Greg Bussineau Sports Rarities is pleased to announce the successful completion of its Summer 2013 catalog/internet auction event. Based on preliminary sales results, the auction generated total prices realized of $827,154. There were 4,862 registered bidders, 395 active bidders, and 217 different winning bidders. A total of 717 lots were featured, of which 715 (99.7%) sold. There were 4,919 bids placed, for an average of 6.9 bids per lot.

The following ten lots achieved the highest prices realized:

  1. Lot 16 – 1909-11 T206 Eddie Plank (Sweet Caporal 350 - Factory No. 30 Reverse) PSA 5 -- $75,600
  2. Lot 647 - 1965 Topps Baseball Complete Master Set - PSA Graded - Weighted GPA 9.04 & 3rd Current Finest -- $63,000
  3. Lot 120 - 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle NM -- $30,600
  4. Lot 15 - 1909-11 T206 Cy Young (Cleveland, Portrait, Piedmont 150 - Factory No. 25 Reverse) PSA 8 -- $27,240
  5. Lot 262 - 1961 Topps Baseball Complete Set - PSA Graded - Weighted GPA 8.16 & 11th Current Finest -- $24,120
  6. Lot 393 - 1962 Topps #200 Mickey Mantle PSA 9 -- $17,520
  7. Lot 152 - 1953 Topps #244 Willie Mays PSA 8 -- $16,320
  8. Lot 164 - 1954 Topps #250 Ted Williams PSA 9 -- $15,840
  9. Lot 684 - 1960 Topps Football Near Set (105 of 132) - PSA Graded - Weighted GPA 9.01 -- $15,120
  10. Lot 116 - 1952 Bowman Baseball Complete Set - PSA Graded - Weighted GPA 7.10 & 15th Current Finest -- $13,920
T206 Piedmont Cy Young (Cleveland, Portrait) T206 Sweet Caporal Eddie Plank 1954 Topps Ted Williams #250

The following eleven lots received the most bids:

  1. Lot 167 - 1954 Wilson Franks Enos Slaughter PSA 8 -- 36 bids
  2. Lot 684 - 1960 Topps Football Near Set (105 of 132) - PSA Graded - Weighted GPA 9.01 -- 29 bids
  3. Lot 152 - 1953 Topps #244 Willie Mays PSA 8 -- 27 bids
  4. Lot 631 - 1962 Topps Baseball Lot of 63 Low-Number Cards - PSA Graded -- 27 bids
  5. Lot 4 - 1888 N162 Goodwin Champions Tim Keefe PSA 7 -- 26 bids
  6. Lot 360 - 1962 Topps #139 Hal Reniff (Pitching) PSA 9 -- 26 bids
  7. Lot 647 - 1965 Topps Baseball Complete Master Set - PSA Graded - Weighted GPA 9.04 & 3rd Current Finest -- 25 bids
  8. Lot 267 - 1962 Topps #10 Bob Clemente PSA 9 -- 24 bids
  9. Lot 279 - 1962 Topps #30 Ed Mathews PSA 9 -- 23 bids
  10. Lot 87 - 1948 Leaf #79 Jackie Robinson NM+ -- 22 bids
  11. Lot 393 - 1962 Topps #200 Mickey Mantle PSA 9 -- 22 bids
1953 Topps Willie Mays #244 1962 Topps Mickey Mantle #200

Highlights include:

