1961 Topps Baseball Near Set (586/587) with (3) PSA 
Lot Number 169
 
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Presented is a 1961 Topps Baseball near set of (586/587) cards accompanied by a trio of PSA graded pieces. Accentuated by the tougher high series, the 1961 series is noted as one of the more difficult sets to complete. Missing only #578 Mickey Mantle AS, the median grade is (EX) with some examples better and some lesser. Included are #2 Maris (EX), #44 Mantle/Maris LL (VG), #150 Mays (EX), #160 Ford (EX), #287 Yastrzemski (VG-EX), #290 Musial (EX), #300 Mantle (FR), #307 Mantle WS (EX), #344 Koufax (NM), #350 Banks (NM), #388 Clemente (VG-EX), #406 Mantle HR (EX), #415 Aaron (VG-EX), #425 Berra (EX), #430 Mazeroski (EX), #475 Mantle MVP (VG-EX), #478 Maris MVP (EX-MT), #480 Campanella (VG-EX), #482 Mays MVP (VG), #484 Aaron MVP (VG-EX), #485 Banks MVP (VG), #532 Hale (PSA 5), #576 Maris AS (VG), #577 Aaron AS (EX-MT), #579 Mays AS (PSA 5), #580 Kaline AS (NM) and #582 Battey AS (PSA 5). Additionally, a smattering of duplicates are also present including an additional #10 B. Robinson (VG-EX). The composite breakdown of this set is 20% (EX-MT or better), 30% (EX), 25% (VG-EX) and 25% (VG or lesser). The difficult higher series is very clean and has a median grade of (EX/EX-MT) with some better and others lesser. An excellent opportunity to secure this difficult hallmark collection. For a complete list of key 1961 Topps cards please visit our website.

1961 Topps key cards: #1 Groat (GD), #10 B. Robinson (VG), #35 Santo RC (EX-MT), #41 Mays/Clemente LL (GD), #120 E. Mathews (EX/EX-MT), #141 B. Williams RC (VG-EX), #200 Spahn (GD), #211 Gibson (EX), #228 Yankees Team (VG), #260 Drysdale (VG), #360 F. Robinson (VG), #371 Skowron SP (EX-MT), #401 Ruth 60th HR (VG), #405 Gehrig Streak (EX), #417 Marichal RC (FR-GD), #429 Kaline (PR), #443 Snider (GD), #472 Berra MVP (FR), #517 McCovey (GD), #525 Perranoski RC (EX-MT), #542 Twins Team (VG), #545 Wilhelm (EX/EX-MT), #554 Pirates Team (EX), #559 Gentile (EX-MT), #563 Cerv (VG-EX), #570 Fox AS (GD), #571 Mazeroski AS (EX), #572 B. Robinson AS (EX), #574 Aparicio AS (FR-GD), #575 Banks AS (VG), #581 F. Robinson AS (VG), #586 Ford AS (GD-VG) and #589 Spahn AS (VG).  
 
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