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    1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle #253 SGC 60 EX 5. Argue all you like that the 1952 Topps card is Mickey Mantle's rookie. Our calendar tells us that the '51 Bowman actually came first. We'll also take issue with anybody who claims the Topps rookie is a prettier card, as we're of the opinion that Bowman's designs of the early 1950's represent one of the high water marks in cardboard aesthetics. Graded SGC 60 EX 5, the corners show light wear, deep coloring and surfaces gently affected by handling. A nice solid mid-grade example of a hobby classic.

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    November, 2014
    6th-8th Thursday-Saturday
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