1951 to 1959 Bowman, Topps, Red Heart, and Wheaties Shoebox Collection (2,271) Including 105 Hall of Famers

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Substantial shoebox collection of 2,271 cards from fifteen popular 1950s sets issued by Bowman, Red Heart, Topps, and Wheaties. This collection is highlighted by numerous Hall of Famers and stars.

1) 1951 Bowman (48 including 46 different): 41% Vg to Vg-Ex (mostly Vg), 25% Gd, and 34% lesser. Includes the following: #33, 34, 57, 58 Slaughter (Gd+), 90, 93, 94, 95, 107, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 145, 146, 147, 160, 161, 162, 163, 166, two 167, 176, 223, 228, 229, 230, 231, 236, two 238, two 239, 240, 241, 259, 266, 267, 269, 274, 279, 280, 294, 295 Lopez (Pr).

2) 1952 Bowman (17 different): Pr to Fr (mostly Pr). Includes the following: #82, 84, 85, 116 Snider (Pr), 120, 121, 122, 127, 139, 141, 197, 201, 202, 205, 215, 216, and 232 Slaughter (Pr).

3) 1952 Topps (44 Different): 16% Vg, 36% Gd, and 48% lesser (including one with a slight trim). Includes the following: #5, 27, 63, 65 Slaughter (Fr), 69, 75, 98, 106, 109, 113, 124, 125, 127, 133, 134, 141, 148, 160, 163, 165, 172, 178, 182, 186, 192, 196, 201, 204, 207, 213, 215 Bauer (Fr), 222, 224, 225, 229, 231, 235, 244, 254, 254, 259, 283, 295, and 303.

4) 1952 Wheaties (5 different): Fraser (Vg+), Feller (cut very small, otherwise Gd), Mangrum (Gd), Williams/batting (Vg), and Williams/portrait (cut small, Pr due to paper loss on left border).

5) 1953 Bowman Color (3 different): #29 (Fr), 31 (Pr), and 38 (Pr).

6) 1953 Topps (126 including 111 different): 14% Vg, 47% Gd, and 39% lesser. Includes the following: #3, two 7, 8, 12, 15, 18, 23, 26, two 28, 29, 31, 34, 38, 39, 42, 44, 47, 49, 50, 52, 54 Feller (Pr), 55, 56, 59, 60, 63, two 68, 70, 72, 74, 76 Reese (Gd), 77 Mize (Vg), 78 Schoendienst (Fr), 79, 84, 85, 89, 90, two 91, 92, 97, 100, 102, two 103, 105, 107, 110, 112, 113, 116, 117, two 118, 120, 130, 131, 133, 135, two 136, 137, 140, 142, 143, 144, 145, 149 D. DiMaggio (Gd), two 150, 152, 157, 158, 159, 162 Kluszewski (Gd), 163-168, two 169, 170, 171, two 173, 174, 175, 177, 179, 180, 182, 183, two 184, 185, 187, 189, 190, 193, 194, 196, two 197, 198, 201, 202, 204, two 208, three 209, 213, two 215, 219, 229, 252, 256, and 273 Haddix (Gd+).

7) 1954 Bowman (67 including 64 different): 22% Vg or better (mostly Vg), 36% Gd, and 42% lesser. Includes the following: #1 Rizzuto (Pr), two 3, 4, two 5, 7, 18, 20, 26, 31, 33, 40, 47, 48, 55, 58 Reese (Gd), 59, 60, 61, 62 Slaughter (Gd), 63, 64 Mathews (Fr), 67, 68, 74, 76, 81, 82, 85, 89 Mays (Pr), 96, 105, 106, 106, 108, 109, 113, 117, 119, 121, 127, 156, 157, 158, 159, 162, 163, 164 Wynn ()Fr, 166, 168, 180, two 181, 182, 183, 185, 185, 188, 190, 192, 196, 209, 217, 218, 219, and 220.

8) 1954 Red Heart (8 different): Ashburn (Gd), Baumholtz (Vg), Hegan (Vg), Kiner (Gd), Lemon (Vg), McDougald (Vg), Musial (Fr), and Schoendienst (Gd).

