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Mile High Card Co. is known for offering rare, high-end vintage cards, complete sets and unopened wax packs and boxes.

It has another great selection in its December auction, including a graded 1909-11 T206 complete set with an amazing GPA of 5.20.

1909-11 T206 complete set up for bid at Mile High Card Co.

1909-11 T206 complete set up for bid at Mile High Card Co.

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It also features an impressive 1933 Goudey #144 Babe Ruth card, graded PSA 8, that could top $400,000.

1933 Goudey Babe Ruth card.

1933 Goudey Babe Ruth card.

“This auction really offers a wide variety of high-profile cards, sets, and memorabilia, but causal collectors will have plenty of interest as well,” said MHCC CEO and President Brian Drent.

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The auction opens on Nov. 16 and closes on Dec. 1

Among the rare cards highlighting the auction are:

• 1909 Dockman & Sons Gum E92 Christy Matthewson (SGC 7).

• 1909-11 T206 Piedmont 350/25 Ty Cobb Portrait Red (SGC EX 5).

• 1911-16 Kotton Cigarettes T216 Honus Wagner Batting 2B (SGC 4 VG-EX).

• 1909 T204 Ramly Walter Johnson Sheet Cut (SGC 9 MINT).

1909 Ramly T204 Walter Johnson card.

1909 Ramly T204 Walter Johnson card.

• An exceptionally rare 1907 Detroit Seamless Steel Tube Rookie era postcard featuring Ty Cobb (SGC 2 GD).

1907 Detroit Seamless Steel Tubes Ty Cobb postcard.

1907 Detroit Seamless Steel Tubes Ty Cobb postcard.

• 1933 Goudey #106 Nap Lajoie (SGC 7.5 NM+).

1933 Goudey Nap Lajoie card.

1933 Goudey Nap Lajoie card.

• 1938 Goudey #274 Joe DiMaggio (PSA 7 NM).

• 1948 Leaf #8 Leroy "Satchel" Paige (SGC 7 NM).

1948-49 Leaf Gum Leroy "Satchel" Paige card.

1948-49 Leaf Gum Leroy "Satchel" Paige card.

• 1951 Bowman #165 Ted Williams (PSA 9 MINT).

• 1951 Bowman #253 Mickey Mantle (PSA 7 NM).

• 1952 Bowman #101 Mickey Mantle (PSA 8 NM-MT).

• 1952 Bowman #218 Willie Mays (PSA 8 NM-MT).

• 1952 Topps #261 Willie Mays (PSA 8 NM-MT) (“the finest example we have encountered”).

1952 Topps Willie Mays #261 card.

1952 Topps Willie Mays #261 card.

• 1963 Topps #537 1963 Rookie Stars Pete Rose (PSA 9 MINT).

1963 Topps Rookie Stars Pete Rose card.

1963 Topps Rookie Stars Pete Rose card.

• 1968 Topps #177 Mets Rookies Nolan Ryan (PSA 9 MINT).

1968 Nolan Ryan rookie card.

1968 Nolan Ryan rookie card.

• 1957 Topps #77 Bill Russell (PSA 8 NM-MT).

1957 Topps Bill Russell card.

1957 Topps Bill Russell card.

• 1984 Star #101 Michael Jordan (PSA 7 NM).

• 1966-67 Topps #35 Bobby Orr (SGC 9 MINT).

1966-67 Topps Bobby Orr card.

1966-67 Topps Bobby Orr card.

• 1937 Ogden's LTD #3 Jesse Owens Champions Of 1936 (PSA 9 MINT).

Two high-profile collections are being offered as a complete set as well as each card offered individually, with the final method of sale determined by whichever total is higher.

A 1953 Bowman Color complete set, ranked No. 7 on the PSA Set Registry with a 7.981 GPA, features PSA 8 grades for Stan Musial, Pee Wee Reese, Mickey Mantle and Berra/Bauer/Mantle, and a PSA 8.5 of Duke Snider.

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A 1954 Topps complete set completely PSA graded with a 9.098 GPA and ranked No. 3 on the PSA Set Registry features PSA 9 grades of Jackie Robinson, Whitey Ford and Yogi Berra and PSA grades of Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Ernie Banks and Hank Aaron.

1954 Topps complete set.

1954 Topps complete set.

Other elite sets include: a 1933 Goudey complete set with PSA-graded cards; a 1954 Topps Baseball complete set with many PSA-graded; a 1956 Topps complete set PSA graded; 1970 Topps high-grade complete set; a 1975 Topps high-grade complete set; 1984-85 Star Co. complete set in original bags, including a Michael Jordan #101; and a 1986 Fleer Basketball complete set with stickers completely PSA graded.

1933 Goudey complete set.

1933 Goudey complete set.

Unopened material includes: a 2012-13 Panini Prizm Basketball factory-sealed case with 12 unopened boxes; 1967 Topps Wacky Packages; 1974 Topps Baseball; 1975 Topps Baseball; 1977 Topps Baseball; 2001 Bowman Chrome Baseball; 1973 Topps Jumbo Wax Football; 1973 Topps Football; and 1985 Topps Garbage Pail Kids.

Also featured is a selection of 23 different 1961 Fleer basketball packs, all GAI graded and authenticated, with Bill Russell on the front and Wilt Chamberlain on the back.

Other items of interest include: a circa 1912-15 Walter Johnson Type I original photograph used for the image of his Cracker Jack card; and circa 1910 "Fan for a Fan" examples of Ty Cobb, Christy Mathewson, Hal Chase and Larry Doyle.

1912-15 Walter Johnson Type I original photograph.

1912-15 Walter Johnson Type I original photograph.

 

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