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1953 Bowman Color Near Complete Set (158/160)

Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $4,312.50

20% Ex-Mt or better, 65% Ex, and 15% Vg-Ex to Vg-Ex/Ex (2 or 3 cards lesser). 158 of the 160 cards in the set, missing only #59 Mantle and #121 Berra for completion. Keys: #1 Williams (Ex-Mt), 9 Rizzuto (Ex-Mt), 10 Ashburn (Ex), 18 Fox (Nr/Mt), 32 Musial (90/10 T/B, small reverse stain otherwise Ex-Mt), 33 Reese (Vg-Ex), 44 Bauer/Berra/Mantle (PSA EX-MT 6), 46 Campanella (Vg-Ex), 65 Roberts (Vg-Ex/Ex, bordering on Ex), 80 Kiner (Vg-Ex/Ex), 81 Slaughter (90/10 T/B otherwise Ex), 92 Hodges (30/70 L/R otherwise Ex-Mt), 93 Rizzuto/Martin (Ex/Ex-Mt), 97 Mathews (two small areas of paper loss to reverse, front is Ex-Mt), 99 Spahn (Ex), 101 Schoendienst (30/70 T/B & L/R otherwise Ex), 114 Feller (PSA EX 5), 117 Snider (PSA NM 7 OC), 118 Martin (Vg-Ex/Ex), 143 Lopez (75/25 L/R & T/B otherwise Ex), 146 Wynn (90/10 T/B otherwise Ex), 153 Ford (Vg-Ex), 160 Abrams (Gd). 14 cards have been graded by PSA, 5 cards have been graded by SGC, as follows: Four PSA NM 7: #'s 28, 74, 75 (OC), and 117 (OC). Eight PSA EX-MT 6: #'s 19, 34, 44, 48, 89, 100, 125, and 142. One PSA EX 5: #114. One PSA VG-EX 4: #84. Four SGC EX/NM 80: #'s 56, 102, 106, and 158. One SGC EX+ 70: #159. Very attractive, very carefully assembled, and relatively high-grade, near complete set of this classic 1950s gum card issue. Total 158 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000. SOLD FOR $4,312.50


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