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1948 to 1955 Bowman "Shoebox" Collection (435)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $3,190.00

Collection of 435 different 1948 to 1955 Bowman gum cards, with representation from every year, highlighted by many key cards and Hall of Famers (including 1954 Bowman #66 Ted Williams), ranging in grade from Good to Very Good condition overall, but also includes some higher grades as well. Includes the following (quantities in parentheses): 1) 1948 (4 cards): #2 Blackwell (Gd), 9, 11 and 21. 2) 1949 (13 cards): #3, 21, 31, 38, 39, 44, 47, 51, 52, 67, 68, 72, and 115. 3) 1950 (31 cards): #36, 48, 54, 70, 81, 86, 87, 89, 94 Boudreau (Gd), 97, 102, 103, 108, 124, 137, 139 Mize (Pr), 140, 157, 171, 179, 180, 183, 189, 191, 192, 194, 198, 212, 240, 242, and 247. 4) 1951 (29 cards): #60, 64, 70, 73, 76, 77, 86, 98, 100, 102, 116, 120, 122, 126, 127, 130, 132, 151 Doby (Pr), 154, 155, 156, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, and 303. 5) 1952 (48 cards): #8 Reese (Vg), 11 Kiner (Vg), 14, 15, 16, 21 Fox (Vg-Ex), 22, 24 Furillo (Vg), 28, 52 Rizzuto (Vg-Ex), 53 Ashburn (Vg), 56, 61, 71, 75 Kell (Vg-Ex), 80 Hodges (Vg-Ex), 86, 96, 100, 101 Mantle (very slight trim top border, Ex bordering on Ex-Mt appearance), 114, 117, 120, 122, 124, 126, 127, 132, 136, 146 Durocher (Vg-Ex), 154, 167, 170, 182, 183, 185, 186, 188, 190, 200, 201, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 215, and 228. 6) 1953 Color (46 cards): #1 Williams (Gd), 8 Rosen (Gd), 12 Erskine (Gd), 15, 20, 25, 29, 40 Doby (Fr), 43, 45, 46 Campy (Pr-Fr), 50, 63 McDougald (Fr), 65 Roberts (Pr-Fr), 67, 70, 72, 75, 77, 80 Kiner (Pr-Fr), 83, 84, 87, 91, 92 Hodges (Fr), 94, 98, 103, 106, 113, 122, 123, 128, 129, 130, 136, 137, 140, 147, 148, 150, 152, 154, 156, 157, and 158. 7) 1954 (84 cards): #6 Fox (Pr-Fr), 8, 11, 18, 21, 22, 26, 31, 37, 40, 44, 51, 54, 55, 56, 58 Reese (Vg), 61, 63, 66 T. Williams (Gd), 67, 69, 70, 71, 77, 79, 86, 87, 88, 90 Campy (Vg), 92, 93, 95 Roberts (Vg-Ex/Ex), 99, 102, 103, 104, 107, 111, 113, 115, 117, 119, 122, 125, 127, 134, 139, 141, 142, 144, 150, 151, 152, 154, 157, 160, 163, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 171, 174, 180, 181, 185, 186, 187, 189, 191, 194, 195, 197, 198, 199, 200, 211, 214, 218, 219, 220, 222, and 223. 8) 1955 Bowman Partial Set (180 of 320 cards): The 1955 Bowmans are a little stronger in condition than the balance of the collection overall, with 79% ranging from Vg-Ex to Ex, 15% Vg, and 6% in lesser grades. Keys: #22 Campy (Pr-Fr), 37 Reese (Fr), 130 Ashburn (very thin top border, otherwise Ex), 179 Aaron (Ex bordering on Ex-Mt), 184 Mays (Pr-Fr), 191 Lemon (Ex), 197 Kiner (Ex), 213 Kell (Ex bordering on Ex-Mt), 242 Banks (Fr), 265 Barlick (Nr/Mt), 315 Hubbard (Ex), etc. Total 435 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $3,190.00


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