1953 Topps Baseball Near Set (269/274) with (5) PSA 
Lot Number 787
 
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Description

The Topps Company of Duryea, Pennsylvania avoided the dreaded “sophomore slump” with the classic 1953 Topps Baseball edition. The offered near set of (269/274) mixed-grade cards exhibits spectacular eye appeal and features by (5) PSA graded cards. Highlights include #27 Campanella (PSA 5), #37 Mathews (FR), #41 Slaughter (VG), #54 Feller (VG), #76 Reese (VG), #77 Mize (VG), #78 Schoendienst (VG), #104 Berra (PR), #114 Rizzuto (GD), #138 Kell (EX), #147 Spahn (GD-VG), #151 Wilhelm (VG-EX), #173 Ward (PSA 6), #207 Ford (GD), #220 Paige (FR-GD), #246 Face RC (PSA 5), #254 Roe (PSA 3), #258 Gilliam RC (GD-VG), #262 Oldis (PSA 6) and #263 Podres RC (GD). The approximate condition breakdown for this near set is 10% (EX or better), 10% (VG-EX), 45% (VG) and 35% (off-grade). Additionally, the difficult high numbers presents similarly to the more common lower series. This group is a prime opportunity for the 1950s Topps enthusiast with many possibilities for upgrades. For a complete list of key cards and missing numbers, please visit our website.

#27 Campanella (PSA 5), #37 Mathews (FR), #41 Slaughter (VG), #54 Feller (VG), #61 Wynn (VG), #76 Reese (VG), #77 Mize (VG), #78 Schoendienst (VG), #81 Black (VG), #86 B. Martin (GD-VG), #104 Berra (PR), #114 Rizzuto (GD), #138 Kell (EX), #147 Spahn (GD-VG), #151 Wilhelm (VG-EX), #191 Kiner (GD-VG), #207 Ford (GD), #220 Paige (FR-GD), #228 Newhouser (GD-VG), #246 Face RC (PSA 5), #254 Roe (PSA 3), #258 Gilliam RC (GD-VG), #263 Podres RC (GD) and #280 Bolling RC (GD-VG); Missing Numbers: #1 J. Robinson, #82 Mantle, 132, 146, #244 Mays. 
 
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