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Lelands Auctioning Gaylord Perry Collection Lelands Auctioning Gaylord Perry Collection(0)

No, there is not an original autographed jar of Vaseline in the Gaylord Perry Collection in Lelands summer catalog that features memorabilia of the Hall of Fame pitcher.  Still, the 72 items being sold by the slippery right-hander are nothing to spit at.  The auction runs through June 17 at 9 p.m. Eastern time and includes items like championship rings, autographed baseballs, jerseys, bats and awards. Read More

Wagner, Ruth, Mantle Top Sellers at Robert Edward Auctions Spring 2016 Auction Wagner, Ruth, Mantle Top Sellers at Robert Edward Auctions Spring 2016 Auction(0)

A low-grade copy of the hobby’s most recognizable baseball card sold for $444,000 early Sunday as Robert Edward Auctions wrapped up its Spring 2016 catalog auction.   The auction tallied $7.95 million as 706 different buyers walked away with one item or more. The auction featured 136 items that hammered down at more than $10,000. Five items cracked six figures.   Read More

Ohio Collectors Show Returns Next Month April 15-17 Ohio Collectors Show Returns Next Month April 15-17(0)

With a focus on vintage sports cards, autographs and memorabilia, the annual Ohio Sports Collectors Show returns April 15-17. The show will again be held at the Holiday Inn Select on Royalton Road in Strongsville. The 130 dealer tables are sold out. The Strongsville show organized by Paul Fusco of Fusco Auctions, the show has roots going back to the 1970s and 80s when most referred to it simply as “Strongsville”. Read More

Goldin Auctions to Sell Jersey That Capped Jordan’s Final Scoring Title Goldin Auctions to Sell Jersey That Capped Jordan’s Final Scoring Title(0)

The autographed home white #23 was donned by Jordan on Saturday, April 18, 1998 when he exploded for 44 points including 22 of 24 made free throws in a come from behind win over the New York Knicks. The effort pushed Jordan past Shaquille O’Neal for his tenth—and last—NBA scoring title. It’ll be up for bid in Goldin’s October Legends auction. Read More

Mantle Cards Set More Marks in Memory Lane Auction Mantle Cards Set More Marks in Memory Lane Auction(0)

The previous record price for a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle in near mint condition wasn’t just surpassed early Sunday morning. It was destroyed. Memory Lane sold the PSA 7 graded example of the most popular post-War baseball card ever made in its Summer Break Auction and when the dust settled, the final tally was $99,185, including the 19.5% buyer’s premium. Read More

Love of The Game Auctions Sells Gehrig Bat Sells for $436,970 Love of The Game Auctions Sells Gehrig Bat Sells for $436,970(0)

Once used as a weapon to ward off potential intruders, a previously unknown Lou Gehrig Hanna Batrite model game bat sold at auction early Sunday morning for a record-setting price.  Love of the Game Auctions offered the bat in its catalog sale after it was consigned earlier this year.  The bat was recently matched to a photo that shows the Yankee great holding it outside the batting cage at Comiskey Park in 1930, a discovery which likely led to its final realized price of $436,970.  Read full story at Sports Collectors Daily here.

Wilt Chamberlain Rookie Jersey Coming to Auction at SCP Auctions Wilt Chamberlain Rookie Jersey Coming to Auction at SCP Auctions(0)

A Philadelphia Warriors uniform worn by Wilt Chamberlain during his 1959-60 rookie season will be going on the auction block later this fall.  SCP Auctions showed off the jersey and trunks at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago this week.  Originating in Chamberlain’s own collection, the uniform has been in the hands of a private collector for many years, according to president David Kohler, who believes it could set an auction record for game-worn NBA memorabilia.  Read more here at Sports Collectors Daily.

1887 Four Base Hits Clarkson Found in Pages of Old Bible Sells for $95,600 1887 Four Base Hits Clarkson Found in Pages of Old Bible Sells for $95,600(0)

A freebie for smokers in 1887, but now a valuable and rare collectible with a great story to tell, a newly discovered Four Base Hits John Clarkson has sold at auction for $95,600 in the Huggins & Scott Auction last week.  The price, which included a 19.5% buyer’s premium, beat the pre-sale estimate of $50,000-$75,000.  Huggins and Scott Auctions revealed the discovery of  the card and its consignment to auction last month, a story that played out over an entire year.  Read full story here on Sports Collectors Daily.   (Written by Rich Mueller of Sports Collectors Daily).

1922 Ruth Suspension Photo Headlines RMY Auction – Ends Feb. 15th 1922 Ruth Suspension Photo Headlines RMY Auction – Ends Feb. 15th(0)

He was the talk of the sports world in the fall of 1921 after belting 59 home runs and leading the Yankees to the World Series. Babe Ruth and a few of his Yankees teammates tried to take advantage of their popularity by going on a barnstorming tour of the Northeast after the Series but that was a no-no.  In its newly launched February event, RMY Auctions is offering a never before seen 6 ½” x 8 ½” photo of Ruth during his downtime. Read full story at Sports Collectors Daily here.  (Written by Rich Mueller).

