Memory Lane’s I Own It Now Sale has already seen some amazing prices (see the Rod Carew rookie for $59,800), but now it’s time for collectors to make an offer on the remaining items, which include several high-grade singles and much more.
The final tally is in for the spring Robert Edward Auction event. The rookie card of Babe Ruth and the famous T206 Wagner led the way, but other results – like a Ruth/Gehrig ball for $343,650 – were equally impressive. Let’s go through some of the highlights.
In an event that happened earlier this spring, the Hobby visited the Smithsonian with a presentation on tobacco cards, wire photos and memorabilia. A great night of stories, facts and fun.
Goldin Auctions got press with Kobe Bryant memorabilia, but the auction is filled with cards, game-used beauties and tough signatures. A T206 Ty Cobb with Cobb back, Jackie Robinson bat from 1949 and a Yogi Berra mitt are just some of the treasures to be found.
The 1957 Topps Baseball set that brought the standard size to baseball cards fulfilled collectors with HOFers and provided plenty of quirks throughout. This lengthy article covers the set from every angle, thanks to plenty of dealer input. Which card is your favorite of the bunch?
The complete sets stole the show at the recent Mile High Card Co. auction. A 1966 Topps set totaled nearly $130,000, with impressive prices reached for football and hockey sets as well.
Collectors checking out Collectible Classics’ CCA33 auction, which closes June 27, will find 426 sports and non-sport lots, including a collection of rare Pittsburgh Pirates memorabilia, the first installment of the Bert Randolph Sugar collection, 19th century items and Yankees and Reds collectibles.
The Mickey Vernon Museum will host an appraisal event July 13, with the help of Ron Oser of Legendary Auctions, inviting guests to bring in their sports memorabilia for a free appraisal event at the museum’s new location in the Granite Run Mall in Media, Pa.
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.
The Blue Wave Wrapper Redemption Program and those sleek Bowman Black autograph cards will be just part of the fun of the Bowman Baseball Release on May 8.