Among the highlights were a 2010 San Francisco Giants World Series ring selling for $42,480, Kobe Bryant’s Olympic sneakers autographed by all of his teammates selling for $38,561 and a one-of-a-kind Aston Martin Vanquish sports car produced for the 50th anniversary of the Basketball Hall of Fame and autographed by 50 NBA greats, which sold for a whopping $138,533.
The beauty of a Steiner Sports auction is that you can spend tens of thousands of dollars on premier items, like a Lou Gehrig single-signed ball if you have the means the desire. But you can also get some great signed pieces for under $100, too. There are thousands of possibilities available right now.
Memory Lane knew it had a great set in its latest auction: a 1932 U.S. Caramel complete set, all graded PSA 8. The only question was whether it would sell as a set or individually. The set was broken up, with Ruth, Gehrig and Hornsby leading the way.
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.
T206 Walter Johnson PSA 8, 1957 Topps Ted Williams PSA 9 among high-grade singles offered by Greg Bussineau. Plus a great set break of 1938’s Horrors of War.
ESPN’s Grantland takes a look at the baseball card hobby, specifically the most famous of the T206 Wagner cards, is a 15-minute video that features Keith Olbermann and PSA’s David Hall.
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 upcoming auction from Greg Bussineau will once again appeal to vintage card collectors with a Sporting Life Ty Cobb Cabinet, Dan Dee Mickey Mantle and the usual lineup of Ruth, Wagner and Mathewson also in the lineup.
Bidding for Collect Auction ends Thursday, Aug. 9. More than 900 lots are up for grabs, from a Babe Ruth 11-by-14 signed photo to a 1910 E103 Williams Caramel Honor Wagner card (PSA 2). Every sport and many non-sport items are featured.
The second auction held during the National Convention’s run brought a total of $1.7 million in roughly 60 lots, led by a Honus Wagner game-used bat that topped $250,000.