Carl Shy’s 1936 U.S. Olympic Basketball Gold Medal from Berlin featured in SCP Auctions’ 2015 Fall Premier sale. the medal represents basketball’s first year in the Olympics.
Topps World Series cards from the 1970s added sharper images, but celebrating baseball’s championship soon fell by the wayside. Here’s a look at the Fall Classic through cardboard in the 1970s.
Julien’s offering N.Y. Yankees game-used jerseys in Sports Legends sale, including a 1971 Thurman Munson home flannel. A Michael Jordan uniform, items items by Babe Ruth and rare medals are also a part of the sale.
Mile High Card Co. continued to set records in 2015 with big prices paid for 1952 Topps, 1953 Topps, Hall of Famer rookie cards and more. A 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle topped $100,000 for the first time.
Most 1963 Pepsi-Cola Colt .45s baseball cards never reached their intended destination, resulting in a truly rare John Bateman card. Learn here where they were distributed and why they are so hard to find.
Goldin Auctions October Legends & Americana Auction is offering nearly 1,000 lots of historic baseball memorabilia for sale from Oct. 19-Nov. 14, including the only known game-used ball from the 1918 World Series, a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle Rookie Card (PSA 6), a one-of-a-kind 1952 Topps high number 25-card uncut sheet and items from the estate of Hall of Famer Al Simmons.
A 1968 Topps 3-D test issue Roberto Clemente graded PSA 10 sold within minutes of the Memory Lane’s I Own It Now sale opening. Hundreds of other rare and high-grade collectibles are still up for grabs.
Phil Sklar and Brad Novak hope to take a simple giveaway – the bobblehead – and turn them into a destination point in Milwaukee with the Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.
Rick Romito celebrates 25 years in the figurines business, a family affair that has resulted in a lifetime of happiness. Here’s to another 25 years of making memories.
In the highly competitive sports memorabilia auction industry, Heritage Auctions and SCP Auctions have risen toward the top. Chris Ivy at Heritage and David Kohler at SCP Auctions share their secrets to success and some of the biggest items they have handled.