The Dec. 1 auction for Collect Auctions is highlighted by unopened wax, cello and vending boxes, as well as graded cards and many autographed items. The auction kicks off Nov. 14 and ends Dec. 1.
A 1968 Topps Football 2nd Series vending box leads the unopened product portion of the auction. A sampling of some of the impressive unopened baseball product items included in the auction are: 1971 Topps Baseball 3rd Series vending box, 1972 Topps Baseball 3rd Series vending box, 1973 Topps Baseball 4th Series wax box, 1975 Topps Baseball cello box, 1976 Topps Baseball vending box, 1977 Topps Baseball vending box, 1977 Topps Baseball wax box and 1979 Topps Baseball wax box.
Unopened football products include: 1970 Topps Football 1st Series vending box, 1972 Topps Football 1st Series vending box, 1972 Topps Football 2nd Series wax box, 1973 Topps Football vending box and 1975 Topps Football vending box. In addition, the auction offers an unopened case of 1981 Topps Football vending and 1978 Topps Football cello.
Unopened basketball products include: 1972-73 Topps Basketball wax box, 1987-88 Fleer Basketball wax box, 1989-90 Fleer Basketball wax boxes from a sealed case and 1989-90 Fleer Basketball unopened wax case.
This auction also includes plenty of graded cards from the 1950s.
Everyone wants a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card, and the auction features one that is graded PSA 2.5.
Other cards include: 1941 Play Ball Ted Williams (#14) PSA 7, 1952 Berk Ross Mickey Mantle SCD 6.5, 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie (#253) PSA Authentic, 1951 Bowman Willie Mays rookie (#305) PSA Authentic, 1955 Topps Sandy Koufax rookie (#123) PSA 4.5, 1954 Topps Hank Aaron rookie (#128) PSA Authentic, 1952 Topps Willie Mays (#261) BGS 5 and 1968 Topps Bird Belters Frank Robinson and Brooks Robinson (#530) PSA 10 GEM MINT.
There are a variety of signed items in the auction with a 1963 Green Bay Packers NFL champions team-signed football. Other autographed football items include a Johnny Unitas signed Baltimore Colts Wilson jersey, Ray Nitschke signed Packers full-size helmet inscribed “HOF 1978, Super Bowl I & II,” Vince Lombardi signed Packers payroll check and a Curly Lambeau signed album page.
Unique baseball items include a Thurman Munson pre-rookie single-signed Syracuse Chiefs baseball, Thurman Munson 1970s Yankees and old-timers multi-signed jersey, Buzzie Bavasi signed typed letter with amazing content, Charles “Kid” Nichols signed typed letter (1943), Rogers Hornsby signed typed letter (1933), Walter Johnson signed typed letter (1924), and a 1934 Pirates scorecard signed by Honus Wagner, Pie Traynor, Lloyd Waner and others.
More items of interest include a 1984-85 Star Co. Basketball complete set, 1979-80 O-Pee-Chee Wayne Gretzky rookie (#18) SGC 7, Muhammad Ali signed Everlast boxing glove graded PSA/DNA 10, Muhammad Ali signed Everlast boxing shoe, Thomas Edison cut signature authenticated by PSA/DNA and a PGA Tour 1990 book with more than 400 signatures, including Jack Nicklaus, Payne Stewart and Arnold Palmer.
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