Two familiar 1950s baseball cards sold for nearly $1 million combined Saturday night, but they were just the tip of the iceberg in a $7.2 million auction tally.
1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle
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The Mickey Mantle market continues to sizzle with the finest basic set of his cards on PSA’s registry selling for more than $750,000 at Memory Lane.January 5, 2016 By
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A photo from the opening weeks of his major league career shows a young Mickey Mantle as he slides into third base.October 18, 2015 By
A huge price for a high-grade Mantle rookie card and some other early Micks paced bidding in the company’s Fall Catalog Auction.October 11, 2015 By
Early Mantle cards and one of the hobby’s top 1953 Topps sets drew bidders to the kickoff of Mile High Card Company’s Fall Auction.September 23, 2015 By
Our infographic puts the population of graded early Mickey Mantle cards in focus.August 6, 2015 By
His 1952 Topps card may be on the Mt. Rushmore of collecting, but the 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle seems comparatively undervalued.August 5, 2015 By
After giving away a ’52 Topps Mantle, Mile High Card is bringing a record number of consignments to auction including a 1951 Bowman Mantle rookie graded 8.March 1, 2014 By
Mickey Mantle called it quits on March 1, 1969, eighteen years after he first popped out of late season baseball card packs. It’s our eBay Card of the Day.August 26, 2012 By
Some collectors at this weekend’s All-American Sports Collectors Show walked away with some well-loved, but still valuable door prizes as the three-day event tried to stake its claim as a yearly event.January 28, 2008 By
The highest PSA-graded 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie card has become the second most expensive sports card ever sold.