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1953 Bowman Color Mickey Mantle GAI NM-MT+ 8.5
Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $3,770.00
Graded NM-MT+ 8.5 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 razor-sharp corners. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$4,000. SOLD FOR $3,770.00
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