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    1953 Topps Baseball Near Set (246/274). Topps' visual masterpiece stands as the final major production to utilize artistic talents or photography to depict our baseball heroes. This is a very solid collection that was assembled in 1953 and has been stored away ever since. There are a lot of very fresh looking cards. A total of 45 cards have been graded by SGC. Highlights include: Graded - SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 2 cards, #'s 's 91 and 227; SGC 84 NM 7: 21 cards, #'s 's 54 Feller, 60, 80, 86 Martin, 95, 119 Sain, 122, 124, 129, 143, 167, 166, 223, 225 Shantz, 228 Newhouser, 242, 245, 249, 256, 270 and 273 Haddix; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 12 cards, #'s 33, 76 Reese, 156, 189, 207 Ford, 235, 237, 243, 258 Gilliam SP, 263 Podres SP and 265; SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 2 cards, #'s 27 Campanella and 104 Berra SP; SGC 60 EX 5: 6 cards, #'s 's 37 Mathews, 61 Wynn SP, 67, 151 Wilhelm, 220 Paige and 238; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 2 cards, #'s 162 Kluszewski SP and 264 Woodling. Ungraded - include #'s 1 Robinson (VG), 10 Burgess SP (EX), 31 Blackwell SP (GD), (EX), 41 Slaughter SP (EX), 43 McDougald SP (EX), (EX), 62 Irvin (VG/EX), 77 Mize (VG/EX), 78 Schoendienst SP (VG/EX), 81 Black SP (EX), 114 Rizzuto SP (VG/EX), 138 Kell SP (FR), 141 Reynolds (EX), 147 Spahn SP (VG/EX), 149 DiMaggio SP (EX), 191 Kiner (EX), 265 Jensen SP (FR). Grades 9% NM, 63% EX to EX/MT, 20% VG to VG/EX, 8% PR to GD.

    More Information: This set is missing #'s 5, 11, 22, 32, 45, 47, 64, 79, 82, 164, 178, 202, 210, 216, 222, 228, 232, 244, 246, 248, 255, 257, 259, 266, 269, 274, 276 and 280 for completion.

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