A dealer is sought out by collector to buy items all of the time. However, few collectors accurately know what similar items are selling for. A little education and research go a long way.
Collect Auctions’ latest sale, which ends Thursday, Nov. 29, is filled with signatures from nearly every Hall of Famer through 1974. On top of that, the auction features numerous unopened material, led by a 1972 Topps Baseball Series 5/6 wax box.
The ending is the same, but ‘Casey at the Bat’ remains a thrill of a read 125 years later. You might also be surprised at the related collectibles to the poem, who might have inspired the character of Casey and where you’ll see his likeness in museums and ballparks.
The Easton Press decided to take SCD’s book Mickey Mantle: Memories and Memorabilia and turn it into a limited-edition, high-end hardcover book with a leather cover and fancy pages. We received a copy, and now we’re giving it away to one lucky reader.
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.
A high-grade 1952 Topps Baseball set is going to go for big bucks, but the latest Mile High Card Co. auction has much more to offer, including a 1948 Leaf boxing set, 1916 The Globe Stores Babe Ruth and many other rarities.
Heritage Auctions is used to big sports memorabilia sales. The October auction is one of the companies largest in size, and highlights include a Mickey Mantle game-used All-Star bat, a ticket to Fenway’s grand opening and A 1973 Tom Seaver game-used jersey.
F+W Media is donating 30% of all proceeds in its company-wide stores to the National Brest Cancer Foundation from Oct. 1-5, including the SCD store. Buy something great to read and help a great cause at the same time.
Legendary Auctions has revealed a private sale by the company of Mickey Mantle’s 1964 World Series jersey – in which he hit his 18th career World Series home run – for $675,000. This is the highest price paid for a game-worn Mantle jersey.
An original photo that was used as the basis of creation for the famous 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card has sold for $59,750 in a Legendary Auctions sale.