1949 Bowman Baseball Card # 214 Richie Ashburn

In 1949, Bowman increased the size of its issue to 240 numbered cards. The cards, which measure 2-1/16" by 2-1/2 inch are black and white photos over-printed with various pastel colors. Beginning with card #109 in the set, Bowman inserted the players' names on the card fronts. Twelve cards (#'s 4, 78, 83. 84, 88, 98, 109, 124, 127, 132 and 143), which were produced in the first four series of printings, were reprinted in the seventh series with either a card front or a back modification. These variations are noted in the checklist that follows. Card #'s 1-3 and 5-73 can be found with either white or grey backs. The complete set of value in the following checklist does not include the higher priced variation cards.

What's It Worth?

C-Grade C10 C9 C8 C7 C6 C5 C4 C3 C2 C1
$ 1237 792 495 346 198 148 74 49 24 4
Grading Guide GEM-MT 10 MINT 9 NM-MT 8 NM 7 EX-MT 6 EX 5 VG-EX 4 VG 3 GOOD 2 FR 1

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