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1952 Bowman Large Football Complete Set (144)
Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $3,600
Complete set of 1952 Bowman Large, one of the most popular and classic of all football-card sets, highlighted by a remarkable thirty-four Hall of Famers and numerous rare short prints. While the condition of cards from this set spans many grades, it includes many significant highlights and even the lesser-graded cards (which include some very sharp-looking cards that we believe have a slight trim) are very pleasing and exhibit bright colors and crisp focus. Condition is 15% Ex, 57% Vg to Vg-Ex, 20% Gd (including some Pr), and 8% slightly trimmed. We have selected two cards to be graded and encapsulated by SGC. Keys: #1 Van Brocklin SP (trimmed, otherwise Gd/Vg), 2 Graham (Vg+), 3 Walker (Vg), 4 Owen RC (Vg), 9 Spencer SP (Vg-Ex), 10 Bednarik SP (Vg-Ex), 12 Trippi (Vg-Ex+), 13 Fears (Ex), 14 Brown RC (Vg-Ex), 16 Gifford RC (Vg), 17 Tittle (Vg+), 18 Justice SP (Vg), 19 Connor SP (slight trim, otherwise Vg), 23 Marchetti RC (Vg-Ex), 27 Miller SP (Vg-Ex), 28 Rote SP (Vg-Ex), 29 McElhenny RC (Gd/Vg), 30 Baugh (Gd), 36 Hancock SP (Fr), 37 Hirsch SP (Vg-Ex), 39 Tunnell (Vg-Ex), 45 Van Buren SP (EX 60), 46 Donovan RC (Vg-Ex), 48 Halas RC (Vg-Ex), 54 Christian SP (Gd), 55 Davis SP (Ex), 57 Milner RC (Vg-Ex+), 63 Conerly SP (trimmed, otherwise Vg), 64 Hartley SP (Ex), 72 Schweder SP (Ex), 73 Smith SP (trimmed, otherwise Vg), 78 Layne (Vg), 81 Kastan SP (Vg), 82 Minarik SP (Vg-Ex), 83 Perry (Vg-Ex), 85 Robustelli RC (Vg-Ex), 90 Johnson SP (Fr), 91 Heath SP (Gd/Vg), 92 Pihos (Fr), 99 Stydahar SP (Vg-Ex), 100 Alban SP (Vg-Ex), 101 Weinmeister (Vg-Ex), 105 Groza (Gd/Vg), 108 Johnson SP (Gd/Vg), 109 Quinlan SP (Vg-Ex), 117 O’Donahue SP (slight trim, otherwise Pr), 118 Hogan (slight trim, otherwise Vg), 125 Nomellini (slight trim, otherwise Gd/Vg), 126 Romanik SP (Pr), 127 Matson SP (slight trim, otherwise Vg), 128 Lavelli (Vg), 129 Christiansen RC (Ex), 135 Ronzani SP (Vg-Ex), 136 Rechichar SP (Pr), 137 Waterfield (EX/NM 80), 140 Lary RC (Vg), 142 Landry (Gd), and 144 Lansford SP (Fr/Gd). This is a very pleasing mixed-grade complete set of one of football-card collecting's premier issues, loaded with all of the great stars and Hall of Famers of the era. Accompanying the set is a five-cent wax wrapper in Excellent condition. Total: 144 cards and one wrapper. SOLD FOR $3,600
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