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1948 to 1963 Topps, Bowman, Fleer, Leaf Original-Owner "Boyhood" Collection Including Stars (2,894)

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $11,850

Completely unpicked original-owner "boyhood" collection of 2,894 Topps, Bowman, Leaf, and Fleer baseball (2,575) and football (319) cards, spanning the years 1948 to 1963, highlighted by numerous stars and key cards, including 1949 Bowman #224 Satchel Paige, 1950 Bowman #22 Jackie Robinson, 1953 Topps #82 Mickey Mantle, 1958 Topps #1 Ted Williams, 1961 Topps #300 Mickey Mantle, 1962 Topps #1 Roger Maris, and a 1958 Topps Football near-complete set (124/132) with two #62 Jim Brown rookies. BASEBALL: 1) 1948 Bowman (13 cards): including #1 Elliot RC (Gd), 2 Blackwell RC (Gd), 3 Kiner RC (Vg), 5 Feller (Vg+), 19 Henrich (Gd-Vg), 29 Page RC (Pr), 45 Sauer RC (Fr). 2) 1949 Bowman (99 cards): including #1 Bickford RC (Pr), 11 Boudreau (Vg), 18 Thomson (Vg), 26 Kell (Vg), 27 Feller (Vg-Ex), 46 Roberts RC (Vg), 70 Furillo RC (signed in pencil, Fr), 98 Rizzuto/NNOF (Gd-Vg), 100 Hodges RC (signed in pencil, Vg-Ex), 110 Wynn RC (Vg), 194 Branca RC (Vg), 210 Gordon (Vg-Ex/Ex), 224 Paige (Gd), 233 Doby (Vg-Ex), 238 Lemon RC (Vg). 3) 1949 Leaf (17 cards): including #39 Blackwell RC (Vg-Ex), 46 Mize (Ex), 53 Vandermeer (Vg), four 106 Boudreau (Ex, Vg, Gd, Fr), 117 Gordon (Vg). 4) 1950 Bowman (81 cards): including #11 Rizzuto (Fr), 10 Henrich (Vg-Ex), 22 Robinson (Vg), 28 Thomson (Gd), 40 Lemon (Fr), 75 Campanella (Vg), 77 Snider (Gd), 94 Boudreau (Vg), 112 Hodges (Vg-Ex), 139 Mize (Vg), two 148 Wynn (Vg-Ex and Fr-Gd), 217 Stengel (Vg-Ex), two 229 Frisch (Vg-Ex and Vg). 5) 1952 Topps (8 cards): #5, 9, 17, 29 Kluszewski (Fr), 30, 105, 116, 120. 6) 1953 Bowman Color (2 cards): #79, 103. 7) 1953 Topps (15 cards): including #1 Robinson (Pr), 82 Mantle (Pr-Fr), 114 Rizzuto (Gd). 8) 1955 Bowman (3 cards): #121, 146, 196. 9) 1956 Topps (15 cards): #29, 37, 52, 67, 155, 204, 224, 231 (2), 249, 272, 290, 318, 319, 338. 10) 1957 Topps (21 cards): including #18 Drysdale RC (Gd), 40 Wynn (Gd), 80 Hodges (Fr). 11) 1958 Topps (242 cards with 154 different): including #1 Williams (Vg), two 307 Robinson (Ex and Vg), two 343 Cepeda RC (both Ex), 351 Braves' Fence Busters (Vg), two 418 Mantle/Aaron (Ex and Vg), 436 Mays/Snider (Vg-Ex), 476 Musial AS (Ex), 480 Mathews AS (Ex-Mt), 482 Banks AS (Ex), 484 Robinson AS (Vg), 487 Mantle AS (Ex), 494 Spahn AS (Ex). 12) 1959 Topps (673 cards with 433 different): including two #20 Snider (both Vg), 40 Spahn (Ex), two 50 Mays (Vg-Ex and Vg), 150 Musial (Ex), 180 Berra (Ex), 202 Maris (Vg-Ex), 212 Aaron/Mathews (Vg-Ex), 317 Ashburn/Mays (Vg), 350 Banks (Vg), two 360 Kaline (Vg-Ex and Vg), two 380 Aaron (Vg and Gd), two 387 Drysdale (Vg-Ex and Gd), 435 Robinson (Gd-Vg), two 439 Robinson (Vg-Ex and Vg), 450 Mathews (Vg), 467 Aaron Clubs (Gd), 478 Clemente (Vg), two 514 Gibson RC (Ex and Pr), 515 Killebrew (Ex), 528 Pirates team (Pr), two 543 Corsair Trio (both Fr), 550 Campanella (Fr), 559 Banks AS (Vg-Ex), 561 Aaron AS (Vg-Ex), 563 Mays AS (Gd), 564 Mantle AS (Vg-Ex). 