1952 Bowman Football Original Card Artwork #61 Leslie Richter (HOF)

Sold For: $1,080

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2102

Item Year: 1952

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

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One-of-a-kind original artwork for 1952 Bowman football #61 Leslie Richter rookie card. This is the actual artwork used in the production of both the 1952 Bowman Small and Large Football series. Original artworks from this set are extremely rare, with very few examples of Hall of Famers known to exist. This artwork has survived beautifully, with bold colors, and light wear to the corners. The reverse bears standard production-related remnants along with a pencil mark in the upper right corner. The player’s name is missing from the nameplate. The artwork measures 4 x 6.25 inches and is in overall Excellent or better condition. Included with the artwork is an example of the issued Large 1952 Bowman card, on which this work appeared. Reserve $300. Estimate (open).

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