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1948-1962 Topps & Bowman Collection Including Stars (149)

Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $4,700.00

Carefully assembled collection of 149 Topps and Bowman baseball cards, spanning the years 1948 to 1962, with representation of nineteen different quality issues, highlighted by numerous stars and key cards. This is not a random group of cards. This collection was assembled with unusual care, one card at a time, years ago by a very discriminating collector. 1) 1948 Bowman: #11 Lindell (Ex-Mt). 2) 1949 Bowman (6 cards): #19 (2), 23 Doerr (Ex-Mt), 209 Keller (Ex), 218, and 232. 3) 1950 Bowman (33 cards): #10 Henrich (Ex), 12, 39 Doby (Ex/Ex-Mt), 47, 71 Schoendienst (Ex-Mt), 81, 82, 87, 90, 100, 101, 102, 111, 132, 138, 139 Mize (Ex), 145, 150, 154, 155, 156, 157, 199 (2), 202, 210 (2), 220 Durocher (Ex), 222, 224, 235, 236, and 237. 4) 1951 Bowman (13 cards): #26 Rizzuto (Ex), 73, 74, 109, 110, 146, 177, 183 Bauer (Ex-Mt), 200, 217, 254 Jensen RC (Ex), 290 Dickey (80/20 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt), and 291 Henrich (Ex). 5) 1951 Topps Connie Mack’s All-Stars: Honus Wagner (PSA EX-MT 6, submitted by REA). 6) 1951 Topps Red Backs (11 cards): #1 Berra (Ex), three 5 Rizzuto (one Ex-Mt and two Ex), 22 Feller (Ex-Mt), two 30 Spahn (Ex-Mt and Ex), 31 Hodges (Ex), and three 38 Snider (one Ex-Mt and two Ex). 7) 1952 Bowman (15 cards): #1 Berra (Ex), 33 McDougald RC (Ex/Ex-Mt), 52 Rizzuto (Ex-Mt), 65 Bauer (Ex), 70 Erskine (Ex), 109, 173, 177, 181, 196 Musial (70/30 L/R, otherwise Ex), 197, 217 Stengel (Ex), 218 Mays (80/20 L/R and 90/10 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt), 233, and 252 Crosetti (Ex). 8) 1952 Topps (6 cards): #9 (black back), 84, 122 Jensen (Ex), 202, 215 Bauer (Ex-Mt), and 248. 9) 1953 Topps (8 cards): #37 Mathews (Ex-Mt), two 41 Slaughter (both Ex), 61 Wynn (Ex), 132, 226, 246 Face RC (75/25 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt), and 249. 10) 1954 Topps (3 cards): #7 Kluszewski (Ex-Mt), 25 Kuenn RC (Ex), and 139 The O’Brien’s (Ex-Mt). 11) 1955 Topps: #198 Berra (miscut along the bottom, otherwise Ex). 12) 1956 Topps (8 cards): #1 Harridge (Ex-Mt), 20 Kaline (30/70 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 95 Braves team (dated, Ex), 134, 145 Hodges (ex-Mt), 181 Martin (Ex-Mt), 190 Furillo (Ex-Mt), and 226 Giants team (Ex-Mt). 13) 1957 Topps: #53. 14) 1958 Topps (17 cards): #2 Lemon (yellow team, Vg-Ex/Ex), 32 (yellow name, Vg-Ex/Ex), two 46 (both yellow name, Ex-Mt and Ex), 47 Maris RC (70/30 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 57 (yellow name, Ex-Mt), two 60 (one yellow name, Ex), 61 (yellow name, Vg-Ex/Ex), 79 (yellow team, Nr/Mt), 100 Wynn (yellow team, Ex/Ex-Mt), three 101 (two yellow name, both Ex-Mt and one regular, Ex), two 246 Yankees team (both Ex-Mt), and 375 Reese (25/75 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt). 15) 1959 Topps (2 cards): #206 and 478 Clemente (20/80 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt). 16) 1960 Topps (12 cards): #292, 307, 317, 336, 340, 342, 348, 352, 360, 369, 370 Skowron (Nr/Mt), and 372. 17) 1961 Topps (8 cards): #10 Robinson (Nr/Mt), two 120 Mathews (both nr/Mt-Mt), 287 Yastrzemski (Nr/Mt), two 344 Koufax (both Nr/Mt), 443 Snider (80/20 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt), and 478 Maris Nr/Mt). 18) 1962 Topps (2 cards): #139 Reniff (pitching, Ex-Mt) and 159. 19) Also included: 1948 Swell Sport Thrills: #3 Robinson (Ex-Mt). The balance of the cards in this collection averages Ex-Mt overall (but includes a few slightly lesser and a few slightly better). This is a very attractive and very carefully assembled high-grade collection of 152 cards including many stars, Hall of Famers, and key cards. Total 149 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000. SOLD FOR $4,700.00


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