46, 62 Irvin, 64, 92, 121, 165, 183, 187, 196, 197, 198, 199, 204, 224, 230, 247, 249 and 255; PSA EX+ 5.5: 3 cards, #'s 66 Minoso, 76 Reese and 143 Pierce; SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 38 cards, #'s 1 Robinson, 11, 12, 21, 25, 45, 49, 60, 79, 83, 84, 93, 94, 99, 101, 109 Dark, 120, 126, 128, 141 Reynolds, 145, 148, 150, 152, 156, 158, 159, 166, 168, 170, 217, 219, 236, 244 Mays, 257, 266 and 276; PSA EX 5: 21 cards, #'s 9, 10 Burgess, 18, 34, 41 Slaughter, 81 Black, 86 Martin, 100, 105, 132, 147 Spahn, 162 Kluszewski, 175, 178, 191 Kiner, 221, 226, 229, 233, 258 Gilliam and 280 Bolling; SGC 60 EX 5: 43 cards, #'s 6, 13, 24, 29, 30, 31 Blackwell, 33, 35, 38, 48, 50, 52, 56, 67, 68, 95, 97, 103, 117, 130, 131, 133, 135 Rosen, 139, 169, 171, 201, 207 Ford, 208, 209, 216, 218, 220 Paige, 223, 225, 228 Newhouser, 242, 245, 246 Face, 254 Roe, 256, 259 and 260; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 1 card, #72. Grades 23% NM to NM/MT, 74% EX to EX/MT, 3% lesser. SMR value exceeds $16,000.

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