Love of the Game Auctions’ latest sale is now live, with rare lots from Lou Criger’s family, fabulous game-used bats, including Gehrig, and rare cards.
The Lou Gehrig game-used bat got plenty of attention of late for its story as being used for protection near the front door of a residence. Now a photo-match has been found for the bat, raising its provenance, profile and value.
“This is a truly unique auction,” said Auction Director Al Crisafulli. “It’s filled with rare and valuable material, whether it be tough 19th century cards and memorabilia, high-end football cards or hard-to-find Negro Leagues items, we think the auction will be interesting to collectors because it’s got a lot of things they may never have seen before.” Bidding ends Mar. 28.
LOTG Auctions rolls out an impressive lineup headlined by Lajoie, E93s, Red Hearts, T206s, some guy named Ruth and if you register today, you’ll receive the company’s first catalog.
The 1888 Scrapps Tobacco were known to have originated somewhere differently than their fictional name, but the answer wasn’t clear until LOTG’s Al Crisafulli put on his Sherlock Holmes hat.
Al Crisafulli has a new lineup of goodies on sales, and collectors of high-grade vintage cards, baseball memorabilia, card sets and signed items will have the pick of the litter in the auction that ends May 31.
The sale features sports cards and memorabilia from the late 19th Century to the present, highlighted by a rare and valuable T206 Sherry “Magie” error card; a beautiful 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle card; a complete, autographed 1955 Bowman Football set, and the hobby’s highest-grade 1929 Kashin Publications complete set.
Love of the Game Auctions’ latest sale ends Saturday, and leading the pack currently is a near set of 1914 Cracker Jacks that are rated No. 4 on the PSA Set Registry. Not far behind is a T206 Eddie Plank and a great high-grade set of 1964 Topps Baseball.
Two beautiful Topps sets will help usher in the next Love of the Game Auctions sale. The company will offer the No. 1 set on the PSA Set Registry for the 1964 Topps Football set and the No. 14-rated set for 1967 Topps Baseball.
‘Full Count Find’ includes an important group of 1915 Cracker Jack cards, early 20th century caramel cards, T206 examples and 1950s Topps cards. The find will be part of Love of the Game’s next auction to be held in August.