Lot # 407: 1950 Bowman Football #45 Otto Graham Rookie Card (PSA Mint 9) – NONE Graded Higher!

Category: Football

Starting Bid: $5,000.00

Bids: 16 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "20th Anniversary Auction",
which ran from 9/18/2020 4:30 PM to
10/10/2020 7:00 PM




(LOT 407)
1950 Bowman Football #45 Otto Graham Rookie Card (PSA Mint 9) – NONE Graded Higher!

Otto Graham will forever reside as a bona-fide Hall of Famer in Canton, Ohio. From 1946 thru 1955 with the Cleveland Browns, the accurate passing QB won an astonishing 7 championships (4 AAFC & 3 NFL), claimed 5 Most Valuable Player Awards, led the league multiple times in passing yards, rating and TD passes, was selected to the NFL"s 100th Anniversary All-Time team and is also a member of the Collegiate Hall of Fame! His name always comes up with regard to pro-football's finest leadership qualities and likewise, this spectacular PSA Mint 9 Otto Graham 1950 Bowman Rookie Card suffices as one of ten grid-iron's premier cardboard keepsakes.

Its hallowed assessment places it alongside eight other examples as the finest of its kind, with NONE of the nearly 800 encapsulated PSA copies achieving a Gem Mint 10 grade. It comes as little surprise that the prestigious Bowman Gum Company would choose a classic "passing" image for the immortal Graham, as the timeless quarterback reached back with his renowned right arm to toss another pigskin directly into the hands of one of his receivers. Revealing near-perfect centering, Graham is donning his classic white #60 jersey, with both surfaces portraying their original factory issued quality and the four corners reflecting pinpoint tips. One of the finest aesthetically pleasing Otto Graham rookie cards extant, it irrefutably shares the spotlight with a mere handful of other PSA Mint 9 examples as the pinnacle specimen; truly worthy of a final resting place in any advanced PSA Registered gathering!

MIN BID $5,000
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MLI is offering The Finest 1950 Bowman Football Set in an alternative selling format. All Lots numbered from 363-506 will be sold individually to the highest bidder, unless Lot # 362's hammer price exceeds the hammer price of Lots 363-506 combined cumulative total. In which case, the cards would be sold as a set. Once bidding starts, the green check mark below simply designates which format has the current high bid. In case of a tie - the set wins.

Lot 362 (Set Total):  $108,048
Lot 363-506 (Individual Card Total):  $187,751

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