Fifth Anniversary Auction - Closes August 12, 2017
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Easily one of the hobby's most popular nonsports issues, the 1962 Topps "Mars Attacks" set capitalized on the era's fascination with - and fear of - space exploration.  Simultaneously some of the hobby's most colorful and violent art, the card fronts illustrated the horrifying results of a Martian invasion, while the reverse - in series - told the story of Earth's eventual destruction of the invaders.  The set remains immensely popular today, with tremendous competition among high-grade collectors driving up prices across the board.

Presented here is a very attractive midgrade complete set, each boasting clean, colorful artwork but a variety of issues related to corners and centering keeping the technical grades closer to the middle of the spectrum.  34 of the cards have been graded by PSA, with the breakdown as follows: PSA EX-MT 6 (1 card): #34; PSA EX-MT 6Q (1 card): #29; PSA EX+ 5.5 (1 card): #24; PSA EX 5 (11 cards): #7, #10, #11, #19, #26, #27, #30, #37, #39, #41, #45; PSA EX 5Q (1 card): #35; PSA VG-EX 4 (12 cards): #2, #5, #6, #9, #28, #36, #40, #42, #43, #44, #50, #54; PSA VG 3 (1 card): #17; PSA VG 3Q (1 card): #15; PSA GOOD 2 (2 cards): #12, #32; PSA GOOD 2Q (2 cards): #1, #18; PSA PR-FR 1 (1 card): #46.  The checklist card is unmarked and grades in the GOOD range, the remaining ungraded cards grading VG to VG/EX with a few lesser and some better.  All in all, a clean and presentable set, one of the most important nonsports sets ever issued.  55 cards total.

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1962 Topps Mars Attacks Complete Set (55)
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Final prices include buyers premium.: $840
Number Bids: 12
Auction closed on Sunday, August 13, 2017.
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