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1948 to 1955 Bowman Assorted Card Collection Including Stars (1,509 cards)

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $5,875

Collection of 1,509 assorted (913 different) 1948 to 1955 Bowman gum cards, with representation from every year, highlighted by many key cards and Hall of Famers, ranging in grade from Poor to Very Good condition (averaging Gd), but also including some higher-grade cards as well. This is a large and very substantial collection with many highlights that could provide a relatively affordable approach to collecting these classic Bowman baseball sets. Includes the following (quantities in parentheses): 1) 1948 (33 cards, 25 different): #1 (2), 2, 3 Kiner RC (Vg), 4 Mize (2; Ex and Vg), 5 Feller (Gd), 8 Rizzuto RC (no bottom border, otherwise Vg), 12, 17 Slaughter (20/80 L/R, otherwise Vg-Ex), 18 Spahn RC (Fr), 19, 20, 21 (2), 22, 23, 30 (2), 31, 32 (2), 33 (2), 34 (2), 35, 37, 38 Schoendienst RC (2; both Vg), 43, 47 Thomson RC (Vg), and 48. 2) 1949 (36 cards, 23 different): #87, 109 (6), 111 Schoendienst (2; Vg-Ex and Fr), 112, 113, 121, 123, 124 Murtaugh/script name (2; both Vg-Ex), 125 (2), 126 (2), 129 (2), 130, 132, 136 (2), 137, 139 (2), 140, 143 (2), 144, 191, 222, 225 Coleman RC (Vg), and 238 Lemon RC (Gd-Vg). 3) 1950 (149 cards, 93 different): including #37 Appling (Vg), 94 Boudreau (2; Vg-Ex and Vg), 217 Stengel (Vg), 219 Bauer RC (2; both Vg-Ex), and 220 Durocher (2; Gd and Pr). 4) 1951 (415 cards, 242 different): including #3 Roberts (Vg), 7 Hodges (Vg), 11 Schoendienst (2; both Pr), 26 Rizzuto (Vg), 30 Feller (Pr), 31 Campanella (Vg), 46 Kell (Gd), 50 Mize (Pr), 53 Lemon (Pr), 58 Slaughter (Fr), 62 Boudreau (3; Vg-Ex, Vg, Pr), 78 Wynn (2; both Vg-Ex), 80 Reese (Fr), 122 Garagiola (2; Vg and Pr), 134 Spahn (Fr), 143 Kluszewski (4; all Vg), 151 Doby (Pr), 186 Ashburn (Vg-Ex), 198 Irvin (2; Vg and Fr), 232 Fox RC (Fr), and 233 Durocher (2; Vg-Ex and Vg). 5) 1952 (211 cards, 150 different ): including #1 Berra (Vg), 4 Roberts (2; Vg and Gd), 8 Reese (Vg-Ex), 11 Kiner (Ex), 21 Fox (2; both Vg), 22, 30 Schoendienst (Gd), 43 Feller (Vg), 44 Campanella (Vg), 52 Rizzuto (Pr), 53 Ashburn (Vg-Ex), 115 Doby (Vg), 116 Snider (2; both Vg), 142 Wynn (2; Ex and Vg), 145 Mize (trimmed), 146 Durocher (Pr), 156 Spahn (2; both Vg), 162 Irvin (2; Ex-Mt and Vg), and 232 Slaughter (2; Vg and Pr). 6) 1953 Color (151 cards, 92 different): including #1 Williams (2; Gd and Pr), 10 Ashburn (Pr), two 32 Musial (trimmed, otherwise Ex), 44 Berra/Bauer/Mantle (Ex), 46 Campy (3; Vg, Gd, Fr), 55 Durocher (3; Vg and two Fr), 65 Roberts (3; Ex, Vg, Pr-Fr), 81 Slaughter (3; two trimmed, otherwise Ex and Fr), 92 Hodges (2; Ex and Vg), 97 Mathews (Fr), 117 Snider (2; both trimmed, otherwise Ex-Mt and Gd), 121 Berra (trimmed, otherwise Ex), and 153 Ford (Pr). 7) 1953 B&W (87 cards, 49 different): including #1 Bell (2; Vg and Gd), 15 Mize (Vg), 26 Roe (Gd), 27 Lemon (Vg), 28 Wilhelm (Pr), 39 Stengel (4; all Gd), and 46 Harris (4; Vg-Ex, two Gd, Pr). 8) 1954 (150 cards, 103 different): including #6 Fox (2; trimmed, otherwise Vg and Pr), 62 Slaughter (trimmed, otherwise Gd), 132 Feller (3; Vg, Gd, Fr), 145 Martin (trimmed, otherwise Ex), 164 Wynn (2; Vg and Gd), and 177 Ford (2; trimmed, otherwise Vg and Pr). 9) 1955 (277 cards, 136 different): including #23 Kaline (Vg), 37 Reese (2; Vg-Ex and Pr), 134 Feller (Vg), 179 Aaron (slight trim, otherwise Vg-Ex), 191 Lemon (3; Ex, Vg, Gd), 196 Kiner (2; both Vg), and 242 Banks (Gd). Total 1,509 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $5,875


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