- Premier Auction
Critically Important Post-War Investment Piece
**Auction #2, Round 2** World class in every way! When it comes to post-war investment pieces, the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle is the undisputed king pin of blue chips. Year after year, the '52 Topps Mickey Mantle pushes the limits and sets the tone in which all others are measured. With Mickey's popularity and the fact that this card is among the market's most celebrated investment pieces, there's no reason to believe that the trend will stop any time soon. Offered here is an example which really doesn't need much introduction. Residing in a rarely seen SGC 6.5 holder and in truth, one of the finest examples in the market. Boasting remarkable overall preservation with aesthetically pleasing print, color and imagery. Three of the corners are exceedingly sharp with crisp edges and immaculate borders. The card stock is free of any wrinkles or creases with thick gloss and a crystal clear illustration of a the legendary Yankee. Entirely void of typical blemishes to boot. A mild, typical centering shift to the right keeps this card from grading higher. The '52 Topps Mantle sets off the final series of what has become the most iconic and significant trading card set from the modern bubble gum era, and is the poster child for Topps as a trading card brand. Easily among the most exciting cards in the market and one of our favorites. A fine-art equivalent piece which comes with PWCC's highest recommendation. Please see the video highlight for more details on this world-class piece. Enjoy! One of over 14,000 cards, lots and sets up for bid in our 2nd Auction of 2020. Click on the link above to view the other PWCC auction lots.
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