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1955 Bowman Baseball Cards

Set Info

Manufacturer: Bowman
Year of Issue: 1955
Set Size: 320 Cards
Card Size: 2-1/2” x 3-3/4”

Series

Series I: 1-224
Series II: 225-320 (Scarce)

Set Description

This final set produced by Bowman in 1955-featured fronts with color photographs of players inside TV’s. The backs are numbered and have bios and stats on the player. High numbered cards 225-320 are scarcer. This final set produced by Bowman in 1955-featured fronts with color photographs of players inside TV’s. The backs are numbered and have bios and stats on the player. High numbered cards 225-320 are scarcer. This final set produced by Bowman in 1955-featured fronts with color photographs of players inside TV’s. The backs are numbered and have bios and stats on the player. High numbered cards 225-320 are scarcer. This final set produced by Bowman in 1955-featured fronts with color photographs of players inside TV’s. The backs are numbered and have bios and stats on the player. High numbered cards 225-320 are scarcer. This final set produced by Bowman in 1955-featured fronts with color photographs of players inside TV’s. The backs are numbered and have bios and stats on the player. High numbered cards 225-320 are scarcer.

Price Guide (Complete Set)
  • VG – $900
  • EX – $1500
  • NM – $3000
Key Rookies
  • 68 – Elston Howard
Key Stars
  • 179 – Hank Aaron
  • 184 – Willie Mays
  • 202 – Mickey Mantle
  • 242 – Ernie Banks
Errors & Variations
  • Nothing significant
Important Notes
  • Numbers 1-64 have a tan wood grain border
  • Numbers 65-320 have a dark wood grain border
  • These cards are commonly found with length variations due to the cutting techniques used.
  • Very condition sensitive due to the dark borders
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