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THE HEADING IN THE CATALOG IS INCORRECT. THIS IS NOW THE 4TH RATED SET ON THE PSA REGISTRY - NOT THE 7TH

Topps issued the Civil War News set in 1962 Americans were still in the midst of a Civil War centennial celebration. Topps artists applied their talents with full enthusiasm for what came to be regarded as one of Topps' most ambitious projects. The 1962 Topps Civil War News set is distinguished by extraordinary artwork and accurate historical information presented on the backs in the style of a newspaper.

This is a very high-grade example of a truly beautiful set, and one of the most popular non-sport series ever produced by Topps. Ranked as the #4 Current Finest Set on the PSA Set Registry, about 80% of these gorgeous cards are graded MINT PSA 9 or better with almost 40% being among the finest known with nothing graded higher by PSA. GEM MINT PSA 10 (4) - #14(1/2), 19(1/2), 51(1/3), and 62(1/4). MINT PSA 9 (67) - #1 John Brown, 3-6, 10, 13, 15-18, 22, 23, 26, 28-31, 33(1/4), 34-37, 39 Robert E. Lee, 40-42, 44-50, 52-58, 60, 61, 63-65, 67-73, 75-79, 81-87. NM-MT PSA 8 (17) - #2 Jefferson Davis, 7, 9, 11, 12, 20, 21, 24, 25, 27, 32, 38 Ulysses S. Grant, 43, 59, 66, 74, 80, 88 Checklist. The #4 Current Finest Set on the PSA Set Registry.

 

Click here for PSA Set Registry listing: 1962 Topps Civil War News: Norman's 1962 Topps Civil War News Set 

1962 TOPPS CIVIL WAR NEWS COMPLETE PSA GRADED SET (#4 ON THE PSA SET REGISTRY - 8.82 GPA)
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Current Bidding (Reserve Has Been Met)
Minimum Bid: $3,000
Final Bid(Includes Buyers Premium): $14,520
Estimate: $8000 - $12000
Number of Bids: 3
Auction closed on: 11/14/2010