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1952 Bowman Complete Set (252)

Starting Bid - $1,000.00 , Sold For - $7,637.50

25% range from Nr/Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, 65% range from Ex to Ex-Mt, 10% Vg-Ex (with a couple slightly lesser). This is a very attractive and fairly high grade complete set of one of the great classic Bowman issues from the 1950s; the “golden years” of baseball cards. The key cards of Mantle and Mays in this set are particularly strong and impressive. We have selected four cards to be graded by PSA. Keys: #1 Berra (Vg-Ex), 2 Thomson (Vg-Ex/Ex), 4 Roberts (75/25 L/ R, otherwise Ex), 5 Minoso RC (Vg-Ex/Ex), 8 Reese (Ex), 11 Kiner (Ex), 17 Lopat (Ex), 21 Fox (Vg-Ex/Ex), 23 Lemon (Ex), 24 Furillo (Ex), 27 Garagiola (Ex), 30 Schoendienst (Ex/Ex-Mt), 33 McDougald RC (Ex-Mt), 43 Feller (Vg), 44 Campanella (75/25 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 52 Rizzuto (Ex), 53 Ashburn (Ex), 80 Hodges (25/75 L/R, Ex), 101 Mantle (PSA EX-MT 6, particularly sharp-looking card, bright colors), 116 Snider (PSA NM 7), 128 Newcombe (Ex-Mt), 142 Wynn (Ex), 145 Mize (Ex-Mt), 146 Durocher (Ex-Mt), 156 Spahn (Ex), 162 Irvin (Nr/Mt), 196 Musial (PSA EX-MT 6), 217 Stengel (90/10 L/R, Vg-Ex), 218 Mays (PSA EX-MT 6, bright and crisp, with perfect registration, centered 70/30 left to right), 232 Slaughter (Ex-Mt), 252 Crosetti (95/5 T/B, Vg). A very attractive and overall very consistent mid- to high-grade complete set of this classic Bowman issue. Total 252 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$4,000. SOLD FOR $7,637.50

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