Memory Lane’s Own It Now sale offered another round of impressive prices, starting with $97,000 for a Babe Ruth signed ball and $25,000 for a Walter Payton rookie card.
In a bit of hype that is not exaggerated, Clean Sweep Auctions is currently showcasing its best auction ever with T3, T206, 1934 Goudey complete sets that join other high-end memorabilia in a sale that ends Oct. 3.
Memory Lane’s I Own It Now sales give collectors the chance to own high-end items outright and not have to fight others for the chance. The latest sale offers three high-end Babe Ruth signed balls and other high-grade cards.
Hockey fans take note: The latest superstar athlete to put their personal collection up for auction is Phil Esposito. The sale, to be conducted ion November, will include Esposito’s awards, rings, artworks and game-used items.
Memory Lane had five days to impress National Convention attendees with its latest Historic Rarities auction, and then came through. Bidders ponied up $1.88 million in Memory Lane’s latest sale, which included a Ruth rookie ($59,999) and Topps cello box ($44,948).
Legendary Auctions has revealed a private sale by the company of Mickey Mantle’s 1964 World Series jersey – in which he hit his 18th career World Series home run – for $675,000. This is the highest price paid for a game-worn Mantle jersey.
The annual Basketball Hall of Fame auction conducted by Grey Flannel Auctions is now taking place, culminating in the Sept. 7 live portion of the event taking place in Springfield, Mass. Leading the pace thus far are the 1991 All-Star Game jerseys of Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson.
You already know the results of the initial offering of the “Black Swamp Find” of E98 cards, bit those were just the tip of the iceberg in Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night auction held during the National Convention. In all, the auction totaled $4.5 million, with many top-of-the-line items.
Bidding for Collect Auction ends Thursday, Aug. 9. More than 900 lots are up for grabs, from a Babe Ruth 11-by-14 signed photo to a 1910 E103 Williams Caramel Honor Wagner card (PSA 2). Every sport and many non-sport items are featured.
The second auction held during the National Convention’s run brought a total of $1.7 million in roughly 60 lots, led by a Honus Wagner game-used bat that topped $250,000.