|PSA Insider - November 30, 2010 | Vol. 11 Number 24|
Highlights include: 1933 R306 Butter Cream Babe Ruth PSA 1, Charles Conlon Type 1 Original 8" x 10" Photograph of Joe Jackson PSA/DNA Authenticated, Collection of "Black Sox" PSA Authenticated Type I Photos (circa 1910's) -- includes International News 1919 Team Picture, T206 Harris Collection Chief Bender Portrait PSA 9 Mint, and much more! Bid on over 1000 lots of great sports cards, memorabilia, and autographs. Visit www.goodwinandco.com to bid and/or register for the current auction. The auction ends Wednesday, December 1, 2010. Click here for more details.
Collect.com Auctions New Closing Date Is Dec. 9
Collect.com Auctions is pushing back the deadline for bidding for its Sports & Americana Auction No. 6 one full week to Thursday, December 9, due to mailing delays with the printed auction catalog. Bidding will close at 10 EST on Dec. 9 with all of the same bidding rules. We apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused. Any questions, call 888-463-3063 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. To bid in this auction, click here.
Huggins and Scott Auctions Closes this Week: Ends Dec. 1 and 2
The Huggins and Scott Auctions current November 2010 worldwide Internet auction offers over 1,000 consigned lots of vintage and modern sports cards and memorabilia in a two-day auction with bidding conducted by phone and Internet via the company's Web site, www.hugginsandscott.com. Bidding has begun and will end on Wednesday, December 1, and Thursday, December 2, 2010. To read more, click here.
Legendary Auctions to Offer Significant Auction: The Bill Mastro Collection, Ends Dec. 8th and 9th
Legendary Auctions, a leading Sports and Americana auction house, is putting the finishing touches on the sale of one of the hobby's most noted collections of all time. The Bill Mastro Collection was amassed by one of the collecting industry's most widely recognized pioneers. Mastro concentrated his collecting interests on iconic pieces of sports memorabilia that rank among the world's most prestigious in terms of both condition and display appeal. Phone and Internet bidding on the collection of more than 800 lots is now open and will close on Wednesday and Thursday, December 8th and 9th. Click here for more.
Sirius Sports Cards Auction #23 Is Now Open for Bidding: Ends Thursday, December 9
There are 846 lots for auction that will end on Thursday, December 9, 2010, at 11 PM EST using the 15 minute rule. This auction features many high-grade and low-pop cards for collectors to complete their sets from the 1900s through the 1970s. There are over 200 T206 graded cards including some HOF and rarer backs such as the Hindu, a nice group of 1955 Topps, high-grade HOFers and much more. Over 95% of the lots are in true auction form starting at $1 with no reserve. Click here to find out more!
Memory Lane Inc. Wintertime Classics Auction: Now Open, Ends Dec. 11
Collectors may want to add themselves to their holiday gift list when Memory Lane Inc. pulls back the curtain on its Wintertime Classics Auction this week. The auction includes a who's who of sports figures from the 20th century in the form of high-grade vintage cards, along with rare memorabilia. Click here to read more.
SportsCardLink's Inaugural Featured Auction of Sports Cards and Memorabilia Starts Jan. 14th
This auction features important and exciting sports cards and sports memorabilia from the late 1800s to the present day. Graded cards and memorabilia featuring HOFers and star players will be part of this premier auction. Card highlights within the upcoming auction range from a T205 Mathewson in a PSA 7 to a 1952 Topps Mantle "Once Owned by Mantle." Memorabilia highlights range from Mickey Mantle's Rookie Cleats to a rare 1915 Boston Red Sox Championship Pin w/Ruth, to the Collections of Ed Kranepool and Ralph Terry! To inquire about this auction, call Chris Porter, Josh Nathanson or Douglas Gillock at (718) 246-0400. SportsCardLink is a full service exchange and auction house for vintage, investment quality sports cards. Visit www.SportsCardLink.com for more details.
Question: I have a collection of autographed bats and I am running out of room very fast. Do you have any suggestions?
Answer: There are a lot of different ways to display bats. For a more prominent display, wall bat cases are a great choice. They can be a real attention-grabber when people walk into the room. The only problem is that most of us have some limit on the amount of wall space available. A nice alternative is the floor bat rack. They come in various styles and shapes. You can even find nice replicas of vintage bat racks. The beauty of these racks is that you can fit a large number of bats on them without taking up a great deal of space. Some of them can fit 24 bats or more. The only possible issue here is that these bats are exposed and not behind a protective shield like the wall cases are. If you choose to go this route, make sure that the area is not subject to lots of traffic (or territorial dogs). In addition, as with all autographed collectibles, lighting is a key so make sure the items are not subject to direct sunlight.
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