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    1952 Topps Willie Mays #261 SGC 60 EX 5. The second most celebrated card from one of the hobby's most celebrated sets. Willie Mays made his debut at the same time a fellow newcomer named Mickey Mantle. Like Mantle, Mays is rightfully considered one of the key cards in the set and top end examples tend to be fiercely contested at auction. This card has been accurately graded SGC 60 EX 5 but the modest corner tip wear and one edge abrasion but the really bold colors and bright white border combine for a striking appearance not reflected in the technical assessment. If visual appeal was a factor in grading this card would be ranked with higher.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 15
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