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1949-1959 Topps and Bowman Hall of Famers and Stars Card Collection (353)

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $9,480

Cards of stars and Hall of Famers are naturally the most prized by collectors. Presented is an extremely impressive collection of 353 Topps and Bowman (except one Leaf and six Red Hearts) baseball cards, dating from 1949 to 1959, comprised exclusively of Hall of Famers, major stars, and key cards. This is a collection unto itself! Every card is a highlight of some kind! Eighteen different sets are represented. The collection includes five Mickey Mantle cards (including two 1957 Topps #95 Mickey Mantle) and two Hank Aaron rookie cards, as well as many other significant highlights. Three cards are graded by PSA. 1) 1949 Bowman (4 cards): #11 Boudreau (Fr), 226 Snider RC (PSA GOOD 2), 233 Doby (Gd), and 238 Lemon RC (Vg). 2) 1949 Leaf: #106 Boudreau (Vg). 3) 1950 Bowman (6 cards): #28 Thomson (trimmed), 39 Doby (Gd), 40 Lemon (Gd), 77 Snider (PSA VG-EX 4), 94 Boudreau (trimmed), and 167 Roe (Gd-Vg). 4) 1951 Bowman (8 cards): #7 Hodges (Ex), 31 Campanella (Vg), 32 Snider (Ex), 46 Kell (Ex), 58 Slaughter (Ex), 118 Roe (Ex), 134 Spahn (Ex), and 181 Stengel (Ex). 5) 1952 Bowman (3 cards): #115 Doby (trimmed), 168 Roe (Ex), and 218 Mays (90/10 L/R, otherwise Ex). 6) 1952 Topps (7 cards): #26 Irvin (Ex, black back), 227 Garagiola (Ex/Ex-Mt), 243 Doby (Vg-Ex), 246 Kell (Ex-Mt), 268 Lemon (Vg), and two 277 Wynn (Ex-Mt and Gd). 7) 1953 Bowman Color: #40 Doby (Vg-Ex). 8) 1953 Bowman B&W: #26 Roe (Vg). 9) 1953 Topps (7 cards): #27 Campanella (Ex-Mt), 54 Feller (Ex), 61 Wynn (Ex), 62 Irvin (Ex-Mt), 77 Mize (Nr/Mt), 162 Kluszewski (Ex), and 228 Newhouser (Nr/Mt). 10) 1954 Bowman (9 cards): #6 Fox (Vg), 15 Ashburn (Ex), 45 Kiner (Ex-Mt), 62 Slaughter (Pr), 84 Doby (Nr/Mt), 101 Larsen (Vg), two 138 Hodges (Pr and trimmed), and 141 Garagiola (Ex). 11) 1954 Red Heart (6 cards): Ashburn (Vg/Vg-Ex), Kiner (Ex), two Lemon (Ex-Mt and Vg), Musial (Gd), and Spahn (Vg). 12) 1954 Topps (64 cards): four #3 Irvin (Ex, Vg-Ex, Vg, Fr), two 5 Lopat (Vg-Ex and Pr), two 7 Kluszewski (Vg and Pr), 13 Martin (pr), two 14 Roe (Ex and Vg), four 15 Rosen (Vg-Ex, two Vg, Pr), three 20 Spahn (Vg-Ex and two Vg), two 21 Shantz (Ex and Vg-Ex), nine 25 Kuenn (four Vg-Ex, four Vg, Gd), 30 Mathews (Pr), three 32 Snider (Ex-Mt, Vg-Ex, trimmed), two 35 Gilliam (Ex and Vg-Ex), five 36 Wilhelm (two Vg-Ex and three Vg), 37 Ford (Ex), three 38 Stanky (Ex, Vg-Ex, Vg), six 45 Ashburn (three Ex, two Vg, Gd), 50 Berra (Vg-Ex), 70 Doby (Ex-Mt), 86 Herman (Vg/Vg-Ex), 90 Mays (Gd), 94 Banks RC (Vg), two 102 Hodges (Ex and Vg-Ex), two 128 Aaron RC (both Fr), 132 Lasorda RC (Ex), three 166 Podres (Ex and two Vg-Ex), and 187 Manush (Vg-Ex). 13) 1955 Bowman (4 cards): #59 Ford (Ex), 68 Howard RC (Ex), 134 Feller (Vg), and 179 Aaron (trimmed). 14) 1955 Topps (13 cards): two #1 Rhodes (PSA NM 7 and Ex-Mt), three 4 Kaline (two Vg-Ex and Vg+), 31 Spahn (Ex), 100 Irvin (Ex-Mt), two 125 Boyer RC (both Ex-Mt), two 152 Agganis RC (both Vg-Ex), 155 Mathews (Ex), and 187 Hodges (Ex). 