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    1953 Bowman Football High Grade Complete Set (96). Offered is a high grade 96-card complete set of Bowman's football series from 1953. This has proven to be a very condition sensitive issue for most modern hobbyists. A small attention to upgrading elevates this attractive assembly to all high grade status and an even greater prized entry into any 1950's football collection. A total of 42 cards (40 SGC and 2 PSA) have been professionally graded. Highlights include: Graded Cards - SGC 88 NM/MT 8: 12 cards w/#'s 11 Van Brocklin, 12, 13, 14, 27, 29, 36 Fears, 68, 77 Box SP, 78, 82 and 87 Williams SP; PSA NM-MT 8: 2 cards w/#'s 58 and 95 Groza; SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 6 cards w/#'s 10, 28 Rote, 45, 63, 80 and 85; SGC 84 NM 7: 19 cards w/#'s 8, 16, 17 Trippi, 21 Layne, 26 Graham, 30, 32 McElhenny, 33, 42, 47 Paul SP, 54 Nagler SP, 59, 62 Renfro SP, 71, 72, 74, 79, 90 and 91; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 3 cards w/#'s 6 Walker, 67 SP and 69. Ungraded Cards - include #'s 1 Lebaron (VG/EX), 9 Motley (EX), 20 Conerly (EX), 22 Hirsch (EX), 24 Bednarik (EX), 34 Creekmur (EX), 43 Gifford SP (EX), 53 Tunnell SP (VG), 56 Tittle (EX), 73 Pihos (EX), 88 Nomellini (NM), 93 Marchibroda (EX/MT) and 96 Cross (VG/EX). Grades 44% NM to NM/MT, 47% EX to EX/MT, 9% VG to VG/EX. SMR value exceeds $5,000. SGC 86 prices were figured at the SGC 84 level.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2009
    23rd-24th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
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