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1959 Top Flight Confectioners "Top Flight Series" Complete Sets (20) with Ben Hogan & Sugar Ray Robinson

Lot Number 1560

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Averages (NM-MT) condition throughout.


Top Flight released a 1959 set featuring superstars of various sports, pictured on 25 different trading cards, for the U.K. market. Presented here is a group of 20 complete sets. Each set contains 25 cards; one set has been opened to show contents, the other 19 remain in the glassine wrapping as they left the factory. The sets are all original versions.


A career-contemporary card of boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson is the release's key item. Other then-active and retired stars pictured on their own cards include Stirling Moss, Ingemar Johanssen, Pancho Gonzalez, Ben Hogan and Juan Manuel Fangio.


The set's full checklist includes #'s 1 Moss, 2 Pat Smythe, 3 Peter Thompson, 4 John Landy, 5 John Charles, 6 Ian Black, 7 Jack Brabham, 8 Joe Davis, 9 Johanssen, 10 Gonzalez, 11 Robinson, 12 Joe Baker, 13 Peter Keenan, 14 Cliff Morgan, 15 Hogan, 16 Henry Cotton, M.B.E., 17 Donald Campbell, 18 Stanley Matthews, 19 Sir Gordon Richards, 20 Roger Bannister, 21 Fangio, 22 Peter May, 23 John Surtees, 24 Denis Law and 25 Colin Cowdrey.  

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