Lot # 866: 1952 Topps Near-Complete Low-Number Run (#1-310) - 308 of 310 Cards Plus Page and Sain Variations

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Item was in Auction "REA Summer 2021",
which ran from 7/23/2021 12:00 PM to
8/15/2021 9:00 PM



Presented is an extremely attractive near-complete low-number run (#1-310) from the classic 1952 Topps series. The low-number run is highlighted by fifteen Hall of Famers, including Bob Feller and Duke Snider, as well as additional stars, such as Gil Hodges, Ted Kluszewski, and Billy Martin. Missing just #157 Usher and 261 Mays to complete this very attractive and classic 1952 Topps low-number run. Also including both the Page and Sain error cards for a total of 310 different cards. Cards #1-80 include forty-four black-back variations. Condition is 16% Ex to Ex-Mt, 69% Vg to Vg-Ex, and 15% Gd to Vg (including one with a slight trim). Twenty-nine cards are graded and encapsulated by PSA. Keys: #1 Pafko (VG-EX 4, black back), 2 Runnels (Vg), 11 Rizzuto (VG 3, black back), 20 Loes RC (Vg, black back), 22 DiMaggio (Vg, black back), 26 Irvin (EX 5), 29 Kluszewski (Vg), 33 Spahn (Vg, black back), 36 Hodges (Fr, black back), 37 Snider (EX 5, black back), 48a Page/incorrect, Sain bio (VG-EX 4, black back), 48b Page/correct (Vg), 49a Sain/incorrect, Page bio (Gd, black back), 49b Sain/correct (VG+ 3.5), 57 Lopat (Gd, black back), 59 Roberts (EX-MT 6, black back), 65 Slaughter (slight diamond cut, otherwise Vg+, black back), 66 Roe (EX-MT 6), 67 Reynolds (Vg-Ex), 88 Feller (EX-MT 6), 91 Schoendienst (next card showing, otherwise Vg), 122 Jensen (Vg-Ex+), 129 Mize (Vg), 175 Martin RC (Vg), 191 Berra (Gd due to small spot of paper loss), 195 Minoso RC (Gd+), 215 Bauer (Vg), 216 Ashburn (95/5 L/R, otherwise Vg-Ex+), 227 Garagiola (Vg-Ex/Ex), 243 Doby (Fr due to pinhole), 246 Kell (98/2 L/R, otherwise Vg), 250 Erskine (Vg-Ex), 268 Lemon (Vg-Ex), 274 Branca (Vg), and 277 Wynn (slight tilt to picture, otherwise Ex). Twenty additional graded cards: #6 (EX-MT 6), 8 (EX+ 5.5), 12 (EX 5, black back), 21 (NM7 [OC]), 24 (VG-EX 4), 27 (EX 5, black back), 28 (EX 5), 31 (EX-MT 6, black back), 55 (VG-EX+ 4.5), 73 (EX 5), 80 (EX 5), 96 (NM 7), 105 (EX 5), 187 (EX-MT 6), 192 (EX 5), 193 (EX 5), 204 (EX 5), 211 (EX-MT 6), 217 (EX 5), and 305 (NM 7). Includes the following eleven duplicates: #5, 8, 14, 26 Irvin (VG 3), 66 Roe (Fr), 80, 103, 187 (EX-MT 6), 193, 225, and 305. This is a very attractive near-complete low-number run of 1952 Topps, one of card collecting’s most popular classics, in very desirable mid-grade condition and representing a very substantial start toward a complete set. The total SMR value for just twenty-seven of the graded cards (factoring in the three half grades at the lower whole-grade level and not including the PSA-qualified card or the one common card graded less than EX) is $2,419. Total: 321 cards (near-complete low-number run of 308 plus two variations and 11 duplicates). Reserve $1,000.

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