Mickey Mantle baseball cards sell for huge
Entrepreneur and actor Rob Gough bought the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle for $ 5.2 million.The card was rated by a PSA as a Mint 9 and is one of only six 1952 Mickey Mantle PSA 9 cards in the world.
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“I dreamed of owning a Mickey Mantle robe in 1952, since I was a card collector,” Gough said in a press release Thursday. Talk to industry experts, dealers, auction houses, friends, and I’m delighted that I now proudly own this iconic card. ”
Private deals are traded through PWCC Marketplace, a website for anyone looking to buy valuable sports trading cards.
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“Based on our research, this is the best looking 1952 Topps Mantle PSA 9,” Jesse Craig, director of business development at PWCC, said in a press release.
Gough bought the streetwear brand DOPE in 2017 and has been featured in the films “Billionaire Boys Club,” “The Forgiven” and “Mom and Dad”.
According to Indy Star, Gough had purchased the Mickey Mantle card in 1952 PSA 5 and PSA 6.
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The purchase broke the 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospects Superfactor BSF 9 Mike Trout sports card record sold in August for $ 3.93 million.