13) 1959 Fleer Ted Williams (57 cards with 46 different): including two #1 Early Years (Ex and Vg), 63 Ted's AS Record (Vg), 70 Williams/Thorpe (Ex). 14) 1960 Leaf (23 cards): including #27 Robinson (Ex-Mt). 15) 1960 Topps (726 cards with 464 different): including two #1 Wynn (Fr and Pr), 10 Banks (Pr), two 28 Robinson (Gd and Pr), three 50 Kaline (two Fr and Pr), two 73 Gibson (both Fr), two 200 Mays (Vg-Ex and Pr), two 210 Killebrew (Ex and Fr), 250 Musial (Pr), 295 Hodges (Ex), three 300 Aaron (Ex, Vg-Ex, Pr), 316 McCovey RC (Vg), 326 Clemente (Pr), 332 Yankees team (Gd-Vg), two 343 Koufax (Vg-Ex/Ex and Vg), 377 Maris (Pr), 420 Mathews (Pr), 445 Spahn (Ex), 475 Drysdale (Gd-Vg), 480 Berra (Gd), 490 Robinson (Pr), 493 Snider (Pr), 563 Mantle AS (Pr), 564 Mays AS (Pr), 565 Maris AS (Pr), 566 Aaron AS (Fr-Gd). 16) 1961 Topps (396 cards with 300 different): including two #10 Robinson (Ex and Vg), 80 Killebrew (Vg-Ex), 141 Williams RC (Vg-Ex), two 200 Spahn (Vg-Ex and Vg), two 228 Yankees team (Vg-Ex and Gd), 260 Drysdale (Vg), two 287 Yastrzemski (Ex-Mt and Vg), 300 Mantle (Vg-Ex/Ex), two 307 Mantle WS (Ex-Mt and Ex), 344 Koufax (Fr), two 350 Banks (Ex-Mt and Ex), two 360 Robinson (Ex and Vg-Ex), 388 Clemente (Pr), two 405 Gehrig Benched (Ex and Vg), 406 Mantle HR (Ex), 415 Aaron (Vg), 429 Kaline (Vg-Ex), 517 McCovey (Ex). 17) 1962 Topps (171 cards with 133 different): including #1 Maris (Vg), 18 Mantle/Mays (Ex), 29 Stengel (Ex-Mt), 53 AL HR LDRS (Ex-Mt), 100 Spahn (Vg), two 150 Kaline (Vg-Ex and Vg), 199 Perry RC (Ex), 318 Mantle Switch (Ex), 340 Drysdale (Vg-Ex), 394 Aaron AS (Gd). 18) 1963 Topps (13 cards): including #472 Brock (Gd). FOOTBALL: 19) 1948 Leaf (4 cards): #3 Turner RC (Fr), 4 Walker RC (Vg+), 7, 97. 20) 1956 Topps (1 card): #11 Blanda (Pr). 21) 1957 Topps (2 cards): #11, 41. 22) 1958 Topps near-complete set (124 of 132 plus 73 duplicates for a total of 197 cards): Grades Vg-Ex overall. Missing just eight cards for completion (#25, 30, 47, 81, 84, 102, 113, and 131). Keys: two #22 Unitas (Vg-Ex and Vg), two 62 Brown RC (Vg-Ex and Vg), 66 Starr (Gd-Vg), two 73 Gifford (Vg-Ex and Vg), two 86 Tittle (Vg-Ex and Vg), 90 Jurgenson RC (Fr). 23) 1959 Topps (26 cards): including #23 Starr (Fr). 24) 1960 Fleer (3 cards): #39, 75, 111. 25) 1960 Topps (35 cards): including #23 Brown (Vg), 54 Hornung (Ex). 26) 1961 Fleer (34 cards): including #30 Unitas (Ex), 88 Starr (Ex-Mt). 27) 1961 Topps (17 cards): including #71 Brown (Gd). The balance of the cards in this collection average Vg-Ex overall (but include a few slightly lesser and a few slightly better). This is a very attractive medium-grade original-owner collection of 2,894 assorted cards including many stars, Hall of Famers, and key cards. Total: 2,894 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000+. SOLD FOR $11,850


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