More than 150 tobacco cards, many of which graded Near Mint or higher with Hall of Famers and two of the three PSA 7 T206s on record with Uzit backs, were available for bidding in what proved to be one of the strongest early 20th Century offerings on record. E93s, rookie cards also shine.
SCP Auctions will showcase items for its august auction during the National Sports Collectors Convention, including jerseys from Ted Williams and Ernie Banks and Olympic and championship relics.
Absentee bidding for Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night event at the National Sports Collectors Convention is underway, with heavy bidding already taking place for a PSA 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, Clemente rookie card, DiMaggio jersey and much more.
The 1948 Swell Sports Thrills baseball set had it all, covering the stars and big moments from the 1930s through 1947. Hard to find in top condition, even mid-range cards are becoming rather valuable.
‘Never Fear: The Life & Times of Forest K. Ferguson Jr.’ covers the man’s life from college, through war and until his death in 1954. The promising NFL career never materialized.
Family-consigned archive documenting life and career of baseball legend Martin Dihigo (1906-1971) featured in Hake’s July 14-16 auction. Cuban superstar is the only player ever to be inducted into the Baseball Halls of Fame in the USA, Cuba, Mexico, Dominican Republic and Venezuela.
Taking a whirlwind around the hobby, exploring Sy Berger, Marshall Merrell mysteries, oldest players, ‘footy’ cards and some questions regarding eBay. Hop aboard the Hobby Train.
Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota went one-two in the NFL Draft; collectors aren’t waiting to see success on the field before buying. Winston is leading out of the gate, with his card values rising.
Despite flooding in Texas, Rockets and Astros stars draw fans to the autograph area, while collectors seek out Koufax, T205s
Roosevelt Stadium might ring a bell with Brooklyn Dodger fans as part of a stadium dispute, but relics rarely surface from the edifice. A couple of stadium seats surfaced, sending the author down memory lane.