Huggins and Scott Auctions August 2018 Auction is in full swing with the bidding ending on Thursday night, August 9, 2018. The 30-minute rule goes into effect at 11:00 pm EST on Thursday night. Bid, view and register for the auction at hugginsandscott.com.
An incredible assortment is offered with tremendous investment-quality pieces from all sports and the historical and political worlds. It features another amazing array of items that caters to every level of collector and investor. Whether you only want to spend a few hundred dollars or several thousand dollars, our selection of quality items has a little something for just about everyone.
The highlight item is an extremely rare 1999 Pokémon 1st Edition Limited Printing (English) Unopened Booster Box. With the recent explosion of Pokémon, this seldom seen unopened wax box contains 36 packs of the very desirable first printing of the 1st edition.
Vintage baseball card collectors will enjoy an abundance of pre-war rarities including professionally graded and raw examples of cards from a variety of designations, including Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Christy Mathewson, Cy Young, just to name a few; a number of graded and ungraded tobacco and candy cards offered as singles and in lots, and much more. Highlights include: numerous Miller Huggins graded examples, including some first offered; a 1888-89 N173 Old Judge Cap Anson Cabinet, numerous T206 lots and many more.
The post-war collection is substantial as well with an unusually large number of singles, lots, complete and near sets from 1948 to present. Highlights include: a 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle Rookie Card (PSA Authentic); a 1967 Topps #45 Roger Maris Yankees Proof (PSA Authentic), a 1951 Bowman Stan Musial (PSA 9), and multiple 1951 Bowman Near or Complete Sets. We also offer an extensive modern insert collection with multiple certified autographed card lots, short prints, 1 of 1s and signed relic cards including a 2001 Topps Heritage near Master Set and much more. As always, we also present a plethora of wonderful “shoebox” collections (always a crowd favorite).
We are pleased to offer a number of neat memorabilia items including a remarkable collection of 1950s HOFers/star Contact Proof Original Photos with a 1951 shot of Mickey Mantle used for his 1952 Bowman card! As well as others used for cards including Willie Mays (1952 Bowman), Mickey Mantle (1962 Exhibit) and Roberto Clemente (Rookie year, no card attribution). High grade Sports Illustrateds are featured including the highest graded issue number 1 & 2 (CGC 9.8 & 9.2).
This auction has a large number of autographed baseball items including: a vast collection of baseball Hall of Famers on many mediums; The Charles Evers collection part 2, with many unique signed baseballs; A boldly signed Babe Ruth 1928 OAL Barnard; a very nice Lou Gehrig album page; a Hughie Jennings photo and plenty more treasures.
If you do not collect baseball items, we have a terrific assortment of some high-end pieces from the other sports including a wonderful selection of football, basketball, hockey and boxing lots, sets, autographs and memorabilia. Highlights in the basketball category includes: several NBA Finals programs; a 1972-73 Topps unopened wax box; a 1992- 93 Chicago Bulls Team signed basketball; (3) modern game worn jerseys with DeMarcus Cousins and much more.
The football category features a nice spread of high-grade singles, unopened boxes/packs and autographs. Highlights include: Jim Brown Original Type I photo used for his 1958 Topps Rookie Card; a 1894 Mayo Cut Plug Complete PSA Graded Set; a 1954 Bowman Football near complete unopened wax box; 1962 Ernie Davis Original Type I Photo use for his 1962 Topps Rookie Card; 1936 NFL Championship Program; a large collection of bobble head dolls and more.
The Hockey section includes highlights of: 1955-56 Detroit Redwings team signed stick & puck; 1961-62 Salada Coins complete set on shields; (2) “Gordie Howe Face” bobble heads plus more!
The Electric Factory Collection is back! Offering (27) signed guitars featuring a Jerry Garcia signed acoustic example; Pearl Jam, Yes!, ‘NSYNC, Lynyrd Skynyrd and much more! Also featured is a nice collection of Electric Factory concert posters including the ultra-rare 1968 Jimi Hendrix Experience poster.
If Non-Sports cards, comics, coins, Americana or Political collecting is your cup of tea, we are offering a nice selection in those categories as well including the 1999 Pokémon 1st Edition Limited Printing unopened 36 pack booster box; a 1956 high-grade Davey Crockett Orange PSA graded set; a 1977-1983 Topps Star Wars master ser run; and a very nice selection of graded comics and coins.
Also, remember to check out our “WEB Gems” (post printed catalog) section of auction lots that are not found in the printed catalog, but there are hundreds of great lots to bid on in that category. Those lots start with lot #1726.
To browse the auction for the rest of the quality pieces being auctioned, or to download the catalog, please visit the website: www.hugginsandscott.com