|PSA Insider - February 9, 2010 | Vol. 11 Number 3|
Goodwin & Co. Masterpieces and Uncommon Commons XXV Auction is in Full Swing: Ends Thursday, February 11th
Goodwin & Company's auction closes on Thursday, February 11th, with a fantastic assortment of cards including: 1910 Piedmont Cigarettes T206 Joe Doyle, New York Natl, Hands Above Head, 1911 Sporting Life Cabinets M110 Ty Cobb, Un-cataloged 1894 Baltimore Orioles Betz Studio Cabinet, 1914 Cracker Jack Joe Jackson, 1912 E300 Plows Candy Bob Harmon PSA 6, 1914 Texas Tommy E224 Christy Mathewson, and a 1939 Playball Ted Williams Rookie #92. There is truly something for everybody! To view and bid, simply visit www.goodwinandco.com, and sign in using your email address or bidder number. You may start bidding right away! Click here for more information.
JustCollectCards Runs Huge Sale with Free Shipping on Over 5,000 PSA Cards and Launches Catalog View: Ends Sunday, February 14th
JustCollectCards is now running a HUGE sale on over 5,000 PSA Cards with free shipping on every order. Over 1,250 cards were just added in the last week, with more launching daily. JustCollectCards is proud to offer Catalog View, a great new way to browse PSA cards. Click here to read more.
Sirius Sports Cards Auction #12 is Now Open for Bidding: Ends Thursday, February 18th
There are 866 lots for auction that will end on Thursday, February 18, 2010, at 11 PM EST using the 15 minute rule. This auction features many high grade and low pop cards PSA graded cards from the 1950s through the 1970s for collectors to complete their sets. It includes a nice run of 1957 Topps Baseball, some low population 1966 Philadelphia Football PSA 8's, plus graded cards of Mantle, Clemente, Aaron and many more HOFers. A small selection of PSA/DNA authenticated autographs and PCGS graded coins are included. Click here for more information.
Historic Images from Sun-Times Photo Archive to be Sold by Legendary Auctions: Ends Friday, February 26th
Iconic photos representing notable individuals and historic events to be featured in February sale. Online bidding at www.legendaryauctions.com will begin on Monday, February 15, and conclude on Friday, February 26. Click here to learn more.
Football Legends Top Memory Lane Inc's "Big Game Auction"
Hours before the Colts and Saints prepared to make NFL history in Super Bowl XLIV, some greats from the past were gaining new respect as the focus of a special auction of vintage football cards and memorabilia. Memory Lane Inc hosted its first-ever football-only event, the Big Game Auction, with over 300 lots featuring some of the greatest names in football history. Click here for more information.
Legacy Sports Rarities Announces Successful Completion of its Winter 2010 Auction!
Legacy Sports Rarities has announced the successful completion of their Winter 2010 catalog/Internet auction event. Concluded on Saturday, January 30th, the auction generated total prices realized of $459,534. Click here for more information.
Question: What are the differences between the 1914 and 1915 Cracker Jack sets?
Answer: There are a few to note. First, unlike the 1915 issue, the 1914 cards were not released as part of a redemption program to the public. That is why you see so many more high-end examples from 1915 versus 1914. In addition, the 1914 cards were printed on thinner paper stock. Furthermore, the backs of the 1915 cards were printed upside down, unlike the 1914s. Finally, the content of each set is slightly different. Christy Mathewson, for example, has two entirely different poses - one pitching (1914) and one portrait (1915). Another difference in content centers around Hall of Famer Frank Chance, who was only featured in the 1914 set.
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