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Lot # 1546 (of 1673)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1948 to 1950 Bowman and Leaf Football Card Collection (78)

Starting Bid - $300.00 , Sold For - $2,350.00

Collection of seventy-eight assorted football cards from four different sets, dating from 1948 to 1950, highlighted by rookie cards of Sammy Baugh. This lot is part of a larger original-owner collection of 1948 to 1952 gum cards which has not seen the light of day in over fifty years and which is presented in several lots in this auction. (The balance of the cards were baseball; this lot represents all of the football cards among the 2,300+ total cards in the collection.) We have selected two cards to be graded by PSA. 1) 1948 Bowman (35 cards): Fifteen cards range from Vg-Ex to Ex, and twenty are Vg. Keys: #1 Tereshinski RC (both Vg), two 7 Van Buren RC (Ex and Vg), two 22 Baugh RC (20/80 L/R and T/B, otherwise Ex and Vg-Ex), and three 61 Wojciechowicz RC (Ex-Mt, Ex, Vg). 2) 1948 Leaf (3 cards): #16 Pihos RC (65/35 L/R, otherwise Ex) and two 34 Baugh RC (PSA EX-MT 6 and Vg). 3) 1949 Leaf (10 cards): Seven cards range from Ex to Ex-Mt, and three are Vg. Keys: #26 Baugh (PSA EX-MT 6), 28 Pihos (Vg-Ex), 56 Lujack (Ex), 101 Harder (Ex), and 134 Bednarik (miscut along the top border, otherwise Ex). 4) 1950 Bowman (30 cards): Twenty-seven cards range from Ex to Ex-Mt (with a few Nr/Mt), two are Vg, and one slightly lesser. Keys: #28 Turner (Ex), 29 Dudley (Ex), and 36 Albert RC (Ex-Mt). Total 78 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000+. SOLD FOR $2,350.00

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