1955 Bowman Football Complete Set (160)

Sold For: $4,200

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1883

Item Year: 1955

Category: Football/Basketball/Hockey/Boxing/Other Sports

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Outstanding 160-card complete set of 1955 Bowman football cards, bright, crisp, and clean throughout. Condition is 78% Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt (including some higher) and 22% Ex to Ex-Mt (including a few lower). Many of the lesser-graded cards are downgraded due to centering or light touches of wear at the corners. We have submitted twenty-four cards to be graded and encapsulated by PSA. Keys: #1 Walker (NM 7), 2 McCormack RC (NM-MT 8), 7 Gifford (NM+ 7.5), 8 Ameche RC (NM-MT 8), 14 Ford RC (Nr/Mt-Mt), 16 Conerly (Nr/Mt+), 25 Matson (Nr/Mt), 32 Van Brocklin (Vg-Ex+), 37 Groza (NM 7), 42 Johnson RC (Nr/Mt-Mt), 44 Perry (EX 5), 52 Summerall RC (Nr/Mt), 62 Blanda (NM-MT 8), 70 Ringo RC (Nr/Mt+), 71 Layne (NM-MT 8), 72 Tittle (NM 7), 75 McElhenny (20/80 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), 101 St. Clair RC (Ex+), 104 Nomellini (Nr/Mt-Mt), 119 Gatski RC (Nr/Mt-Mt), 121 Robustelli (Nr/Mt+), 134 Stautner (NM 7), 136 Tunnell (NM-MT 8), 152 Landry (Vg), 158 Bednarik (Nr/Mt-Mt), and 160 Dupre (NM-MT 8). Other Graded Cards: One MINT 9: #58. Eight NM-MT 8: #39, 56, 63, 90, 93, 94, 107, and 157. One NM+ 7.5: #64. One NM 7: #86. One EX-MT 6: #150. Very bright, clean, and attractive set of this classic Bowman football issue, which is loaded with stars and Hall of Famers. The SMR value for just the twenty-four graded cards is $1,757. Total: 160 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000+.


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