1950 Bowman Partial Set (146/252) Including 76 PSA-Graded Cards

Sold For: $1,440

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 888

Item Year: 1950

Category: Postwar Baseball Cards (1948-present)

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Partial set of 1950 Bowman baseball consisting of 146 different cards (out of 252 in set), highlighted by numerous Hall of Famers, including Warren Spahn, Pee Wee Reese, and Ted Williams. Seventy-six cards are professionally graded and encapsulated (mostly PSA, with some SGC and BVG). The condition of this partial set spans many grades but is solidly midgrade, with the majority of cards falling in the Ex to Ex-Mt range. Keys: #8 Kell (PSA EX-MT 6), 19 Spahn (Vg+), 21 Reese (Gd), 32 Roberts (Gd+), 35 Slaughter (Ex), 39 Doby (SGC NM/MT 88), 40 Lemon (EX 5), 43 Doerr (BVG NM 7), 71 Schoendienst (EX 5), 77 Snider (EX 5), 94 Boudreau (EX 5), 98 Williams (VG-EX+ 4.5), 139 Mize (Ex+), and 220 Durocher (EX 5). Additional graded cards: SGC NM/MT 88 (2 cards): #26 and 213. SGC NM 84 (4 cards): #12, 152, 153, and 193. PSA EX-MT 6 (15 cards): #14, 89, 118, 158, 161, 169, 183, 187, 188, 192, 196, 207, 221, 222, and 233. PSA EX+ 5.5 (1 card): #51. PSA EX 5 (39 cards): #5, 7, 13, 16, 20, 23 Newcombe RC, 29, 36, 45, 47, 50, 52, 64, 81, 87, 90, 106, 107, 110, 126, 133, 136, 140, 142, 147, 155, 156, 163, 166, 170, 173, 177, 185, 195, 200, 201, 202, 226, and 241. PSA VG-EX 4 (4 cards): #76, 88, 171, and 208. PSA VG 3 (2 cards): 97 and 178. The remaining cards grade 21% Ex-Mt, 42% Ex, 25% Vg-Ex, and 12% lesser. This lot represents a tremendous foundation for the assembly of a very attractive complete set of this classic early Bowman issue. Total: 146 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000+.


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