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    Signed 1953, 1954 & 1955 Bowman Baseball Card Collection (175+). Bowman was the bubble gum card king but that early lead was lost by 1953. The playing field was even then with both companies producing mainstream sets that are evenly measured by modern collectors. Today, the early large Bowman cards are still a favorite for autograph collectors as they sported cleaner front designs that allow for the signatures to really take center stage. This lot includes over 175 signed cards from 1953 Bowman Color, 1954 and 1955 Bowman series. You'll find HoFers and stars like Wertz (2), Gordon, Burgess, Richards, Garcia, Irvin, Boudreau, Roberts, Reynolds, Rizzuto, Kuenn, Kell (2), Wilhelm (2), Reese, Adcock, Larsen, Vernon, Newcombe, Piersall, Vernon (2), Boudreau, Podres, Goodman, Kuenn, Robin Roberts, Lemon, Kiner, Law, Reynolds, Richards. The cards grade from PR to VG with some nicer. A total of 22 cards have been encapsulated by SGC Authentic. Approximately 70% of the cards are signed in blue or black ballpoint pen, with the remainder signed in marker. On average, autographs grade 7-10/10 with just a handful lesser. Five cards have been personalized and one is signed on the back. Please see our web site for a detailed list of the contents of this collection. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Includes: 1953 Bowman Color (47) - #'s 2 Vic Wertz, 5 Sid Gordon (SGC), 11, 13, 17, 22, 25, 26, 28 Smoky Burgess (SGC), 30, 34(2), 38, 39 Paul Richards (SGC), 42, 43 Mike Garcia (SGC), 45, 47, 50, 51 Monte Irvin (SGC), 57 Lou Boudreau (SGC), 58 (2), 65 Robin Roberts (SGC), 67 (2), 68 Allie Reynolds, 71 (2), 72, 73, 79 (2), 82, 85, 88, 90, 91, 94, 103, 106, 108, 111, 123, 140 and 155(2).

    1954 Bowman (67) - #'s 1 Rizzuto (SGC), 5, 8 (2), 12, 17, 19, 21, 22 (2), 23 Kuenn (SGC), 28, 29, 33, 35, 36, 39, 40, 44, 47, 48, 50 Kell (2, 1 SGC), 53, 57 Wilhelm (SGC), 58 Reese (SGC), 61, 63, 70, 71, 72, 79 (2), 81, 82, 92, 94, 96 Adcock (2), 99, 100, 101 Larsen (SGC), 104, 105, 106, 111, 112, 114 (2), 118, 120, 127, 130, 135, 136, 144, 146, 152 Vernon, 154 Newcombe (SGC), 157, 158, 162, 165, 166, 167, 169, 175, 183, 185, 189, 190, 195, 198, 208, 214 and 221.

    1955 Bowman (72) - #'s 1 Hoyt Wilhelm (SGC), 7, 12, 13 (2), 16 Jim Piersall, 17, 20, 26, 40 Vic Wertz, 46 Mickey Vernon (2), 48, 49, 57, 64, 69, 73, 76, 78, 86, 89 Lou Boudreau, 97 Johnny Podres (SGC), 116, 117 (2), 124, 125, 126 Billy Goodman (SGC), 127, 128, 131, 132 Harvey Kuenn (SGC), 153, 155, 166, 171 Robin Roberts (SGC), 176, 182, 185, 188, 191 Bob Lemon, 194, 197 Ralph Kiner (SGC), 199 Vern Law, 201 Allie Reynolds, 203, 207, 212, 214, 215, 218, 221, 224, 225 Paul Richards (SGC), 263, 266, 271, 273, 285, 294, 303 and 312.



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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    6th-8th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
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