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Lot # 861 (of 1641)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1950-1955 Bowman Autographed Baseball-Card Collection (542 Different)

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $2,963

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Large collection of 542 autographed Bowman baseball cards spanning the years 1950 through 1955. Remarkably, there are no duplicates in any of the sets. A total of nineteen Hall of Famer signatures are featured in the collection, representing eleven different players. All signatures, penned in a variety of inks, appear on the front. Grades range from "2" to "10," averaging "7." In our inventory breakdown, we have noted the seven different partial sets offered here, the number of signed cards per set (in parentheses), and all of the Hall of Famer signed cards in the respective set. 1950 Bowman (58): #8 Kell, 33 Kiner, and 43 Doerr. 1951 Bowman (142): #46 Kell and 58 Slaughter. 1952 Bowman (82): #4 Roberts, 53 Ashburn, and 75 Kell. 1953 Bowman Black & White (25). 1953 Bowman Color (50): #32 Musial, 57 Boudreau, 61 Kell, 80 Kiner, 143 Lopez, and 146 Wynn. 1954 Bowman (116): #45 Kiner, #50 Kell, 62 Slaughter, and #110 Schoendienst. 1955 Bowman (69): #213 Kell. Cards range in grade from Pr to Ex, averaging Vg. Total: 542 different signed cards. This is a substantial collection unto itself and one that could also serve as the foundation for a complete-set run of autographed Bowman cards. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000++. SOLD FOR $2,963

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