1974 Topps Deckle Edge

Number of Required Items : 72

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 09.570

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The 1974 Topps Deckle Edge consists of 72 cards, each measuring 2-7/8” by 5”. As the name implies, each piece has a scalloped, “deckle” border with a black-and-white player photo and facsimile signature. Backs feature the card number and a faux “newspaper-clipping” design detailing a milestone in the player’s career. Card backs are either white or gray, with the white backs slightly tougher to obtain. This set is anchored by Bob Gibson (#3), Steve Carlton (#5), Jim Hunter (#6), Thurman Munson (#7), Tom Seaver (#9), Don Sutton (#12), Pete Rose (#16), Lou Brock (#20), Brooks Robinson (#25), Willie McCovey (#28), Willie Stargell (#31), Rod Carew (#32), Nolan Ryan (#41), Carl Yastrzemski (#43), Jim Palmer (#45), Hank Aaron (#57), Fergie Jenkins (#59), Reggie Jackson (#61), Carlton Fisk (#64), Frank Robinson (#66), and Johnny Bench (#71). This was a test set issued in limited quantities throughout Massachusetts, and uncut sheets are sometimes found.

All-Time Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 TC Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 9.28 09.28
2 gitomer deckle 100.00%
Retired on 1/8/2014
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 9.184
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 9.184
9.18
09.18
3 Brian's 1974 Topps Deckle Edge Set Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.81 08.81
4 The Crandell Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.77 08.77
5 Deckle Schmeckle 100.00%
Retired on 10/10/2003
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 8.193
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.193
8.19
08.19
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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 TC Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 9.28 09.28
2 Brian's 1974 Topps Deckle Edge Set Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.81 08.81
3 The Crandell Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.77 08.77
4 jellybeans233 Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 6.78 06.78
5 Hank's Deckle Edge Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 6.50 06.50
6 danbowers65 45.83% 5.88 02.66
7 Michael's Deckles 33.33% 8.38 02.53
8 DSVice 1974 Deckle Click to Contact Owner 23.61% 8.78 01.07
9 tjojr 4.17% 7.32 00.46