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1951 Bowman "Jets, Rockets, Spacemen" Original Card Artwork #11
Starting Bid - $400.00, Sold For - $1,392.00
Gorgeous 1951 Bowman "Jets, Rockets, Spacemen" original watercolor artwork for card #11, entitled Dodging Meteor Showers, featuring a manned rocket ship traveling in space trying to avoid a potential disaster by steering away from a large meteor. The "Jets, Rockets, Spacemen" set is one of the most significant early science fiction sets, foreshadowing the many great advances in science and technology, such as space travel, which ironically would come to be just a few short years in the future. Bright, clean, crisp, and with astounding detail. This is a spectacular example of original artwork from one of non-sport card collecting's most popular sets. Watercolor on board. Dimensions: 4 x 6-1/8 inches. In Excellent to Mint condition and is accompanied by an example of the issued card. Reserve $400. Estimate $800/$1,200. SOLD FOR $1,392.00
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