June 2005 > Sports > Post War Baseball Cards
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Lot 812: 1949 Bowman Baseball Near Set (219/240) With Hall of Famers including Paige and Robinson
This is lot will make an excellent start to a very nice looking 1949 Bowman set. The set, packed with stars, offers a simple yet elegant color scheme, a number of variations, and difficult to obtain high numbers. Therefore, this set has become very desirable with collectors looking to put together a challenging post-war set. PSA graded highlights include #50 J. Robinson PSA 6 EX-MT (well centered) , 224 Paige PSA 5 EX, 24 Musial PSA 3 VG, 226 Snider PSA 4 VG-EX, 84 Campanella PSA 5 EX, 214 Ashburn PSA 4 VG-EX, 60 Berra PSA 5 EX and 233 Doby PSA 4 VG-EX. Additionally, the set includes #11 Boudreau EX, 27 Feller GD, 29 Kiner EX, 33 Sphan VG-EX, 36 Reese EX, 46 Roberts EX+, 65 Slaughter EX-MT, 85 Mize VG-EX, 98 Rizzuto (nnof) VG-EX, 100 Hodges VG-EX, 110 Wynn VG, 175 Appling VG-EX, 194 Branca EX, 238 Lemon VG. The balance of the cards grade as follows: 10% NRMT, 10% EX-MT, 20% EX, 40% VG-EX 10% VG or lesser.
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