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    1951 Bowman Baseball High Grade Complete Set (324) With NM Mantle & Mays Rookies. Going against the norm, overall the high number series are in better condition than the opening series. Offered here is a stunningly fresh complete set of the historic 1951 Bowman issue including the two high-number rookie cards of Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays, both having been graded at the NM level. This issue also marks the first time that Bowman increased the size from the original smaller cards to the new 2 1/16" x 3 1/8" size. A total of 53 cards have been professionally graded. Includes: Graded - SGC 92 NM/MT+ 8.5: 6 cards, #'s 120, 222, 284, 293, 310 and 319; SGC 88 NM/MT 8: 10 cards, #'s 121, 125, 182, 196, 261, 287, 294, 297, 319 and 321; PSA NM-MT 8: 8 cards, #'s 122 Garagiola, 184, 198 Irvin, 259, 288, 292, 295 Lopez and 312 Mauch; GAI NM-MT 8: 4 cards, #'s 77, 101, 194, 231; SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 3 cards, #'s 186 Ashburn, 270 and 275 Harris; PSA NM+ 7.5: 1 card, #180; SGC 84 NM 7: 6 cards, #'s 31 Campanella, 253 Mantle, 258 Easter, 290 Dickey, 314 Sain and 320; PSA NM 7: 11 cards, #'s 113, 134 Spahn, 254 Jensen, 283, 289, 291, 301, 302, 305 Mays, 308 and 324 Pramesa; GAI NM 7: 2 cards, #'s 303 and 304; PSA EX-MT 6: 3 cards, #'s 197, 233 Durocher and 299. Ungraded - #'s 1 Ford (GD/VG), 2 Berra (VG/EX), 3 Roberts (EX), 7 Hodges (EX), 26 Rizzuto (EX), 30 Feller (VG/EX), 32 Snider (VG/EX), 46 Kell (VG), 50 Mize (EX/MT), 53 Lemon (EX), 58 Slaughter (EX), 78 Wynn (EX), 80 Reese (GD/VG), 143 Kluszewski (VG), 151 Doby (EX/MT), 165 Williams (VG/EX), 181 Stengel (VG), 218 Lopat (EX/MT), 232 Fox (EX), 260 Erskine (EX/MT), 282 Frisch (EX/MT), 306 Piersall (EX/MT), 317 Burgess (VG), 323 Adcock (VG). Grades 25% NM to NM/MT, 63% EX to EX/MT, 12% VG to VG/EX. SMR value exceeds $20,000.00.

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