The March Huggins and Scott auction features another amazing array of sports and non-sports items that caters to every level of collector and investor.
Vintage card collectors will enjoy an abundance of 19th century and early 20th century rarities including professionally graded and raw examples of cards from a variety of designations, including a scarce D304 Brunner's Bread Ty Cobb; one of the very rare T206 Sherry Magie error cards; an attractive T227 Honest Long Cut Ty Cobb; and a variety of tobacco and candy cards from the turn of the century. As always, numerous complete and near sets from 1910-present are available. Several post-war card highlights include the several complete sets from the 1940s to present with many high-grade stars; and numerous wonderful "shoebox" collections, always a crowd favorite.
Other phenomenal artifacts in this auction include a variety of items from former Detroit Tigers third baseman Don Wert, including a game-used uniform, game-used bats from All Star and World Series games, team-signed baseballs and more. Another amazing collection of personal items from former Syracuse Basketball team-captain, Kueth Duany from the 2002-2003 National Championship team, with three pieces from the Championship Net, his game-used uniforms, 1000-point commemorative ball, Final Four Watch and much more.
Staying in the memorabilia category, Huggins and Scott offers a game bat given to Bob Cerv from Mickey Mantle, with a letter from Cerv; an amazing 1929 George "High Pockets" Kelly game-used and signed bat (PSA/DNA 8.5); one of the exceedingly scarce 1888 Galaxy of The National League Hastings Prints; a 1904 Providence Grays Team Composite Photograph with 11 future Major League players and many more.
As with all of Huggins and Scott Auctions, a large number of autographed lots including baseballs, bats, lithographs, photographs and others consigned by collectors from all across the country are offered. Highlights include a Roberto Clemente signed 1968 Topps Game Card; a Rocky Marciano single-signed baseball, a run of (36) single-signed 1996 World Series baseballs, each signed by a member of the World Champion New York Yankees with Jeter, Steinbrenner and more; a stunning Thomas Edison signed index card; and many more.
If political or Americana collecting is your hobby, this auction has quite a few choice pieces for you including a pair of high-heeled shoes worn by Marilyn Monroe; one of the most impressive collection of US Coins (Morgan dollars, Silver Eagle coins and more), bullion, gold, silver and international coins ever offered by Huggins and Scott; an incredible collection of National Geographics from 1890-present; a beautiful Neil Armstrong signed Life Magazine from 1969; documents with signatures of Millard Fillmore and Daniel Webster; FDR, Harry Truman, James Garfield, Ulysses S. Grant and more.
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