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1952 Tip Top Bread Mickey Mantle - PSA 1

Lot Number 7

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The Holy Grail of Bread Labels! Among the scarcest and most coveted of all early Mickey Mantle relics belongs to the offered 1952 Tip-Top Bread Label. Graded Poor 1 by PSA, only eight total examples of this ultra-scarce relic have been judged by the third-party authenticator. Printed on wafer-thin printing stock, very few of such bread labels survived their initial encounter with grocery consumers. Exhibits a crisply formed die-cut perimeter that has sustained only limited wear to the eight point endings. The slugger's cameo is further surrounded by a starburst design and advertising text declaration. Additionally, reverse packaging frequent to the issue is noticeable on the reverse. A vertical tape strip which spans Mantle's black-and-white image accounts for the overall assessment. Flip provenance from the Bill Wilen Collection.

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