(750+) 1956-1958 Topps Baseball Shoebox Collection with 1956 Near Set 
Lot Number 186
 
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Presented is a (750+) card 1956-1958 Topps baseball shoebox collection. This group is heralded by a 1956 Topps near set of (338/340) cards and is further bolstered by numerous Hall of Fame superstars and key rookies. Although the majority of this group is mid- to off-grade, the lionís share of this gathering still presents quite well. Key cards include 1956 Topps Near Set: (338/340 cards, average VG-EX, missing only #33 Clemente and common) #5 T. Williams (GD), (2) #10 Spahn (VG-EX, PR), #15 Banks (VG), #20 Kaline (EX/EX-MT), (2) #30 J. Robinson (VG, FR-GD), #31 Aaron (VG-EX), #79 Koufax (VG), #101 Campanella (VG), #110 Berra (GD), (2) #113 Rizzuto (NM, FR-GD), #130 Mays (VG-EX), #135 Mantle (trimmed on all four edges), #150 Snider (VG), #164 Killebrew (VG), #166 Dodgers Team (EX-MT), #200 Feller (VG-EX), #240 Ford (EX-MT), #251 Yankees Team (EX/EX-MT), #260 Reese (EX/EX-MT), #292 Aparicio RC (EX/EX-MT); 1957 Topps: (161 cards, median GD-VG, 9 mid-series shortprints, mostly FR-GD) (2) #90 Spahn (VG, GD-VG), #210 Campanella (GD-VG) and 1958 Topps: (170 cards, median VG, 37 low series shortprints, mostly VG). Each set has some duplication and wear congruent with the average grade including some centering issues and instances of wax staining and pen markings. These editions contain some cards better and other cards lesser than the assigned aggregate. For a complete list of key cards, please visit our website.

1956 Topps Near Set: (306/308 cards, average VG-EX, missing only #33 Clemente and common) #1 Harridge (VG), #2 Giles (VG-EX), #5 T. Williams (GD), #8 Alston (EX/EX-MT), (2) #10 Spahn (VG-EX, PR), #15 Banks (VG), #20 Kaline (EX/EX-MT), #25 Kluszewski (GD-VG), (2) #30 J. Robinson (VG, FR-GD), #31 Aaron (VG-EX), #79 Koufax (VG), #101 Campanella (VG), #107 Mathews (VG), #109 Slaughter (VG), #110 Berra (GD), (2) #113 Rizzuto (NM, FR-GD), #118 Fox (EX), #120 Ashburn (VG-EX), #130 Mays (VG-EX), #135 Mantle (trimmed on all four edges), (3) #140 Score RC ((2) VG-EX, GD-VG), #145 Hodges (VG-EX), #150 Snider (VG), #164 Killebrew (VG), #165 Schoendienst (VG-EX), #166 Dodgers Team (EX-MT) #180 Roberts (GD-VG), #181 Martin (VG), #187 Wynn (GD-VG), #200 Feller (VG-EX), #208 Howard (EX), #226 Giants Team (PR), #240 Ford (EX-MT), #251 Yankees Team (EX/EX-MT), #260 Reese (EX/EX-MT), #292 Aparicio RC (EX/EX-MT), #307 Wilhelm (EX-MT), #332 Larsen (VG), (2) #340 McDermott (VG, GD); 1957 Topps: (161 cards, median GD-VG, 9 mid series shortprints, mostly FR-GD) (2) #90 Spahn (VG, GD-VG), #210 Campanella (GD-VG), #230 Kell (VG), #286 Richardson RC (FR-GD); 1958 Topps: (170 cards, median VG, 37 low series shortprints, mostly VG). 
 
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