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    1951 Topps Baseball Blue Backs SGC Graded Near Set (49/52) - #1 on the SGC Set Registry. This set ranks #1 on the SGC Set Registry with an 82.3 GPA. 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 higher grade range. Missing #'s 24, 51 and 52. Includes: Graded - SGC 96 MINT 9: 1 card, #33 Lenhardt; SGC 92 NM/MT+ 8.5: 7 cards, #'s 2 Majeski, 5 Pesky, 22 Kuzava, 30 Slaughter, 39 Lopat, 44 Wyrostek, 47 Wehmeier; SGC 88 NM/MT 8: 15 cards, #'s 3 Ashburn, 4 Ennis, 7 Staley, 11 Groth, 17 Smalley, 23 Trout, 26 Carrasquel, 27 Pafko, 29 Hamner, 31 Brissie, 35 Byrne, 36 Fannin, 41 Schmitz, 46 Priddy and 50 Mize; SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 8 cards, #'s 8 Sisler, 9 Sain, 10 Page, 13 Vernon, 25 Mele, 34 Torgeson, 37 Doerr and 40 Wertz; SGC 84 NM 7: 8 cards, #'s 1 Yost, 15 Joost, 16 Dickson, 18 Garver, 19 Masi, 42 Edwards, 43 Jones, 48 Cox; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 2 cards, #'s 20 Branca and 38; SGC 60 EX 5: 5 cards, #'s 6 Schoendienst, 12, 14, 28 and 32; SGC 55 VG/EX+ 4.5: 1 card, #45; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 2 cards, #'s 21 and 49 Sauer.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
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