1953 to 1958 Bowman and Topps Shoebox Collection (378)

Sold For: $600

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2602

Item Year: 1953

Category: Internet Only

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Presented is an outstanding shoebox collection of 378 assorted (317 different) Bowman and Topps dating from 1953 to 1958. 1) 1953 Topps (47 different cards): 10% Vg-Ex, 73% Gd to Vg, and 17% Pr to Fr. 2) 1954 Topps (30 cards, including 27 different): three Ex, four Gd to Vg-Ex, and twenty-three Fr (due solely to pen marks on reverses, otherwise Vg to Vg-Ex). Keys: #35 Gilliam (Ex) and two 86 Herman (HOF, Vg+ and pen mark on reverse, otherwise Vg+). 3) 1954 Bowman (125 cards, including 94 different): 26% Vg-Ex to Ex, 49% Vg, and 25% lesser. Keys: #6 Fox (HOF, Gd+), 62 Slaughter (HOF, Gd+), and 66 Piersall (Vg). 4) 1955 Topps (55 cards, including 48 different): 27% Ex, 60% Vg to Vg-Ex, and 13% lesser. Keys: #1 Rhodes (Vg-Ex), 22 Skowron (Vg-Ex+), and 210 Snider (HOF, Pr-Fr due to tape). 5) 1957 Topps (55 cards, including 50 different): 52% Ex to Ex-Mt, 33% Vg to Vg-Ex, and 15% lesser. Keys: #59 D. Williams (HOF, Ex) and 100 Harridge/Giles (HOF, Fr). 6) 1958 Topps (66 cards, including 51 different): 69% Ex to Ex-Mt (including a few Nr/Mt) and 31% Vg to Vg-Ex (including three lesser). This is a very sizable offering of cards in desirable collector grade from these classic and very popular 1950s Bowman and Topps issues. Total: 378 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate (open).


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