A lucky collector from Oakland, Michigan won an $8,000 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle PSA AUTHENTIC at the 36th National Sports Collectors Convention as part of a promotional campaign from Mile High Card Company. The drawing was open to everyone who submitted a consignment for the MHCC October auction, resulting in a company record that assures October’s auction will be the most spectacular event of the year.
The auction begins September 28th and concludes on October 15th. World-class items are being added to the lineup every day, presently headlined by an incredible 1951 Bowman #253 Mickey Mantle rookie card graded PSA 8, the #1 PSA rated 1937 O-Pee-Chee set with an astounding 9.13 GPA that includes a PSA 8 Joe DiMaggio, the #1 1953 Stahl-Meyer collection with an 8.88 GPA that includes a PSA 7 Mickey Mantle and the #1 ranked 1950 Drake’s set at a 9.18 GPA.
Other amazing items include a 1911 T205 Hoblitzel (No Stats) EX/NM, 1915 Cracker Jack #30 Ty Cobb NM/MT+, 1933 Goudey #149 Babe Ruth PSA 8, an assortment of unopened baseball wax packs from the 1950’s-1960s, a bevy of important rookie cards that include PSA 9 MINT examples of 1968 Topps #177 Nolan Ryan, 1968 Topps #247 Johnny Bench, 1986 Fleer #57 Michael Jordan and 1979 O-Pee-Chee #18 Wayne Gretzky, with PSA 8 cards of 1939 Play Ball #92 Ted Williams, 1954 Topps #128 Hank Aaron, 1955 Topps #164 Roberto Clemente, 1963 Topps #537 Pete Rose and 1961 Fleer #8 Wilt Chamberlain, and a 1923 V145-1 Paterson #25 Bert Corbeau hockey card, one of approximately 10 known to exist.
Advanced 1952 Topps set builders will marvel at the unbelievable selection of stars and high-numbered cards that will be available, including PSA 9 MINT examples of #312 Jackie Robinson, #314 Roy Campanella, #37 Duke Snider, #333 Pee Wee Reese, #392 Hoyt Wilhelm and #36 Gil Hodges in addition to stunning PSA 8 cards of #407 Eddie Mathews, #191 Yogi Berra, #49 Johnny Sain (Page Bio), #48 Joe Page (Sain Bio), #11 Phil Rizzuto, #400 Bill Dickey, and the always elusive #80 Herman Wehmeier. Two mid-grade #311 Mickey Mantle cards will also be on the block, an EX/NM and a PSA 5.
And we’re not done yet; our consignment deadline is August 24th. We are actively seeking consignments of quality hobby material and hope to see you at the East Coast National Show in White Plains August 13th-August 16th. If you desire the maximum possible return for your prized sports cards and/or memorabilia, please call our office at (303) 840-2784 to speak with one of our team of experts, contact us at www.milehighcardco.com or visit us at the show.