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1951 Bowman Complete Set (324)

Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $5,581.25

80% range from Vg to Excellent (averaging Vg/Vg-Ex), 20% Gd-Vg (includes a few lesser). The rookie cards of Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays, both of which we have sent in for grading and encapsulation by PSA, highlight this classic early 1950s Bowman issue. Both of these key cards are particularly strong cards in terms of condition for the set. This is an original-owner collection saved since 1951. Keys: #1 Ford RC (Gd), 2 Berra (Vg), 3 Roberts (Vg), 7 Hodges (Gd-Vg), 10 Schoendienst (Vg-Ex/Ex), 26 Rizzuto (Vg), 30 Feller (Gd-Vg), 31 Campanella (Vg), 32 Snider (Vg), 46 Kell (Ex), 50 Mize (Vg-Ex), 53 Lemon (Vg-Ex), 58 Slaughter (Vg), 78 Wynn (Vg-Ex), 80 Reese (Vg), 134 Spahn (Gd), 143 Kluszewski (Gd), 151 Doby (Vg-Ex), 165 Williams (Gd-Vg), 181 Stengel (Vg), 186 Ashburn (Vg-Ex), 198 Irvin RC (Vg), 218 Lopat (Vg-Ex), 219 Woodling RC (Vg-Ex), 232 Fox RC (Ex), 233 Durocher (Vg-Ex), 253 Mantle RC (PSA VG-EX 4), 254 Jensen RC (Vg-Ex), 260 Erskine RC (Gd), 290 Dickey (Vg), 291 Henrich (Vg-Ex), 295 Lopez (Ex), 305 Mays RC (PSA EX 5), 306 Piersall RC (Ex), 323 Adcock RC (Vg), 324 Pramesa RC (Vg). This is an attractive mid-grade complete set of this classic early 1950s Bowman issue highlighted by particularly strong and pleasing examples of key cards Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle. Total 324 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000. SOLD FOR $5,581.25

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