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    1957 Topps Willie Mays #10 SGC 96 Mint 9 - Pop Two, None Higher! Lionel Carter collection. The importance of his card collectibles is difficult to overstate. Offered is one of the very best 1957 Topps Mays cards on earth, a specimen that shares its stratospheric tier with just one other counterpart (none higher) within the community of 366 SGC-holdered examples. Its pristine character incorporates a phenomenal image, and more than fifty-six years of existence to this point have brought about no perceptible effects of exposure to circulation, dust, or light. Satisfying rough cuts all around provide indisputable evidence that the piece has escaped handling since the moment of striking. Graded SGC 96 Mint 9. This is one of two examples to grade Mint, none has ever charted higher!

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    1957 Topps Baseball - #1 on the SGC Set Registry!


    A historic issue in its status as the first Topps issue to utilize photography, the 1957 set has long been a favorite among collectors with a concentration in the bubble gum era.  Few members of that breed could honestly boast ownership of representations at the elite level that we find in the lots that follow, however.  Collectively these lots generate a Grade Point Average of a staggering 91.3, a score just shy of a NM/MT+ average.  This offering sets itself apart with over 130 cards graded 96 Mint 9, including baseball legends Ted Williams (card #1), Mickey Mantle and Sandy Koufax. Almost fifty from this class of ninety-six hold the ultimate "Pop One of One" status, assigning the winning bidder the ultimate bragging right. 



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    May, 2013
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