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1929 to 1968 Bowman, Topps, and Unusual Issues Collection (142) Including 1950 and 1952 Bowman Uncut Panels
Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $2,400
Presented is a collection of 142 assorted cards spanning the years 1929 to 1968 from several different baseball issues produced by Topps, Bowman, Goudey, and many other manufacturers. This is a fascinating type-card assembly that includes cards from mainstream as well as oddball sets. Also included are original uncut panels of 1950 and 1952 Bowman as well as complete sets of 1948 Swell Sport Thrills, 1950 Callahan, and 1968 Topps Game cards.
The collection consists of the following: 1) 1929 R315: Shawkey (miscut top and bottom, otherwise Ex). 2) 1929 R316 Kashin Publications: Rommel (Vg). 3) 1930 W554: Grimes (Vg). 4) 1931 W517: #19 Cuyler (Pr due to writing on reverse, presents as Vg). 5) 1933-1934 R309-1 Goudey Premiums: AL All-Stars (Pr/Fr, due to ink on front and back, presents as Vg). 6) 1934 R304 Al Demaree Die-cut: #66 Myer (Vg). 7) 1934 R310 Butterfinger: Durocher (Vg+). 8) 1936 R311 Glossy: Chicago White Sox (Vg). 9) 1936 R312: Cochrane (trimmed, otherwise Vg) and Gomez/Hoag (Vg+). 10) 1936 R313 National Chicle Fine Pen: Moore hurt (Pr due to writing on reverse, otherwise Vg-Ex). 11-12) 1936 R314 Goudey Win Pen: Cronin (Pr due to tack holes at top, otherwise Ex) and Pytlak (Vg+). 13) 1939 R309-A Goudey Premiums: Hutchinson (Canadian version, Vg-Ex). 14) 1939 R309-B Goudey Premiums: Heath (Fr, due to pinhole, otherwise Ex). 15-16) 1946-1949 Sports Exchange: Berra (hand-cut to 5 x 7 inches, otherwise Ex) and Musial (Ex). 17) 1947 Signal Gasoline Oakland Oaks: Buccola (Vg-Ex). 18-37) 1948 Swell Sport Thrills: Complete set of twenty cards, presenting as Vg to Vg-Ex, with ten cards appearing smaller than normal, suggesting trimming or hand-cutting, and three cards grading Gd. 38) 1949 Tichnor Brothers Postcard: 1948 Boston Braves (writing on reverse, otherwise Vg+). 39) 1950 Bowman Uncut Panel: 8-card panel featuring cards #40, 41, 49, 50, 58, 59, 67, and 68. Hand-cut from a larger sheet, Ex. 40-98) 1950 Callahan: 59 cards in original box. Overall condition is Ex to Nr/Mt. 99) 1950 Parkhurst Frostade: #66 Alston (Ex+). 100) 1951 Topps Connie Mack All-Stars: Wagner (Vg+). 101) 1951 Topps Teams: Philadelphia Athletics (dated, Vg-Ex+). 102) 1952 Bowman Uncut Panel: 18-card panel, including Gil Hodges. Trimmed down from a larger sheet, with all borders removed. Overall Gd/Vg, without respect to the cutting, due to creasing at the edges. 103) 1953 Chicago Cubs Team Photo: Hacker (Vg-Ex). 104) 1953 Red Man Tobacco: #AL-16 Pierce (Vg-Ex, with tab). 105) 1954 Red Heart: Stan Musial (Pr/Fr). 106) 1954 Red Man Tobacco: #AL-19 Carrasquel (Vg-Ex+, with tab). 107) 1955 Red Man Tobacco: #AL-1 Boone (Ex, with tab). 108) 1955 Topps Double Headers: #111/112 Killebrew/Podres (Vg+). 109) C. 1959 Syracuse Nationals Pin: Approximately 1.25 inches in diameter, missing pinback, otherwise Nr/Mt. 110-142) 1968 Topps Game: Complete set of thirty-three cards, ranging in grade from Vg to Ex.
This is a tremendous and particularly fascinating group of cards and items, with many highlights: an instant type-card collection. Total: 142 items (140 cards and two uncut panels).
The item in this lot is part of the deaccessioned property of a prominent northeast museum which has selected Robert Edward Auctions to handle the sale of donated sportscards and memorabilia in an effort to fund purchases more in line with the mission and goals of the museum. SOLD FOR $2,400
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