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1950 Bowman Complete Set (252)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $2,350

54% range from Vg-Ex to Ex (includes some Ex-Mt), 46% Vg (includes a few slightly lesser). We have selected three cards to be graded and encapsulated by SGC. Keys: #1 Parnell RC (Vg), 3 DiMaggio (75/25 L/R, otherwise Vg-Ex), 6 Feller (Vg), 8 Kell (slight trim, otherwise Ex), 11 Rizzuto (Gd), 19 Spahn (90/10 T/B, otherwise Vg), 21 Reese (VG/EX 50), 22 Robinson (VG/EX 50), 23 Newcombe RC (90/10 T/B, otherwise Vg), 32 Roberts (Vg), 33 Kiner (Vg), 35 Slaughter (10/90 L/R, otherwise Vg), 37 Appling (Gd), 39 Doby (Gd-Vg), 40 Lemon (Vg), 43 Doerr (Vg-Ex), 46 Berra (Fr), 58 Furillo (Ex), 59 Branca (Ex), 62 Kluszewski (Vg-Ex), 71 Schoendienst (Vg-Ex), 75 Campanella (Vg-Ex), 77 Snider (Ex), 84 Ashburn (Vg-Ex), 94 Boudreau (Vg-Ex), 98 Williams (VG 40), 112 Hodges (Vg-Ex), 139 Mize (Vg-Ex), 148 Wynn (Vg), 217 Stengel (Vg-Ex), 219 Bauer (Vg), 220 Durocher (Vg-Ex), 229 Frisch (Vg-Ex). The 1950 Bowman set is often overlooked by collectors simply because it does not include a Mantle or Mays rookie, but this was a landmark set in its day, being the first postwar baseball issue to feature full-color artwork instead of photographs. We rarely have the opportunity to offer a complete set of 1950 Bowman and over the years have consistently found it to be among the most elusive sets of the era. This is a very attractive mid-grade complete set of this classic early Bowman issue. Total 252 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000+. SOLD FOR $2,350

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