From the opening bell, the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card graded PSA 6.5 but possessing the sharpness and centering of a NM/MT card was on its way to record territory, crossing the $100,000 threshold within hours of bidding. When all was said and done, the card changed hands to the tune of $188,207.
Goldin Auctions latest live event in New York City broke several records for the $2.9 million sale. The 73 lots sold included record prices for a Babe Ruth contract, Ted Williams jersey and much more.
Muhammad Ali’s “The Rumble In The Jungle” trunks, Michael Jordan’s 1992 Men’s Olympic Basketball “Dream Team” jersey, Willie Mays N.Y. Giants flannel and the ultimate Kobe Bryant game-used collection all appearing at Grey Flannel’s Summer Games auction.
40 years of serving the hobby: Hall’s Nostalgia has ridden the Hobby’s roller coaster, becoming a fixture on the East Coast. From storefronts to eBay, the company has gone through many transitions.
The 37th National Sports Collectors Convention will be without founder Mike Berkus, but the show must – and will – go on. John Broggi opens up about Berkus, The National and 2016’s show in Atlantic City.
Mike Piazza’s Orientation Visit to the Baseball Hall of Fame brings the significance of his election to the forefront. In an exclusive interview, Piazza opens up about his career and his place among baseball immortals.
Dr. David A. Fischer, the physician for the gold medal-winning 1992 U.S. Olympic Basketball “Dream Team,” is sell his memorabilia from the fabled team, including his Olympic ring, team-signed basketballs and more.
Steiner Sports has signed an exclusive licensing rights deal with the Yogi Berra Family and the right to market the remaining pieces of the Yogi Berra memorabilia collection.
SCP Auctions knew it had historical documents in the ‘Laws of Base Ball’, spreading the word far and wide. The $3.2 million sale price set a record among baseball documents and placed them in hallowed ground in history.
Memory Lane is serving up some of the best Mantle, Mays and Aaron cards in the market, along with a Gem Mint 1986 Fleer hoops set in their Spring Classics Rarities Auction that kicks off April 23.