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1955 Bowman Football Complete Set (160) Plus 236 Duplicates

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $1,320

Complete set of 1955 Bowman football cards, the last football-card set issued by Bowman Gum. Also included are 236 duplicates, for a total of 396 cards! Overall condition of the complete set is 72% Ex to Ex-Mt, 20% Vg-Ex, and 8% Gd to Vg (including two lesser). Overall condition of the 236 duplicates is 62% Ex to Ex-Mt, 25% Vg-Ex, and 13% Gd to Vg. We have selected ten cards from the set to be graded by PSA. Keys: #1 Walker (Pr), three 7 Gifford (EX 5, Ex, and Vg), four 8 Ameche RC (three Ex and Vg), five 14 Ford (EX 5, three Ex, and Vg-Ex), 32 Van Brocklin (Vg), three 42 Johnson RC (VG-EX 4 and two Vg), five 52 Summerall RC (EX-MT 6, three Ex, and Vg-Ex), six 62 Blanda (Ex-Mt, two Ex, VG-EX+ 4.5, and two Vg-Ex), two 70 Ringo RC (VG-EX 4 and Vg), three 71 Layne (two Ex and VG-EX 4), four 72 Tittle (EX-MT 6 and three Ex), 75 McElhenny (Vg-Ex+), two 101 St. Clair RC (EX-MT 6 and Vg-Ex), two 104 Nomellini (Ex and Vg), four 119 Gatski (Ex and three Vg-Ex), two 136 Tunnell (Vg-Ex+ and Vg), 139 Trippi (Vg-Ex+), 152 Landry (GOOD 2), and 158 Bednarik (Ex-Mt). This set, as noted above, is accompanied by 236 duplicates (that is NOT a misprint! there are an EXTRA 236 duplicates that accompany the set!), which of course could be used to serve as the foundation for the assembly of a very nice second set (with duplicates to spare!). Total: 396 cards (complete set of 160 plus 236 duplicates).

SOLD FOR $1,320

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