  • Lot 1 - 1888 N162 Goodwin Champions Cap Anson EX+ at $6600
  • Lot 4 - 1888 N162 Goodwin Champions Tim Keefe PSA 7 at $8040
  • Lot 15 - 1909-11 T206 Cy Young (Cleveland, Portrait, Piedmont 150 - Factory No. 25 Reverse) PSA 8 at $27,240
  • Lot 87 - 1948 Leaf #79 Jackie Robinson NM+ at $5160
  • Lot 105 - 1950 Bowman #75 Roy Campanella PSA 8.5 at $1740
  • Lot 109 - 1951 Topps Teams Brooklyn Dodgers (Dated) PSA 7 at $2550
  • Lot 117 - 1952 Topps #191 Yogi Berra PSA 8 at $8760
  • Lot 127 - 1953 Bowman Color #59 Mickey Mantle PSA 8 at $4440
  • Lot 145 - 1953 Topps #140 Tommy Glaviano PSA 8.5 at $2550
  • Lot 148 - 1953 Topps #154 Dick Groat PSA 8 at $2940
  • Lot 152 - 1953 Topps #244 Willie Mays PSA 8 at $16,320
  • Lot 164 - 1954 Topps #250 Ted Williams PSA 9 at $15,840
  • Lot 167 - 1954 Wilson Franks Enos Slaughter PSA 8 at $7320
  • Lot 178 - 1955 Topps #100 Monte Irvin PSA 9 at $4920
  • Lot 185 - 1955 Topps #198 Yogi Berra PSA 9 at $5040
  • Lot 186 - 1955 Topps #210 Duke Snider PSA 8 at $3180
  • Lot 191 - 1957 Topps #10 Willie Mays PSA 8 at $1230
  • Lot 195 - 1957 Topps #20 Hank Aaron PSA 9 at $7800
  • Lot 218 - 1957 Topps #302 Sandy Koufax PSA 8.5 at $4140
  • Lot 233 - 1958 Topps #418 World Series Batting Foes PSA 9 at $4320.
  • Lot 267 - 1962 Topps #10 Bob Clemente PSA 9 at $5160
  • Lot 272 - 1962 Topps #18 Managers' Dream PSA 9 at $7320
  • Lot 275 - 1962 Topps #25 Ernie Banks PSA 9 at $2820
  • Lot 279 - 1962 Topps #30 Ed Mathews PSA 9 at $2190
  • Lot 290 - 1962 Topps #45 Brooks Robinson PSA 9 at $2700
  • Lot 310 - 1962 Topps #70 Harmon Killebrew PSA 9 at $3150
  • Lot 330 - 1962 Topps #100 Warren Spahn PSA 9 at $2430
  • Lot 370 - 1962 Topps #150 Al Kaline PSA 9 at $2700
  • Lot 393 - 1962 Topps #200 Mickey Mantle PSA 9 at $17,520
  • Lot 396 - 1962 Topps #199 Gaylord Perry Star Rookie PSA 9 at $3060
  • Lot 451 - 1962 Topps #288 Billy Williams PSA 9 at $2550
  • Lot 469 - 1962 Topps #320 Hank Aaron PSA 9 at $5280
  • Lot 505 - 1962 Topps #387 Lou Brock Star Rookie PSA 9 at $8040
  • Lot 531 - 1962 Topps #425 Carl Yastrzemski PSA 9 at $2700.
  • Lot 636 - 1963 Topps #537 Pete Rose PSA 8 at $2460
  • Lot 647 - 1965 Topps Baseball Complete Master Set - PSA Graded - Weighted GPA 9.04 & 3rd Current Finest at $63,000
  • Lot 648 - 1965 Topps #160 Bob Clemente PSA 9 at $1950
  • Lot 659 - 1967 Topps #150 Mickey Mantle PSA 9 at $2700
  • Lot 684 - 1960 Topps Football Near Set (105 of 132) - PSA Graded - Weighted GPA 9.01 at $15,120
  • Lot 698 - 1957 Topps #17 Bob Cousy PSA 8 at $3060
  • Lot 700 - 1957 Topps #77 Bill Russell PSA 7 at $3480
  • Lot 713 - 1940 Gum Inc. Superman #44 Disaster at the Circus PSA 8 at $2100
  • Lot 715 - 1940 Gum Inc. Superman #57 Battling the Hurricane PSA 8 at $3600
  • Lot 716 - 1940 Gum Inc. Superman #59 The Dive of Death PSA 7 at $2880

All lots, along with complete descriptions, high-resolution scans, and prices realized are permanently archived on the GBSR website at www.gregbussineau.com. Any revisions to the above results will appear on the "Auction Archives" section of the GBSR website approximately 45 days after the closing date of the auction.

GBSR's next auction is scheduled for Fall 2013, and will run between November 14th and December 5th, 2013. Consignments are currently being accepted for the sale. A special limited time offer with substantial incentives is currently available to early consignors. Anyone interested in consigning should call Greg Bussineau at (231) 922-8037, or email him at [email protected].

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