The 1911 T201 Mecca Double Folders set gives collectors extra tobacco-era style. Come along on this writer’s journey to complete a mid-grade set of these quirky cards that featured two players – if you dared to fold them over.
A T206 Eddie Plank graded PSA 5 sold for $107,110 to lead the auction, which featured a Roberto Clemente game bat, 1916 Sporting News complete set and a signed Babe Ruth ball that came with video footage of him signing the ball. All prices are now listed.
Greg Bussineau wrapped up 2012 with a $1.1 million sale that featured high prices for rare singles, complete sets and key cards needed for those PSA Set Registry sets.
The investment history of baseball cards is examined in this meaty article, involving vintage baseball card price guides, the stock market and the Vrechek Vintage Card Index. As you might guess, banking on 1950s Topps and tobacco cards has been a pretty good trend to follow.
SCD and the F+W Media family is helping you shop this holiday season by offering the 12 Days of Savings, in which a new deal is offered every day from Dec. 1-12. What can YOU save on today?
There aren’t many cards that get the hobby jumping from its seat these days, but Huggins and Scott is offering something the hobby hasn’t seen – a T206 Ed Walsh card that features Old Mill advertising on the back in BLUE. This is just one of the great vintage cards and other memorabilia in the auction that closes Dec. 13.
It’s like those commercials when the customer at the grocery store is the 1 Millionth Customer. Well, PSA just hit 20 million certified submissions, and the lucky collector who submitted that piece was awarded with a Bryce Harper autographed ball.
Cyber Monday means big savings, and that includes the SCD bookstore. From now through Tuesday, Nov. 27, save up to 60% off a wide selection of products, from books on baseball cards to antiques.
No surprise that Harper, Trout and Darvish make Topps Rookie All-Star team. Look for the familiar trophy on their cards and many others heading into the 2013 collecting season.
Collect Auctions’ latest sale, which ends Thursday, Nov. 29, is filled with signatures from nearly every Hall of Famer through 1974. On top of that, the auction features numerous unopened material, led by a 1972 Topps Baseball Series 5/6 wax box.