Getting its start by creating cards of models and baseball players, Exhibit Supply Company ventured into football before ceasing operations in the 1980s.
By George Vrechek J. (John) Frank Meyer was born in Peoria, Illinois, in 1881. He came to Chicago with a fifth grade education, but by 1907 headed a company that became a leader in its industry, employing some 285 people …
A stash of unopened packs of baseball, football, and basketball cards, headlined by 1948 Bowman Baseball, are available in Mile High Card Co. auction.
A trove of photos, a driver’s license and an olympic torch affiliated with Muhammad Ali headline Lelands.com’s ‘The Greatest Auction’, which closes Oct. 28.
For years big retail catalogs played a large role in the holiday gift arena, and sports items had a solid spot in the lineup. Player-endorsed products remain highly collectible today.
The 1952 Wheaties cards give collectors many options in terms of stars from different sports, similar to the Goudey Sport Kings. The shape you’ll find the cards in, however, is all over the place.
The market for high-grade rookie cards continues to rise. the latest example was Memory Lane’s Spring Break Auction, where records were blown out of the water for Mays, Mantle Bowman rookie, along with many other vintage cards.
Another bonanza selection of game-used jerseys is set to enter the market with the second part of the Delbert Mickel Estate Collection offered this fall, courtesy of SCP Auctions. Mays, Musial, Aaron among the selections.
The Newport Sports Museum collected and curated by John Hamilton has been a destination spot for sports fans and collectors for years. Now pieces from that collection will be sold by SCP Auctions in four separate auctions, starting with a sale that ends May. 17.
Among the highlights of Heritage Auctions $7.7 million sale, was $1.2 million for the Stan Musial Collection, including a record price paid for a Musial artifact. Also, $143,400 was paid for a 1914-15 J.H. Dugan Baseball Calendar Cabinet Card set.