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1956 Topps #135 Mickey Mantle - PSA NM-MT+ 8.5

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $4,406

Graded NM-MT+ 8.5 by PSA. Magnificent high-grade example of the gray-back variety of this classic Mickey Mantle card, bordering on MINT condition! The 1956 Topps Mantle card is highly regarded by collectors on many counts. In addition to being a striking card with an exceptional design, this card dates from Mantle's Triple Crown season. Many consider this to be the quintessential Mantle card. This is a gorgeous ultra high-grade example. Crisp and clean, with virtually perfect centering, flawless bright colors, perfect clarity and registration, four sharp corners, snow white borders, and a flawless reverse. This is the key card in the set and one of the cornerstones to a high-grade collection of both 1950s Mantle cards or classic 1950s cards. SMR value is $4,000. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000+. SOLD FOR $4,406

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