A pair of 1916 Babe Ruth rookie cards, a 1933 Yankees team-signed bat and hundreds of high-grade, vintage sports cards will be among more than 1,300 items in Memory Lane Inc’s. next catalog auction, opened in time for showcasing at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention in Baltimore.
The National Convention will serve as the backdrop for Legendary Auctions’ Live Event, which will feature the Kent Feddeman Collection of early Washington Senators/National memorabilia, including personal items own by Walter Johnson.
We’ve all heard about the Babe Ruth jersey that sold for $4.4 million recently. Now see the jersey in person at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Baltimore courtesy of Lelands – the auction company that bought the jersey for a private collector.
For those busting a lot of Panini product at the National Convention, $6,500 worth, the Texas company is offering a VIP experience filled with Hall of Fame athlete appearances, exclusive product and much more.
Upper Deck and Panini will be trying to make ammends with redemptions found in earlier products at the National Convention by offering special programs to get those redemptions filled at the National and offering chances to swap those redemptions for equal-value cards.
In Baltimore at the National Convention, the greatest Babe Ruth baseball card collection in existence will be on display at the Memory Lane booth, courtesy of Don Spence.
The National Sports Collectors Convention is about six weeks away, but news is starting to trickle out on special promotions taking place. Topps has revealed it will produce two sets that will be exclusive to National attendees.