1968 Topps Baseball Complete Set with All Variations 
Lot Number 193
 
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Featuring a plethora of Hall of Fame rookies and greats at the twilight of their careers, the offered mid-grade 1968 Topps set contains (598) cards plus all of the variations. With an aggregate grade of (VG-EX) with some better and some lesser, this condition sensitive, wood-patterned set presents extremely well. Spotlighted are: #45 Seaver (EX-MT), #50 Mays (GD-VG), #80 Carew (VG), #110 Aaron (EX), #150 Clemente (EX), #177 Ryan RC (VG-EX), #247 Bench RC (VG-EX), #250 Yastrzemski (EX), #280 Mantle (GD-VG), #330 Maris (EX-MT), #480 Managers' Dream/Clemente (EX), #490 Super Stars/Mantle, Mays (VG-EX), #530 Bird Belters/Robinsons (EX-MT, signed by Brooks with signature grading an "8") and #575 Palmer (EX-MT). The scarcer high-series and variations maintains an average grade of (EX) with many examples better and only a couple lesser. Despite moderate rougher edges and soft corners, this set remains an attractive proposition for the 1960s Topps devotee. For a complete listing of the key cards, please visit our website.

Complete listing of key 1968 Topps cards: #1 Clemente/Alou LL (GD-VG), #3 Clemente/Aaron LL (EX), #20 Brooks Robinson (VG-EX), #45 Seaver (EX-MT), #50 Mays (GD-VG), #58 Eddie Mathews (VG), #80 Carew (VG), #100 Bob Gibson (VG), #110 Aaron (EX), #150 Clemente (EX), #177 Ryan RC (VG-EX), #230 Pete Rose (GD), #240 Al Kaline (VG-EX), #247 Bench RC (VG-EX), #250 Yastrzemski (EX), #280 Mantle (GD-VG), #330 Maris (EX-MT), #355 Ernie Banks (VG-EX), #370 Hank Aaron AS (VG-EX), #374 Roberto Clemente AS (VG-EX), #408 Steve Carlton (VG), #480 Managers' Dream/Clemente (EX), #490 Super Stars/Mantle, Mays (VG-EX), #500 Frank Robinson (VG-EX), #520 Lou Brock (VG), #528 Tigers Team (VG). #530 Bird Belters/Robinsons (EX-MT, signed by Brooks with signature grading an "8") and #575 Palmer (EX-MT);

Variations: #49 Brinkman (a) yellow team (VG-EX), (b) white team (EX), #66 Cox (a) yellow team (VG-EX), (b) white team (EX), #107 Checklist (a) Marichal's Black turtleneck collar at circle edge (EX), #192 Checklist (a) "To increase the..." on back (EX), (b) "To increase your..." on back (EX-MT), #278 Checklist (a) copyright at right (VG-EX), (b) copyright at left (EX-MT), #400 McCormick (a) white team (GD), (b) yellow team (EX) and #518 Checklist (a) 539 is Maj. L. Rookies (EX-MT), (b) 539 is Amer. L. Rookies (NM).  
 
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