Mickey Mantle Rookie Card

Baseball Card Collection Sold for $1.6 Million

Apr 29, 2007

(AP) Burr Ridge, Ill.
“An octogenarian’s collection of rare baseball cards, including a mint-condition Mickey Mantle rookie card, fetched $1.6 million in a three-week auction that ended this weekend, auction officials said.

…Carter’s Mantle card sold for $165,000, three times more than similar cards have commanded. A set of 1938 Heads Up Goudy cards sold for $280,000, five times more than similar sets.”

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