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Lot # 498 (of 1594)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1949 and 1950 Bowman "Shoebox" Collection (305)

Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $1,410.00

Shoebox collection of 1949 and 1950 Bowman gum cards, in mixed grade, includes twenty-one different 1949 Bowmans, a near-complete set of 1950 Bowman (182 of the 252 cards in the set), plus 102 duplicate 1950 Bowmans, for a total of 305 cards: 1) 1949 Bowman (21 cards): #1 Bickford (Vg), 11 Boudreau (Vg), 27 Feller (Vg), 36 Reese (Vg), 60 Berra (Vg), and 110 Wynn (Vg). Also includes: #12, 25, 31, 51, 53, 71, 83, 87, 114, 126, 157, 165, 202, 211, and 235. The balance grades Vg to Vg-Ex. 2) 1950 Bowman Partial Set (182 of 252): Fr to Vg-Ex, averaging Gd-Vg overall. Keys: #1 Parnell (Fr), 6 Feller (Gd-Vg), 8 Kell (Gd-Vg), 11 Rizzuto (Gd), 19 Spahn (Pr), 23 Newcombe (Gd-Vg), 35 Slaughter (Fr), 43 Doerr (Vg), 46 Berra (Vg), 58 Furillo (Vg/Vg-Ex), 94 Boudreau (Vg-Ex), 148 Wynn (Vg), 220 Durocher (Gd). 3) 1950 Bowman (102 assorted cards): The grades range from Pr to Vg, averaging Good overall. Neat "shoebox collection" of early Bowmans including stars, Hall of Famers, scarce cards, and 72% of the 1950 Bowman set (plus plenty of duplicates to trade). Total 305 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $1,410.00


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