Goldin Auctions latest sale ended Nov. 1 with nearly $3 million in total sales, led by Babe Ruth’s final contract with the N.Y. Yankees and a game-used bat, along with personal awards won by Schmidt, such as his 1984 Gold Glove Award.
Sports led the way in Philip Weiss’ recent sports comics and animation sale. A Lou Gehrig signed check topped $22,000 and a Ruth-sign card flew pat $14,000.
Nearly 3,400 lots are now open for bidding in one of the largest auctions in Heritage history. Bidding ends Nov. 6-8 and features game-used football jerseys from the John Kindler Collection, more from the Black Swamp Find and artifacts from the 1980 Miracle On Ice U.S. Hockey Team.
The bat that launched Derek Jeter’s only All-Star Game home run, a T206 Eddie Plank and a 1910 E98 Ty Cobb graded PSA 8 are among the headliners in Memory Lane’s current Own It Now Sale.
Mike Schmidt Collection, M101-4 Sporting News complete set and Babe Ruth contracts turn heads for Goldin Auctions; live now, closes Nov. 1.
For just the second time on record, a fully PSA-graded set of 1916 Sporting News M101-4 cards will hit the market, this time from Goldin Auctions. The cards come from a family that has housed the cards for nearly 100 years in the Midwest.
It’s no wonder after Goldin Auctions sold Babe Ruth’s 1918 Boston Red Sox player’s contact for more than $1 million that more Ruth contracts would surface. Goldin Auctions is now offering The Babe’s first and last contract with the Yankees.
Some consignment announcements are boring. Not for Leland’s, who is looking to pay top dollar for items on its Boston area ‘”hit list.”
The Long Beach Expo will be held Sept. 4-6, complete with great sports displays and the chance to hold a bat of the great Bambino.
Vintage cards, especially those in high grades, continue to set new standards in the industry. Memory Lane’s latest auction saw records fall for a Paul Hornung rookie card and a 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth card among an impressive list of prices realized.