The T207 set might lack imagination in all phases of card0-making and color, but here are 10 worthwhile cards to seek out from the tobacco set.
An early Mantle Bat ($242,209) and 1952 jersey ($227,856) worn by The Mick paced bidding in SCP Auctions Spring Premier. In all, the 1,300 lots totaled $4.1 million for the company.
Burton History Trees capture the story of a sports franchise, rooted by the societal and political atmosphere of the times. MLB, NHL and college teams coming soon.
Muhammad Ali, game-used bat, and unprecedented sports card offerings anchor largest Heritage Sports auction in history. Highlights include a Cassius Clay robe, more than 30 Sets on the PSA Set Registry, the No. 3-ranked 1914 Cracker Jack set and “Pistol Pete” Maravich game-worn New Orleans Jazz jersey.
Embedded holograms are now being used on PSA holders for cards, packs and tickets to enhance security for collectors.
Helmet happiness at Savers – full-size and mini helmets can be found for a fraction of their retail price in the usual hobby outlets. Plus, check out those books – and other out-of-the-box aisles – for signed pieces.
A quick fill-up of information about the somewhat obscure 1969 Citgo baseball coins – watch that nose! Check out values, condition issues and a checklist of this nearly 50-year-old issue.
Goldin Auctions has never wanted to be pigeon-holed as a sports auction-only business. Their latest sale, which opens today, proves that with an impressive mix of sports, historic items and entertainment artifacts that range from John D. Rockefeller to the Beatles to Mickey Mantle.
The highlights of SCP Auctions’ Spring Premier are many and deep, with many lots expected to bring six figures, including Mickey Mantle’s 1952 Yankees jersey, John Wooden’s sweater and Jimmie Foxx’s Tour of Japan uniform.
With the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field in the rearview mirror, here are some collectibles to keep an eye on, with more coming in 2015. There’s more to look forward to than new bleachers and more bathrooms this season.