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1952 Bowman Football Original Card Artwork #29 Hugh McElhenny (HOF)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $2,666.25

One-of-a-kind original artwork for 1952 Bowman Football card #29 Hugh McElhenny. This is the actual artwork used in the production of both the 1952 Bowman Small and Large Football series. This artwork was purchased at the famous 1989 Topps/Guernsey's auction. It has not seen the light of day since 1989 and has been consigned to this auction directly from the original purchaser! Original artworks from this set are extremely rare, with very few examples of Hall of Famers known to exist. Minimal corner wear and edge chipping present, as well as markings on the reverse relating to use in production. The "y" in the last name is missing from the nameplate. The artwork measures 4 x 6.25 inches and is in Excellent condition. Reserve $500. Estimate (open).
SOLD FOR $2,666.25

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