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    1948 Bowman Basketball Unopened Wax Pack PSA NM-MT 8 - Only Two Graded Examples! The 1948 Bowman basketball card series is a hobby classic. In all regards it was a first, for Bowman, the public and the hobby! The look of the 72-card promotion is both bold and vivid and yet wonderfully nostalgic and endearing. The sets offers the rookie card debut of future basketball legend George Mikan plus other stars and HoFers but Mikan is the "Ruth" of the set. Could he be resting inside? Do you have what it takes to find out?

    Offered is something Heritage would have thought to never have the opportunity to offer our clients - an extremely rare and so close to unique unopened 5-cent wax pack of 1948 Bowman Basketball cards! Honestly, this shouldn't exist and for hoops fans this is a must have coming from the first major basketball release - ever. It would be another eight years before the next national basketball set would be produced when Topps debuted their 1957 promotion. Can you say, "Historic."

    Graded PSA NM-MT 8. The treasured relic includes five cards that have never seen the light of day. According to the PSA Pop Report, there are only two packs noted and this is the finest of the pair. Could there possibly be a George Mikan rookie card inside? Who knows... Other notable rookies from this landmark set include: Red Holzman, Andy Phillip, Buddy Jeannette, Joe Fulks and others. With the entire set consisting of just 72 cards, this is by leaps and bounds the most exciting way to acquire 7% of the set!


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    July, 2021
    22nd-24th Thursday-Saturday
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