9) 1954 Topps (143 including 122 different): 37% Vg or better (mostly Vg), 33% Gd, and 30% lesser. Includes the following: #5, 6, 9, 19, two 21, 22, 23, three 24, 26, 28, 29, 33, 35, 36 Wilhelm (Pr-Fr), 38, 40, 43, 44, 46, two 47, 49, 50 Berra, (Fr-Gd), two 52, 55, 56, 60, 61, 65, 67, two 69, 76, 77, 81, 82, 85, 86, 89, 91, 93, 95, 97, 103, 104, 105, 106, 108, 110, 113, 116,118, 119, 120, 127, 129, 130, 133, 135, 136, two 137, two 140, 141, 142, 143, two 144, 145, 147, 148, 149, 150, 156, three 162, 168, 171, 173, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, two 184, 185, two 186, 187, 188, 189, two 190, 193, 196, 197, 199, two 200, 202, 203, 205, 206, 207, 210, 211, 212, 214, 215, 217, 219, two 221, 222, 224, 228, 231, two 232, 233, 236, 237, two 238, 239 Skowron RC (Pr), two 241, 243, 244, two 247, 248, and two 249.

10) 1955 Bowman (201 including 151 different): 34% Vg to Vg-Ex, 46% Gd, and 20% lesser (including a few that measure small). Includes the following: Two #1 Wilhelm (both Vg), two 2, two 3, two 4, 7, 10 Rizzuto (Gd), 11-18, 21, 24, 25, 27, 30, two 32, 34, 35, two 36, 37 Reese (Gd), two 39, 40-43, 48, 49, two 50, two 51, two 52, two 54, 55, 56, two 57, 58, 60 Slaughter (Pr-Fr), 62, 67, 68 Howard RC (Gd), 69, 71, 72, 76, two, 80, 96, 98, two 99, two 100, 102, 105, 106, 107, two 108, two 109, 111, 113, 114, 118, two 119, two 120, 121, two 122, two 123, two 124, two 125, 126, 127, 128, 130 Ashburn (Vg), 132, two 133, 134 Feller (Fr-Gd), 135, two 136, 137, 138, two 139, two 140, 141, 147, 149, 150, 151, 152, 157a, two 157b Johnson/Braves uniform (Gd and Fr), 159-163, 168 Berra (Fr), 170, 172, 173, two 174, 175, 176, two 177, 178, 180, 182, 183, two 185, two 186, two 187, 188, 189, two 190, 191 Lemon (Fr), two 192, two 193, 197 Kiner (Vg), 198, 201, two 203, two 204, two 205, two 206, 207, 208, two 209, 210, 211, two 212, two 213 Kell (Fr-Gd and Pr-Fr), 214, two 215, 216, 217, 219, three 220, two 221, two 222, 223, two 224, 232, 239, 240, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 258, 259, 260, and 261.








11) 1955 Topps Partial Set (138/206 Plus 72 duplicates): 47% Vg to Vg-Ex (mostly Vg), 41% Gd, and 12% lesser. Keys: Two #1 Rhodes (both Fr-Gd), 2 Williams (Vg), 24 Newhouser (Vg), 28 Banks (Gd), two 92 Zimmer RC (Vg-Ex+ and Gd), 100 Irvin (Vg+), 125 Boyer RC (Fr), two 152 Agganis RC (Vg and Gd+), and 155 Mathews (Fr). Missing: #4 Kaline, 10, 13, 30, 31 Spahn, 45, 47 Aaron, 50 Robinson, 61, 69, 81, 91, 95, 96, 107, 110, 112, 118, 120 Kluszewski, 122, 123 Koufax, 124 Killebrew, 132, 135, 138, 149, 154, 155, 156-163, 164 Clemente, 165, 166, 168-185, 187 Hodges, 188, 189 Rizzuto, 192, 193, 194 Mays, 195, 197, 198 Berra, 199-205, 207, 208, and 210 Snider.

