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Lot # 436 (of 1336)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1948 to 1959 Bowman and Topps Hall of Fame Collection (105)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $2,160

Presented is a substantial collection of 106 cards from fourteen different classic Bowman and Topps issues (plus one Leaf card) spanning the years 1948 to 1959. This collection is comprised almost exclusively of Hall of Famers, including Mickey Mantle, Hank Aaron, and Willie Mays. We have submitted eight cards to graded by PSA (seven) and SGC (one). This collection consists of the following: 1) 1948-1949 Leaf (1 card): #70 Wagner (SGC VG+ 45). 2) 1949 Bowman (3 cards): #11 Boudreau (Vg-Ex) and two 98 Rizzuto (Fr, and one gray-background variation, hand-cut, otherwise Ex+). 3) 1950 Bowman (1 card): #217 Stengel (slight trim, otherwise Ex-Mt+). 4) 1951 Bowman (6 cards): #10 Schoendienst (Ex), 31 Campanella (Vg-Ex+), 78 Wynn (Vg-Ex), two 134 Spahn (Ex and slight trim, otherwise Ex-Mt) and 181 Stengel (Ex+). 5) 1952 Bowman (14 cards): #8 Reese (Vg), 21 Fox (Ex), two 23 Lemon (both Ex-Mt), 30 Schoendienst (Vg), 44 Campanella (PR 1, presents Nr/Mt with repaired pinhole), two 52 Rizzuto (both Ex), 116 Snider (Ex), 128 Newcombe (Ex-Mt), 142 Wynn (Ex), two 156 Spahn (both Ex), and 217 Stengel (slight trim, otherwise Nr/Mt). 6) 1952 Topps (1 card): #33 Spahn (Vg-Ex, red back). 7) 1953 Bowman B & W (1 card): #15 Mize (Ex-Mt). 8) 1954 Bowman (9 cards): #1 Rizzuto (Vg), 6 Fox (Ex), 15 Ashburn (Vg-Ex+), 38 Minoso (Ex), 50 Kell (Ex), 57 Wilhelm (Ex), 62 Slaughter (Ex), 95 Roberts (Vg+), and 101 Larsen (Ex-Mt). 9) 1955 Bowman (4 cards): #37 Reese (oversize, Vg-Ex+), two 59 Ford (both oversize, Ex+ and Ex), and 143 Newcombe (slight trim, otherwise Nr/Mt). 10) 1956 Topps (6 cards): #10 Spahn (Ex), 31 Aaron (EX-MT 6), 33 Clemente (Vg-Ex), 79 Koufax (ink stamp on reverse, otherwise Ex-Mt), and two 181 Martin (Ex-Mt and Ex). 11) 1957 Topps (14 cards): #2 Berra (submitted to PSA and returned as "Altered," presents Ex-Mt), 25 Ford (Ex-Mt), two 35 F. Robinson RC (both EX-MT 6), 40 Wynn (Ex-Mt), 62 Martin (Ex+), 70 Ashburn (Ex), 90 Spahn (Ex+), two 120 Lemon (Ex-Mt and Ex+), 130 Newcombe (Ex), 203 Wilhelm (Ex+), 215 Slaughter (Nr/Mt), and 230 Kell (Ex). 12) 1958 Hires Root Beer (1 card): #61 Snider (Ex-Mt). 13) 1958 Topps (14 cards): Two #25 Drysdale (Ex and repaired pinhole, otherwise Nr/Mt), 285 F. Robinson (slight trim, otherwise Ex-Mt), two 314 Snider/Alston (Ex-Mt and slight trim, otherwise Ex-Mt), 320 Ford (Ex), two 351 Aaron/Mathews (Ex-Mt and Ex), 386 F. Robinson/Tebbets (Ex+), 418 Mantle/Aaron (submitted to PSA and returned as "Evidence of Trimming," otherwise Nr/Mt), 484 F. Robinson AS (Nr/MT), 487 Mantle AS (EX-MT 6), 494 Spahn AS (slight trim, otherwise Nr/Mt), and Aaron AS (Ex). 14) 1959 Topps (31 cards): Two #20 Snider (both Ex+), four 156 Ace Hurlers (two Ex-Mt and two Ex), 180 Berra (Ex), two 202 Maris (Ex-Mt and Ex), 212 Aaron/Mathews (miscut, otherwise Ex-Mt), two 317 Ashburn/Mays (both Ex-Mt), 350 Banks (Ex), 352 Roberts (Ex-Mt), 360 Kaline (miscut, otherwise Ex-Mt), six 383 Larsen/Stengel (five Ex-Mt and Ex), 435 F. Robinson (miscut, otherwise Ex+), 455 Doby (miscut, otherwise Ex), three 468 Snider's Play (three Ex+), 469 Hustler Banks (Ex-Mt), two 470 Musial Raps (two Ex-Mt), 562 Kaline AS (Ex), and 563 Mays AS (Ex). This is an extremely attractive collection of high-demand cards, for the most part in very consistent condition, loaded with highlights! Tremendous break value! Total: 106 cards.  Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000+. SOLD FOR $2,160


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