1955 Topps #47 Hank Aaron (PSA Mint 9) - "NONE Graded Higher"!
It is no secret that high-grade 1950's Hall of Famers are achieving record prices seemingly every day, and this outstanding 1955 Topps PSA Mint 9 Aaron 2nd year gem easily falls into that highly esteemed category with not a single example graded higher! That is indeed correct, not a single Gem Mint 10 Henry Aaron, leaving this offering as one of the finest existing examples on the planet! PSA has encapsulated 3,500+ of these 2nd year Aaron gems with a mere 0.6% (21 specimens) managing to achieve the pinnacle "Mint 9" grade, and after scouring this immaculate offering, many enthusiasts would agree it just might stand as the finest of them all! A "blazer" to say the least, its razor sharp perimeter includes four pinpoint corners with Aaron's classic portrait and batting images exhibiting near-perfect centering.
Radiant-like yellow hues grace the flawless background surface, and the verso reveals not a single blemish whatsoever. Henry Aaron is on every historian's list of the top ten baseball players in baseball history. All Aaron accomplished was the "unthinkable" when he shattered the "Bambino" legendary 714 lifetime home run record as well as claiming the all-time record for runs batted in without the use of a single performance enhancing substance! Arguably, the greatest right handed hitter ever, Aaron's lifetime achievements are outstanding and, likewise, his near-perfect representation on this quintessential heirloom more than substantiates the hallowed Mint 9 grade. With not a single PSA "Gem Mint 10" example in existence, this timeless marvel will certainly draw the utmost attention of virtually every elite post-war PSA Registry hobbyist obsessed with settling for nothing but the best!
MIN BID $2,500