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.
Doc Jacobs, an Iraq War veteran hoping to raise awareness for fellow veterans, has received his own baseball card from Upper Deck, with signed copies available in the July release of Goodwin Champions.
Attention to detail, three major stars and “chase” cards proved to be a winning formula for Topps in its battle with Bowman in 1953. The portrait artwork is another high selling point for this set.
The Mickey Vernon Museum needed a new home, and organizers have found one at the Granite Run Mall in Media, Pa. Admission is free, with the museum open Tuesday through Saturday.
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.
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.
In a great marketing and community relations move, Dean’s Cards has supplied cards for display and purchase at the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame, including a Joe Morgan exhibit, that will go a long way toward sales and baseball card awareness.
Upper Deck has a deal in place with the MLBPA, resulting in two new baseball products in 2013, starting with Fleer Retro Baseball debuting this summer.
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.
From the Industry Summit in Las Vegas, Panini America announced it has reached an exclusive multi-year autograph agreement with Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg. First product to feature Strasburg will be 2012 Prizm Baseball ion April.