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    1953 Topps Baseball Mid To High Grade Complete Set (274). With only their second major effort, Topps produced on of their more beautifully executed promotions. 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 67 cards have been professionally graded. Includes: Graded - PSA NM+ 7.5: 1 card, #98; SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 5 cards, #'s 76 Reese, 107, 133, 196, 220 Paige; PSA NM 7: 12 cards, #'s 10 Burgess, 39, 52, 68, 78 Schoendienst, 147 Spahn, 151 Wilhelm, 175, 239, 249, 263 Podres, 280 Bolling; SGC 84 NM 7: 3 cards, #'s 49, 86 Martin, 207 Ford; BVG 7 NM: 1 card, #27 Campanella; PSA EX-MT+ 6.5: 5 cards, #'s 65, 71, 84, 85, 273 Haddix; PSA EX-MT 6: 24 cards, #'s 1 Robinson, 7, 15, 47, 55, 58, 73, 77 Mize, 82 Mantle, 99, 103, 118, 125, 138 Kell, 141 Reynolds, 149 DiMaggio, 189, 191 Kiner, 200, 214, 250, 254 Roe, 256, 277; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 1 card, #258 Gilliam; PSA EX+ 5.5: 2 cards, #'s 143, 235; SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 2 cards, #'s 104 Berra, 228 Newhouser; PSA EX 5: 8 cards, #'s 12, 75, 124, 129, 225, 233, 264, 279; SGC 60 EX 5: 3 cards, 60, 106, 244 Mays. Ungraded - #'s 37 Mathews (EX), 41 Slaughter (EX), 43 McDougald (EX), 54 Feller (EX), 61 Wynn (EX/MT), 114 Rizzuto (VG/EX), 162 Kluszewski (EX). Grades 8% NM to NM/MT, 79% EX to EX/MT, 13% VG to VG/EX (two color added). SMR value approaches $9,000.00.

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