A 1952 Mickey Mantle — one of baseball cards’ holy grails — has sold for a whopping $5.2 million, setting a record for the most expensive trading card ever and nearly doubling its value since a 2018 sale.
Why is the 1952 Mickey Mantle card worth so much?
1952 Topps cards are highly valuable because they are the first annual set the company produced. Thousands of the cards were dumped into the Hudson River in 1960 due to overproduction. The Topps Mantle card has a PSA grade of 9 out of 10 and is believed to be one of just six PSA 9’s of that card still in existence.
How many 1952 Mickey Mantle cards are there?
Despite the low grade, this Mantle card is still VERY desirable. There are only 1,759 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle cards graded on the PSA population report.
What is the rarest Mickey Mantle card?
The iconic 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle rookie card is one of the world’s most valuable cards. In fact, even in very rough condition, this card can command top dollar. In January of this year, a ’52 Topps Mantle graded PSA 9 was sold for 5.2 MILLION dollars!
How much is a Babe Ruth rookie card worth?
Babe Ruth rookie card sells for record $2.46 million.
How much is a Jackie Robinson rookie card worth?
Jackie Robinson Rookie Cards
|Item Title ▼||Price|
|1949 Bowman Jackie Robinson ROOKIE CARD #50 PSA 1 Stunning||$4250.00|
|1949 Leaf #79 JACKIE ROBINSON Rookie Card Brooklyn Dodgers HOF REPRINT – Baseball Card||$6.95|
|1952 Topps #312 Jackie Robinson SGC 1 graded slab RC Rookie Card High Number VTG||$6499.99|
What is the most expensive Mickey Mantle card worth?
When we began writing this article, a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card that sold for $5.2 million in January of this year was the co-record holder (matched only by a 2003-04 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection LeBron James-autographed rookie jersey card sold in April) for the most expensive sports card ever sold.
How much is a Kobe Bryant rookie card worth?
Estimated PSA 10 Value: $1,500
The base versions use gold foil for the text on the front but the scarcer “Rubies” parallels use a ruby-colored foil instead. Featuring strong eye appeal and a great design, these cards remain high on the list of Kobe collectors.
What is a Michael Jordan rookie card worth?
$12,500 Sale of Michael Jordan Rookie Card Sets New Record
PSA says it has graded 18,859 Michael Jordan 1986-87 Fleer rookies (Card No. 57). There are 312 graded at 10, which are now selling for $40,000 to $50,000. Robert Edward Auctions broke the record for a gem mint PSA 10 on Sunday, after it sold for $51,600.
How much is a Shoeless Joe Jackson baseball card worth?
A Shoeless Joe Jackson baseball card from a 1910 series called T210 Old Mill has sold at auction for $492,000. Heritage Auctions said the auction ended after bidding that continued late into Thursday night. The winning bidder’s identity was not revealed.