Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    1951 Bowman Willie Mays #305 PSA NM+ 7.5. Placing a close second behind the rookie card of fellow Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays is responsible for a large percentage of the value in this gorgeously rendered set, one firmly nestled in most collectors' top ten list of favored 1950's issues. Like Mantle, his appearance comes in the final high-numbered cards of this issue. Considering his immense talent, accomplishments and contributions to the game we wonder if Mays is due for a surge in collector appreciation.

    Graded PSA NM+ 7.5. It's not often that one lays eyes upon this card that is quite so sharp as the offered example. Print defects, gum and wax staining, so often a problem with this issue, are entirely absent here. Centering defects are similarly not a concern. A studied attempt to find flaws is limited to slight wear at corner tips. Colors are deep and saturated, the border is a refreshing white.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2019
    17th-18th Saturday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 20
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 712

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Aug 18, 2019 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 27 days left to consign to the 2021 September 25 Sports Showcase Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    I am completely satisfied, more to the point, absolutely ecstatic, about not only the proceeds but the wonderful professional manner every aspect of my little consignment was handled.
    Bill R.,
    Green Bay, WI
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search