1960 and 1961 Topps Baseball Near Sets 
Lot Number 168
 
Quantity: Bid Started: 02/21/2007 10:00:00 
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Presented are a pair of vintage Topps near sets, 1960 (552/572) and 1961 (536/587). With over 1,000 cards, this prominent mid- to high-grade selection features a stellar group of Hall of Famers. The 1960 series has a composite grade of (VG-EX), while the 1961 selection has a median grade of (EX) with some better and others lesser. The 1961 series includes (23) of the extremely scarce high numbers, mostly in (EX) condition. Key cards include 1960 Topps: #50 Kaline (EX), #148 Yastrzemski RC (FR-GD), #160 Mantle/Boyer (VG-EX), #200 Mays (VG), #250 Musial (VG), #300 Aaron (EX), #316 McCovey RC (VG), #326 Clemente (VG-EX), #343 Koufax (NM), #377 Maris (EX), #445 Spahn (EX-MT), #475 Drysdale (EX-MT), #480 Berra (NM), #484 Pirates Team (EX-MT), #490 F. Robinson (NM) and #493 Snider (EX-MT); 1961 Topps: #2 Maris (EX-MT), #35 Santo RC (NM o/c), #41 Mays/Clemente LL (EX-MT), #44 Mantle/Maris LL (VG-EX), #120 E. Mathews (EX-MT), #141 B. Williams RC (NM), #150 Mays (FR-GD), #160 Ford (EX-MT), #200 #211 Gibson (NM-MT o/c), #300 Mantle (EX-MT), #307 Mantle WS (EX), #344 Koufax (VG), #350 Banks (EX), #388 Clemente (VG-EX), #406 Mantle HR (EX-MT), #415 Aaron (EX/EX-MT), #417 Marichal RC (EX-MT), #430 Mazeroski (NM), #443 Snider (NM), #472 Berra MVP (EX-MT), #475 Mantle MVP (EX), #478 Maris MVP (NM o/c), #484 Aaron MVP (EX-MT), #485 Banks MVP (EX-MT) and #517 McCovey (EX). For a complete list of key 1960-1961 Topps cards, including missing numbers, please visit our website.

Included key 1960-1961 Topps cards, including missing numbers: 1960 Topps: #1 Wynn (EX), #10 Banks (VG), #18 Dodgers Team (FR), #35 Ford (VG-EX), #50 Kaline (EX), #73 Gibson (GD), #132 Howard RC (VG-EX), #136 Kaat RC (EX-MT), #148 Yastrzemski RC (FR-GD), #160 Mantle/Boyer (VG-EX), #200 Mays (VG), #210 Killebrew (VG-EX), #250 Musial (VG), #300 Aaron (EX), #316 McCovey RC (VG), #326 Clemente (VG-EX), #332 Yankees Team (GD), #343 Koufax (NM), #377 Maris (EX), #420 E. Mathews (EX), #445 Spahn (EX-MT), #475 Drysdale (EX-MT), #480 Berra (NM), #484 Pirates Team (EX-MT), #490 F. Robinson (NM), #493 Snider (EX-MT), #558 E. Mathews (VG) and #561 Kaline AS (VG).

Missing Numbers: #28 B. Robinson, 62, 350 Mantle, 414, 463, 509, 513, 526, 537, 552, 554 McCovey, 555, 560 Banks AS, 563 Mantle AS, 564 Mays AS, 565 Maris AS, 566 Aaron AS, 570 Drysdale AS, 571, 572;

1961 Topps: #1 Groat (GD), #2 Maris (EX-MT), #10 B.Robinson (VG), #35 Santo RC (NM o/c), #41 Mays/Clemente LL (EX-MT), #44 Mantle/Maris LL (VG-EX), #120 E. Mathews (EX-MT), #141 B. Williams RC (NM), #150 Mays (FR-GD), #160 Ford (EX-MT), #200 Spahn (GD-VG), #211 Gibson (NM-MT o/c), #228 Yankees Team (EX), #260 Drysdale (EX), #287 Yastrzemski (VG), #300 Mantle (EX-MT), #307 Mantle WS (EX), #344 Koufax (VG), #350 Banks (EX), #360 F. Robinson (VG), #371 Skowron SP (EX), #388 Clemente (VG-EX), #405 Gehrig Streak (EX-MT), #406 Mantle HR (EX-MT), #415 Aaron (EX/EX-MT), #417 Marichal RC (EX-MT), #425 Berra (FR), #429 Kaline (EX), #430 Mazeroski (NM), #443 Snider (NM), #472 Berra MVP (EX-MT), #475 Mantle MVP (EX), #478 Maris MVP (NM o/c), #480 Campanella (VG-EX), #482 Mays MVP (FR-GD), #484 Aaron MVP (EX-MT), #485 Banks MVP (EX-MT) and #517 McCovey (EX).

Missing Numbers: #290 Musial, #399, 401 Ruth 60 HR, 426, 464, 498, 500, 512, 525 Perranoski RC, 527, 528, 531-33, 537, 538, 540, 541, 542 Twins Team, 543, 545 Wilhelm, 551, 553, 554 Pirates Team, 555, 556, 558, 559 Gentile, 562, 563 Cerv, 566, 568-585 and 589. 
 
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