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    1953 Bowman Color Near Set (145/160). Offered is a solid middle grade 1953 Bowman Color near set. Quite possibly the most beautiful set of the 1950's, this set presents as a predominant EX to EX/NM set. A total of 43 cards (24 SGC and 19 PSA) have been professionally graded. Highlights include: Graded - PSA NM-MT 8: 2 cards, #'s 2 (OC) and 26; SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 1 card, #122; PSA NM 7: 6 cards, #'s 28, 32 Musial, 49 (OC), 93 Rizzuto/Martin, 131 and 134; SGC 84 NM 7: 7 cards, #'s 14, 20, 43, 65 Roberts, 67, 92 Hodges and 117 Snider; PSA EX-MT 6: 10 cards, #'s 1 Williams, 9 Rizzuto, 33 Reese, 44 Mantle/Bauer/Berra, 51 Irvin, 56, 59 Mantle, 78, 83 and 153 Ford; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 5 cards, #'s 10 Ashburn, 16, 62 Kluszewski, 80 Kiner and 135; SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 6 cards, #'s 11, 46 Campanella, 68 Reynolds, 96, 118 Martin and 160 Abrams; PSA EX 5: 1 card, #81 Slaughter; SGC 60 EX 5: 1 card, #121 Berra; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 4 cards, #'s 25, 85, 97 Mathews and 114 Feller. Ungraded - including: #'s 18 Fox (VG/EX), 21 Garagiola (GD/VG), 40 Doby (VG), 57 Boudreau (EX/MT), 63 McDougald (EX), 84 Bauer (VG/EX), 101 Schoendienst (VG/EX). Grades 10% NM to NM/MT, 75% EX to EX/MT, 15% VG to VG/EX. The SMR value of the graded cards approaches $8,000.

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