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The iconic 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card continues to set records and attract seven-figure sales, with a PSA 8 version recently selling for $1.47 million at Heritage Auctions.

SCP Auctions has another PSA 8 ’52 Mantle highlighting its 2022 Fall Premier Auction, which opened Wednesday and runs through Dec. 10.

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card graded PSA 8.

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card graded PSA 8.

Also See: Mickey Mantle's infamous lewd letter up for bid at Lelands

Of the 2,650 #311 1952 Mantle cards slabbed by the hobby’s four major card graders, few have been graded higher than an 8. Three PSA 10 examples are known to exist and a SGC 9.5 version set the all-time sports card record when it sold for $12.6 million at Heritage in August. SCP estimates the PSA 8 Mantle will top $1.5 million.

SCP’s latest auction also includes dozens of other high-end vintage cards, including: a rare 1970 Topps Pete Rose (PSA 10); a 1963 Topps Mantle (SGC 9); a 1952 Topps Mantle (CSG 4.5); a rare signed 1957 Topps Bill Russell rookie (PSA EX 5 with a Mint 9 autograph); and a 1909-11 T206 Piedmont Ty Cobb Bat on Shoulder (PSA 7).

1970 Topps Pete Rose card.

1970 Topps Pete Rose card.

1963 Topps Mickey Mantle card.

1963 Topps Mickey Mantle card.

Also See: Aaron Judge record home run ball up for bid at Goldin 

Modern cards featured in the auction include: a 2004 SP Authentic Quadruple Signatures card signed by Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony (#11/15, BGS 8.5); a 2007 Upper Deck Michael Jordan Trophy Autographs #2/6 (BGS 7.5); and a 1986 Fleer Michael Jordan rookie card (PSA 9).

2004-05 SP Signature Quadruple Signatures card featuring Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan and Carmelo Anthony.

2004-05 SP Signature Quadruple Signatures card featuring Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan and Carmelo Anthony.

Rare game-used memorabilia includes: a 1918-22 Babe Ruth game-used bat (PSA/DNA GU 7.5 and MEARS A8.5); the jersey worn by 2022 American League MVP Aaron Judge on opening day of his 2017 American League Rookie of the Year season; a Shohei Ohtani game-worn jersey from Jackie Robinson Day 2022; and a 1979-80 Dave Cowens Boston Celtics jersey (MEARS A10).

Game-worn Shohei Ohtani jersey worn on Jackie Robinson Day in 2022.

Game-worn Shohei Ohtani jersey worn on Jackie Robinson Day in 2022.

Several rare and historic PSA/DNA Type 1 original photographs also have been consigned to SCP, including a 1927 shot of the famed “Murderer’s Row” (Ruth, Gehrig, Lazzeri); a scarce photo of Martin Luther King Jr. standing on the infamous Memphis balcony days before he was assassinated; and an iconic 1956 image of Marilyn Monroe meeting Queen Elizabeth.

Also featured is a 1927 New York Yankees World Series championship player’s ring; Jeremy Hill’s massive 2018 New England Patriots Super Bowl LIII championship ring; Bobby Jones’ 2019 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Ring; and Hugh Hefner’s 2000 Los Angeles Lakers championship ring given to him by former Lakers owner Jerry Buss.

Jeremy Hill’s 2018 New England Patriots Super Bowl LIII championship ring.

Jeremy Hill’s 2018 New England Patriots Super Bowl LIII championship ring.

Also See: Tommy Heinsohn Collection, Bill Russell items up for bid at Hunt Auctions

Other auction highlights include:

• 1918-22 Babe Ruth game-used H&B Professional Model Bat, PSA/DNA GU 7.5, MEARS A8.5 (Est: $150,000+)

• 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle (Type 2) - CSG VG-EX+ 4.5 ($100,000+)

• A 1929-31 Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig dual-signed OAL (Barnard) baseball with high-grade Ruth, PSA/DNA & JSA LOA's ($75,000)

• 2007 Upper Deck Black #JO Michael Jordan Trophy Autographs Gold (LE 2/6), BGS NM+ 7.5, Beckett 9 Auto. ($50,000+)

• 2012 London Summer Olympics Gold Medal awarded to Ukrainian Yuriy Cheban for 200m Canoe Sprint (proceeds to benefit Ukraine war efforts, $50,000+)

• 2016 Rio Summer Olympics Gold Medal awarded to Ukrainian Yuriy Cheban for 200m Canoe Sprint (proceeds to benefit Ukraine war victims, $50,000+)

• 1909-11 T206 Old Mill Ty Cobb (Bat Off Shoulder), PSA NM 7 ($40,000+)

• Only known 1908 London Summer Olympics 18K Gold Medal for Golf (refused admirably by defending champ George Lyon and the last one issued before Golf's 100-year absence at Olympics, $30,000+)

• Rare 1927 Bustin Babes & Larrupin Lous Barnstorming panoramic photograph ($30,000+)

• 1972 Hank Aaron Atlanta Braves game-worn road jersey (SGC Superior, $30,000+)

• 1972 Willie Mays New York Mets game-worn road jersey (SGC Superior/Excellent, $25,000+)

• 2006 S.F. Giants game-used baseball hit by Barry Bonds for home run #713 (MLB Auth., $25,000+)

• 1928 Harry Heilmann Lucky Strike Cigarettes Large Advertising Banner ($20,000+)

• C. 1910 Christy Mathewson Tuxedo Tobacco Advertising Display ($15,000+)

• 1910 Ty Cobb handwritten and signed nine-page letter ($10,000+)

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