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1952 Bowman Near-Complete Set (221/252) Including Mantle and Mays

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

17% Nr/Mt, 53% Ex-Mt, and 30% Ex (including 2% Vg to Vg-Ex). Extremely sharp-looking near-complete set, highlighted by numerous Hall of Famers, including key cards of Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays. We have selected six cards to be graded and encapsulated by PSA. Keys: #1 Berra (EX-MT 6), 2 Thomson (Ex+), 4 Roberts (Vg+), 5 Minoso RC (Ex+), 8 Reese (Ex+), 11 Kiner (Ex+), 21 Fox (Ex), 23 Lemon (Ex+), 24 Furillo (Ex-Mt), 30 Schoendienst (Ex+), 33 McDougald RC (Ex-Mt), 43 Feller (EX-MT 6), 53 Ashburn (EX-MT 6), 80 Hodges (EX 5), 101 Mantle (GOOD+ 2.5 due to glue on reverse, otherwise Ex), 115 Doby (Ex), 116 Snider (Ex), 142 Wynn (Ex), 145 Mize (Ex+), 146 Durocher (Ex+), 156 Spahn (Ex+), 158 Harris (Ex-Mt), 196 Musial (Ex), 217 Stengel (Ex), 218 Mays (EX 5), 232 Slaughter (Ex), and 252 Crosetti (Vg-Ex+). Missing the following thirty-one cards for completion: #20, 28, 44, 45, 48, 52, 60, 64, 73, 75, 77, 85, 89, 92, 93, 99, 112, 127, 132, 133, 150, 151, 162, 168, 184, 188, 198, 235, 236, 237, and 245. This is a very attractive and overall very high-grade near-complete set of this classic Bowman issue with many highlights. The SMR value for just five of the six graded cards (not including the #101 Mantle or the additional 215 ungraded cards!) is $1,160. Total: 221 cards.



SOLD FOR $3,000


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