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    1952 Topps James Runnels (Black Back) #2 PSA Mint 9 - Pop Two, One Higher! Part of hobby lore is the Herculean effort it takes to find a high-grade example of card #1 that features Andy Pafko. Truth be told, the second card in the landmark 1952 Topps baseball set is just as condition-critical and hard to find as is the first. The listed representation defies convention, presenting as one of the finest recorded examples in the hobby!

    Of the over 225 "Black Back" submissions to PSA, this beauty ranks in the top 1%. Colors are deep and saturated and really come to life thanks to the fresh layer of gloss. The borders are blazing white and blemish-free. This card deserves to be a part of the finest '52 sets ever assembled. Another of equal quality is likely not to be discovered, and known examples may never see the light of public auction again. Graded PSA Mint 9, this card is one of two graded Mint by PSA with one rated higher.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    10th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
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