A T206 Walter Johnson (Portrait), graded PSA 9 netted $77,625 to lead the finest I Own It Now sale conducted by Memory Lane to date. Other highlights included a A206 Ty Cobb ($20,700) and 1954 Topps Al Kaline rookie ($15,812).
The number of record and top-selling items in Goldin Auctions’ $2.4 million sale are numerous. Kobe Bryant’s memorabilia brought $433, 531, while Jackie Robinson’s bat reached $159,867 and a T206 Ty Cobb with a Ty Cobb back (PSA 1) brought $120,109.
Media outlets always ask about the current card market. When they start talking about how today’s market pales in comparison to two decades ago, I know they are only talking about the modern card market.