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(1735) 1948-1959 Topps & Bowman Baseball Cards with Mantle & Williams

Lot Number 166

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Budget conscious classic baseball collectors will covet this 1948-1959 Topps and Bowman collection of (1735) cards featuring a slew of Hall of Famers including Mantle, Mays and Williams. Although the majority display a combination of acute wear, the sheer star power overwhelms any technical deficiencies. Keys include 1951 Bowman: #1 Ford RC (PR), #165 T. Williams (PR, tape); 1952 Topps: #1 Pafko (PR, reverse writing, bb); 1954 Topps: (182 cards, majority FR to GD, 40% paper loss, trimmed or writing) with (2) #1 T. Williams (one PSA 1, one PR); 1957 Topps: (267 cards, composite GD, 109 fourth series) with #1 T. Williams (VG); 1958 Topps: (353 cards, average GD, 15% writing) with (2) #1 T. Williams (both PR, one tape, one writing), #5 Mays (FR), (2) #150 Mantle (both PR, one writing); 1959 Topps: (273 cards, median GD to VG, 5% writing) with #10 Mantle (PR, writing). More on our website.

1948 Bowman: (7 cards, median GD) with #2 Blackwell (VG), #4 Mize RC (FR), #14 Reynolds (PR, reverse paper loss);

1951 Bowman: (56 cards, average FR, 18% tape and reverse writing/tape, 8 high numbers) with #1 Ford RC (PR), #165 T. Williams (PR, tape);

1952 Bowman: (20 cards, average PR, 80% reverse glue residue) with #145 Mize (PR, reverse glue residue);

1952 Topps: (30 cards, average PR, 40% tape, trimmed or writing) with #1 Pafko (PR, reverse writing, bb), 5, (2) 28 (one bb), #33 Spahn (FR), #36 Hodges (PR, bb), 81, 89, 97, 106, 113, 121, (2) 125, 126, 127, #129 Mize (PR, paper loss, 141, 144, 151, (2) 152, 157, 158, 170, 192, 198, 211, 229, 244;

1953 Bowman Black & White: (8 cards, median FR);

1953 Bowman Color: (128 cards, average FR, 15% tape, trimmed or writing) with #9 Rizzuto (GD), #18 Fox (PR), #93 Rizzuto/Martin (PR), #143 Lopez (FR);

1953 Topps: (70 cards, average FR, 25% tape or writing, 20 high numbers) with #27 Campanella (PR);

1954 Bowman: (21 cards, average FR, 23% paper loss or writing) with #50 Kell (GD);

1954 Topps: (182 cards, majority FR to GD, 40% paper loss, trimmed or writing) with (2) #1 T. Williams (one PSA 1, one PR), #3 Irvin (FR), #17 Rizzuto (FR), #20 Spahn (PR, hole punches), #30 Mathews (Authentic, missing piece), #37 Ford (FR), #70 Doby (FR);

1955 Bowman: (205 cards, median FR to GD, 10% paper loss, tape or writing, one umpire);

1955 Topps: (59 cards, average FR to GD) with #1 Rhodes (GD), #24 Newhouser (FR), #100 Irvin (FR);

1956 Topps: (56 cards, average FR, 30% paper loss or writing) with #15 Banks (trimmed), #187 Wynn (GD), #251 Yankees Team (FR), #292 Aparicio RC (GD);

1957 Topps: (267 cards, composite GD, 109 fourth series) with #1 T. Williams (VG), #25 Ford (PR, paper loss), #62 B. Martin (GD), #95 Mantle (PR);

1958 Topps: (353 cards, average GD, 15% writing) with (2) #1 T. Williams (both PR, one tape, one writing), #5 Mays (FR), #70 Kaline (trimmed), (2) #150 Mantle (both PR, one writing), #162 Hodges (PR, writing), #321 Kluszewski/Williams (trimmed), #343 Cepeda RC (trimmed), #420 Pinson RC (PR, reverse writing);

1959 Topps: (273 cards, median GD to VG, 5% writing) with #10 Mantle (PR, writing), #360 Kaline (PR), #430 Ford (PR), #435 F. Robinson (PR), #478 Clemente (FR), #515 Killebrew (PR), #564 Mantle AS (trimmed)

 
 
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