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Lot # 1805 (1805 of 1911)   « Previous Lot | Next Lot »

1951 Bowman "Red Menace" Complete Set (48)

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $720

One of the most popular and colorful trading-card sets of the post-WWII era, Bowman Gum's "Red Menace" set was produced during the heart of the Cold War and captures the political spirit of the times. This complete set of 48 cards (twenty-eight with white backs and twenty with gray backs) grades 25% Ex-Mt, 50% Ex, and 25% Vg-Ex (including a few Gd/Vg). Keys: #1 "Reds Invade South Korea" (Vg-Ex+), 19 "Atomic Doom" (Ex+), 23 "Ghost City" (Ex), and 47 "War-Maker" (Vg-Ex). Exceptionally attractive, crisp, and clean complete set of this classic, and extremely historically significant, 1950s nonsport issue. Total: 48 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+. SOLD FOR $720


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