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.
As the Long Beach Expo approaches, more details on the event are being announced. The latest news is that Dennis Rodman will be appearing on the Saturday of the show’s run.
When the dust settled, Goldin Auctions’ second sale had a total of $3.2 million in bids, led by a T206 Honus Wagner for $2.1 million. Other famous cards also did well, as did an iconic Knicks jersey.
Organizers for the 2013 Industry Summit have announced a record number of attendees registered for this year’s event, which will also include a visit by ESPN’s Michelle Steele to tape segments for the network’s Mint Condition episodes.
The Long Beach Expo will have autograph guests for the first time in more than a decade, bringing in Magic Johnson, Jerry West and jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. to help draw in sports fans, along with a display of nine T206 Honus Wagner cards.
With PSA offering a strong presence – and free admittance to its members – the Long Beach Collectibles Show once again opens its doors to sports collectibles.