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In this great article in Forbes.com, you’ll read a story about how one collector ended up with five 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle baseball cards – and it didn’t cost him that much.
It started with him and his brother collecting 1951 Bowman and 1952 Topps cards, which they bought for pennies.
But unlike many stories where mothers of collectors would throw out their vintage collection hidden in shoeboxes, this one mom just put them away keeping the Mantle cards in great condition.
You can read the story to see how much the cards are worth now. For those looking to own the iconic card, here are some below on eBay. It’ll cost more than pennies though. For more information on this iconic card, visit here.
1. 1952 TOPPS MICKEY MANTLE #311 PSA 5.5
2. Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps Baseball Rookie Card #311 – PSA Graded EX 5
3. 1952 Topps — Mickey Mantle #311 — PSA 4
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