The big auction didn’t disappoint, as the 1918 contract of Babe Ruth sold for more than $1 million as part of a 125-lot auction that topped $3.6 million altogether.
Honus Wagner, Pittsburgh Pirates, N.Y. Yankees among important categories in Collectible Classics’ latest sale, ending June 26. Bidding is already underway.
Rare Christy Mathewson sterling silver set presented to the star pitcher in 1917 at auction, along with a ceremonial sword presented to former University of Texas football coach Darrell K. Royal.
A 1952 Topps baseball master set that ranks No. 3 on the PSA Set Registry and a 1965 Topps football set that is the Set Registry’s No. 1 all-time finest are bringing big bids. Where will bidding end on Thursday, April 10?
The Harlan Werner Muhammad Ali Collection, along with the official Baltimore Orioles lineup card from Game No. 1 of Cal Ripken Jr’s historic 2,632 consecutive playing streak are amongst selections being offered in Julien’s Auctions one-day sale to be held Dec. 6 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Additional highlights for the sports fan include Don Newcombe’s game-worn 1957 Brooklyn Dodgers home flannel jersey and game-worn and personally owned memorabilia from Michael Jordan, Babe Ruth, Jerry Rice, Wayne Gretzky, Pele and Usain Bolt.
Don’t want to go through the auction process and wait to get your item? Memory Lane’s latest Own It Now sale opens Nov. 7 with a wonderful lineup of autographs, checks, rare cards and more.
There aren’t many sets or cards that get people more excited than the 1952 Topps set and the fabled No. 311 Mickey Mantle. Higgins and Scott is offering the ultimate 1952 Topps “Super Set” that features two of the Mantle cards. Bidding begins July 29.
Memory Lane’s I Own It Now Sale has already seen some amazing prices (see the Rod Carew rookie for $59,800), but now it’s time for collectors to make an offer on the remaining items, which include several high-grade singles and much more.
The Elgin Baylor Collection, highlighting day one of the two-day Julien’s sale, will feature memorabilia big and small, including MVP award, championship rings all the way down to signed bobble heads. Day two will include memorabilia across the board.
Records fell by the wayside in the latest Heritage Auctions event that tallied more than $6.2 million. Babe Ruth, Joe Jackson and Lou Gehrig took top honors in different collecting categories, with Ruth’s 1935 unworn jersey topping them all at $286,800.