15) 1956 Topps (39 cards): #8 Alston (Ex-Mt), two 10 Spahn (Ex-Mt and Ex), 14 Boyer (Ex), 20 Kaline (Ex), 31 Aaron (Vg-Ex), two 99 Zimmer (Ex and Vg-Ex), 101 Campanella (Vg-Ex), two 107 Mathews (Ex and Vg-Ex), 109 Slaughter (Ex), 110 Berra (Ex), 113 Rizzuto (Ex), 118 Fox (Ex), 125 Minoso (Vg-Ex), 140 Score (Vg), two 164 Killebrew (Nr/Mt and Vg-Ex), three 165 Schoendienst (Ex-Mt and two Fr), 177 Bauer (Ex-Mt), two 180 Roberts (Vg-Ex and Vg), three 187 Wynn (two Ex-Mt and Ex), 194 Irvin (Ex-Mt), two 195 Kell (both Ex), 200 Feller (Ex), 240 Ford (Ex-Mt), 250 Doby (Ex), two 255 Lemon (Ex-Mt and Gd), 292 Aparicio RC (Ex-Mt), 307 Wilhelm (Ex), and 340 McDermott (Ex). 16) 1957 Topps (46 cards): #2 Berra (Ex), 7 Aparicio (Vg), two 10 Mays (both Pr), three 18 Drysdale RC (all Vg), 20 Aaron (Pr), 25 Ford (Ex), 30 Reese (Vg), three 35 F. Robinson RC (Ex-Mt, Ex, Vg), 40 Wynn (Pr), two 45 Furillo (both Vg), 62 Martin (Vg), 70 Ashburn (Vg-Ex), 85 Doby (Vg), two 90 Spahn (both Vg), two 95 Mantle (both Fr), 97 Yankees team (Gd-Vg), 115 Gilliam (Vg), 122 Boyer (Vg-Ex/Ex), 125 Kaline (Vg), 130 Newcombe (Vg), 135 Skowron (Ex-Mt), two 138 Minoso (Vg and Pr), two 154 Schoendienst (Ex and Vg), two 170 Snider (Ex and Pr), 173 Craig (Pr), 203 Wilhelm (Ex), 212 Colavito RC (Ex), 215 Slaughter (Vg), 230 Kell (Vg/Vg-Ex), 262 Thomson (Vg), three 338 Bunning RC (Ex-Mt and two trimmed), 400 Dodgers' Sluggers (Vg), and 407 Mantle/Berra (Vg-Ex/Ex). 17) 1958 Topps (52 cards): two #2 Lemon (Ex and Fr), two 25 Drysdale (both Vg), 30 Aaron (Ex), three 70 Kaline (Ex, Vg-Ex, Vg), 77 Zimmer (Gd), 85 Aparicio (Vg-Ex), 90 Roberts (Nr/Mt), 101 Richardson (Vg), 115 Bunning (Ex), 142 Slaughter (Vg-Ex), 162 Hodges (Ex), 190 Schoendienst (Ex-Mt), two 246 Yankees team (Vg-Ex and Vg), three 270 Spahn (Ex-Mt and two Gd), 271 Martin (Gd), 275 Howard (Ex), 304 Kaline/Kuenn (Ex), 307 B. Robinson (Vg-Ex), 310 Banks (Vg-Ex), two 314 Snider/Alston (Ex and Vg), 320 Ford (Gd), 343 Cepeda Rc (Ex), 350 Boyer (Ex), 418 Mantle/Aaron (Ex), two 424 Doby (both Ex), 436 Mays/Snider (Vg), four 440 Mathews (two Ex and two Vg), three 464 Flood RC (Vg-Ex and two Vg), 476 Musial AS (Ex), two 482 Banks AS (Ex and Vg), 486 Mays AS (Ex), 487 Mantle AS (Vg), and five 494 Spahn AS (three Vg-Ex and two Vg). 18) 1959 Topps (81 cards): #20 Snider (Gd), 30 Fox (Vg), 34 Kaline/Maxwell (Vg), 35 Kluszewski (Vg), two 40 Spahn (Vg and Gd), three 150 Musial (two Vg and Gd), two 155 Slaughter (Ex and Vg), 180 Berra (Vg), 202 Maris (Vg-Ex), three 260 Wynn (Ex, Vg-Ex, Gd), two 295 Martin (both Vg), 300 Ashburn (Gd), 310 Aparicio (Vg-Ex), three 317 Mays/Ashburn (Ex-Mt and two Vg-Ex), 338 Anderson RC (Ex), 349 Wilhelm (Vg), 350 Banks (Vg-Ex), four 352 Roberts (two Vg-Ex and two Vg), four 360 Kaline (two Ex, Vg-Ex, Vg), three 387 Drysdale (Ex and two Vg), four 390 Cepeda (Nr/Mt, two Vg, Gd), two 420 Colavito (both Ex), 430 Ford (Ex), three 435 F. Robinson (Ex and two Vg), 439 B. Robinson (vg), three 450 Mathews (Vg-Ex and two Vg), four 455 Doby (three Vg-Ex and Gd), two 463 Kaline (Vg-Ex and Vg), three 464 Mays' Catch (Vg-Ex, Vg, Gd), two 467 Aaron Clubs (both Vg), two 468 Snider Play (Vg and Gd), seven 469 Banks Hustle (four Ex and three Vg), two 470 Musial Raps (Vg-Ex and Vg), three 480 Schoendienst (two Ex and Vg-Ex), 514 Gibson RC (Ex), 550 Campanella (trimmed), 559 Banks AS (Vg-Ex), 562 Kanlie AS (Vg-Ex), and 571 Spahn AS (Vg). This is a very substantial collection of Hall of Famer, star, and key cards, truly a collection unto itself, and naturally with a tremendous break value. Total: 353 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $4,000+. SOLD FOR $9,480


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