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    1957 Topps Roberto Clemente #76 SGC 96 Mint 9 - Pop Four, None Higher! A card that exudes greatness from every fiber, this third-year portrayal of Roberto Clemente is the hobby's favorite memento of the future Cooperstown enshrinee. The card isn't physically partitioned from the also-rans with which it shares a motif with none. It carries an unmistakable grandeur that's immediately apparent. It's all about the intangibles and, with a well-earned nod to the rock-solid stature, four copies accounted-for in the item's 428-piece census, the offered specimen commands kudos for its luscious presentation and its wholly uncirculated character. As expected, the card's corners and centering adhere to a superior standard, and deliberately intense scrutiny discloses a paucity of the print specks that sometimes plague the issue. Graded SGC 96 Mint 9. This is one of four examples to grade Mint 9, none have charted higher!

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    1957 Topps Baseball - #1 on the SGC Set Registry!


    A historic issue in its status as the first Topps issue to utilize photography, the 1957 set has long been a favorite among collectors with a concentration in the bubble gum era.  Few members of that breed could honestly boast ownership of representations at the elite level that we find in the lots that follow, however.  Collectively these lots generate a Grade Point Average of a staggering 91.3, a score just shy of a NM/MT+ average.  This offering sets itself apart with over 130 cards graded 96 Mint 9, including baseball legends Ted Williams (card #1), Mickey Mantle and Sandy Koufax. Almost fifty from this class of ninety-six hold the ultimate "Pop One of One" status, assigning the winning bidder the ultimate bragging right. 



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