1952 Bowman PSA-Graded Partial Set (201/252)

Sold For: $6,600

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 1155

Item Year: 1952

Category: Postwar Baseball Cards (1948-present)

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Presented is an exceptionally attractive partial set of 1952 Bowman consisting of 201 different cards (out of 252 in the set), highlighted by several Hall of Famers and stars, including Musial and Spahn. All the cards have been graded and encapsulated by PSA. PSA grading composite: NM-MT+ 8.5 (1 card): #203. NM-MT 8 (39 cards): #36, 47, 50, 54, 56, 58, 61, 63, 81, 94, 95, 96 Branca (MC), 97, 98 (MC), 102, 103, 121, 140, 144, 153, 161 Jensen, 173 (OC), 182, 183, 193, 194, 198, 199-202, 209, 210, 221, 224, 232 Slaughter (HOF), 234 (OC), 241 (OC), and 250.NM+ 7.5 (9 cards): #17 Lopat, 104, 122, 134, 184, 211, 222, 231, and 247. NM 7 (65 cards): #14, 20, 22, 31, 33 McDougald RC, 39-41, 48, 51, 57, 59, 60, 68, 69, 72, 74, 77, 78, 86-90, 109, 110, 114, 115 Doby (HOF), 119, 120, 123, 124, 130, 137, 145 Mize (HOF), 147, 148, 154, 159, 163, 164, 166, 172 (OC), 175, 178, 181 Collins RC, 187, 191 Friend RC, 205-207, 212-214, 219, 220, 229, 230, 235, 237-239, 242, 243, and 246. EX-MT+ 6.5 (6 cards): #105, 151, 215, 223, 233, and 248b. EX-MT 6 (58 cards): #9, 11 Kiner (HOF), 13, 16, 18, 23 Lemon (HOF), 24 Furillo, 25, 27 Garagiola, 29, 30 Schoendienst (HOF), 32, 34, 38, 42, 45, 49, 67, 70 Erskine, 71, 73, 75 Kell (HOF), 76, 79, 80 Hodges, 83, 85, 91, 93, 99, 100, 106, 107, 126, 129, 136, 138, 141, 142 Wynn (HOF), 143, 149, 150, 157, 158 B. Harris (HOF), 160, 168 Roe, 169, 179, 185, 186, 188 Dressen, 190, 192, 195, 204, 208, 216, and 228. EX+ 5.5 (3 cards): #4 Roberts (HOF), 64, and 127. EX 5 (18 cards); #7, 15, 65 Bauer, 66, 92, 113, 117, 118, 125, 156 Spahn (HOF), 162 Irvin (HOF), 189, 196 Musial (HOF), 197, 225, 227, 245, and 252 Crosetti. VG-EX 4 (2 cards): #244 Burdette RC and 251. This is a very consistent and extremely attractive partial set of this classic early 1950s Bowman issue, which provides a tremendous foundation for the assembly of an outstanding mid- to high-grade complete set. The SMR value for 193 of the 201 graded cards (excluding the two cards graded less than EX and the six qualified cards and factoring nine half-grades at the lower whole grade level) is $8,132. Total: 201 cards. Reserve $2,500. Estimate $5,000+.


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