Today’s baseball stars have a variety of different photos used for their trading cards. That wasn’t the case for Sheldon Jones in the 1940s and 1950s.
A 1952 Topps set, #10 on PSA Set Registry, breaks $382,000 in Mile High Card Co.’s August 2016 Auction that also saw impressive prices for items related to Larry Bird and Joe Montana.
VintageBreaks.com will host a massive vintage memorabilia break valued at more than $140K worth of material and a 1952 Topps set break during the National Convention. Spots are still available on a first come, first serve basis.
It’s no surprise the leading items in SCP Auctions’ latest sale are the 1956 Sandy Koufax Dodgers jersey and 1857 ‘Laws of Base Ball’ documents. Bidding wraps up April 23.
SCP Auctions is in the history books with a record-selling price for a George Mikan rookie card. The 1948 Bowman, graded PSA 10, sold for $403,664, putting the card among the highest-selling of all-time.
Heritage Auctions is offering the No. 5-rated Master Set of the coveted 1952 Topps Baseball issue, broken down with some amazing high-graded examples of the most popular postwar cards, including Mantle, Mays and Pafko.
A 1942 Joe DiMaggio jersey brought $169,400; a 1920 autographed Chicago White Sox baseball featuring six players banned in the Black Sox scandal, including Joe Jackson, sold for $81,070; and a 1952 Topps Baseball graded near set rang up at $72,600 in Goldin Auctions’ recent sale.
Weekend bidding got heated during SCP Auctions latest sale, totaling $2.9 million. The auction was led by items from the Helms/LA84 Collection and the second part of the Newport Sports Museum collection.
A 1952 Topps baseball master set that ranks No. 3 on the PSA Set Registry and a 1965 Topps football set that is the Set Registry’s No. 1 all-time finest are bringing big bids. Where will bidding end on Thursday, April 10?
Collectors might know Andy Pafko only for his No. 1 seeding in the 1952 Topps set, but his career was sprinkled with memorable moments.