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1955 Bowman #202 Mickey Mantle SGC NM/MT 88

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $1,303.50

Graded NM/MT 88 by SGC. Bright, crisp, super high-grade example, with crystal-clear registration, virtually perfect borders, four razor-sharp corners, and a flawless reverse. In 1955, at the age of twenty-three, the young Mantle had a breakout year. In 147 games he hit 37 home runs, batted .306, and lead the league with a slugging percentage of .611. This was also a breakout year for Bowman when they introduced their "television" set during a time when millions of homes across the country were first being exposed to television broadcast. The flush-to-the-border wood-grain design of 1955 Bowman makes them very susceptible to corner and edge wear, making extremely high-grade examples very difficult to find. This is a spectacular card, ideal for an ultra high grade set or high-grade Mantle card collection. The equivalent SMR value is $1,650. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+.
SOLD FOR $1,303.50


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