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1949 to 1951 Bowman Collection (251)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $2,900.00

Shoebox collection of 251 different Bowman Gum baseball cards dating from 1949, 1950, and 1951, including stars and Hall of Famers. The collection includes 24 1949 Bowmans highlighted by Jackie Robinson, 106 different 1950 Bowmans, and 121 different 1951 Bowmans highlighted by Ted Williams. Also included are 15 1951 Topps Red Backs for a total of 266 cards. 1) 1949 Bowman (24 cards): condition ranges from Gd to Vg-Ex, averaging Vg overall: #38, 43, 46 Roberts RC (Gd), 47 Sain (Vg), 48, 49, 50 Robinson (small moisture stain on back, otherwise Vg-Ex, nice looking card), 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 64 DiMaggio (Fr-Gd), 65 Slaughter (Gd-Vg), 66, 67, 69, 70 Furillo RC (20/80 T/B, otherwise Vg-Ex/Ex), 78, 86, 87, 92, 104, 106. 2) 1950 Bowman (106 cards): condition ranges from Gd to Vg-Ex, averaging Vg overall. Keys: #22 Robinson (small stain on back, otherwise Vg-Ex), 23 Newcombe RC (Vg-Ex/Ex), 35 Slaughter (Vg-Ex/Ex), 37 Appling (Gd), 39 Doby (Vg), 40 Lemon (light stain on back, otherwise Vg-Ex), 43 Doerr (centered 20/80 to the bottom left, otherwise Vg-Ex), 58 Furillo (Vg-Ex), 59 Branca (Vg-Ex), 62 Klu (Pr-Fr), 71 Schoendienst (Vg), 75 Campanella (Fr), 77 Snider (Vg), 84 Ashburn (Gd), 94 Boudreau (Vg-Ex), 98 Williams (Gd), 148 Wynn (Vg-Ex). 3) 1951 Bowman (121 cards): 30% range from Ex to Nr/Mt, 70% range from Gd to Vg-Ex/Ex. Keys: #46 Kell (30/70 to the bottom left, otherwise Ex), 78 Wynn (Ex-Mt), 80 Reese (Ex-Mt), 122 Garagiola RC (Nr/Mt), 151 Doby (Vg-Ex), 165 Williams (Ex-Mt), 186 Ashburn (70/30 L/R, otherwise Vg), 198 Irvin RC (30/70 L/R, otherwise Ex), 233 Durocher (30/70 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt), 290 Dickey (70/30 to the bottom right, otherwise Ex-Mt), 291 Henrich (70/30 to the bottom right, otherwise Ex-Mt). 4) 1951 Topps Red Backs (15 cards): #5 Rizzuto (Fr-Gd), 7 (Gd), 9 (Gd), 12 (Vg), 14 (Ex), 18 (Ex-Mt), 20 (Vg), 22 Feller (Ex-Mt), 27 (Gd), 37 (Gd), 40 (Ex), 41 (Ex-Mt), 49 (Vg), 52 (Vg-Ex). Neat "shoebox collection" of early Bowmans (and Topps) highlighted by many Hall of Famers. Total 266 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $2,900.00


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