While usually packed with items targeting the more modest collector, there’s nothing modest about Mile High’s Extra Innings’ opener; a 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle PSA 6. Bidding is just under $68,000.
More than a century ago the Chicago Cubs frequented the World Series – really! Baseball cards and programs celebrate the event, as we recall the famous Tinker, Evers and Chance triumvirate.
In the first part of a multi-part series, George Vrechek looks through the Standard Catalog at what’s next for the card collector in the attempt to try and collect everything. Just how cards are out there?
Al Crisafulli has a new lineup of goodies on sales, and collectors of high-grade vintage cards, baseball memorabilia, card sets and signed items will have the pick of the litter in the auction that ends May 31.
‘Full Count Find’ includes an important group of 1915 Cracker Jack cards, early 20th century caramel cards, T206 examples and 1950s Topps cards. The find will be part of Love of the Game’s next auction to be held in August.
The “Opening Day” Auction is now live, courtesy of Love of the Game Auctions. The sale features a great single-owner prewar collection, beautiful, glossy T3s and signed memorabilia from Ty Cobb and Hank Greenberg.
There aren’t many cards that get the hobby jumping from its seat these days, but Huggins and Scott is offering something the hobby hasn’t seen – a T206 Ed Walsh card that features Old Mill advertising on the back in BLUE. This is just one of the great vintage cards and other memorabilia in the auction that closes Dec. 13.
T206 collectors are always wading through variations. However, the Ed Walsh Old Mill Blue Back is a first of its kind, likely sending prices through the roof for this Good example in the upcoming Huggins and Scott sale.
In a bit of hype that is not exaggerated, Clean Sweep Auctions is currently showcasing its best auction ever with T3, T206, 1934 Goudey complete sets that join other high-end memorabilia in a sale that ends Oct. 3.