Former major league pitcher Brad Lidge is on quest to complete baseball sets that many in the industry consider to be classics.
The sale features sports and non-sports cards and memorabilia from the late 19th century to the present, highlighted by the amazing Dennis Clotworthy Collection of Detroit Tigers memorabilia. Clotworthy, a former Tigers batboy, has contributed more than 100 lots to this auction. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
When your children ask for something, it’s usually pretty cut and dry with an answer. For Jesse Loving, when his daughter asked for Honus Wagner card, he decided to take matters into his own hands. A beautiful line of custom cards is the result.
Legendary Auctions’ Thursday, Nov. 21 close features some rare beauties, including Underwood & Underwood glass plate negatives featuring the 1915 Boston Red Sox that includes Babe Ruth and Tris Speaker. Step back in time and take a look.
The sale features baseball and football memorabilia from the late 19th century to the early 1970s, highlighted by a 1935 Silver Certificate autographed by Babe Ruth, a beautiful 1935 National Chicle Bronko Nagurski (PSA 5), an original Arthur K. Miller painting of Hall of Famer Nap Lajoie and a rare 1889 Hartley Studios cabinet photograph of new Hall of Fame inductee Hank O’Day.
The MVP jersey from Super Bowl IV that belonged to Len Dawson was the big draw in Philip Weiss’ recent three-day auction. The rare jersey brought $34,500 to lead the 2,000-lot sale.