This is when Topps, for the first time, opened their archives and auctioned off one-of-a-kind items such as this card. It was graded by Accugrade Sportscard Authentication (ASA). Our understanding is that ASA patented the sonically card holder, card grading and the 1-10 scale. They licensed this to PSA in the 1990s. The item "1981 Topps #216 Joe Montana RC Rookie Progressive Blue Proof 1/1 49ers ASA 9" is in sale since Monday, February 6, 2017.
This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Sports Trading Cards\Football Cards". The seller is "jmeryllman906" and is located in San Antonio, Texas.This item can be shipped to United States.