Thank you for visiting our past auction result archives. If you have an item identical (or similar) to this auction lot, please call, write or contact us to discuss. We will be able to help you.

Lot # 460 (of 1389)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1948 Bowman Complete Set Minus One (47/48)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $3,000

Offered is a complete set minus one (47 of 48 cards) of 1948 Bowman, the first baseball-card set issued by Bowman Gum, highlighted by key rookie cards of many stars and Hall of Famers. Missing only #47 Thomson for completion. Condition: 38% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, 49% Ex, and 13% Vg-Ex (including two cards that may be sheet-cut). Nine cards have been graded and encapsulated by PSA (all submitted by REA). Keys: #1 Elliot RC (Ex), 2 Blackwell (possible sheet-cut, otherwise Ex), 3 Kiner RC (EX 5), 4 Mize (EX 5), 5 Feller (VG-EX 4), 6 Berra RC (VG-EX 4), 7 Reiser SP (Ex-Mt), 8 Rizzuto RC (EX 5), 12 Sain RC (Ex-Mt), 14 Reynolds RC (Ex), 17 Slaughter (NM 7), 18 Spahn RC (EX 5), 19 Henrich (Ex), 21 Fain RC (Ex+), 22 Bevins SP (Ex-Mt), 29 Page RC (Ex+), 35 Stirnweiss RC (Ex+), 36 Musial RC (EX-MT 6), 38 Schoendienst (EX+ 5.5), 40 Marion RC (Ex+), 45 Sauer RC (Ex+), and 48 Koslo (Vg-Ex). Extremely attractive and consistent complete set (minus one) of Bowman's first baseball-card set and one of the most important gum-card issues of the postwar era. The SMR value for just seven of the nine graded cards (not including the Berra RC and Feller, each graded VG-EX, and also not including the additional thirty-eight ungraded cards!) is $1,235. Total: 47 cards.
SOLD FOR $3,000

(Click the smaller thumbnails to the left and right (if any) to cycle through each photo in the gallery of images for this lot.)