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1991 Topps Desert Shield Mark McGwire Error Card Slugging 617 #270


Various 1991 Topps Mark McGwire cards for sale. We have 1991 Topps Desert Shield Mark McGwire error cards, very rare! Desert Shield cards were only made for those in the military serving overseas in 1991. This is an error card due to the slugging percentage on the back being incorrect (618 vs 0.618). For this to be a rare error card made on a rare Desert Shield card and still in near mint condition, this is a wonderful baseball error card for any card collector. Arguably Mark McGwire should also be in the Hall Of Fame, adding even more background to this unique card.

In addition to all of the wonderful characteristics of this card, this one is even more special by having a “Bold” 1991 Topps back. Most have a much fainter Topps logo, but a small percentage of them have the Bold look as this one. This is truly a rare card! We also have non-error Desert Shields, and raw cards with the slugging error and raw cards with the errors and bold back. Many great vintage 90s Mark McGwire baseball cards for sale.

Mark McGwire Error Card

We have multiple 1991 Topps Mark McGwire error cards and Topps Desert Shield cards for sale.

The 1991 Topps Desert Shield Mark McGwire Error Card #270 with a BGS 7.5 grade and the distinctive Bold Back misprint is a unique collectible from one of baseball’s most iconic eras. Mark McGwire, renowned for his incredible home run records and pivotal role in the 1980s and 1990s baseball scene, is featured on this special edition card. The Desert Shield series, produced by Topps to commemorate Operation Desert Storm, adds an extra layer of historical significance, making this card a must-have for collectors. The error card, known for its “Slugging 617” misprint and the rare bold back variation, stands out as a unique artifact in the world of sports memorabilia, symbolizing a blend of sports achievement and historical moment.

McGwire’s impact on the sport, combined with the rarity of the Desert Shield series, particularly the error versions, creates a compelling narrative for any collection. This card not only highlights McGwire’s slugging prowess but also captures a unique moment in baseball card production, making it an intriguing piece for both historians and enthusiasts of the game. The BGS 7.5 grade assures collectors of the card’s condition and authenticity, further enhancing its value and desirability.

Please note the card stand is not included in the sale.

Weight4 oz
Dimensions9 × 6 × 1 in

Desert Shield Error BGS 7.5 Bold Back, Raw Card With Error, Desert Shield SGC 9

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