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1955 Bowman Collection Including PSA NM-MT 8 Mantle (129 Different)

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $3,525

High-grade collection of 1955 Bowman baseball is comprised of 129 of the 320 cards in the set, highlighted by card #202 Mickey Mantle (PSA NM-MT 8). 72% range from Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt (averaging Nr/Mt overall), 28% slightly lesser (mostly Ex). Six cards have been graded and encapsulated by PSA. Keys: #68 Howard RC (Vg), 97 Podres (Vg-Ex), 103 Mathews (Ex-Mt), 130 Ashburn (Ex-Mt), 134 Feller (NM-MT 8), 143 Newcombe (Ex-Mt), 179 Aaron (NM-MT 8; we grade this card NM, still a beautiful card), 184 Mays (NM 7), 191 Lemon (Ex), 197 Kiner (Ex), 202 Mantle (NM-MT 8), 213 Kell (Vg), 242 Banks (EX-MT 6), 283 Chylak (Ex), and 315 Hubbard (NM 7). 114 ungraded cards: #36, 49, 50, 51, 58, 67, 90, 94, 95, 98, 99, 100, 102, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 123, 124, 125, 126, 128, 131, 132, 135, 136, 140, 141, 142, 144, 180, 181, 182, 183, 185, 186, 192, 195, 198, 199, 200, 201, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 215, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237, 238, 239, 240, 241, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 251, 252, 259, 260, 261, 262, 263, 264, 284, 285, 286, 287, 288, 305, 309, 313, 314, 316, 317, 318, 319, and 320. The SMR value for just the six graded cards alone is $3,280. This is a very clean, crisp high-grade collection of Bowman's final baseball-card issue, which could have a significant break value or serve as the foundation for the building of an extremely high quality complete set. Total 129 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000+. SOLD FOR $3,525


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