August Card & Memorabilia Auction Closing August 28-29
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Encapsulated and graded MINT 9 by PSA, with Autographs Certified by PSA/DNA. Hall of Famer. During the 1990's, "chase" card inserts became an extremely popular trend in the collecting industry. In those early times, some were just gimmicky ploys to sell more packs (the cutting up of a valuable vintage card, for example, and offering a small piece of it in a card-sized display). Others, however, were immediately recognized as classy and desirable offerings. Presented here is a formidable example of the latter type, a 1994 Upper Deck insert with attractively rendered likenesses of Mickey Mantle and Ken Griffey, Jr., as well as the black ink signatures of both stars. The Mantle/Griffey inserts were randomly distributed in packs and bore either one or both of the players' autographs in editions of just 1,000 copies, apiece. An example like this one, featuring both signatures, represents the most valuable element of the insert promotion. Mickey Mantle passed away in 1995. According to PSA's Population Report, this is a population 1, with none graded higher! A UDA authentication hologram (AUA40838), certifying the authenticity of the signatures, is adhered to the reverse. Mint condition.
1994 Upper Deck Ken Griffey, Jr./Mickey Mantle Dual Signed Card – PSA MINT 9, PSA/DNA Certified - POP 1
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Minimum Bid: $2,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $54,000.00
Number Bids: 43
Auction closed on Monday, August 30, 2021.
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