Mile High Card Company Auction Showcases Premier 1968 Topps Set and Vintage Cards

Mile High Card Company is back with a bang in 2024, unleashing a wave of excitement among sports card enthusiasts and collectors alike. The premier auction features over 2,000 lots, unveiling a treasure trove of rare gems and iconic cards that will leave collectors drooling with anticipation.

At the heart of the auction lies the top-ranked PSA graded 1968 Topps Registry set, presented card-by-card for enthusiasts to bid on. This esteemed collection boasts PSA 10 copies of legendary players such as Mickey Mantle, Johnny Bench (rookie), Hank Aaron, Roberto Clemente, Rod Carew, Pete Rose, and a PSA 9 Nolan Ryan rookie card. The allure of these high-grade singles from the #1 ranked Registry set makes this event a must-attend for collectors looking to elevate their PSA Set Registry collections with exceptional cards from the 1968 Topps series.

Among the auction highlights is the skyrocketing bid on a 1997 Metal Universe Precious Metal Gems #23 Michael Jordan card, one of the elusive 90 red versions, which has already crossed the $100,000 mark in early bidding. This surge in interest signals a fervent desire among collectors to secure high-value items and coveted memorabilia.

Basketball aficionados will find their hearts racing at the sight of a PSA 8.5 Wilt Chamberlain 1961-62 Fleer rookie card, while hockey enthusiasts can battle it out for a 1966 Topps USA Test Bobby Orr rookie card graded PSA 8.5, a crown jewel in the world of hockey card collecting.

Delving into the realm of pre-war classics, the auction unveils a selection of early Ty Cobb cards and other timeless gems, including a 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 150/649 Christy Mathewson White Cap SGC 8 and a variety of 1933 Goudey cards featuring legends like Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.

Post-war highlights shine bright with key lots such as a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle #311 SGC 4, 1948 and 1949 Bowman Jackie Robinson cards, and a series of high-grade cards spanning the eras of Johnny Bench, Pete Rose, and Mickey Mantle from the 1950s through the 1970s, captivating collectors with their historical significance and pristine conditions.

The auction doesn’t stop at baseball, as it embraces the world of football, hockey, and more. Notable items include a 1957 Topps Bill Russell PSA 6.5, a Jim Brown 1964 Philadelphia #30 PSA 10, and a Wayne Gretzky 1979 O-Pee-Chee rookie card graded PSA 8.5. Additionally, collectors can feast their eyes on a 2015-16 Exquisite Collection Connor McDavid Rookie Relics card, a vintage 1910s American League “All-Star” Team photo, and unopened boxes of vintage cards waiting to unveil their long-hidden treasures.

With the auction currently live and bidding scheduled to conclude on April 13, it’s a race against time for collectors to secure their prized items from this prestigious event. From high-end sports cards across various disciplines to vintage memorabilia and unopened product cases, the auction caters to a diverse array of collecting interests, promising something special for every enthusiast who steps into this world of sports card extravagance.


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