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    Extremely Rare 1949 Bowman Baseball 5-Cent Wax Pack. The 1949 Bowman baseball card series is a hobby classic. The look of the 240-card promotion is both bold and vivid and yet wonderfully nostalgic and endearing. The rookie card debut of future HoFers like George Kell, Robin Roberts, Roy Campanella, Early Wynn, Richie Ashburn, and Duke Snider plus HoFers like Stan Musial, Warren Spahn, Yogi Berra Jackie Robinson, Satchell Paige and others certainly does not hurt their seemingly universal appeal. Offered is something Heritage would have thought to never have the opportunity to offer our clients - an extremely rare 1949 Bowman Baseball 5-Cent wax pack! With some effort one can see the top card is Murray Dickson. The pack is solid and in excellent condition. PSA does not make a holder for this pack. It was sent to noted hobby expert Steve hart. This was his response:

    "This is only the second time I have been asked to authenticate a 1949 Bowman Baseball 5-Cent wax pack. With so little else with which to compare, I do observe the sides of this pack are sealed. My previous experience was with 1948, not 1949, Bowman packs and those packs had loose left and right flaps. Using due diligence I have to conclude that I cannot say with 100% certainty the pack has been tampered with. To that end though, I cannot say with 100% certainty it has not been tampered with and is in fact 100% original."

    After reading the above, we ask you bid accordingly on this monumental addition to any vintage wax pack or favored 1949 Bowman collection.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $10,000 - up.

    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    July
    18th Thursday 10:00 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    July
    18th-20th Thursday-Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    23 Days 19h 54m 20s
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: 33
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    20% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    This lot is in: 1 - Sports Collectibles Session
    (Lots 80001-81735) - 10:00 PM Central Time, Thursday, July 18, 2019.
    (Internet bidding closes at 10:00 PM Central Time the evening the session begins, with extended bidding available.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions - Dallas
    3500 Maple Ave
    17th Floor
    Dallas, TX 75219

    Current Bid:
    $3,200
    w/ Buyer's Premium (BP) : $3,840.00 Minimum Next Bid: $3,400 ($4,080.00 w/ BP)
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