The market for high-grade, vintage singles continues to amaze, with records being set with seemingly each offering. Memory Lane rewrote the record books for two dozen items in its latest sale, led by Hank Aaron.
Memory Lane is serving up some of the best Mantle, Mays and Aaron cards in the market, along with a Gem Mint 1986 Fleer hoops set in their Spring Classics Rarities Auction that kicks off April 23.
A six-figure sale of a 1916 Babe Ruth card highlighted the I Own It Now catalog, which also saw the sale of a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, two Goudey Babe Ruth cards and some high-grade modern era icons.
One of two 1888 Allen & Ginter cards of Buck Ewing graded PSA 9 joins The Babe, Ty, Honus, Ted, Jackie, Willie, Mickey and more in Memory Lane’s upcoming I Own It Now catalog that opens Friday, Mar. 4. Buy or make an offer.
Fourteen of the 21 cards in the Mickey Mantle Empire State Collection sold for the highest price ever recorded for their grades. That basic set helped vault Memory Lane past $2 million in its Winter Classic sale.
The No. 1-rated basic collection of Mickey Mantle cards joins hundreds of other vintage cards, early World Series programs and a collection of vintage packs in the current Memory Lane Winter Extravaganza.
A collection of high-grade baseball cards that chronicles Mickey Mantle’s entire career will come to auction later this month courtesy of Memory Lane, including a PSA 7.5 1952 Topps Mantle pasteboard.
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 market for high-grade rookie cards continues to rise. the latest example was Memory Lane’s Spring Break Auction, where records were blown out of the water for Mays, Mantle Bowman rookie, along with many other vintage cards.
High-grade cards, vintage sets and sought-after tickets ruled the bidding during Memory Lane’s winter auction, which totaled $1.5 million. A 1933 DeLong Gum Lou Gehrig, graded PSA 8, sold for a record-setting $45,410.