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    1952 Bowman Yogi Berra #1 PSA NM-MT 8. The first and last cards in a vintage set are always very tough to find in a high-grade. The reason is simple--when stored in numerical order either in a box or packaged with rubber bands by the initial collector, the outermost cards would endure the lion's share of wear. But when a Hall of Famer appears as the alpha or omega of a set, the problems are typically compounded. Top stars were more often traded, and the wear resulting from the added handling was the sad price of fame. So if you were wondering why only three cards of the 380 submitted as of the time of this writing have topped our offering on the PSA population charts, now you know. Bold color, perfect registration and strong centering are just a lucky coincidence here, but we're certainly not complaining.

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    May, 2005
    14th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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