Search

« Back to search result


1955 Bowman #202 Mickey Mantle - SGC NM/MT 88

  • Sold For: $1,541
  • Year: 1955
  • Auction: 2012 spring
  • Lot #: 587
  • Auction Category: Postwar Baseball Cards (1948-present)

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 our great 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 a very high grade set or individual Mantle card collection. The equivalent SMR value is $1,650. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+.
SOLD FOR $1,541

Robert Edward Auctions
Robert Edward Auctions © 2020 All rights reserved.

For over 30 years REA has offered an unparalleled tradition of integrity, knowledge and professionalism. We specialize in the very best in all areas of baseball collectibles, as well as other sport, non-sport, and Americana.