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    1971 Topps Ernie Banks #525 PSA Gem Mint 10 - Pop One. An ever-popular athlete and show circuit signer, this card honors the man who epitomizes the spirit of the Chicago Cubs, and who has almost single-handedly kept enthusiasm for the franchise alive for several generations of devoted fans. The Hall of Famer, former Negro Leaguer, two-time National League MVP (1957, 1958) and 500 Home Run Club member is seen here with his ever-present smile firmly in place. With just a glance at this superb card, the observer can almost feel Banks' "Let's Play Two!" enthusiasm.

    Graded PSA Gem MT 10, this is the only card to do so. This Banks card is the only example at its level, a standing that places the showpiece item securely among the top one-half of one percent of the 1,100+ copies holdered to date by PSA. As expected, every facet of its presentation is impeccable, with no disturbance at the corners and borders, the full-bleed treatment always a hindrance to the most condition conscience hobbyist. Superlative can be drawn for any and all perspectives! Here's the quintessential Cub, shining forth from his great career's finest-imaginable final gum card memento. It is a very rare pleasure to have all of the bells and whistles associated with the highest grade level combined one one card thus giving the hobby the finest '71 Banks known.


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