274 cards per set
1953 Topps features a great mix of stars and rookies including Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Jackie Robinson, Satchel Paige, Jim Gilliam, Yogi Berra, Milt Bolling, Johnny Podres, Roy Campanella, Whitey Ford, and many more!
NM-MT condition standards:
- Centering: 60/40 both ways or better on front. 80/20 or better on back.
- Corners: Sharp to the naked eye, but slight imperfections allowed under close examination.
- Edges: Relatively smooth borders. Specks of chipping visible to the naked eye are allowed.
- Surface: A few minor print spots. Very minor color or focus imperfections. Solid gloss with very minor scratches detectable only upon close inspection. Or a subtle metallic print line.