In an unfortunate occurrence around millions of dollars of memorabilia, someone has lifted a Mel Ott game-used bat off the show floor of the National Convention and now the word is out to collectors to help track it down.
On the eve of the opening of the National Convention in Baltimore, Memory Lane has announced they will have on display two iconic jerseys at their booth – Babe Ruth’s 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers coaching uniform and Lou Gehrig’s 1934 Tour of Japan example.
Onyx Authenticated offered a “golden ticket” promotion in its products earlier in the year and will now use the National Convention stage to award those products. Blowout Cards will host a giveaway of a Babe Ruth signed ball and much more.
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.