Lot # 2864: 1961 Topps Stamps New York Yankees Collection (15) Including Mantle and Maris

Starting Bid: $100.00

Bids: 9 (Bid History)

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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 and for this issue exceptional high-grade collection of fifteen 1961 Topps Stamps, composed exclusively of New York Yankees. These "cards" are actually postage stamps that were two-player panels inserted into wax packs of 1961 Topps baseball cards. The stamps were designed featuring a colorized image (either brown or green) of the player, his name, team, and position. The stamps featured in this group include several Hall of Famers and stars, highlighted by Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, and Roger Maris. Eight of the stamps are professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA. The collection consists of the following: Arroyo, Berra (EX 5), Berra/Thronberry (two-player panel, NM 7), Blasingame/Howard (two-player panel, NM 7), Ditmar, two Ford (EX 5 and VG-EX 4), two Howard, Kubek/Berotia (two-player panel, NM-MT 8), Mantle (VG-EX 4), Maris (EX 5), Maris/Klippstein (two-player panel), Shantz, and Stafford. The balance of the stamps are in Excellent condition overall. This is an exceptional high-quality collection of New York Yankees from this unusual and rarely offered series worthy of any advanced Yankees or Topps insert-card collection. Total: 15 stamps. Reserve $100.

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