June 16th, 2020 – New York: On the evening of June 15ththe Crazy Uncle Auctions BIG Summer Auction kicked off with a bidding frenzy. “It has been a free-for-all since the opening bell” said auction house president Aaron Rothschild. The auction will run strong with fierce online-only bidding until June 27thwith a hard close at 11:00pm EST at crazyuncleauctions.com
The auction which features nearly 2,000 lots is headlined by a “Holy Grail” comic book, Batman #1, the 80 year-old book is expected to fetch over $80,000 in the sale. Other comics in the sale include Journey Into Mystery #85, Fantastic Four #4 and Giant Size X-Men #1, all amazing important key books.
The highest graded example of a scarce 1911 T3 Christy Mathewson card who’s SMR value is charted at $17,500 sits in the top 10 items of the auction along with a program and ticket from the 1923 Opening Day of Yankee Stadium vs. the Boston Red Sox, both the program and the ticket are expected to realize over $15,000 each.
The auction shows love to Michael Jordan with an unbelievable signed 1986 Fleer Rookie Sticker graded 9 MINT. Kobe Bryant is represented with a 2019-20 Panini Hoops autographed card from what was possibly his last autograph signing.
The next generation of NBA talent is at the 10 spot with an unopened case of 2019-20 Panini Prizm Basketball cards, the hottest set on the market.
Over 300 1914 and 1915 Cracker Jack baseball cards along with almost 200 T206 cards are in the pre-war baseball card section along with dozens of caramel cards from 1909 – 1932, including 17 very rare 1915 E106 Cards, all Hall of Fame players, with Ty Cobb, both Honus Wagner and Christy Mathewson.
The post-war baseball card section is strong with over 350 1952 Topps cards, and Mantle, Mays, Aaron, etc. cards galore from throughout the 50’s and 60’s. Among the modern era the auction is heavy on Derek Jeter, Mike Trout and Pete Alanso rookie cards. Modern football has all the quarterback rookies you are looking for Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen, Sam Darnold, Baker Mayfield and more.
There are autographed baseballs, photographs, cards and cuts from Babe Ruth, Cy Young, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Thurman Munson and many more.
There is a tremendous section of museum-worthy historical documents, cuts and cards. The top-tier of historical collecting is represented with items hand-signed by George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, nearly all the US Presidents and Vice Presidents. There are signed items from The Beatles and historical figures such as Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Orville Wright, Hellen Keller, Houdini, and more.
If you collect coins look no further with thousands of coins both encapsulated and junk silver there is a broad selection for sale.
There is something for everyone in this auction.
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