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1951 Bowman "Red Menace" Complete Set (48)
Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $711
One of the most popular and colorful trading-card sets of the post-WW II era, Bowman Gum's "Red Menace" set was produced during the heart of the Cold War, and captures the political spirit of the times. This complete set of 48 cards (all white backs except for two gray backs) grades 70% Ex (including eight better) and 30% Vg-Ex (including two lesser). Keys: #1 "Reds Invade South Korea" (Vg-Ex), #19 "Atomic Doom" (Vg-Ex), #23 "Ghost City" (Ex), and #47 "War-Maker" (Vg-Ex). Exceptionally attractive, crisp, clean, overall high-grade set of this classic, and extremely historically significant, 1950s nonsport issue. Total: 48 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $711
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