We open 2019 with the largest auction we have ever offered. Checking it at over 1,100 lots, this auction contains a staggering variety of fascinating cards, autographs and memorabilia. With many great collections, this is an auction that should truly have something for almost anyone!
The auction begins with these key lots: E120 Babe Ruth, high grade PSA-graded 1950 Bowman baseball set, gorgeous 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle Rookie Card, sharp 1956 Topps set with many PSA 7 keys, similar 1966 Topps set, an incredible custom Mickey Mantle bat with a Triple Crown inscription, a great 1920s Walter Johnson signed Exhibit card, a rare Elston Howard single signed ball, a superb Babe Ruth autograph signed two months before he died and a wonderful 18th century John Hancock signed document.
We continue the auction with a great offering of Old Judges. This offering is notable for its quantity (191 different lots!) and quality, six rare spotted ties and twenty-four different HOFers with scarcities.
Single baseball cards offer three T206s with Broad Leaf 350 backs, an E98 run, a sharp run of 1948 Leafs with short-prints, 1951 Bowman Mantle PSA 1.5, 1954 Topps Aaron Rookie PSA 6, a PSA 8 and 9 Red Heart run and many fine PSA 8 and 9 key cards from the 1960s.
Baseball card sets and lots start with T206s and go into the early 1980s. These include our usual offering of mid-grade Topps and Bowman sets, along with a PSA-graded 1964 Stand Up set and some interesting oddball lots.
Baseball autographs are very well represented in the auction. Highlights include a signed 1958 Topps Yankee team set, key GPCs including a rare and superb Mordecai Brown, a Lou Gehrig/Johnny Grabowski cut, hundreds of quality 8x10s in lots, Mickey Mantle’s signed 1951 High School yearbook, a run of Derek Jeter signed large prints, several terrific signed books and fine signed bats.
Signed baseballs include a Mint Roger Maris single, some rare singles including Jake Pitler and several quality group lots. Team balls include 1928 A’s, 1930 Cubs, 1936 Yankees and 1952 Yankees signed baseballs.
Entertainment autographs are a real high point of the auction. Filling up 10 pages, this is our largest offering ever. Most of these autographs are from a wonderful single-owner collection from the early 1950s, introduced to our hobby for the first time here. The content is almost mind boggling, including Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Humphrey Bogart and just about any key star you can think of from the early 1950s.
Collectors of non-sports cards should have a field day here, with many quality group lots, 1933 National Chicle Dare Devils, 1933 Sea Raiders, 1938 Horrors of War, a superb 1948 Leaf Pirates PSA-graded set and much more.
Basketball collectors will see classic Rookie Cards and a fine selection of LeBron James and Michael Jordan signed jerseys and large prints.
Football collectors will see quality card sets, many top Tom Brady signed items, a wonderful run of Super Bowl MVP signed programs and a fascinating collection of thousands of vintage College and High School pins.
Baseball memorabilia closes out the auction. We have some nice 1920s and 1930s World Series programs, one of our best offerings ever of game used and early collector bats, several signs, a superb Hartland Statue section including a rare Mickey Mantle ash tray, a gorgeous 1958 vintage Yankee team photo that likely hung in Yankee Stadium and a gorgeous 1996 Atlanta Braves ring.
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