In a regular column in SCD, T.J. Schwartz talks about events in the hobby, eBay trials and tribulations and things that happen Behind the Counter. In this edition, T.J. talks the National Convention, reveals an eBay horror story and shares some vacation tidbits.
From Baltimore to Long Beach, Calif. – those ‘Black Swap Find’ cards are getting around. The Long Beach Expo, to be held Sept. 6-8 will feature select cards from the find, as sports collectibles continue to gain more presence at the show.
You already know the results of the initial offering of the “Black Swamp Find” of E98 cards, bit those were just the tip of the iceberg in Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night auction held during the National Convention. In all, the auction totaled $4.5 million, with many top-of-the-line items.
The world got their first chance at bidding on the Black Swamp Find of E98 baseball cards in Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night auction during the National Convention. The three lots total tallied $566,132.
The “Black Swamp Find” of 1910 E98 baseball cards is major news, and the cards will be on display at the upcoming National Convention. In addition, Heritage Auction will be giving away reprinted cards based on the set during the show’s four-day run.
Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night auction to take place on Aug. 2 during the National Convention is already making headlines nationwide for the “Black Swamp Find.” However, the auction has more to offer, including the finest Babe Ruth single-signed ball and Arnold Palmer’s green jacket.
By now you have heard about the amazing E98 set that was found untouched in Ohio. Here is some further details from PSA about the find and how Heritage is poised to set records in its National Convention auction.