1948 Bowman Complete Set (48)

Sold For: $960

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 873

Item Year: 1948

Category: Postwar Baseball Cards (1948-present)

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Offered is a complete set of forty-eight cards from the 1948 Bowman series, the first baseball-card set issued by Bowman Gum, highlighted by key rookie cards of many stars and Hall of Famers. Condition is 30% Ex to Nr/Mt, 29% Vg-Ex, and 41% Gd to Vg (including three trimmed). Seven cards are professionally graded by PSA (except for one SGC). Keys: #1 Elliot RC (Vg-Ex), 2 Blackwell (Vg-Ex+), 3 Kiner RC (Gd+), 4 Mize (Vg), 5 Feller (mark on front, otherwise Vg-Ex), 6 Berra RC (PSA GOOD 2), 7 Reiser SP (Vg-Ex+), 8 Rizzuto RC (0/100 T/B, otherwise Vg+), 12 Sain RC (Ex), 14 Reynolds RC (PSA VG-EX 4), 17 Slaughter (Vg-Ex+), 18 Spahn RC (SGC VG 40), 19 Henrich (Ex), 29 Page RC (slight trim, otherwise Vg-Ex+), 30 Lockman SP (Gd+), 36 Musial RC (slight trim, otherwise Vg), 38 Schoendienst (Vg-Ex+), 40 Marion RC (99/1, otherwise Ex-Mt), 45 Sauer RC (Gd+), and 47 Thomson RC (EX-MT 6). Additional PSA-graded cards: One NM 7: #16. One EX-MT 6: #21. One EX-MT 6: #29 (OC). An outstanding opportunity to acquire a complete set of this landmark Bowman issue. Total: 48 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000+.

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