Memory Lane knew it had a great set in its latest auction: a 1932 U.S. Caramel complete set, all graded PSA 8. The only question was whether it would sell as a set or individually. The set was broken up, with Ruth, Gehrig and Hornsby leading the way.
Check out this compilation video of great sports moments and see how many you remember. The nearly 7 minutes of run time will go by very quickly!
A new documentary film on Babe Ruth and Johnny Sylvester – I’ll Knock a Homer For You: The Timeless Story of Johnny Sylvester and Babe Ruth – wins award at Garden State Film Festival in the director’s debut
Memory Lane’s Spring Fever Auction headlined by a 1932 U.S. Caramel set comprised of uniform PSA 8 graded cards. Other highlights include a Ruth-signed glove, unopened 1952 Topps Baseball pack and and ultra high-grade 1955 Topps set.
The Heritage Sports Collectible Auction is now underway, highlighted by some vintage classics, including more from the Black Swamp Find, along with early Dodgers jerseys and game-used equipment from Thurman Munson. Oh,and there is a fantastic Cincinnati Cabinet Photo Find.
The art of autograph forgery isn’t limited to simply placing a signatures on an item. As ‘Operation Bullpen’ author Kevin Nelson details, forgers were craftsman who did their homework to deceive collectors, playing on an appearance of vintage to sway buyers.
SCD columnist remembers Robert Creamer, the famed author who didn’t realize the value and importance of his own work. Read how a stop at a fundraiser led to a lasting relationship.
T206 Wagner, Ruth rookie, 1963 Koufax jersey and Old Mill Jackson among the featured attractions for Robert Edward Auctions in their annual spring sale that kicks off April 20 and ends May 18. The telephone book known as the sale’s catalog will be shipping soon.
Collect Auctions kicks off its next sale April 1 (ending April 11) With some familiar vintage cards: 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth No. 149 PSA 4, 1940 Play Ball Ted Williams SGC 88, 1948 Leaf Babe Ruth PSA 4 and 1950 Bowman Roy Campanella PSA 8.5.
Mile High kicked off 2013 with its Premium auction, with several high-end prewar sets offered, a rare Ruth/Capone signed ball and plenty of other notable highlights. Come along for the complete details.