Mile High Card Co. ends 2014 with more than 500 premium quality lots, including rare pieces of memorabilia, the highest graded samples of select rookies and high-ranking sets from the PSA Set Registry.
Sports led the way in Philip Weiss’ recent sports comics and animation sale. A Lou Gehrig signed check topped $22,000 and a Ruth-sign card flew pat $14,000.
Nearly 3,400 lots are now open for bidding in one of the largest auctions in Heritage history. Bidding ends Nov. 6-8 and features game-used football jerseys from the John Kindler Collection, more from the Black Swamp Find and artifacts from the 1980 Miracle On Ice U.S. Hockey Team.
The bat that launched Derek Jeter’s only All-Star Game home run, a T206 Eddie Plank and a 1910 E98 Ty Cobb graded PSA 8 are among the headliners in Memory Lane’s current Own It Now Sale.
Bidding concludes Saturday, Aug. 23 for SCP Auctions’ latest sale, which includes a rare Lou Gehrig watch celebrating the 1928 Yankees, Johnny Manziel’s 2012 Texas A&M jersey and great pieces from the Helms Foundation and Newport Sports Museum.
While plenty of deals took place on the floor of The National, more impressive prices were realized in Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night Auction that topped $4.5 million.
PSA will once again reward those who sign up for PSA’s Collectors Club by giving away “cards that never were” – recreations of the 1934 Diamond Stars set this time featuring, Ruth, DiMaggio, Gehrig and Feller.
The National Convention is always full of superb memorabilia. And then some booths bring in special displays for the show that go above and beyond. Memory Lane will showcase a Babe Ruth display that allows fans to swing his bat and admire his rare cards and photos from his career.
Muhammad Ali gloves from Ali-Frazier I, Babe Ruth’s 7-2nd home run ball and a Lou Gehrig signed ticket from his famous “Luckiest Man” speech game among the top draws at the Heritage event that takes place during the National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland.
The 1934 Tour of Japan by MLB stars, including Ruth and Gehrig, is well known through books, photos and signed items. But what about the baseball cards commemorating the event? There are rare Ruth and Gehrig cards found in Japanese 1934 All American Tour sets; here’s a synopsis of the three known sets.