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    1953 Bowman Color Baseball Complete Set (160). Offered is a solid mid to high grade 1953 Bowman Color Set. The first set of contemporary Major League players to feature color photography, this set marks a major milestone in the history of collectible cardboard and remains one of the most popular issues of the post-war era. A total of 26 cards have been graded by SGC with an aggregate SMR value of $7,670. Highlights include: Graded Cards - SGC 92 NM/MT+ 8.5: 2 cards w/#'s 4 and 20; SGC 88 NM/MT 8: 11 cards w/#'s 10 Ashburn, 12 Erskine, 23, 25, 41, 75, 80 Kiner, 85, 86, 101 Schoendienst and 102; SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 6 cards w/#'s 11 Shantz, 15, 37, 40 Doby, 73 Pierce and 146 Wynn; SGC 84 NM 7: 5 cards w/#'s 32 Musial, 33 Reese, 44 Bauer/Berra/Mantle, 97 Mathews and 99 Spahn; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 2 cards w/#'s 6 and 59 Mantle. Ungraded Cards - include #'s 1 Williams (VG/EX), 9 Rizzuto (EX), 14 Loes (EX), 18 Fox (EX), 21 Garagiola (EX/MT), 24 Jensen (EX), 27 Rashii (EX/MT), 36 Minoso (EX), 46 Campanella (VG/EX), 51 Irvin (EX), 55 Durocher (EX), 57 Burdette (EX), 61 Kell (EX), 62 Kluszewski (EX/MT), 63 McDougald (EX), 65 Roberts (EX), 68 Reynolds (EX/MT), 78 Furillo (EX), 81 Slaughter (EX), 84 Bauer (EX), 92 Hodges (EX), 93 Rizzuto/Martin (EX), 114 Feller (EX/MT), 117 Snider (EX), 118 Martin (EX), 121 Berra (VG/EX), 143 Lopez (EX/MT), 153 Ford (VG/EX), 160 Abrams (VG). Grades 22% NM to NM/MT, 68% EX to EX/MT, 10% VG to VG/EX.

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