The Mickey Vernon Museum will host an appraisal event July 13, with the help of Ron Oser of Legendary Auctions, inviting guests to bring in their sports memorabilia for a free appraisal event at the museum’s new location in the Granite Run Mall in Media, Pa.
Unique sports awards and Hall of Famers’ game-worn jerseys lead Grey Flannel’s June 5 Summer Games Auction, with highlights including: 1947 Mel Ott Giants jersey, Jim Brown Rookie of the Year Trophy and Larry Holmes Heavyweight World Championship Belt.
Mile High Card Co. rolls out an auction filled with trading cards dedicated to the four major sports, headlined by complete sets in baseball, football and hockey that are among the best in the PSA Set Registry.
The latest SCP Auctions sale didn’t need any hype – the line of sports memorabilia spoke volumes on its own with the personal collections of Rollie Fingers, George Sisler, Chris Mullin, Bret Saberhagen, John Havlicek and Steve Garvey.
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.
The rumors were out there that Mickey Mantle used a corked bat sometime in his career, but no bat surfaced with such evidence to date. Now Grey Flannel is offering a 1964 gamer from Mantle that has x-ray proof it was a corked bat.
The Pilot Issue is planned for July with bi-monthly issues following for the rest of year.
SCP Auctions’ mega sale wraps up this weekend, featuring the personal collections of John Havlicek, Chris Mullin, Steve Garvey, George Sisler, Bret Saberhagen and Rollie Fingers. The athletes’ personal and team awards are included, offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to grab these treasures.
The Mickey Vernon Museum needed a new home, and organizers have found one at the Granite Run Mall in Media, Pa. Admission is free, with the museum open Tuesday through Saturday.
Why do forgers go for the big names? Because that is where the demand lies. From Arnold Palmer, Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan to Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, the big names and their big achievements lead to demand, and the forgers supply the goods.