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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 17, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

This graded piece is extremely nice. Case Fresh! Up for this auction is a 1988 Kenner Starting Lineup Rookie Figure of Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan and this carded SLU has been professionally graded by the AFA grading company and it received a final grade of AFA 85 with subgrades 85 Cardboard, 85 Bubble, and 90 Figure. The color on this one is awesome. Front side is extremely clean and bright. There are NO price stickers or sticker residue, tears or shadows. The bubble is factory sealed very tightly with NO yellowing or looseness. The figurine looks great with NO yellowing or smearing to the inside of the bubble. The trading card looks mint with NO creases and centered up very well. The hang tab support is clear also with NO yellowing. All of corners are strong with No chipping or softness. The back side of the package looks awesome also. UPC sticker looks fine and so does the hang tab area. Cardboard is Flat also. This piece looks like it just came off of the shelf 24 years ago. Overall this final grade was easily deserved, should of gotten an overall 90, piece looks that nice. This is one of the strongest AFA 85's I have ever owned. Winning bidder will be extremely pleased with condition. This Rookie Slu comes sealed in the classic AFA acrylic case with the 3 subgrade verification sticker in the bottom left hand corner of the case.

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