June 25, 2014

71 don bessent

Type 2 variation on 1959 Topps 71 Don Bessent.  There is a blue line through the second “s” in the name “bessent”.  From a survey of examples, this variation appears on approximately half of cards but is not easy to find in high grade.

1959 Topps 71 Don Bessent1959 Topps 71 Don Bessent variation

June 3, 2014

487 hal brown

Type 2 variation on 1959 Topps 487 Hal Brown.  There is a leaf shaped, 1.5mm notch missing from the “r” in the name “brown”.  From a survey of examples, this variation appears on approximately 30% of cards.

1959 Topps 487 Hal Brown1959 Topps 487 Hal Brown variation