Al Crisafulli is no stranger to the hobby. So when he announced a new venture, For the Love of the Game Auctions, collectors knew the inaugural sale would be full of good stuff. Mission accomplished. A 1935 National Chicle Bronko Nagurski PSA 7 and D304 General Baking Ty Cobb PSA 3 lead the way.
Goldin Auctions introduced itself to the world at the National. Now the company has announced top lots for its October auction. Pieces include a 1934 Yankees team-signed ball, Roberto Alomar’s Gold GLove Award, Ty Cobb game-used bat and a Michael Jordan game-used jersey.
Bidding for Collect Auction ends Thursday, Aug. 9. More than 900 lots are up for grabs, from a Babe Ruth 11-by-14 signed photo to a 1910 E103 Williams Caramel Honor Wagner card (PSA 2). Every sport and many non-sport items are featured.
The MLB All-Star FanFest auction conducted by Hunt Auctions concludes live tomorrow at 10 a.m. Currently, a Ty Cobb bat is approaching $120,000 and items from the personal collections of Harmon Killebrew and Jim Palmer are drawing heavy interest.
With the first sale of the year in the books, Legendary Auctions looks forward to a big 2012. If the first auction with the Dreier Collection is any indication, it’s going to be fun. Here are the results from March.
Vintage sports cards spanning virtually the entire history of collecting will be up for grabs next month when Memory Lane Inc. opens its Winter Classics Auction.
A Ty Cobb jersey topped $350,000 and Heritage once again turned heads in the sports collectibles industry with a $5.3 million sale that included $77,675 for a Joe Jackson signed ball.
A rare Ty Cobb tobacco tin was squirreled away in a hidden compartment in a closet for decades. It has now surfaced and will be in a December auction conducted by Memory Lane.
Only two known Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers uniforms are known to exist. The oldest of the two will be offered in a sale by Heritage auctions in November, along with a Ruth Cap and Shoeless signed ball.