A 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie card graded PSA 9 set a new record by selling for $588,000 in Memory Lane’s Fall Classic Auction.
One lucky consignor will be leaving The National with an added bonus courtesy of the Mile High Card Co. – a 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie card graded PSA 3 or equivalent.
A collection of high-grade baseball cards that chronicles Mickey Mantle’s entire career will come to auction later this month courtesy of Memory Lane, including a PSA 7.5 1952 Topps Mantle pasteboard.
Mile High Card Co. continued to set records in 2015 with big prices paid for 1952 Topps, 1953 Topps, Hall of Famer rookie cards and more. A 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle topped $100,000 for the first time.
Memory Lane’s Spring Break Auction will kick off April 25, with a break-up of several high-end Bowman sets, numerous Mint singles from other popular sets and plenty of Ruth-signed items.
If you need proof of the growth of the high-grade rookie card movement currently taking place in the hobby, look no further than Memory Lane’s latest sale, which saw many cards top their previous records by thousands.
The sale lineup was strong, but even Mile High had to be pleased with prices realized during its Oct. 10 sale. Among the highlights: $127K for a 1951 Bowman Mantle SGC 96, 1972 Topps Hank Aaron $20K and 1961 Fleer Basketball complete set $30K.
Bidding for more than 1,400 lots in the Mile High Card Co. auction will end tonight. A few lots are already approaching $100,000, with some of the finest sets to date among the mix.
Memory Lane offered an amazing assortment of rookie cards in its latest sale, including a 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle that brought $220,150 and an eye-popping $11,718 price for a 1976 Topps Dennis Eckersley.
The Graham Collection of high-grade rookies, including a 1951 Bowman Mantle PSA 9 and 1939 Play Ball Ted Williams PSA 9, and Dr. William McAvoy’s oddball sets raise the bar in Memory Lane’s latest sale that ends Thursday.