Love of the Game Auctions’ latest sale ends Saturday, and leading the pack currently is a near set of 1914 Cracker Jacks that are rated No. 4 on the PSA Set Registry. Not far behind is a T206 Eddie Plank and a great high-grade set of 1964 Topps Baseball.
Love of the Game Auctions has plenty of head-turning lots, none of which is more exciting than the 1914 Cracker Jack near set that ranks fourth on the PSA Set Registry. Bidding is already past $10,000.
In a sale that ends Aug. 8, Collect Auctions is offering rare crew-signed NASA photos, Musial game-used lumber and complete baseball sets from 1952-present.
Memory Lane will offer an amazing array of rookie cards from the Graham Collection in its next sale, including a PSA 9 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle, a 1916 M101-5 Babe Ruth and high-grade rookie cards of more than two dozen Hall of Famers.
The SCP Auctions sale is just two days into bidding, yet there are some impressive bids for a 1934 Goudey Lou Gehrig Gem Mint 10 (the only example on the market) and a 1996 Green Bay Packers championship ring.
Bill Veeck was the showman of baseball owners. In 1951, he brought in 3’7″ Eddie Gaedel to bat for the St. Louis Browns at a stunt to get publicity. It worked, as with one at-bat, he’s still a name baseball fans remember. the bat Gaedel used in that game will be auction by Heritage in the company’s Platinum Night event on Aug. 1.
The National Convention is always full of treasures. This year, many auction houses are bringing in great memorabilia to display, including SCP Auctions’ announcement of The Abrams Family Collection of Jackie Robinson memorabilia.
The number of record and top-selling items in Goldin Auctions’ $2.4 million sale are numerous. Kobe Bryant’s memorabilia brought $433, 531, while Jackie Robinson’s bat reached $159,867 and a T206 Ty Cobb with a Ty Cobb back (PSA 1) brought $120,109.
Today’s golf man’s might be enamored by Tiger Woods, but before him one of the greatest was Sam Snead. The Sam Snead Collection of championship trophies, clubs and more will be the centerpiece items in Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night auction to be conducted during the National Convention.
The only known ring from the 1919 Black Sox World Series scandal, a bat used by Yankees legend Lou Gehrig, boxing great Floyd Patterson’s personal collection, including his coveted Ring Magazine Championship Belt and a fight-worn robe, and hockey great Guy Lafleur’s 1976-77 Hart Memorial Trophy are among the one-of-a-kind sports memorabilia being offered as part of the Lelands.com Spring 2013 Catalog Auction.