Collect Auctions bidding ends this Thursday, August 9. Regular bidding ends at 9:00 CST (10:00 EST) on Thursday, August 9, 2012, at which time the extended bidding period begins and is based on a 30-minute rule per lot. In order to bid after 9:00 CST, you will need to have a bid placed on that particular lot before the extended bidding begins. Each lot will close individually after there are no bids on that lot for a 30-minute period. Please visit www.collectauctions.com for additional descriptions and images for all lots and call with any questions (888-463-3063).

The auction features an 11x14 original signed photo of Babe Ruth; Ruth and Gehrig dual-signed baseball; 1940 Play Ball Ted Williams; 1910 E103 Williams Caramel Honus Wagner PSA 2; 1981 Fleer Baseball complete signed set; and the finest Al Simmons game-used bat in the hobby (sidewritten, double vault-marked and graded MEARS 9.5). The Ruth photo pictures The Sultan of Swat and his second wife, Claire, in a shiny new Packard car outside of old Yankee Stadium and is signed near the bottom in steel tip pen (PSA/DNA full letter).

Other highlights include: 1916 Tango Eggs Hughie Jennings PSA 8; 1911 T205 Ty Cobb PSA 5; 1909 E90-1 American Caramel Christy Mathewson PSA 4; 1953 Bowman Color Mickey Mantle PSA 6; Roberto Clemente Signed 1963 Topps card graded PSA/DNA 9; an exquisite multi-signed HOFer bat with 64 signatures, including Mantle and Williams (PSA/DNA); James Dean and Marlon Brando dual-signed album page (PSA/DNA); Walt Disney signed dinner menu (PSA/DNA); Rocky Marciano signed greeting card with the signature graded PSA/DNA 9; 1983 Fleer Baseball Complete signed set; Bobby Orr Circa 1968-70 game-used Boston Bruins jersey; 1972-73 Topps Basketball wax box; Avengers No. 1 issue signed by Stan Lee; Edward H. White signed 8×10 photo (PSA/DNA); Mickey Mantle signed flannel Yankees jersey (PSA/DNA); Ty Cobb handwritten and signed two-page letter (PSA/DNA); 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers team-signed baseball with 31 signatures (PSA/DNA); John Tyler and John C. Calhoun signed scalloped-top ships papers (PSA/DNA); and much more.

Bidding ends on August 9 with the 30-minute rule beginning at 9:00 CST (10 EST). Call 888-463-3063 or email [email protected] with any questions or to discuss consigning to one of our upcoming auctions.