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    1952 Bowman Baseball Near Set (211/252). Modification to catalog copy reflected in italicized text below:

    This issue features the colorful artwork for which the early 1950's Bowman issues were known, and it marks the last time that Bowman produced their popular 2 1/16" x 3 1/8" sized cards. Included in the set is the second year card of Mickey Mantle along with other superstars such as Campanella, Musial, Snider and Spahn. Missing #'s 1, 8, 21, 75, 218 plus 36 other cards). Highlights include: Graded Cards - SGC 96 MINT 9: 3 cards w/#'s 76, 120 and 195; SGC 92 NM/MT+ 8.5: 7 cards w/#'s 78, 88, 89, 199, 206, 211 and 221; SGC 88 NM/MT 8: 7 cards w/#'s 93, 107, 111, 113, 140, 194 and 203; SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 4 cards w/#'s 31, 114, 139 and 250; SGC 84 NM 7: 15 cards w/#'s 2 Thomson, 4 Roberts, 60, 116 Snider, 121, 122, 123, 124, 149, 164, 175, 196 Musial, 215, 217 Stengel and 220; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 2 cards w/#'s 44 Campanella and 159; SGC 60 EX 5: 2 cards w/#'s 52 Rizzuto and 249; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 1 card, #43 Feller. Ungraded Cards - include #'s 11 Kiner (EX), 101 Mantle (GD, paper loss on reverse), 115 Doby (EX), 146 Durocher (EX), 156 Spahn (EX), 232 Slaughter (EX) and 252 Crosetti (VG/EX). Grades 30% NM to NM/MT, 60% EX to EX/MT, 10% VG to VG/EX (some lesser). SMR value approaches $4,000.


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