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1952 Bowman Small Football Complete Set (144)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $4,113

80% range from Ex to Nr/Mt (with a few Nr/Mt-Mt or better), 20% slightly lesser (Vg-Ex to Vg-Ex/Ex). Extremely attractive medium- to high-grade complete set of this classic early 1950s Bowman football issue. We have selected twelve cards from this set to be graded by SGC. Keys: #1 Van Brocklin (Ex), 2 Graham (Vg-Ex), 3 Walker (Ex-Mt), 4 Owen RC (Ex-Mt), 10 Bednarik (Ex-Mt), 12 Trippi (Ex), 13 Fears (Ex-Mt), 14 Brown RC (Ex-Mt), 16 Gifford RC (Ex-Mt), 17 Tittle (Ex), 23 Marchetti RC (EX 60), 28 Rote RC (Nr/Mt), 29 McElhenny RC (Ex), 30 Baugh (Vg-Ex/Ex), 37 Hirsch (NM 84), 45 Van Buren (Ex), 46 Donovan RC (Ex), 48 Halas RC (Vg-Ex/Ex), 57 Milner RC (Ex), 63 Conerly (Ex), 78 Layne (NM 84), 83 Perry (Nr/Mt), 85 Robustelli RC (NM+ 86), 92 Pihos (Nr/Mt), 99 Stydahar RC (Vg-Ex/Ex), 104 Young (VG/EX 50), 105 Groza (Vg-Ex/Ex), 120 Towler (NM 84), 125 Nomellini (EX 60), 127 Matson RC (Ex), 128 Lavelli (Vg-Ex/Ex), 129 Christiansen RC (Vg-Ex/Ex), 133 Williams (NM 84), 135 Ronzani RC (EX 60), 138 Walston RC (EX 60), 137 Waterfield (Vg-Ex/Ex), 140 Lary RC (Ex), 142 Landry (EX/NM 80), 143 Papit (EX 60), and 144 Lansford RC (last card in the set, Vg-Ex). Outstanding mid- to high-grade complete set from the early 1950s, loaded with all of the great stars and Hall of Famers of the era. This set was put together by an old-time collector back in the early 1970s and has remained stored away in a closet for over thirty years. Total 144 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $4,113

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