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Lot # 1600 (1600 of 1911)   « Previous Lot | Next Lot »

1951 Bowman Football PSA NM-MT 8 and NM 7 Collection (74) Including 12 Hall of Famers

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $2,700

Presented is an extremely attractive and high-grade collection of seventy-four different cards from the 1951 Bowman Football set, highlighted by twelve Hall of Famers, including Chuck Bednarik, Steve Van Buren, Y. A. Tittle, and the rookie card of Lou Creekmur. Fifty-five cards are professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA, three by SGC, three by GAI, two by CSA, and one by ISA. PSA Grading Composite: CSA MINT 9 (2 cards): #25 Walker (HOF) and 32 Tittle (HOF). Both cards present as Mint but appear to be trimmed on at least one edge. NM-MT 8 (17 cards): #7 (OC), 11, 12 Bednarik (HOF), 22, 23, 40 Waterfield (HOF), 46 Pihos (HOF), 61, 62 Creekmur RC (HOF), 63, 67, 70, 71, 112, 113, 129, and 139. NM+ 7.5 (1 card): #66. NM 7 (44 cards): #5, 9, 10 S. Van Buren (HOF), 13 Turner (HOF), 15 Lujack, 16, 18, 19, 27, 28, 29, 33, 38 (GAI NM 7), 39 (SGC NM 84), 41, 42 (ISA NM 84), 47, 48, 55 (SGC NM 84), 56 Conerly (SGC NM 84), 58, 59, 60 (GAI NM 7), 64, 65, 74, 76 Hirsch (HOF), 84, 86, 88, 89, 98, 100, 103 Albert, 105 Perry (HOF), 106 (GAI NM 7), 108, 111, 119, 120, 122, 132, 140 Nomellini (HOF), and 142. The remaining ten cards are in Global Authority pre-grading sleeves and grade as follows: NM-MT 8 (7 cards): #6 Fears (HOF), 31, 49, 53, 54, 57, and 85. NM 7 (3 cards): #44, 50, and 97. All cards are bright, crisp, and clean. This is a very substantial and superb high-grade collection from this classic early 1950s football issue, representing slightly more than half of a complete set. The total SMR value for just sixty-one of the seventy-four cards (excluding the one qualified card, the two CSA-graded cards, and the ten Global Authority raw cards) is $3,307. Total: 74 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000+. SOLD FOR $2,700


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