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    1951 Topps Baseball Blue Backs High Grade Complete Set (52) - #1 on the SGC Set Registry. Ranking: SGC Set Registry #1 with a 91.1 average grade. The little game cards that launched an empire called "Topps." This scarce 52-card edition was part of the company's first card offensive against Bowman's unquestioned market supremacy. Today, the "Blue back" variety are tougher to acquire over the more common red backed version, a disparity all the more evident at the high grade range. Includes: SGC 96 Mint 9: 28 cards, #'s 2 Majeski, 3 Ashburn, 5 Pesky, 6 Schoendienst, 7 Staley, 11 Groth, 12 Jethroe, 17 Smalley, 19 Masi, 20 Branca, 21 Johnson, 22 Kuzava, 23 Trout, 26 Carrasquel, 28 Brecheen, 30 Slaughter, 32 Elliott, 33 Lenhardt, 34 Torgeson, 37 Doerr, 38 Noren, 39 Lopat, 43 Jones, 44 Wyrostek, 45 Pierce, 46 Priddy, 47 Wehmeier, 50 Mize; SGC 92 NM/MT+ 8.5: 3 cards, #'s 27 Pafko, 31 Brissie, 36 Fannin; SGC 88 NM/MT 8: 15 cards, #'s 1 Yost, 4 Ennis, 8 Sisler, 9 Sain, 10 Page, 13 Vernon, 14 Munger, 15 Joost, 16 Dickson, 18 Garver, 24 Lollar, 25 Mele, 35 Byrne, 40 Wertz, 48 Cox; SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 1 card, #'s 40 Schmitz; SGC 84 NM 7: 2 cards, #'s 42 Edwards, 52 Chapman; SGC 60 EX 5: 1 card, #'s 51 Waitkus; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 2 cards, #49 Sauer and 29 Hamner.SMR value approaches $7,000.


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