(690+) 1952-1955 Topps Shoebox Collection with 1955 Near Set 
Lot Number 858
 
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This (690+) card 1952-1955 Topps shoebox collection is a classic quartet of these famed early editions. Highlighted by a 1955 Topps near set of (201/206) cards, numerous Hall of Fame rookies, superstars and other tough shortprints are also present. Although the majority of cards are off-grade, this assembly still proves to be a worthy start to these famed sets. Highlights include 1952 Topps: (120 cards, average GD, 8 black backs) #11 Rizzuto (VG, red back), #26 Irvin (GD, black back), #129 Mize (GD); 1953 Topps: (157 cards, median GD, 5 high numbers, mostly FR) #27 Campanella (FR), #114 Rizzuto (GD), #147 Spahn (FR), #207 Ford RC (GD-VG); 1954 Topps: (78 cards, composite GD-VG) (2) #17 Rizzuto (VG-EX, VG), #30 Mathews (VG), #50 Berra (GD), #94 Banks RC (GD); 1955 Topps Near Set: (201/206 cards, median VG to VG-EX) (2) #2 T. Williams (VG, FR-GD), #24 Newhouser (EX/EX-MT), #28 Banks (EX/EX-MT), #31 Spahn (EX-MT), #50 J. Robinson (VG), (3) #124 Killebrew RC (EX/EX-MT, GD-VG, FR), (2) #198 Berra (GD, FR) and #210 Snider (VG-EX). Each set reveals minor duplication and wear congruent with the average grade and contains some cards better and other cards lesser than the assigned aggregate. For a complete list of key cards, including missing numbers from the 1955 Topps set, please visit our website.

1952 Topps: (120 cards, average GD, 8 black backs) #2 Runnels (GD, red back), #11 Rizzuto (VG, red back), #20 Loes (VG, red back), #26 Irvin (GD, black back), #29 Kluszewski (FR, red back), #48 Page (FR-GD, red back), #49 Sain (FR-GD, red back), #129 Mize (GD), #195 Minoso (GD); 1953 Topps: (157 cards, median GD, 5 high numbers, mostly FR) #27 Campanella (FR), #41 Slaughter (FR-GD), #78 Schoendienst (GD), #114 Rizzuto (GD), #138 Kell (PR), #147 Spahn (FR), #151 Wilhelm (FR-GD), #207 Ford RC (GD-VG), #254 Roe (GD-VG); 1954 Topps: (78 cards, composite GD-VG) (2) #3 Irvin (VG, FR), #7 Kluszewski (GD-VG), #13 B. Martin (FR), (2) #17 Rizzuto (VG-EX, VG), #30 Mathews (VG), (2) #36 Wilhelm (VG, GD), #37 Ford (FR-GD), #50 Berra (GD), #94 Banks RC (GD); 1955 Topps Near Set: (201/206 cards, median VG to VG-EX) (2) #1 Rhodes (VG, GD-VG), (2) #2 T. Williams (VG, FR-GD), (2) #5 Gilliam (EX, GD-VG), (4) #22 Skowron ((2) GD-VG, GD, FR), #24 Newhouser (EX/EX-MT), #28 Banks (EX/EX-MT), #31 Spahn (EX-MT), #50 J. Robinson (VG), #75 Amoros (GD-VG), (2) #100 Irvin (VG-EX, FR-GD), (2) #120 Kluszewski (EX-MT, FR-GD), (3) #124 Killebrew RC (EX/EX-MT, GD-VG, FR), #125 Boyer RC (EX/EX-MT), (2) #152 Agganis RC (EX/EX-MT, FR-GD), #155 Mathews (VG), (2) #156 Black (VG, GD-VG), (2) #198 Berra (GD, FR), #210 Snider (VG-EX); 1955 Topps Missing Numbers: #120 Koufax, #164 Clemente, #189 Rizzuto, #194 Mays, #195 
 
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