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Lot # 906 (906 of 1911)   « Previous Lot | Next Lot »

1949 Bowman Near-Complete PSA-Graded Set (202/240)

Starting Bid - $1,500, Sold For - $6,600

Presented is an extremely attractive near-complete set of 1949 Bowman baseball consisting of 202 different cards (out of 240 in the set). Highlighted by ten Hall of Famers, including Phil Rizzuto, Bob Feller, Enos Slaughter, and the rookie cards of George Kell and Early Wynn. Each card is professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA. This near-complete set consists of two NM-MT 8s, forty-eight NM 7s, two EX-MT+ 6.5s, 113 EX-MT 6s, two EX+ 5.5s, thirty-two EX 5s, and three VG-EX 4s. Each card has been carefully selected by our consignor, resulting in an extremely pleasing and presentable assembly, exhibiting bright colors and crisp focus. PSA Grading Composite: NM-MT 8 (2 cards): #21 and 147. NM 7 (48 cards): #7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 20, 31, 34, 39, 41, 44, 62, 68, 75, 78, 83, 85a Mize (HOF), 93, 95, 96, 97, 102, 106, 114, 120, 121, 123, 129, 159, 174, 178, 183, 186, 190, 196, 200, 201, 202, 204, 212, 220, 221, 223, 230, 231, 235, 237, and 239. EX- MT+ 6.5 (2 cards): #32 and 65 Slaughter (HOF). EX-MT 6 (113 cards): #4, 5, 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 18, 19, 28, 30, 35, 37, 45, 47, 49, 51-56, 58, 59, 61, 66, 67, 69, 71, 72, 74, 76, 77, 79-82, 87-92, 94, 99, 103, 104, 105, 108, 109, 112, 113, 115, 116, 118, 119, 124-126, 128, 130, 131, 133-139, 141-143, 145, 150, 151, 153, 155-157, 160, 163, 164, 166, 169, 171-173, 176, 177, 182, 184, 187, 188, 191-193, 197-199, 203, 206-209, 213, 215, 217-219, 222, 232, 234, and 240. EX+ 5.5 (2 cards): #26 Kell RC (HOF) and 236. EX 5 (32 cards): #1, 2, 3, 11 Boudreau (HOF), 22, 25, 27 Feller (HOF), 36 Reese (HOF), 40, 42, 48, 57, 98a Rizzuto (HOF), 101, 117, 122, 127, 132, 140, 144, 148, 154, 165, 168, 175 Appling (HOF), 179, 181, 185, 189, 195, 227, and 228. VG-EX 4 (3 cards): #107, 110 Wynn RC (HOF), and 111 Schoendienst (HOF). 1949 Bowman is the most underrated set in terms of rarity among Topps and Bowman sets issued between 1948 and 1955. This collection represents a tremendous foundation for the assembly of a very strong complete set of this classic postwar gum card issue. The total SMR value in the assigned grades (excluding the three cards graded VG-EX) is $6,279. Total: 202 cards. Reserve $1,500. Estimate $3,000++. SOLD FOR $6,600


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