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    1961 Topps Baseball Complete Set (587). As the M&M boys were painting the record books in pinstripes, schoolkids were tearing open the wax hoping to find one of these two Yankee idols. The large format color photographic portraits on the face make this a collector favorite as well. This is one of the highest grade '61 sets to come down the pike in some time. A total of fifty-five cards have been graded by SGC. Graded Cards, SGC Mint 96: five cards with 327 Alou, 402 Larsen Perfect Game SP, 565 Alou, 570 Fox All-Star, 576 Maris All-Star. SGC NM-MT+ 92: twenty-one cards with 1 Groat, 20, 54, 59, 168, 211 Gibson, 260 Drysdale, 285, 290 Musial, 300 Mantle, 312 World Series, 318, 332, 344 Koufax, 360 F. Robinson, 403, 417 Marichal, 525, 545, 547, 586 Ford (AS). SGC NM-MT 88: twenty-four cards with 11, 41 Clemente/Mays, 44 Mantle/Maris, 46 Bunning etc, 50, 55, 95, 134, 156, 201, 221, 319, 321, 377, 388 Clemente, 405 Gehrig Benched, 415 Aaron, 425 Berra, 429 Kaline, 443 Snider, 460 Hodges, 552, 572 B. Robinson All Star, 578 Mantle (AS). SGC NM+ 86: four cards with 42, 63, 160 Ford, 310. SGC NM 84: #2 Maris. Two cards (150 Mays and 485 Banks MVP) show evidence of trimming. Grades 70% NM to NM-MT, 20% EX-MT, 10% EX.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2005
    14th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 21
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