A George Mikan rookie card graded PSA 10 is expected to sell well into the six figures, but that’s not the only big-ticket item in SCP auctions’ Fall Premier. Look for Joe DiMaggio’s 1951 Yankees uniform and a 1923-25 Lou Gehrig sidewritten bat, among other gems.
A Dream Team signed basketball from the Chuck Daly Estate topped $230,000 and a 1968 Ernie Banks Cubs jersey totaled #137,865 to lead SCP Auctions’ latest sale that topped $2.5 million.
The high-profile auctions just keep coming. SCP Auctions is offering a 1968 Ernie Banks game-used jersey. 1936 Olympic gold medal, the Johnny Murphy Collection and one of the best 1912 T202 Hassan Triple Folder sets in existence. Bidding ends Aug. 22.
Artist Daniel Duffy has created a masterpiece showcasing the history of the Cubs in the essence of Wrigley Field. The painting, offered in Goldin Auctions live event July 31, will be completed during the National Convention.
SCP Auctions will showcase items for its august auction during the National Sports Collectors Convention, including jerseys from Ted Williams and Ernie Banks and Olympic and championship relics.
SCP Auctions will offer a 1968 Ernie Banks Cubs jersey in its August Mid-Summer Classic. Completely unknown to the collecting community, it has rested quietly for more than 40 years in the possession of a Cubs-loving family by the name of the Bermans.
Dozens of game-used bats from baseball immortals up for auction during Goldin Auctions’ Premium Live Auction at the National Sports Collector’s Convention on July 31 and online through Aug. 8.
PSA will be giving away items related to Chicago’s sports immortals, and a new “vintage break” will offer high-end items, for a high-end entry fee.
The 1955 Topps Double Header set produced a fun twist for its time, complete with stars, “twin” Bills and hidden imagery. Here is an overview of the set, including who grades what from this set, values and other quirks.
Baseball fans, collectors and everyone else who met Ernie Banks were left smiling and laughing, just the way he intended. Here are some memories from those around the hobby.