12) 1956 Topps Partial Set (213/340 Plus Checklist): 24% Vg-Ex or slightly better, 60% Gd to Vg, and 16% lesser (including one trimmed). Keys: #1 Harridge (Vg-Ex), 2 Giles (Vg), 5 Williams (Fr-Gd), 8 Alston RC (Vg), 10 Spahn (Gd), 20 Kaline (Vg), 130 Mays (Fr), 150 Snider (Gd), 181 Martin (100/0 T/B, otherwise Gd+), 187 Wynn (Vg+), 195 Kell (Gd), 240 Ford (Vg), 260 Reese (Gd), 292 Aparicio RC (Gd-Vg), 307 Wilhelm (Vg-Ex+), and Checklist 1/3 (Gd+). Missing: #15 Banks, 18, 30 Robinson, 31 Aaron, 33 Clemente, 35, 41, 61, 68, 79 Koufax, 82, 151, 101 Campanella, 105, 106, 107 Mathews, 108, 109, 110 Berra, 113 Rizzuto, 115, 117, 118, 120 Ashburn, 121, 123, 125, 126, 127, 131, 132, 133, 135 Mantle, 136, 138, 139, 140, 142, 143, 145 Hodges, 146, 147, 148, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 157, 160, 162, 164 Killebrew, 165, 166 Dodgers team, 167, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 179, 180, 185, 186, 188, 192, 194, 197, 199, 200 Feller, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 208, 214, 217, 218, 219, 220, 222, 224, 226, 236, 238, 239, 244, 250, 251 Yankees team, 253, 258, 261, 262, 263, 265, 268, 272, 276, 278, 280, 283, 286, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, 294, 295, 297, 299, 301, 304, 306, 312, 313, 315, 318, 323, 326, 330, 332 Larsen, 335, and 336.

13) 1957 Topps (299 including 297 different): 11% Ex, 69% Vg to Vg-Ex, and 20% lesser. Keys: #1 Williams (Vg), 7 Aparicio (Ex), 10 Mays (Pr), 15 Roberts (Gd+), 24 Mazeroksi RC (Vg-Ex), 25 Ford (Gd+), 29 Herzog RC (Vg), 30 Reese (Gd-Vg), 38 Fox (Vg), 62 Martin (Vg-Ex), 70 Ashburn (Vg-Ex), 85 Doby (Fr), 120 Lemon (Vg-Ex), 210 Campanella (Gd), 212 Colavito RC (Vg-Ex+), 215 Slaughter (Ex), 230 Kell (Vg/Vg-Ex), and 312 Kubek RC (Gd).

14) 1958 Topps (360 including 356 different): 17% Ex or slightly better, 76% Vg to Vg-Ex, and 7% lesser. Keys: #2 Lemon (Ex), 5 Mays (Gd due mostly to tiny spot of paper loss), 25 Drysdale (Gd), 40 Kell (Vg-Ex), 47 Maris RC (EX 5), 70 Kaline (Vg-Ex), 85 Aparicio (Vg), 88 Snider (Gd), 90 Roberts (Vg-Ex), 100 Wynn (Vg-Ex), 115 Bunning (Vg-Ex), 142 Slaughter (Vg-Ex), 162 Hodges (Ex), 190 Schoendienst (Vg-Ex), 230 Ashburn (Gd), 246 Yankees Team (5/95 T/B, otherwise Gd), 270 Spahn (Vg-Ex), 271 Martin (Vg+), 285 F. Robinson (98/2 T/B, otherwise Gd), two 304 Kuenn/Kaline (Vg and Gd), 324 Wilhelm (Vg-Ex), 343 Cepeda RC (90/10 T/B, otherwise Vg-Ex), 436 Mays/Snider (Vg-Ex), 483 Aparicio AS (Ex), and 485 T. Williams AS (Vg) 

15) 1959 Topps (527 including 358 different): 24% Ex to Ex-Mt (mostly Ex), 71% Vg to Vg-Ex, and 5% lesser. Keys: #30 Fox (Vg-Ex), 149 Bunning (Ex), 338 Anderson RC (Vg-Ex+), 349 Wilhelm (Vg-Ex+), 552 Roberts (Ex), two 415 Mazeroski (both Ex), two 455 Doby (Ex+ and Vg), 461 Mantle Homer (Vg), 463 Kaline Bat Champ (Ex), 464 Mays' Catch (Vg-Ex), two 467 Aaron Clubs Homer (Vg-Ex and Vg+), and 469 Hustler Banks (Ex+).

A substantial collection of cards from these classic issues. Total: 2,271 cards. The size/weight of this item requires that there will be an additional shipping charge for this lot.

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