From the opening bell, the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card graded PSA 6.5 but possessing the sharpness and centering of a NM/MT card was on its way to record territory, crossing the $100,000 threshold within hours of bidding. When all was said and done, the card changed hands to the tune of $188,207.
SCP Auctions knew it had historical documents in the ‘Laws of Base Ball’, spreading the word far and wide. The $3.2 million sale price set a record among baseball documents and placed them in hallowed ground in history.
It’s no surprise the leading items in SCP Auctions’ latest sale are the 1956 Sandy Koufax Dodgers jersey and 1857 ‘Laws of Base Ball’ documents. Bidding wraps up April 23.
One of two 1888 Allen & Ginter cards of Buck Ewing graded PSA 9 joins The Babe, Ty, Honus, Ted, Jackie, Willie, Mickey and more in Memory Lane’s upcoming I Own It Now catalog that opens Friday, Mar. 4. Buy or make an offer.
Slurpees are on the cusp of a milestone anniversary, and the cups that housed the slushy drink hosted more than baseball stars.
Included among the key rookies in Mile High’s Extra Innings auction are 1955 Topps #164 Roberto Clemente PSA 8 NM/MT (OC), 1955 Topps #123 Sandy Koufax PSA 8 NM/MT (OC), 1967 Topps #581 Tom Seaver PSA 6 EX-MT, and 1968 Topps #177 Nolan Ryan PSA 9 MINT (OC).
A 1968 Topps 3-D test issue Roberto Clemente graded PSA 10 sold within minutes of the Memory Lane’s I Own It Now sale opening. Hundreds of other rare and high-grade collectibles are still up for grabs.
Heritage Auctions held its Platinum Night Auction during The National, a $6.1 million sale led by Mantle, Roberto Clemente, William Perry and one of the earliest team baseball cards to surface in the public market.
Collect Auctions expands upon its niche in unopened product, adds complete and signed sets to loaded lineup for Aug. 6 sale. Unopened 1986-87 Fleer Basketball wax box, Stan Musial game-used bat lead bidding.
A collection of rare personal memorabilia from Pittsburgh Pirates hurler Harvey Haddix, including items from his 12-inning near-perfect game and 1960 World Series title are up for bids in the 2015 Goldin Auctions Summer Auction.