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    1961 Topps Baseball High Grade Complete Set (587) - With Over 80 Graded Cards! This series is known for the challenging high-numbered run that concludes the set (#'s 523-589) and the attractive Sporting News All-Star cards. Based on the quality and the condition of this set it appears to be a vending set that was put together and stored away since its original year of issue. An incredible 83 cards (81 SGC and 2 PSA) have been professionally graded. Highlights include: Graded - SGC 96 MINT 9: 7 cards, #'s 14, 103, 159, 172, 217, 278 and 537; SGC 92 NM/MT+ 8.5: 15 cards, #'s 23, 85, 104, 166, 209, 242, 307 Mantle WS, 404 Hornsby BT, 437 CL, 505 Schoendienst, 516 CL, 532, 550, 554 Pirates and 574 Aparicio AS; SGC 88 NM/MT 8: 39 cards, #'s 10 Robinson, 17 CL, 25, 28, 35 Santo, 42 LL, 47 Spahn LL, 50 AL LL, 63 Kaat, 66, 86 Dodgers, 97, 106, 167, 169, 184, 216, 229, 231, 240, 254, 301, 318, 329, 357, 378, 395, 411, 442, 459, 491 Phillies, 533, 534, 556, 557, 561, 570 Fox AS, 581 Robinson AS and 586 Ford AS; SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 9 cards, #'s 8, 70, 141 Williams, 260 Drysdale, 388 Clemente, 517 McCovey, 540, 571 Mazeroski AS and 580 Kaline AS; SGC 84 NM 7: 10 cards, #'s 2 Maris, 150 Mays, 287 Yastrzemski, 350 Banks, 405 Gehrig BT, 429 Kaline, 542 Twins, 575 Banks AS, 576 Maris AS and 577 Aaron AS; PSA NM 7: 2 cards, #'s 578 Mantle AS and 579 Mays AS; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 1 card, #300 Mantle. Ungraded - include #'s 41 Clemente/Mays LL (NM), 44 Mantle/Maris LL (EX/MT), 80 Killebrew (EX), 120 Mathews (EX/MT), 160 Ford (EX/MT), 200 Spahn (EX), 207 Dodger Southpaws (EX), 211 Gibson (EX/MT), 228 Yankees (EX/MT), 290 Musial (NM), 344 Koufax (EX), 360 Robinson (EX), 371 Skowron SP (EX), 401 Ruth HL (NM), 406 Mantle HL (EX), 415 Aaron (EX), 417 Marichal SP (EX/MT), 425 Berra (EX), 430 Mazeroski SP (EX/MT), 443 Snider (EX/MT), 455 Wynn (EX/MT), 460 Hodges (EX), 472 Berra MVP (EX/MT), 475 Mantle MVP (EX), 478 Maris MVP (EX), 480 Campanella MVP (EX/MT), 482 Mays MVP (EX), 484 Aaron MVP (NM), 485 Banks MVP (EX), 572 Robinson AS (EX). Grades 40% NM to NM/MT, 60% EX to EX/MT (few lesser). Just figuring SGC 92s as "8s" and SGC 86s as "7s" the SMR value approaches $4,500.00.

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    November, 2010
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