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.
1953 Bowman Black & White Complete Set (64)
Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $480
Complete 1953 Bowman B&W 64-card set. The unusual Bowman B&W set is by far the scarcer of the two 1953 Bowman baseball issues. 69% of the cards range from Vg to Vg-Ex, and 31% grade lesser. Keys: #1 Bell (Vg), 15 Mize (Vg-Ex), 25 Sain (Vg+), 26 Roe (Vg-Ex), 27 Lemon (Gd/Vg), 28 Wilhelm (Vg), 31 Woodling (Gd/Vg), 36 Piersall (Pr), 39 Stengel (Pr), 46 Harris (Vg+), 51 Burdette (Vg-Ex+), 52 Branca (Vg-Ex), 60 Cox (Vg), and 64 Hansen (Fr). The 1953 Bowman B&W set gets less attention than the 1953 Bowman Color set because it is a smaller set and has fewer stars (and there is no Mantle) but in the "old days" of collecting, the 1953 Bowman B&W cards were far more desirable to many collectors, and were appreciated for their greater rarity, more so than in modern collecting times. This is a very clean and attractive set, and looks much better than the technical grades suggest. Total: 64 cards. SOLD FOR $480
(Click the smaller thumbnails to the left and right (if any) to cycle through each photo in the gallery of images for this lot.)