A look at the small but distinctive Motorola baseball set from the mid-1970s that includes Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner and Ty Cobb. The sales promotion items have their own niche of collectors today.
Collectors of T206 cards, Babe Ruth fans and sports cards enthusiasts will want to check out the auction lineup at Wheatland Auctions, with bidding closing Dec. 7.
The latest Huggins & Scott auction is headlined by the “Don Sparks Collection” – a long-time collector from Cleveland. Don is selling his prized collection featuring autographs, cards and memorabilia from the past century.
Mile High Card Co. ends 2014 with more than 500 premium quality lots, including rare pieces of memorabilia, the highest graded samples of select rookies and high-ranking sets from the PSA Set Registry.
For just the second time on record, a fully PSA-graded set of 1916 Sporting News M101-4 cards will hit the market, this time from Goldin Auctions. The cards come from a family that has housed the cards for nearly 100 years in the Midwest.
While plenty of deals took place on the floor of The National, more impressive prices were realized in Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night Auction that topped $4.5 million.
More than 1,000 lots are included in the auction, which leads off with 94 lots from The Rocky Mountain Collection, a remarkable accumulation of important sports cards from the 19th century through the early 21st century.
In one of the annual sales of note in the hobby, REA’s spring auction totals more than $8 million, led by record prices for advertising posters, cards and Mickey Mantle jerseys.
A review of ‘The Georgia Peach,’ a book debunking Ty Cobb’s supposed evil demeanor; plus, rare aviation forgeries hit the market.
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.