A young African-American boy’s trip to the east coast led him to the locker room of the legendary Brooklyn Dodgers where he was given something he cherished for decades. Now, that well preserved piece of baseball history is about to be sold by Memory Lane.
Don’t want to go through the auction process and wait to get your item? Memory Lane’s latest Own It Now sale opens Nov. 7 with a wonderful lineup of autographs, checks, rare cards and more.
Memory Lane offered an amazing assortment of rookie cards in its latest sale, including a 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle that brought $220,150 and an eye-popping $11,718 price for a 1976 Topps Dennis Eckersley.
The Graham Collection of high-grade rookies, including a 1951 Bowman Mantle PSA 9 and 1939 Play Ball Ted Williams PSA 9, and Dr. William McAvoy’s oddball sets raise the bar in Memory Lane’s latest sale that ends Thursday.
Memory Lane will offer an amazing array of rookie cards from the Graham Collection in its next sale, including a PSA 9 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle, a 1916 M101-5 Babe Ruth and high-grade rookie cards of more than two dozen Hall of Famers.
The name of Arizona Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick is well known in hobby circles, as he owns some of the most pristine examples of the most valuable cards in the hobby. Thirty cards from his collection will be on display at the National Convention, courtesy of Memory Lane.
Memory Lane’s I Own It Now Sale has already seen some amazing prices (see the Rod Carew rookie for $59,800), but now it’s time for collectors to make an offer on the remaining items, which include several high-grade singles and much more.
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.
As the Long Beach Expo approaches, more details on the event are being announced. The latest news is that Dennis Rodman will be appearing on the Saturday of the show’s run.
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.