April 30, 2022 Rock & Roll, Entertainment, Sports and Americana
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 4/30/2022

Presented is a 548-card near set of 1961 Topps baseball cards. A stylish MVP sub-series, a small but impressive selection of rookies, baseball's greatest moments, World Series' highlights, the uncluttered design, all concluding with an eye-catching segment of All-Star honorees, makes Topps' 1961 effort one of the most highly sought-after editions of the 1960s. Includes both #98 Checklist variations. Missing #'s 17, 49, 133, 137, 160, 184, 225, 252, 291, 361, 371, 396, 401, 402, 420, 426, 437, 446, 465, 475, 498, 520, 530, 532, 533, 547, 548, 551, 555, 558, 562, 563, 564, 565, 572, 576, 578, 579, 586, 587 and 588 for completion.

Highlights include: #'s 2 Maris (EX+), 10 B. Robinson (VG), 35 Santo (EX), 44 Mantle/Maris LL (EX-), 141 Williams (GD), 150 Mays (EX), 200 Spahn (VG/EX), 211 Gibson (EX), 228 Yankees (EX-), 287 Yastrzemski (EX/MT), 290 Musial (EX), 307 Mantle WS (FR, tear), 344 Koufax (VG+), 350 Banks (VG/EX), 360 F. Robinson (NM-), 388 Clemente (GD), 405 Gehrig (VG), 406 Mantle HR (NM-), 415 Aaron (VG), 417 Marichal SP (EX+), 425 Berra (GD/VG), 429 Kaline (NM+), 430 Mazeroski (EX/MT), 443 Snider (EX/MT), 472 Berra MVP (GD), 482 Mays MVP (EX),  484 Aaron MVP (EX), 517 McCovey (VG/EX), 575 Banks AS (NM-), 577 Aaron AS (miscut), 580 Kaline AS (VG+) and 589 Spahn AS (VG/EX). Grades average VG/EX to EX/MT including some slightly nicer and many lesser due mostly to creasing.

1961 Topps Baseball Near Set (548/589)
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Minimum Bid: $750
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,300
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Number Bids: 11
Auction closed on Saturday, April 30, 2022.
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