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    1951 Bowman Willie Mays #305 GAI Mint 9. Along with fellow Hall of Fame rookie Mickey Mantle, Mays is responsible for a large percentage of the value in this gorgeously rendered set, firmly in most collectors' top ten list of favored issues. But it's not often that one lays eyes upon any card from the set quite so pristine as the offered specimen, much less one of the heroic rookies. Print defects and gum and wax staining, so often a problem with this issue, are entirely absent here. Centering defects are similarly not a concern. In fact, a studied attempt to find a single flaw to mention, however minor, is in vain. Only a small percentage of "pack fresh" cards are as fine as the one you see before you, and what a card to do it!

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    October, 2005
    29th Saturday
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