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    1953 Bowman Football Collection (130) - An Original Owner Collection. This is the first of three lots which were consigned to us from the original owner who pulled the cards from packs in the 1950's. They aren't incredibly "mint" but they are incredibly beautiful to look at. Overall, the entire collection appears "pack fresh" with gloss quality like you almost never see, rich, vibrant colors and simply stunning bright white borders... and this describes every card. There are 80 different cards represented. Between centering and a wrinkle/creases they aren't for the hobbyists who seeks set registry glory but for the hobbyists who appreciates quality and an insight into what cards looked like when first viewed after that crinkly wax-paper wrapper was first torn open. Highlights include: #'s 1 Lebaron (2: EX and GD/VG), 3 Parilli (PSA NM 7), 6 Walker (2: both EX), 11 Van Brocklin (2: PSA NM-MT 8 and VG/EX), 13 (PSA EX-MT 6), 20 Conerly (2: both VG/EX), 21 Layne (2 EX/MT and EX), 22 Hirsch (EX), 24 Bednarik (VG/EX), 26 Graham (3: 2 EX and VG/EX), 32 McElhenny (2: EX and VG), 34 Creekmur (2: both EX), 43 Gifford SP (VG), 53 Tunnell SP (2: both EX), 56 Tittle (EX), 62 Renfro SP (VG/EX), 73 Pihos (VG/EX), 85 (PSA NM-MT 8), 88 Nomellini (VG). Grades 46% EX to EX/MT with some better, 54% VG to VG/EX (some lesser). The technical aside, overall a visual masterpiece.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2010
    22nd-23rd Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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