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1948 to 1955 Bowman "Shoebox" Collection (429)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $3,819

Shoebox collection of 429 assorted (368 different) 1948 to 1955 Bowman gum cards, with representation from every year, highlighted by many star cards and Hall of Famers. The collection includes two 1948 Bowmans, three 1949 Bowmans, 140 1950 Bowmans, forty-nine 1951 Bowmans, 181 1952 Bowmans, nineteen 1953 Bowman Colors, ten 1954 Bowmans, and two 1955 Bowmans. Also included are twenty-three 1951 Bowman Football cards for a total of 429 cards. 1) 1948 Bowman (2 cards): #3 Kiner RC (Vg-Ex) and 5 Feller (EX). 2) 1949 Bowman (3 cards): #67 (Vg-Ex), 128 (Vg), and 225 (Ex-Mt). 3) 1950 Bowman (140 cards w/113 diff): condition ranges from Vg to Ex-Mt, averaging Vg-Ex/Ex overall. Keys: #1 Parnell (Vg), 8 Kell (Vg-Ex), 19 Spahn (Vg), 22 Robinson (Fr), 40 Lemon (Ex), 58 Furillo (Gd), 59 Branca (Ex), 62 Klu (Vg-Ex), two 84 Ashburn (Ex-Mt and Vg-Ex), 112 Hodges (Ex), 148 Wynn (Ex), 215 Lopat (Ex), 219 Bauer RC (Ex), 220 Durocher (Vg-Ex), 229 Frisch (Ex-Mt). 3) 1951 Bowman (49 cards w/46 diff): condition ranges from Vg to Ex-Mt, averaging Vg-Ex/Ex overall. Keys: #6 Newcombe (Ex-Mt), 25 Raschi (Ex-Mt), 118 Roe (Ex), 181 Stengel (Ex-Mt), 314 Sain (Gd), 319 Rolfe (Ex-Mt). 4) 1952 Bowman (181 cards w/155 diff): condition ranges from Vg to Ex-Mt, averaging Vg-Ex/Ex overall. Keys: #2 Thomson (Ex), 8 Reese (Ex-Mt), two 23 Lemon (Nr/Mt and Ex), 24 Furillo (Gd-Vg), 30 Schoendienst (Ex-Mt), 33 McDougald RC (Ex-Mt), 43 Feller (Vg-Ex), 44 Campanella (Ex), two 52 Rizzuto (Nr/Mt and Ex), 70 Erskine (Ex), 80 Hodges (Ex), two 96 Branca (Nr/Mt and Ex), two 115 Doby (Ex-Mt and Ex), 146 Durocher (Ex-Mt), 156 Spahn (Ex-Mt), 158 Harris (Ex), 161 Jensen (Ex-Mt), 162 Irvin (Vg), two 188 Dressen (both Ex-Mt), 232 Slaughter (Nr/Mt), 252 Crosetti (Ex). 5) 1953 Bowman Color (19 cards): #2 (Ex), 3 (Ex-Mt), 4 (Nr/Mt), 12 Erskine (Nr/Mt), 13 (Nr/Mt), 15 (Ex), 18 Fox (Ex), 19 (Nr/Mt), 24 Jensen (Nr/Mt), 26 (Nr/Mt), 40 Doby (Ex-Mt), 43 Garcia (Ex-Mt), 47 (Ex), 52 Marion (Nr/Mt), 63 McDougald (Nr/Mt), 84 Bauer (Nr/Mt), 90 Nuxhall (Ex-Mt), 100 (Nr/Mt), 124 Dressen (Ex-Mt). 6) 1954 Bowman (10 cards): #6 Fox (Nr/Mt), 45 Kiner (Ex), 58 Reese (Ex-Mt), two 68 (Nr/Mt and Vg-Ex), 74 Gilliam (Ex), 76 (Ex), 82 (Ex-Mt), 198 (Ex), and 218 Roe (Ex). 7) 1955 Bowman (2 cards): #37 Reese (Nr/Mt) and 103 Mathews (Ex-Mt). 8) 1951 Bowman Football (23 cards w/18 diff): condition ranges from Ex-Mt Nr/Mt-Mt, averaging Nr/Mt overall. Consists of: #11, 15 Lujack (Nr/Mt), 16, 18, 26 Hart (Ex-Mt), 30, 55, two 58, two 83, two 86, 92, 93, 110, 130 Finks (Nr/Mt), three 131, 132, 133, 134. Very substantial "shoebox" collection of early Bowmans highlighted by many Hall of Famers. Complete inventory list is available via email or fax. Total 429 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $3,819


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