The recent sale of a PSA 9 graded 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle baseball card for $2.88 million in an auction hosted by Heritage Auctions, was the highest sale price for a post-war card.
A T206 Honus Wagner card graded PSA 2 sold for $600,000 in the record-setting ‘Holy Grail’ Auction held by Memory Lane in May.
“The Original Wagner” card with an ownership history traced back to 1909 is available in the 2017 Spring Premier Auction hosted by SCP Auctions.
A special auction to break up an almost complete set of high-grade T206 cards, including the famous Honus Wagner card, will be hosted by Memory Lane.
Heritage Sports’ most recent auction featured final sales prices of more than six-figures for more than a dozen sports cards.
Even before Goldin Auctions conducts its lice event at The National, the company has revealed a headliner for a September sale: a T206 Honus Wagner, known as the “Jumbo” Wagner, graded PSA 5(MC).
The Jefferson Burdick Collection today: hard to thumb through but
slowly coming into view as collection is photographed for digital display by the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. Here’s a recent first-person account on viewing part of the collection.
The milestone anniversary for the Cranston Sports Show will also be bittersweet, as the 2016 event will be the last one under the direction of Tom McDonough.
In a nod to the ‘Back to the Future’ buzz, we go back 30 years in the pages of SCD.
For major auction sales of high-end items, prices keep skyrocketing; new website helps keep track of the escalating market. Plus all of this begs the question: Collecting for hobby enjoyment or for investing?