1955 Bowman Football Complete Set (160) Including 32 PSA-Graded Cards

Sold For: $3,259

Auction Year: 2012 spring

Lot: 1288

Item Year: 1955

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

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Complete 160-card set of 1955 Bowman Football, the last football-card set issued by Bowman Gum. 70% range in grade from Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt (averaging Nr/Mt), and 30% Ex (with a few slightly lesser). This is an extremely attractive, high-grade complete set of 1955 Bowman football. Thirty-two key cards are graded and encapsulated by PSA (except one SGC). Keys: #1 Walker (VG 3), 2 McCormack RC (Ex), 7 Gifford (EX-MT 6), 8 Ameche RC (Ex-Mt), 10 Pihos (EX 5), 14 Ford RC (EX 5), 16 Conerly (Nr/Mt), 19 Hart (EX-MT+ 6.5), 25 Matson (EX 5), 28 Christiansen (EX 5), 32 Van Brocklin (NM 7), 37 Groza (EX 5), 39 Flanagan (MINT 9), 42 Johnson RC (EX-MT 6), 43 Fears (EX 5), 44 Perry (EX 5), 52 Summerall RC (EX-MT+ 6.5), 62 Blanda (EX-MT 6), 70 Ringo RC (EX 5), 71 Layne (EX-MT+ 6.5), 72 Tittle (NM 7), 75 McElhenny (signed in black ink, card grades Ex), 78 Wade (EX-MT 6), 82 Richter (EX 5), 83 Brady (NM 7), 99 Rogel (NM 7), 101 St. Clair RC (SGC EX/NM 80), 104 Nomellini (EX 5), 112 Creekmur (EX-MT 6), 119 Gatski RC (slight trim along top border, otherwise Nr/Mt-Mt), 120 Finks (EX 5), 121 Robustelli (EX 5), 134 Stautner (EX 5), 136 Tunnell (EX 5), 139 Trippi (EX 5), 152 Landry (VG 3), 158 Bednarik (EX 5), and 160 Dupre (possible slight trim, otherwise Nr/Mt). Exceptionally strong, very clean, crisp high-grade complete set in overall Nr/Mt condition, including thirty-two graded cards. The SMR value for just thirty of the thirty-two PSA graded cards (not including the two cards graded Vg and 128 ungraded cards) is $756. Total: 160 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $3,259


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