Sy Berger, the man behind the first Topps cards and the man responsible for signing all of the players featured on cards back in the day, has passed away at age 91.
A PSA 1 Wagner topped $400,000 and a PSA Mantle established a new high water mark at $258,664 to lead SCP Auctions’ latest sale.
Bidding is past $275,000 for the T206 Wagner. The Ernie Banks jersey is approaching $75,000 and there are two days left to bid in a loaded auction conducted by SCP Auctions.
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.
A T206 Honus Wagner PSA 1, 1949 game-used bat from Jackie Robinson, Bill “Moose” Skowron’s championship rings, USC trophies and some of the best game-used baseball jerseys available all make up the lineup of SCP Auctions latest sale, slated to end Dec. 6.
Another bonanza selection of game-used jerseys is set to enter the market with the second part of the Delbert Mickel Estate Collection offered this fall, courtesy of SCP Auctions. Mays, Musial, Aaron among the selections.
The man behind Topps baseball cards still brings a smile to your face at age 91. Sy’s family weighs in on their father’s career and his home life in an exclusive interview with George Vrechek.
Vintage cards, especially those in high grades, continue to set new standards in the industry. Memory Lane’s latest auction saw records fall for a Paul Hornung rookie card and a 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth card among an impressive list of prices realized.
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.
Collect Auctions serves up a case breaker’s dream assortment in latest sale, boosted by single-signed balls and game-used relics, including numerous game-used bats from Hall of Famers.