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1954 Bowman Complete Master Set (225 Plus 40 Variations) Including #66 Ted Williams

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $1,440

Presented is an extremely attractive and consistent complete master set of 1954 Bowman, consisting of the 225 cards, including #66 Ted Williams, in a complete set plus all forty variations (for a total of 265 cards). 12% Ex-Mt, 41% Ex, 29% Vg-Ex, and 18% lesser (mostly Vg). This is only the second complete master set of this issue we have ever offered! 1954 Bowman is one of the most overlooked (and compared to many other sets, most reasonably valued) classic bubble-gum card issues from the golden age of the 1950s. The #66 Ted Williams is the key card to the 1954 Bowman set and one of the legendary key cards among all postwar gum cards. The #66 Piersall is also included. We have selected three cards to be graded and encapsulated by SGC. Keys: #1 Rizzuto (Vg-Ex+), 6 Fox (Ex), 15 Ashburn (Gd/Vg), 57 Wilhem (Ex), 58 Reese (Gd/Vg), 62 Slaughter (Vg-Ex), 64 Mathews (Vg-Ex+), 65 Mantle (VG/EX 50), 66a Williams (GOOD 30), 66b Piersall (Ex+), 89 Mays (EX 60), 84 Doby (Gd/Vg), 90 Campanella (Ex), 95 Roberts (Vg-Ex+), 110 Schoendienst (Vg), 132 Feller (Ex+), 138 Hodges (Vg), 145 Martin (Ex), 161 Berra (Vg), 164 Wynn (Vg-Ex), 170 Snider (Vg-Ex+), 177 Ford (Ex), and 196 Lemon (Vg-Ex+). From an old-time collection, carefully assembled many years ago by an extremely advanced pioneer collector! The offered set presents an outstanding and extremely rare collecting opportunity to acquire an exceptionally attractive complete master set (including all forty variations) of this very popular issue. Total: 265 cards (complete set of 225 cards plus 40 variations). SOLD FOR $1,440

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