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    1955 Bowman Mickey Mantle #202 PSA Mint 9. What do you look for in a Mint condition card? Sharp corners, precise centering, fantastic colors, a glossy obverse and a wax stain free reverse... the options go on and on. This card has it covered. Between the frequent print defects and the dark borders of the 1955 Bowman issue, there are few examples that have survived the fifty-plus years since they were manufactured in the condition that we offer with this Mantle. The new lucky hobbyist who claims this card will just have to live with the four sharp corners and the original pack fresh gloss which stand out when examining this outstanding card. Lastly, the centering frames the Mick in the classic television design to within hairlines of perfection. Of the almost 2,100 submissions to PSA, this is one of only seven to have achieved this improbable plateau from PSA with only a trio grading higher. Those numbers rank this condition rarity among the top one-half-of-one-percent on record and an undisputable prized addition to any Mantle centric or 1950's collection. l

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    May, 2014
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