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    1953 Topps Baseball Mid to High Grade Complete Set (274) With Over 225 Graded Cards! This is a very nice high end set with nice cards for the grades. 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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    November, 2010
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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