Lot # 618: 1970 Topps #75 Lew Alcindor 2nd Year PSA 10 GEM MINT

Category: Basketball

Starting Bid: $2,500.00

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Item was in Auction "Spring 2017 Holy Grail Rarities Auction",
which ran from 4/21/2017 4:00 PM to
5/6/2017 7:00 PM

(LOT 618)
1970 Topps #75 Lew Alcindor 2nd Year PSA 10 GEM MINT

ONE AND ONLY!!!... This breathtaking 1970 Topps PSA Gem Mint 10 Lew Alcindor 2md year Topps offering resides as one of the most miraculous cards in the basketball collecting community. Of the approximate 1,100 PSA encapsulated copies, it irrefutably stands as the SOLE and FINEST graded 1970 Topps Alcindor specimen; the only card to achieve the hallowed "Gem Mint 10" grade! A perfect testament to his career, it was issued before Lew Alcindor changed his name to Kareem Abdul Jabbar, and resides as an ideal keepsake for Jabbar's remarkable career.

His 38,387 points (24.6 PPG) still stands as an all-time NBA record, with his 17,440 rebounds (11.2 RPG) and 3,189 blocked shots (2.5 BPG) both ranking #3 in NBA history. He played in a record 19 All-Star games, won 6 MVP awards and claimed 6 NBA titles, 2 of which he was voted the NBA finals MVP! Arguably speaking, other than Wilt Chamberlain, Michael Jordan and Oscar Robertson, no NBA player can statistically compare to Jabbar's uncanny achievements, substantiating his status as one of the five greatest all-time NBA players. Likewise, this "1 of 1" oversized cardboard masterpiece boasts sheer perfection, easily meriting the "finest of its kind" status.

The brilliant image boasts crystal clear clarity, radiant yellow and rich aquamarine hues, perfect right angles corners, fine centering, blinding white borders and immaculate surfaces. Pack-fresh in every conceivable way, this "best of the rest" pristine marvel suffices as one of the most formidable basketball cards extant, and a definitive reminder of the perfection Kareem Abdul-Jabbar achieved so many times on the hardwood court throughout his glorified career!

MIN BID $2,500

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