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    Signed 1953 Bowman Color Mickey Mantle #59 PSA/DNA Gem Mint 10! So much has been said about Bowman turning to color photography for their 1953 Baseball series. It was a significant event and in reality was a desperate answer to the extraordinary job Topps did with their 1952 baseball promotion. That set was a striking blow to Bowman that they never truly recovered from. But card #59 featured a young Yankees outfielder named Mickey Mantle. That card is now one of his most sought after. Offered is a loved example that displays the real prize, a perfect blue sharpie signature of Mantle that has been graded PSA/DNA Gem Mint 10! This is currently the only example to grade "Gem Mint" by PSA/DNA of only twenty-five total submissions.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $1,200 - up.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    October
    28th Monday
    Auction Dates
    November
    21st-23rd Thursday-Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    11 Days
    Internet/Mail Bids: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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