Though there is no regulatory framework for cryptocurrency, the Topps company announced that it would be putting a limited edition 1952 Mickey Mantle card into an auction where it will be given away to one lucky winner. The catch? A game is required in order to claim your prize and Bitcoin or Ethereum must have been used as the payment method of choice.
The “1952 topps mickey mantle” is a card that was put up for auction on the Topps website. The card features Mickey Mantle and has been rated as NFT.
Topps, a firm that produces both digital and physical trading cards, is holding an auction for the Topps 1952 Mickey Mantle Card NFT edition. The digital baseball card will be the first in the Topps Timeless NFT series, allowing retro-sports lovers to get their hands on the future generation of Topps trading cards for the first time.
Since March 1st, the 1952 Mickey Mantle NFT auction has been active on OpenSea, and it will remain so until 1PM EST on March 4th. Any bids placed in the final ten minutes will cause the auction to be extended for another ten minutes.
The auction winner will also get the chance to engage in a 30-minute video interview with Mickey Mantle’s sons, Danny and David Mantle, in addition to obtaining the 1-of-1 card, which is a digital replica of the legacy-defining classic card.
Topps, Mantle Estate, and Major League Baseball, the trio behind the digital version, have also added audiovisual historical pictures and memorabilia to the card, extending its usefulness even further.
Danny and David have remarked on the card’s importance within their father’s renowned athletic heritage in advance of its sale: “This card has been part of my father’s legacy for 70 years, and it is fantastic to witness its enduring effect with collectors and baseball fans across the globe.” We’re thrilled to be able to share this important part of history with Topps in a fresh and interesting manner via NFTs.”
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much is a mint condition 1952 Mickey Mantle baseball card worth?
A: In general, a 1952 Mickey Mantle baseball card is worth $100 – $200.
How many 1952 Topps Mantle cards exist?
A: This is a difficult question. A 1952 Topps Mantle card would generally be included in the 500 cards that were produced for sale and distribution, however on occasion some athletes with relatively low production numbers are still available. There are approximately 100 of those rare cards known to exist, including Hank Aarons rookie card from this year!
How much is a Topps Mickey Mantle card worth?
A: That is a difficult question to answer, but if you have one I would say its worth about $200.
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