1949-1953 Bowman and Topps PSA-Graded Collection (93 Cards) Including 11 Hall of Famers

Sold For: $3,900

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 1141

Item Year: 1949

Category: Postwar Baseball Cards (1948-present)

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Presented is an outstanding collection of ninety-three cards from six classic Bowman and Topps sets spanning the years 1949 to 1953, each graded and encapsulated by PSA (all submitted by REA). This lot features eleven Hall of Famers, including Roy Campanella and Casey Stengel. This lot consists of the following: 1) 1949 Bowman (13 cards): One NM-MT 8: #47 Sain. Three NM 7: #42, 211, and 236. Three EX-MT 6: #51, 83a, and 137. One EX+ 5.5: #113. Five EX 5: #124a, 221, 222, 225, and 237. 2) 1950 Bowman (13 cards): Three NM-MT 8: #44, 155, and 248. Four NM 7: #62 Kluszewski, 155, 209, and 252. One EX-MT+ 6.5: #83. Four EX-MT 6: #28 Thomson, 43 Doerr (HOF), 134, and 176. One EX 5: #28 Thomson. 3) 1951 Bowman (28 cards): Five NM-MT 8: #199, 201, 205, 211, and 215. Nine NM 7: #27, 40, 62 Boudreau (HOF), 104, 181 Stengel (HOF), 218, 225, 269, and 295 Lopez (HOF). Ten EX-MT 6: #34, 38, 53 Lemon (HOF), 58 Slaughter (HOF), 96, 133, 207 Southworth (HOF), 230, 246, and 250. Four EX 5: #31 Campanella (HOF), 142, 143 Kluszewski, and 278. 4) 1952 Bowman (12 cards): One NM-MT 8: #226. Five NM 7: #40, 128 Newcombe, 165, 173, and 240. Six EX-MT 6: #145 Mize (HOF), two 161 Jensen, 168 Roe, and two 252 Crosetti. 5) 1953 Bowman Color (5 cards): One NM 7: #102. One EX-MT 6: #56. Three EX 5: #88, 143 Lopez (HOF), and 150. 6) 1953 Topps (22 cards): Two NM-MT 8: #204 and 224. Five NM 7: #18, 47, 74 SP, 173, and 192. Twelve EX-MT 6: #2, 13, 40 SP, 75 SP, 103, 151 Wilhelm SP (HOF), 162 Kluszewski SP, 170, 208, 212, 226 SP, and 264. One EX 5: #176. Two VG-EX 4: #136 and 279. All cards are bright, crisp, and clean and would make superb additions to any classic-card collection. The total SMR value in the assigned grades (excluding the two cards graded less than EX and factoring the half-grades at the lower whole-grade level) is $4,256. Total: 93 cards.
Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000+.


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