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Rob Gough, an entrepreneur and actor, bought the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle for $5.2 million. The card was graded by PSA as a Mint 9 and is one of only six PSA 9 1952 Mickey Mantle cards in the world.
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“I've dreamt of owning a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle since I was a kid collecting cards,” Gough said in a news release Thursday. “It's the Mona Lisa of sports cards and I’ve been searching for this high-graded example talking to industry experts, dealers, auction houses, friends and I’m ecstatic that I’m now the proud owner of this iconic card.”
The private deal was brokered through PWCC Marketplace – a website for those looking to buy valuable sports trading cards.
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