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    1968 Topps Baseball High-Grade Complete Set (598) With Signed "Bird Belters." While the design merits of the 1968 Topps set may be debated, its popularity among collectors is most definitely not up for discussion. The set is full of superstars, future Hall of Famers and one of the most sought-after rookie cards of the post-war era. Johnny Bench makes his rookie appearance in the set, but it's the pair of Mets Rookie Pitchers that combine for arguably the greatest multi-player rookie card of all time. Nolan Ryan is the big draw, but Jerry Koosman was a star pitcher in his own right.

    Offered is a terrific 598-card complete set of 1968 Topps Baseball cards. A total of 77 cards have been graded by PSA or SGC. Includes: GradedPSA MINT 9: 1 card, #402; PSA NM-MT+ 8.5: 1 card, #247 Bench; PSA NM-MT 8: 43 cards, #'s 29, 45 Seaver, 47, 50 Mays, 69, 72, 80 Carew, 85 Perry, 89, 90, 100 Gibson, 105, 110 Aaron, 120, 138, 145 Drysdale, 177 Ryan, 195, 215, 230 Rose, 234, 236, 246, 263, 280 Mantle, 299, 316, 330 Maris, 337, 383, 385, 390, 410 Jenkins, 431, 467, 480 Manager's Dream, 496, 500 Robinson, 524, 546, 562, 577, 596; SGC NM/MT 8: 1 card, #150 Clemente; PSA NM+ 7.5: 1 card, #27 Hodges; PSA NM 7: 29 cards, #'s 20 Robinson, 30, 58 Mathews, 84, 86 Stargell, 103/OPC, 144 Morgan, 200, 205 Marichal, 211, 217, 220 Killebrew, 235, 240 Kaline, 250 Yaz, 257 Niekro, 260, 275, 290 McCovey, 355 Banks, 372, 408 Carlton, 412, 435, 440, 520 Brock, 531, 569, 575 Palmer; PSA Authentic: 1 card, #530 Bird Belters/Signed by Brooks. Grades 38% NM to NM/MT, 57% EX to EX/MT, 5% VG to VG/EX.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $20,000 - up.

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    Bidding Begins Approx.
    July
    1st Thursday
    Auction Dates
    July
    22nd-24th Thursday-Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    11 Days
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