In this week’s edition of The Curator, we’ll be highlighting some of the very best listings on MySlabs. This includes low numbered Prizm rookies of the NBA’s brightest stars, two of the most iconic cards of the modern era, and a couple vintage grails.
1952 Topps Mickey Mantle PSA 2
A freshly graded and eye appealing PSA 2 of one of the most iconic sports cards ever made. The 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle is among the most sought-after cards in the collecting world, and this is a beautiful low-grade example.
1960 Hemmets Journal Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) PSA 8.5
The Swedish magazine hand-cut rookie card of boxing legend Muhammad Ali. This PSA 8.5 graded copy is part of a population of 4 with just 12 copies graded higher.
2017 Panini Select Patrick Mahomes Rookie Signature Memorabilia Prizm Gold /10 BGS 9.5
For the 3rd time in his 5 career seasons as a starting quarterback, Patrick Mahomes will be under the bright lights of the Super Bowl. This Gold Prizm rookie card from Panini Select features a jersey patch and autograph, and is limited to 10 copies produced.
2005 Ultimate Collection Alexander Ovechkin Rookie Autograph Shield 1/1 PSA 9
One of the greatest cards for one of the NHL’s greatest players. This Alexander Ovechkin rookie card includes an on-card autograph and a jaw-dropping full NHL logo patch. A similar card of NBA star Luka Doncic recently sold for over $3,000,000.
2018 Panini Prizm Luka Doncic Mojo Prizm /25 PSA 10
Mavericks star Luka Doncic is in the midst of a video-game-like season, averaging over 33 points to go along with 9 rebounds and 8 assists per game. This Mojo Prizm rookie card limited to 25 is a low-numbered parallel from the most popular NBA card product in the market.
2013 Panini Prizm Giannis Antetokounmpo Orange Prizm /60 PSA 10
Already an NBA champion and two-time league MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo continues to polish his hall of fame resume with each passing season. This Orange Prizm rookie card with a print run of 60 received a “Pristine” 10 grade from Beckett.
2003 Topps Chrome Lebron James Refractor BGS 9.5
One of the most recognizable cards of the modern era, the 2003 Topps Chrome Lebron James rookie card showcases King James rising up in his signature shooting form. This refractor parallel received a “Gem Mint” grade from Beckett with 4 “Gem Mint” sub-grades.
2000 Bowman Chrome Tom Brady Refractor PSA 7
Tom Brady has once again announced his retirement from the NFL. Whether he decides later to comeback for another season or not, he is the undisputed greatest quarterback of all time. This Bowman Chrome refractor rookie card is a staple of his card market.