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Lot # 370 (of 1411)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1953 Bowman Color Mickey Mantle GAI NM-MT 8

Starting Bid - $800.00, Sold For - $2,204.00

Graded NM-MT 8 by GAI. Superb high-grade example of this classic Mickey Mantle card, bordering on Mint condition. Bowman's third Mantle card is regarded by many as its best effort. The card features a magnificent photo of Mantle in his follow-through swing. Mantle looks like a youngster in his Yankee pinstripes (he was twenty-one years old in this photo) and the blue sky provides a perfect backdrop. This is the key card in the set and one of the cornerstones to a high-grade 1950s Mantle card collection. Crisp and clean, with near-perfect centering, and four square corners. Reserve $800. Estimate $1,500/$2,500. SOLD FOR $2,204.00


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