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1952 Topps High Numbers Test Even Advanced Collectors

With excess cases dumped into the ocean and distribution somewhat limited, the 1952 Topps high numbers are the ultimate challenge for collectors.

Mantle Cards Crush Records in MLI Auction

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.

Editor’s Blog: Focus on Griffey Jr a Huge Opportunity for Hobby

Ken Griffey Junior’s Hall of Fame election put card collecting back in the spotlight, offering a major opportunity for dealers and others to grow their business.

News and Notes: Parting with the Past

A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle and other gems are part of Just Collect’s big Canadian buy; a Seattle dealer says Griffey changed his life’s course…and more.

Notes: Mantle Still on Fire; Collector is Theft Victim; Cool Canucks Cave

More record prices for Mickey Mantle cards may be coming, a hockey collector and small businessman suffers a burglary and another Canadian’s amazing hockey man cave.

Editor’s Blog: Looking Back; Looking Ahead

From licensing changes to great finds and skyrocketing prices for cardboard icons, 2015 offered plenty to talk about–and some questions that carry over into the new year.

Who’s Next? Vintage Cards With Potential to Climb

Soaring prices for the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, Michael Jordan rookie and others beg the question of which cards could see dramatic price increases in the coming months.

1952 Mantle Listing Pulled Over ‘Authenticity Concerns’

Bidding was well into six figures before the auction for a card listed as a PSA 8 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle was pulled for further review.

1952 Topps Mantle Sets New Record

The new benchmark for a 1952 Topps Mantle in a PSA 8 holder is now more than a half million dollars.

Notebook: 1952 Mantle, T206 Plank at Auction

A GAI 7 1952 Topps Mantle and a PSA 2 T206 Plank are at auction, old boxes bring bucks, John Rogers is arrested, Yogi’s appraisal fair and a new book on electric football games.

1952 Topps Eddie Mathews is One of Era’s Most Desirable

Rare even by the standards of the high numbers, the 1952 Topps Eddie Mathews rookie is among the most sought after post-War vintage cards.

New Record for EX/MT 1952 Mantle; Master Set Comes to Auction

A PSA 6 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle soars past $133,000 at auction while the fifth best master set, including an ‘8’, is being broken up and sold.

Mile High “Extra Innings” Auction Features PSA 6 1952 Mantle

Over 350 lots are in the auction including an example of the high-flying 1952 Mantle and several Goudey Babe Ruth cards.

Top Mickey Mantle Card Collection Coming to Auction

A collection of high-grade baseball cards that chronicles Mickey Mantle’s entire career will come to auction later this month when Memory Lane opens its next major catalog auction.

1952 Topps Jackie Robinson Among Set’s Gems

It’s double printed, sure, but so is that Mantle guy. The 1952 Topps Jackie Robinson is among the most sought after cards in the high number series.

1952 Topps Willie Mays: Key Card in the Classic Set

The 1952 Topps Willie Mays represents a time when he was wearing a different kind of uniform.

Jordan’s Last Regular Season Bulls Jersey Sets Record

The jersey Michael Jordan wore in his last regular season Bulls game 17 years ago sold for $173,240 to lead Goldin Auctions’ latest event.

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle: Looking to Own One?

Some believe the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle is the most popular baseball card of all-time. A picture-perfect presentation of a star being born in New York, the Mantle card is a favorite of those seeking to invest in sports memorabilia and also of those who understand its significance in the hobby. Mantle, of course, was […]

1952 Topps Mantle PSA 8 Sells for $486,100

Bidding came to a close on eBay Sunday with a new record price set for a graded, NM/MT example of MIckey Mantle’s first Topps card.

Early Mantle Cards Top Mile High Auction

A huge price for a high-grade Mantle rookie card and some other early Micks paced bidding in the company’s Fall Catalog Auction.