1969 Topps Baseball Near Master Set with all (23) White Letter Variations 
Lot Number 136
 
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While complete 1969 Topps Baseball sets are relatively common, the offered near master set with all (23) white letter variations is decidedly scarce. This mixed-grade collection totals (692) cards with additional airbrush, name and team variations present. The approximate condition breakdown for this selection is 30% (NM or better), 20% (EX-MT), 15% (EX), 15% (VG-EX) and 20% (VG or lesser). Despite moderate centering and wax stain issues, the majority of cards present extremely well. Highlights include #20 Banks (NM), #50 Clemente (FR), #95 Bench (VG), #100 Aaron (FR), #120 Rose (GD), #130 Yastrzemski (NM), #190 Mays (GD), #260 R. Jackson RC (VG), #375 Killebrew (NM-MT), #440 McCovey (EX-MT, white letter), #480 Seaver (VG), #500 Mantle (VG, white letter), #500 Mantle (VG-EX, yellow letter), #516 Weaver RC (NM), #533 Ryan (EX), #597 Fingers RC (EX/EX-MT); 1969 Topps Variations: (average EX-MT) with #47, 49, 77, 99, 151, 208; 1969 Common Topps White Letter Variations: (median EX) with # 441, 444, 447, 451, 452, 454, 461, 464, 468, 470, 471, 473, 476, 482, 485, 486, 491, 493, 501, 505 and 511. This set is missing only the variation of #567 Pirates Rookies for completion. For a complete list of key cards and variations, please visit our website.

#1 Yaz/Oliva LL (NM), #20 Banks (NM), #50 Clemente (FR), #85 Brock (NM), #95 Bench (VG), #99 Nettles RC (GD, black loop), #99 Nettles RC (FR, no black loop), #100 Aaron (FR), #120 Rose (GD), #130 Yastrzemski (NM), #190 Mays (GD), #200 Gibson (NM), #250 F. Robinson (VG), #255 Carlton (EX), #260 R. Jackson RC (VG), #375 Killebrew (NM-MT), #400 Drysdale (EX), #410 Kaline (VG), #412 Checklist/Mantle (EX/EX-MT), #424 Rose AS (EX-MT), #440 McCovey (EX-MT, white letter), #440 McCovey (VG-EX, yellow letter), #480 Seaver (VG), #500 Mantle (VG, white letter), #500 Mantle (VG-EX, yellow letter), #510 Carew (VG-EX), #516 Weaver RC (NM), #533 Ryan (EX), #550 B. Robinson (EX/EX-MT), #572 Marichal/McCovey (NM), #573 Palmer (EX/EX-MT), #597 Fingers RC (EX/EX-MT), #630 Bonds RC (EX), #640 Jenkins (VG) and #650 T. Williams (EX); 1969 Topps Variations: (5 cards, median EX-MT) with #47 Popovich (airbrush variation), #49 Royals/Rodriquez (name variation), #77 Perranoski (airbrush variation), #151 Dalrymple (Phillies), #208 Clendenon (Expos); 1969 Common Topps White Letter Variations: (20 cards, aggregate EX) with #441 Higgins, #444 Moeller, #447 Houk, #451 Rollins, #452 Ferrara, #454 Phillies Rookies, #461 Epstein, #464 Marshall, #468 Pirates Rookies, #470 Stottlemyre, #471 Savage, #473 Arcia, #476 Red Sox Rookies, #482 Gosger, #485 Perry, #486 Casanova, #491 Twins Rookies, #493 Parker, #501 T. Gonzalez. #505 Bolin and #511 Segui.  
 
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