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    1991 Topps Desert Shield Baseball High Grade Complete Set (792). Part of Topps' 40th Anniversary celebration in 1991 are these very special cards that were circulated for our brave sons and daughters in the United States military. The operation was dubbed "Desert Shield" which is what these limited edition cards are referred to. The cards parallel to the 1991 standard issue but display a special gold-foil "Desert Shield" emblem identifying them as one of a reported production of less than 7,000 of each card. The cards circulated in single card packs, an offer to buy a complete set was never presented by Topps. This means 792-card complete sets were very difficult to assemble and that remains true on the 25th Anniversary of this most patriotic issue. While rumors of cards ending up in hands of non-military personnel persist, this set comes to Heritage directly from a veteran of our armed forces. All of the great stars of the era are included. A total of 25 cards have been graded by PSA and there are many more worthy candidates. Includes: Graded - PSA Gem MT 10: 3 cards, #'s 100 Mattingly, 450 Boggs, 600 Jackson; PSA Mint 9: 11 cards, #'s 1 Ryan, 7 Sandberg RB, 150 Ripken, 270 McGwire, 339 Walker, 500 Clark, 530 Clemens, 540 Brett, 565 Biggio, 570 Bonds, 590 Murray; PSA NM-MT+ 8.5: 4 cards, #'s 6 Ryan RB, 35 Maddux, 79 Thomas, 392 Griffey Jr,; PSA NM-MT 8: 7 cards, #'s 5 Ripken RB, 333 Jones, 401 Bonds AS, 640 Dawson, 670 Henderson, 740 Sandberg, 790 Griffey Jr. Grades 95% NM to NM/MT (with MINT examples), 5% EX to EX/MT.


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