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    1951 Topps Baseball Blue Backs High Grade Complete Set (52). These unassuming game cards launched the Topps brand when they first appeared as part of the gum maker's first offensive against the Bowman market supremacy. Today, the blue back variety are much tougher to acquire in high grade than many realize as many top quality specimens contain hidden spider creases on the reverse. This is a very pleasing set. A total of 21 cards have been graded by PSA. Highlights include: Graded - PSA MINT 9: 3 cards, #'s 5 Pesky, 7 Staley and 40 Wertz; PSA NM-MT 8: 9 cards, #'s 12, 13 Vernon, 29, 32, 34, 37 Doerr, 39 Lopat, 48 and 49 Sauer; PSA NM 7: 6 cards, #'s 9 Sain, 11, 33, 35, 42 and 43; PSA EX-MT+ 6.5: 2 cards, #'s 2 and 3 Ashburn; PSA EX-MT 6: 1 card, #17. Ungraded - including #'s 6 Schoendienst (EX), 20 Branca (EX), 30 Slaughter (VG/EX), 50 Mize (NM). Grades 42% NM to NM/MT, 40% EX to EX/MT, 18% VG to VG/EX.

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