1966 Topps #50 Mickey Mantle PSA 9 MINT
MINT MANTLE!!! This absolutely spectacular 1966 Topps #50 PSA Mint 9 Mantle has remarkably been bested by only a single PSA encapsulated copy! Incredible as it may seem, of the 9,10+ PSA graded specimens, only a SOLE "gem Mint 10" example has managed to surface, placing this esteemed Mantle offering as one of the finest subjects on the planet. Safe to say, this sparking "pack-fresh" offering provides every possible attribute worthy of the near-impossible "10" assessment including a brilliant well contrasted "Commerce Comet" batting image, near-perfect centering, scintillating corner tips, blizzard white borders and virtually immaculate surfaces.
Stepping aside from the card's appearance for a moment, it is no secret that "The Mick" continues to dominate the post-WWII card market with his high grade examples actively sought after by a myriad of elite enthusiasts. Due to the legendary stature of his 1952 Topps Rookie card, his remaining cardboard issues continue to soar in popularity, with record breaking prices for high-grade examples being realized with virtually every passing sale.
The embodiment of courage, Mantle's awe-inspiring power and blazing speed are qualities ultra-consistent with this pristine-like marvel in every conceivable way, and you can almost feel Mantle's Goliath-like strength via his iconic batting pose as he awaits the pitch from another hopelessly overmatched hurler. Synonymous with Mantle's stratospheric home runs, this supreme offering would be a colossal addition to any sophisticated gathering via its seldom surfacing "Mint" assessment!
MIN BID $2,500