Longtime hobby participant and head of Robert Edward Auctions, Rob Lifson has stated he plans to retire in 2016.
Information is hard to come by on some prewar card issues, especially when it comes to postcards. Featured here is exhaustive and informative information on the rare 1908-09 Rose Company Postcards, complete with recent sales.
In one of the annual sales of note in the hobby, REA’s spring auction totals more than $8 million, led by record prices for advertising posters, cards and Mickey Mantle jerseys.
The final tally is in for the spring Robert Edward Auction event. The rookie card of Babe Ruth and the famous T206 Wagner led the way, but other results – like a Ruth/Gehrig ball for $343,650 – were equally impressive. Let’s go through some of the highlights.
T206 Wagner, Ruth rookie, 1963 Koufax jersey and Old Mill Jackson among the featured attractions for Robert Edward Auctions in their annual spring sale that kicks off April 20 and ends May 18. The telephone book known as the sale’s catalog will be shipping soon.
Finding one T206 Honus Wagner is exciting. But in the next six weeks, three different examples will cross the auction block in a trio of high-end auctions. Now’s your chance to own one.
The catalog drops April 16, the same day Robert Edward Auctions will open its latest treasure trove of sports memorabilia. among the jaw-dropping items will be a T206 Wagner (PSA 2), a Bab Ruth bat from 1923, Muhammad Ali’s ‘Thrilla in Manilla’ shorts and hundreds of card rarities among the more than 1,500 lots.