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Item 9068 - 1939-1960 Play Ball, Bowman, Topps Baseball Shoebox Lot of (575) Cards Catalog 605 (Mar 2021)

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Sold Price: $3,651.60 (includes buyer's premium)

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Fantastic vintage 'shoebox' lot offering a diverse, instant collection of 575 cards from the period, predominately comprised of Topps cards from the late 1950s. A great start for post-war set builders and type card collectors. Many cards have small ballpoint annotations on the backs. Includes:

1939 Play Ball (1) - #56 Hank Greenberg (P)
1949 Bowman (3) - (P)
1950 Bowman (6) - (P with #112 Gil Hodges)
1951 Bowman (6) - (VG MK)
1951 Topps Red Back (1) - (P)
1951 Topps Blue Back (1) - (P)
1952 Bowman (3) - (P)
1952 Topps (19) - (P-VG with 5 high numbers)
1953 Bowman Color (2) - (G)
1953 Topps (1) - (P)
1954 Bowman (1) - (G)
1954 Topps (5) - (P-VG with #32 Duke Snider (VG))
1955 Topps (8) - (P-VG with #31 Warren Spahn (G MK) and #47 Hank Aaron (G))
1955 Bowman (6) - (P-VG with #184 Willie Mays (P MK))
1956 Topps (40) - (P-VG with #30 Jackie Robinson, #79 Sandy Koufax, #113 Phil Rizzuto, #164 Harmon Killebrew, and #240 Whitey Ford)
1957 Topps (25) - (VG-EX with #25 Whitey Ford (VG MK))
1958 Topps (47) - (VG-EX with #476 Stan Musial AS (VG MK), #486 Willie Mays AS (EX+), #487 Mickey Mantle AS (VG MK), #488 Hank Aaron AS (VG), and #494 Warren Spahn AS (VG))
1959 Topps (265) - (average EX but many with writing on back, with #50 Willie Mays (P), #163 Sandy Koufax (VG MK), and #514 Bob Gibson (EX))
1960 Topps (141) - (average VG-EX/MT but many with writing on back, with #28 Brooks Robinson (EX/MT), #73 Bob Gibson (VG/EX MK), #475 Don Drysdale (VG/EX MK), #565 Roger Maris AS (EX)).

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