1959 Topps - Basic

Number of Required Items : 572

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 09.381

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This was the largest set of cards ever issued at the time, with 572 different players (or executives or multi-players or teams or injured players ad infinitum). The cards are 2½" by 3½" and feature a round-framed photo of the player along with a facsimile autograph. Beginning with card #507 the printing changes to black (instead of red and green) and the number is in a black box (instead of green). Collecting options include multi-player cards, team cards and "Rookie Stars." To read an in-depth article, click here.

All-Time Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 Hacnac Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 9.15 09.15
2 SMN's 59's 100.00%
Retired on 8/26/2014
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 9.116
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 9.116
9.12
09.12
3 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection 100.00%
Retired on 9/9/2013
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 9.110
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 9.110
9.11
09.11
4 Spark's 1959 Topps Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 8.93 08.93
5 JTM's 1959 Topps 100.00%
Retired on 9/24/2007
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 8.852
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.852
8.85
08.85
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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 Hacnac Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 9.15 09.15
2 Spark's 1959 Topps Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 8.93 08.93
3 Brian's Excellent 1959 Topps Baseball Set - Basic Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.79 08.79
4 Don Johnson Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 8.61 08.61
5 Allen Family Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.34 08.34
6 Fluffy717 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 8.31 08.31
7 Marshall Fogel 100.00% 8.27 08.27
8 chrisandfaith 100.00% 8.16 08.16
9 Gary's Finest Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.16 08.16
10 The Stoneback Collection 100.00% 8.12 08.12
11 DLA 1959 Topps Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.09 08.09
12 PCH Topps 1 100.00% 8.06 08.06
13 Sprigle Family Collection - 1959 Topps Basic Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 8.04 08.04
14 KentW Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.04 08.04
15 Buford Buzzard Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 8.04 08.04
16 Mark's 1959 Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.03 08.03
17 mccordcf 100.00% 8.01 08.01
18 Staley's Favorites ! 100.00% 8.01 08.01
19 Gary's Second Best Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.00 08.00
20 RST's 59's 100.00% 8.00 08.00
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