1953 Topps

Number of
Required Items
274
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
10.439

A set with many avid fans, whether it be for the painted player pictures, or for the challenge of assembling this issue in high grade without any color border chipping. Despite having to compete with the Bowman masterpiece of that year, this Topps effort is solid, aided by some keys not included in their competitor's set: Jackie Robinson, Satchel Paige, and Willie Mays. To read an in-depth article, click here.

All-Time Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 Charles Merkel HOF 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017   2018 2019 2020 2021 100.00% 9.02 R 10.02 10.02
2 calvinehler HOF 2022 100.00% 8.82 9.56 9.56
3 Anthony Fioto HOF 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 100.00% 8.67 R 9.22 9.22
4 NotAMavFanIngle 100.00% 8.57 8.96 8.96
5 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection HOF 100.00% 8.47 R 8.77 8.77

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 calvinehler HOF 2022 100.00% 8.82 9.56 9.56
2 NotAMavFanIngle 100.00% 8.57 8.96 8.96
3 pacifica 100.00% 8.23 8.35 8.35
4 Pack Fresh Time Machine 100.00% 8.07 8.09 8.09
5 Heritage Auctions - August 2022 for Charity 99.64% 7.99 8.00 7.96
6 The 53 Kid 99.64% 7.98 7.98 7.95
7 Daveybug92 100.00% 7.92 7.95 7.95
8 Jimmy's '53 Topps Set 100.00% 7.93 7.95 7.95
9 Kurt's 1953 Topps 99.64% 7.87 7.88 7.86
10 Eights and Nines….. mostly. 97.08% 8.47 8.71 7.84
11 JAAG 13 99.27% 8.03 8.05 7.82
12 The cards your mom said she threw out 1953 99.64% 7.87 7.87 7.76
13 Boyds Toys 1953 topps 100.00% 7.76 7.76 7.76
14 Jim"s 1953 Topps Set 100.00% 7.72 7.72 7.72
15 Jim's 1953 Topps beauties 97.81% 7.80 7.80 7.57
16 Southpaw's 53's 100.00% 7.53 7.53 7.53
17 SurvivorRon 100.00% 7.45 7.45 7.45
18 Phil Mangano 97.08% 8.03 8.04 7.41
19 Mets-71 93.07% 8.07 8.08 7.38
20 The KC Jones Collection 100.00% 7.37 7.37 7.37

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