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    1952 Topps Mickey Mantle #311 SGC 60 EX 5. When it comes to baseball cards issued before the Second World War, the Honus Wagner T206 is the undisputed king. But after that great conflict, the 1952 Topps card featuring a young Mickey Mantle claims the prize as the most coveted and valuable post-WW II card in the hobby. Here we present a fine example of the card on every collector's wish list, picturing a young legend looking skyward toward destiny.

    Graded SGC 60 EX 5. As it is a baseball card, lets cover all the condition bases: Colors - Gorgeous, deep and saturated; Printing - Dare we say, " perfection". Borders - 99.9% problem free. The vivid portrait rests just to the right and low of center; Corners - Just some modest wear. Mantle card market is a driving force as we speak with investment-minded collectors powering the rising tide. This is a solid example considering it is at the middle of the grading scale.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $30,000 - up.

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    Bidding Begins Approx.
    March
    28th Wednesday
    Auction Dates
    April
    19th-20th Thursday-Friday
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    33 Days
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