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Lot # 827 (of 1743)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Exceptional 1948-1968 Hall of Famer Topps, Bowman, and Leaf PSA-Graded Collection (28)

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $3,231

Collection of twenty-eight cards of Hall of Famers (and major stars such as Roger Maris) issued by Topps, Bowman, and Leaf, spanning the years 1948 to 1968, featuring noteworthy key cards from nineteen different quality issues, comprised exclusively of Hall of Famers and stars, highlighted by 1948 Leaf #1 Joe DiMaggio (PSA EX 5). This is an unusual representation of classic postwar cards, assembled with great care years ago, one card at a time, by a very discriminating collector. All the cards are graded and encapsulated by PSA. The collection consists of the following: 1) 1948 Leaf: #1 DiMaggio (EX 5). 2) 1949 Bowman: #36 Reese (EX-MT 6). 3) 1950 Bowman (2 cards): #11 Rizzuto (EX-MT 6) and 98 Williams (EX 5). 4) 1951 Bowman (3 cards): #31 Campanella (EX-MT 6), 181 Stengel (EX-MT 6), and 290 Dickey (NM 7). 5) 1952 Bowman: #156 Spahn (NM 7). 6) 1952 Topps: #36 Hodges (EX-MT 6). 7) 1953 Bowman Color (2 cards): #10 Ashburn (NM 7) and 33 Reese (EX 5 [MK]). 8) 1954 Topps: #45 Ashburn (EX-MT 6). 9) 1955 Topps: #124 Killebrew RC (EX-MT 6). 10) 1956 Topps: #180 Roberts (NM-MT 8). 11) 1957 Topps: #20 Aaron (EX 5). 12) 1958 Topps (4 cards): #47 Maris RC (EX-MT 6), 351 Braves' Fence Busters (EX-MT 6), 485 Williams AS (NM 7), and 487 Mantle AS (NM 7). 13) 1959 Topps (2 cards): #461 Mantle HR (EX-MT 6) and 543 Corsair Trio Clemente (EX 5). 14) 1960 Topps: #73 Gibson (VG-EX 4). 15) 1963 Topps: #138 Mays/Musial (NM-MT 8). 16) 1964 Topps: #150 Mays (NM 7). 17) 1965 Topps: #477 Carlton RC (NM-MT 8). 18) 1966 Topps: #30 Rose (EX 5). 19) 1968 Topps (2 cards): #50 Mays (VG-EX 4) and 490 Killebrew/Mays/Mantle (VG-EX 4). This is a very impressive high-grade collection of Hall of Famers and major stars from some of the postwar era’s most popular sets. Every card is a highlight! The SMR value for the assigned grades is $4,415. Total: 28 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000+. SOLD FOR $3,231


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