Lot # 575: 1957-58 TOPPS BASKETBALL COMPLETE SET OF (80) ALL PSA GRADED (5.6 RATING, #16 COMPLETE) WITH #77 BILL RUSSELL PSA EX-MT 6

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Item was in Auction "Winter Premier Auction 2017",
which ran from 1/4/2017 1:00 PM to
1/21/2017 8:00 PM



The very popular 1957-58 Topps Basketball set included the rookie card of Bill Russell as well as legends Bob Cousy, Tom Heinsohn and Bob Pettit and stands as the most seminal trading card series ever produced for the sport. Offered here is an impressive complete PSA graded set of (80) 1957-58 Topps Basketball cards. It stands as the 16th ranked complete set on the PSA Registry with a set rating of 5.6. Total SMR value is $12,500+ (without adjusting for qualifiers). Although, as the current marketplace for vintage cards has shown, recent auction results are consistently beating blue book value, especially for complete sets as classic as '57 Topps Basketball. This set is not to be overlooked by any serious collector. Graded breakdown is:

PSA NM-MT 8 (9): #15 (OC) (Ramsey RC HOF), 27 Macauley RC HOF), 43 (OC), 45, 54 (MC), 60, 63, 72, 76

PSA NM 7 (18): #13 (Schayes RC HOF), 22, 30, 32 (MC), 33, 48, 50, 53, 55 (OC), 57, 58, 62 (Gallatin RC HOF), 64, 65, 66, 67, 69 (MC), 71 (Twyman RC HOF)

PSA EX-MT 6 (30): #2 (Yardley HOF), 4, 5 (Sharman RC HOF), 8, 10 (Arizin RC HOF), 14, 16 (McGuire RC HOF) (MC), 17 (Cousy RC HOF), 19 (SP) (Heinsohn RC HOF), 20, 23, 26, 28 (SP) (Mikkelsen RC HOF), 29, 31, 38, 40 (MC), 44 (Gola RC HOF), 46, 47, 49, 51 (MC), 52 (MC), 56, 61, 68, 73, 74, 77 (SP) (Russell RC HOF), 78 (MC) (Lovellette RC HOF)

PSA EX 5 (18): #1, 3 (Johnston RC HOF), 6, 7, 9, 11, 12 (Martin RC HOF), 21, 24 (Pettit RC HOF), 34, 35 (MC), 39, 41 (5.5), 42 (MC), 59 (MC), 70, 75 (SP) (Phillip RC HOF), 79

PSA VG-EX 4 (5): #18, 25, 36, 37 (SP) (Hagan RC HOF), 80