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1956 Topps #135 Mickey Mantle BVG NM+ 7.5

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $1,560

Graded NM+ 7.5 by BVG (Beckett). Magnificent high-grade example of the gray-back variety of this classic Mickey Mantle card. 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 an outstanding example. Bright, crisp, and clean, with four strong corners, perfect registration, and outstanding centering. This is the key card in the set and one of the cornerstones to a high-grade 1950s Mantle card collection or a classic 1950s card collection. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+. SOLD FOR $1,560

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