The No. 5-rated 1933 Goudey set on the PSA Set Registry is being sold card-by-card in a Heritage Auctions’ sale April 14. Includes all four Ruth cards and Lajoie.
While usually packed with items targeting the more modest collector, there’s nothing modest about Mile High’s Extra Innings’ opener; a 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle PSA 6. Bidding is just under $68,000.
The number of graded 1935 National Chicle Bronko Nagurski cards is about to increase nearly 10 percent. In one auction, to be held Wednesday, Oct. 16, there will be 10 Nagurski cards offered, ranging in grades from PSA 5 to PSA 1(mk). Never before have so many entered the market at one time.
With fewer cards and a noticeably missing Babe Ruth, the 1934 Goudey set will never be as popular as its 1933 sibling, but there are still plenty of reasons to give it a look.
When the dust settled, Goldin Auctions’ second sale had a total of $3.2 million in bids, led by a T206 Honus Wagner for $2.1 million. Other famous cards also did well, as did an iconic Knicks jersey.
Memory Lane’s latest I Own It Now Sale tallied more than $620,000 in sales involving 350 lots. Twenty lots brought more than $5,000 each.