Mickey Mantle cards from the 1950s and other high-grade vintage material climbed to new heights as Memory Lane closed out its latest catalog auction with more than $2.1 million in sales.
The Baseball Hall of Fame has yet to enshrine former infielder and manager Bill Dahlen; however, collectors still seek his cards. The following is a card history of “Bad Bill” and the scarcity of each.
Original photos from the Christy Walsh Family of Ruth, Gehrig, Young and others headline Memory Lane Winter Auction. Bidding starts Dec. 20 and runs through Jan. 10.
Some consignment announcements are boring. Not for Leland’s, who is looking to pay top dollar for items on its Boston area ‘”hit list.”
Weekend bidding got heated during SCP Auctions latest sale, totaling $2.9 million. The auction was led by items from the Helms/LA84 Collection and the second part of the Newport Sports Museum collection.
Baseball has a long history, and never will that be more apparent than in upcoming sales by Goldin Auctions and SCP Auctions when the companies offer items produced before World War and attached to a pair of big names.
Lelands has composed a “Million Dollar Hit List” for the National Convention. The target is for some super rare Cleveland Indians jerseys.
From a T206 Eddie Plank PSA 5 and T206 Cy Young (Cleveland, Portrait) PSA 8 leading the prewar cards, it’s a big deal to consider the postwar offerings might hold even greater appeal to bidders at Greg Bussineau.
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.
The countdown of most collectible major league pitchers continues with No. 4 through No. 1. The names are all recognizable, but the No. 1 choice might throw you for a loop, at first. Of course, baseball junkies will be on to the gig.