1965 Topps Baseball Complete Set with Embossed Set 
Lot Number 180
 
Quantity: Bid Started: 02/21/2007 10:00:00 
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Description

Presented is a higher grade 1965 Topps Baseball Complete Set of (598) cards with an additional (72) card 1965 Topps Embossed set. Noted as one of the most attractive series of the 1960s, a plethora of Hall of Famers, prominent rookies and other legends are included. With a composite grade of (EX) condition with some better and some lesser, these cards present quite well. With minimal staining along with a couple of instances of tape staining, the remainder of the series is mostly crease-free. The condition sensitive Embossed set is also very clean with a composite grade of (EX/EX-MT). The scarce higher series is also clean with median grades similar to the lower series. Prominent players included are #16 Morgan RC (VG), #134 Mantle WS (VG-EX), #155 Maris (EX/EX-MT), #160 Clemente (VG-EX), #170 Aaron (GD-VG), #205 Spahn (EX-MT), #207 Rose (VG-EX), #250 Mays (EX), #300 Koufax (EX), #320 Gibson (EX-MT), #330 Ford (EX-MT), #350 Mantle (GD), #385 Yastrzemski (EX-MT), #400 Killebrew (EX-MT), #477 Carlton RC (EX-MT), #485 Fox (NM-MT), #526 Hunter RC (EX/EX-MT), #540 Brock SP (EX-MT) and #581 Perez RC (EX/EX-MT). Prominent cards in the 1965 Topps Embossed set are #8 Koufax (EX-MT/NM), #11 Mantle (VG), #15 Drysdale (EX-MT), #19 Clemente (VG-EX), #27 Mays (EX), #58 Banks (NM) and #59 Aaron (EX-MT). For a complete list of other key 1965 Topps and embossed cards please visit our website.

This collection is very clean and presents extremely well with a composite breakdown of 10% (NM or better), 30% (EX-MT), 35% (EX), 15% (VG-EX) and 10% (VG or lesser). The challenging high numbers present especially well with more NM examples than their lower series counterparts.

Included key 1965 Topps cards: #3 Mantle/Killebrew LL (EX/EX-MT), #5 Mantle/Killebrew/Brooks LL (EX-MT), #120 F. Robinson (VG-EX), #130 Al Kaline (GD-VG), #150 Brooks Robinson (FR), #282 Masanori Murakami RC (VG-EX to EX), #460 Richie Allen (VG), #461 Phil Niekro RC (EX), #470 Berra (GD), #500 Mathews (VG), #510 Banks (FR), #513 Yankees Team (EX), #519 Bob Uecker (EX/EX-MT), #533 Tug McGraw RC (VG), #540 Lou Brock SP (EX-MT), #550 Mel Stottlemyre (VG-EX), #551 Mets Team Card (VG) and #560 Powell (EX).

Key 1965 Topps Embossed cards: #1 Carl Yastrzemski (VG), #13 Al Kaline (VG-EX), #16 Brooks Robinson (EX-MT), #22 Frank Robinson (EX), #26 Eddie Mathews (EX), #56 Harmon Killebrew (EX-MT) and #69 Bob Gibson (NM). 
 
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