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Lot # 491 (of 1594)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1951 Bowman #305 Willie Mays Rookie

Starting Bid - $300.00, Sold For - $1,175.00

Graded EX 5 by PSA. Extremely desirable rookie card of legendary Hall of Famer Willie Mays, one of the most important of all 1950s bubble-gum cards. In addition to being one of the two key cards of the 1951 Bowman set, Mays is part of the scarce high-number series of the set (#253-324). This is a very attractive example, bright and clean, with minor scattered surface printing flaws. The reverse is flawless. The 1951 Bowman Willie Mays rookie has always been a card-collecting icon, especially among postwar cards. This is an attractive example of this classic in an extremely desirable grade, offering an outstanding value compared to many higher-graded examples. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $1,175.00


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