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    1968 Milton Bradley-Topps Nolan Ryan - Mets Rookie Stars #177 PSA Mint 9 (OC). Certainly everyone is familiar with the rookie card that introduced a future strike out king of Major League Baseball - Nolan Ryan. His rookie appearance is by far one the most valuable of the entire '68 edition and is one of the most significant rookie cards of the 1960's. At first glance, this may appear to be another example of that highly regarded card, however it's actually the much rarer "Milton Bradley" version of Ryan's rookie card. The bright yellow border treatment on the reverse gives it away. Graded PSA Mint 9 (OC). One of just six examples graded Mint; three with qualifiers, three without. None graded gem Mint.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $5,000 - up.

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