1951 Bowman #253 Mickey Mantle RC PSA 8 and #305 Willie Mays RC PSA 8 Lead Off Mile High Card Company December Auction

Castle Rock, CO - The most significant rookie card tandem of the post-war era; the 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays debut cards, both PSA 8 NM/MT, take center stage in Mile High Card Company’s December Auction. Also grabbing the spotlight in this power-packed auction is a 1916 M101-4 Sporting News #87 Joe Jackson (Blank Back) PSA 7 NM, 1934 Goudey #61 Lou Gehrig PSA 8 NM-MT, 1953 Topps #82 Mickey Mantle PSA 8 NM-MT, and a 1955 Topps #164 Roberto Clemente PSA 8 NM-MT. “We don’t have a T206 Wagner this time around, but what we do have to end the year is a very deep auction full of high-quality cards and memorabilia”, said MHCC President and CEO Brian Drent. The auction begins on Monday, November 27th, and concludes on Thursday, December 14th.

Other elite cards that will get tremendous consideration are a 1910-11 Sporting Life M116 Hans Wagner (Pastel) SGC 7.5 NM+, 1915 Cracker Jack #103 Joe Jackson SGC 2 GOOD, 1941 Playball #71 Joe DiMaggio SGC 8.5 NM-MT+, 1951 Bowman #1 Whitey Ford PSA 8 NM-MT, 1952 Bowman #101 Mickey Mantle PSA 8 NM-MT, 1952 Topps #407 Ed Mathews SGC 7.5 NM+, 1957 Topps #76 Bob Clemente PSA 9 MINT, 1957 Topps #328 Brooks Robinson PSA 9 MINT, 1959 Topps #478 Bob Clemente PSA 9 MINT, 1960 Topps #316 Willie McCovey All-Star Rookie PSA 9 MINT, 1960 Topps #326 Bob Clemente PSA 9 MINT, 1963 Topps #553 Rookie Stars (Stargell RC) PSA 9 MINT, 1966 Topps #255 Willie Stargell PSA 10 GEM MINT, 1972 Topps #309 Roberto Clemente PSA 10 GEM MINT, 1959 Topps #1 Johnny Unitas PSA 9 MINT, and a 1957 Topps #17 Bob Cousy PSA 8 NM-MT.

Exclusive to this auction is an incredible selection of complete and near-complete sets with each card in the set autographed, led by a 1958 Topps Near Complete Autographed Card Set With 449 Of The 494 Issued Cards Signed PSA/DNA, JSA, 1962 Topps Partial (264/598) Autographed Set Including Maris, Mays, Aaron, Etc. PSA/DNA, JSA, 1964 Topps Baseball Partial (201/587) Autographed Set JSA, 1966 Topps Baseball Partial (332/598) Autographed Set JSA, 1968 Topps Baseball Near Complete (509/598) Autographed Set JSA, 1972 Topps Partial (400/787) Autographed Set Including Williams, Mays, Aaron, Fisk, ETC. PSA/DNA, JSA, 1973 Topps Near Complete (615/660) Autographed Set JSA, 1974 Topps (657/660) and Topps Traded (43) Along With (13/15) Washington NL All Autographed JSA, 1984 Topps (792) and Topps Traded (132) Completely Autographed Sets JSA, 1985 Topps and Topps Traded Completely Autographed Set JSA, 1986 Topps Baseball (792) Complete Set Completely Autographed JSA, 1987 Fleer Baseball Complete Set With Every Card Autographed JSA, and 1988 Topps Complete Set (792) With Every Single Card Autographed JSA.

Highly rated sets and premium unopened material are a mainstay of the MHCC auction and the selection is strong once again with a 1950 Bowman Near Complete Set (251/252 Missing Berra) With PSA Graded, 1955 Topps Complete Set With PSA, 1993 SP Baseball Complete Set PSA Graded #2 Current Set on PSA Registry with 9.203 Set Rating, 1933 O-Pee-Chee V304-A Complete Set Includes Series A & Series B (1-72) Completely Graded Nearly All SGC, and 1933-34 World Wide Gum Ice Kings Complete Set Completely Graded, with an Exceptionally Rare 1964 Topps Baseball High Number Unopened Vending Box (500), 1972 O-Pee-Chee Unopened 2nd Series Wax Box GAI 9 MINT, 1974 Topps Baseball Unopened Wax Box, 1976 Topps Baseball Unopened Wax Box, 1979 Topps Unopened 2-Box Tray Case BBCE Authenticated, 1980 Topps Unopened 36 Pack Wax Box Lot of 2 BBCE Authenticated, and a 1977 Topps Star Wars First Series Unopened Wax Box BBCE Authenticated.

Other key items of interest include a Circa 1911 Exceptionally Rare Real Photo Post Card Ty Cobb (Addie Joss Day) SGC 2 GOOD, Extraordinarily Scarce Circa 1915 Richard Rudolph & Harry Gowdy Tuxedo Tobacco Store Display Boxes, Circa 1934 Paul & Dizzy Dean "Beech-Nut Tobacco" Oversized Die-Cut Advertising Sign, Spectacular Babe Ruth Signed OAL (Harridge) Baseball PSA/DNA and JSA, 1972 California Angels Nolan Ryan Signed Game Used Home Jersey Mears A10, JSA, 1973 Jim Palmer Baltimore Orioles Signed Game Used Road Jersey From His Cy Young Season Sports Investors, LOA JSA, 1975 Brooks Robinson Baltimore Orioles Signed Game Used Road Jersey Mears A10 & Sports Investors LOA, 1980 Rickey Henderson Game Used Oakland Athletics Alternate Jersey Mears A10, and an Exceptional 1962 Post Alpha-Bits Complete Unopened Box Featuring Sandy Koufax.

MHCC is already on the lookout for quality material to make our first event of 2024 a memorable one. In addition to our auction services, MHCC is an industry leader in private treaty sales of high-profile collectibles. Please always keep us in mind regarding exceptionally high-value sports collectibles on a private sale basis. 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 MHCC’s team of experts or visit www.milehighcardco.com.