Huggins and Scott Auctions is a Maryland-based company that continues to set industry standards in many categories. Each new auction brings treasures and rarities to the market with the style and professionalism that consignors have grown to expect. The upcoming June 1-2, 2011 auction will offer more than 900 consigned lots of vintage and modern sports cards and memorabilia in a two-week auction being conducted by phone and Internet via the company's website, www.hugginsandscott.com. Bidding began on Wednesday May 18th.
The auction begins with a stunning Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig dual signed baseball, followed by a beautiful single-signed Ty Cobb baseball. Each signature is graded a "7" by third party authenticator, PSA/DNA.
This auction includes an exemplary list of unique, rare and vintage autographed memorabilia highlighted by a 1928 Baseball Signed by (6) With Ruth, Gehrig, Ruppert and Hornsby, a Thurman Munson Singe-Signed Baseball, a Perez-Steele Great Moments complete set with (70) Autographed and encapsulated by PSA/DNA, a John F. Kennedy signed 1954 Correspondence on U.S. Senate Letterhead, a Snoopy 15-Inch Doll Signed by Charles Schultz and much more! Many autographs have been examined and authenticated by Professional Sports Authenticators.
Other rare artifacts in this auction include a selection of authenticated game-used items including bats of Roger Maris, Ken Griffey Jr., Don Mattingly, Joey Votto, Hanley Ramirez, and more. There are also game-used uniforms including a 1947-49 Phil Masi Boston Braves, a 1983 Ken Singleton Orioles and a 1998 Bernie Williams Yankees World Series uniform.
As with most of Huggins and Scott auctions, there are a large number of vintage cards from all sports, as well as an incredible collection of newer, modern insert/relic cards with complete autographed sets and a variety of other (1 of 1) cards and parallels including a 2008 Upper Deck Goudey Babe Ruth Cut Autograph Card 1 of 1, a complete 1999 Sports Illustrated Baseball Greats of the Game 80-card autographed set and many more.
A terrific selection of graded cards is highlighted by a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle rookie PSA 3, 1952 Topps #407 Eddie Mathews Rookie PSA 3, a very nice T206 Tris Speaker with a Broad Leaf back PSA 4, a large selection of "E" caramel cards including an E97 Cy Young VG, E98 Wagner Fair, E90-1 Cobb VG, E210 York Cobb EX and a complete E120 set broken down into team sets with Ruth, Cobb, Johnson and more.
To learn more about the upcoming auction, go to www.hugginsandscott.com or call (866) 462-2273.