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1955 Bowman Football Complete Sets (2 complete sets)

Starting Bid - $500.00 , Sold For - $3,525.00

Offered in this lot are two 1955 Bowman Football sets, the last football card set issued by Bowman Gum. Each set is comprised of 160 cards, for a total of 320 cards. We know it is unusual to offer two identical 1950s sets in this manner, but this is how these came to us and how we were instructed to offer these sets by the owner. 1) 1955 Bowman complete set (160): 90% range in grade from Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, and 10% lesser grade. Fifteen cards have been graded and encapsulated by PSA, SGC, or GAI. Keys: #1 Walker (10/90 T/B, otherwise Ex), 2 McCormack RC (GAI NM-MT 8), 7 Gifford (70/30 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 8 Ameche RC (Ex-Mt), 13 (SGC NM 84), 14 Ford RC (SGC NM/MT 88), 15 (SGC NM/MT 88), 16 Conerly (30/70 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 25 Matson (Nr/Mt), 32 Van Brocklin (70/30 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), 33 (PSA NM 7), 37 Groza (SGC NM+ 86), 39 (SGC NM/MT 88), 42 Johnson RC (Ex-Mt), 44 Perry (PSA NM 7), 52 Summerall RC (Nr/Mt), 62 Blanda (PSA EX-MT 6), 70 Ringo RC (Nr/Mt-Mt), 71 Layne (70/30 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), 72 Tittle (Ex-Mt), 75 McElhenny (Ex-Mt), 76 (PSA NM 7), 101 St. Clair RC (Ex), 104 Nomellini (10/90 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt), 109 (SGC NM+ 86), 113 (SGC NM/MT 88), 114 (SGC NM/MT 88), 119 Gatski RC (Ex), 121 Robustelli (70/30 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt), 128 (PSA NM 7), 134 Stautner (30/70 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt-Mt), 136 Tunnell (20/80 T/B, otherwise Ex), 152 Landry (Ex-Mt), 157 (PSA NM 7), 158 Bednarik (Ex-Mt), and 160 Dupre (last card in set, Ex-Mt). 2) 1955 Bowman complete set (160): 80% range in grade from Ex to Nr/Mt, and 20% lesser grade. Keys: #1 Walker (Ex), 2 McCormack RC (Ex-Mt), 7 Gifford (Ex-Mt), 8 Ameche RC (Ex-Mt), 14 Ford RC (Vg-Ex), 16 Conerly (Vg), 25 Matson (Vg-Ex), 32 Van Brocklin (Ex), 37 Groza (Nr/Mt), 42 Johnson RC (70/30 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt), 44 Perry (Ex-Mt), 52 Summerall RC (Ex-Mt), 62 Blanda (Ex-Mt), 70 Ringo RC (Ex-Mt), 71 Layne (Nr/Mt), 72 Tittle (Ex-Mt), 75 McElhenny (Ex-Mt), 101 St. Clair RC (Ex-Mt), 104 Nomellini (Nr/Mt), 119 Gatski RC (Vg), 121 Robustelli (Ex), 134 Stautner (10/90 T/B, otherwise Ex), 136 Tunnell (Ex-Mt), 152 Landry (Ex), 158 Bednarik (20/80 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt), and 160 Dupre (last card in set, Ex). Two very bright, clean, and attractive sets of this classic Bowman football issue, which is loaded with stars and Hall of Famers. Total 320 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $3,525.00


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