Ruth Items on Display from Memory Lane Inc. at Long Beach Expo Ruth Items on Display from Memory Lane Inc. at Long Beach Expo(0)

(Written Rich Mueller of Sports Collectors Daily) – More than 50 historic items related to Babe Ruth will be on display at the Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo, September 4 – 6.  The display, which was also part of this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland, is sponsored by Memory Lane and will include signed letters, photographs, a 1927 souvenir program book, a 1932 Ruth game-used bat, high-grade Ruth 1933 Goudey cards and dozens of other significant Ruth memorabilia.   Read full story here.

Autographs from Hall’s First Induction Class Up for Bid Autographs from Hall’s First Induction Class Up for Bid(0)

(Written by Rich Mueller of Sports Collectors Daily) – It must have been quite a party for little Cooperstown, NY.  Seventy-five years ago this summer, the upstate village honored the first inductees into the brand new Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and invited all of the new living members to come.  Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, Walter Johnson and others did show up, dressed in their best suits.  At the little post office across the street from the Hall, workers were busy hand cancelling stamps placed on special envelopes created to mark the occasion. Read More

Cobb, Young, Wagner, Mantle Highlight New Just Collect Auction Cobb, Young, Wagner, Mantle Highlight New Just Collect Auction(0)

(By Rich Mueller of Sports Collectors Daily) – Dozens of rare and high grade vintage cards, including a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, T206 Cy Young and 1915 Cracker Jack Ty Cobb are being offered at auction this week as Just Collect brings some of its major recent purchases to market.  The company’s auction runs through Sunday night on eBay, with bidding now underway. (Read full story on Sports Collectors Daily here.)

Video: Memory Lane’s Babe Ruth Memorabilia Exhibit at 2014 NSCC a Huge Hit Video: Memory Lane’s Babe Ruth Memorabilia Exhibit at 2014 NSCC a Huge Hit(0)

A special exhibit of Babe Ruth autographs and memorabilia is among the first things collectors saw who enter the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention.  Memory Lane hosted the exhibit of valuable Babe Ruth memorabilia at the National. Read More

Video: Pifer and Becker Cabinets from Cy Young’s personal collection Video: Pifer and Becker Cabinets from Cy Young’s personal collection(0)

Incredible collection of seven 1893 Cleveland Spiders photos once owned by baseball great Cy Young. Set to be sold in August 2014 via SCP AuctionsRead More

Video: Vintage Sports Photos with RMY Auctions Video: Vintage Sports Photos with RMY Auctions(0)

Rhys Yeakley talks about his company, RMY Auctions and the blossoming market for vintage sports photographs and shows off some of the photos at their booth during the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention. Read More

Pre-War Rarities Top Goodwin Auction Pre-War Rarities Top Goodwin Auction(0)

It was a case of “the older the better” early Saturday morning as Goodwin & Company’s latest Masterpieces and Uncommon Common auction came to a close.  Numerous cards dating back 100 years or more brought the biggest prices including a rare 19th century cabinet card and a possibly one-of-a-kind version of a 1910 Ty Cobb issue. Read More

Jim Brown’s ’64 Championship Ring, Williams Uniform, More in Lelands Auction Jim Brown’s ’64 Championship Ring, Williams Uniform, More in Lelands Auction(0)

Jim Brown’s 1964 NFL championship ring and an autographed 1954-55 Ted Williams uniform featuring a black armband honoring the tragic loss of Harry Agganis are among the memorable items up for bid in the new Lelands catalog auction. Read More

MEARS Offers Walter Payton Rookie Jersey in Current June  28th Auction MEARS Offers Walter Payton Rookie Jersey in Current June 28th Auction(0)

The current owner of the #34 home mesh Chicago Bears shirt originally obtained it from the personal collection of long time Chicago White Sox clubhouse man, “Chicken” Willie Thompson in the early 1980’s, according to MEARS.  It is now being offered to collectors for the first time in the MEARS June 28th Auction.  It’s the earliest known Payton jersey ever offered. Read More

Records Fall in Memory Lane Auction Records Fall in Memory Lane Auction(0)

A 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie card graded PSA 8 (NM/MT) sold for $49,568 in Memory Lane’s 2014 Spring Break Auction early Sunday morning, more than double the previous top price for the first ever card of the New York Yankees icon.  The auction wrapped up at 4:45 a.m. Eastern time after a flurry of late activity pushed several rookie cards, vintage unopened material and high end memorabilia to new heights. Total sales, including buyer’s premiums, were $1.65 million. Read More

1920 Photo Shows Slim, Trim Babe Ruth, Brand New Yankee 1920 Photo Shows Slim, Trim Babe Ruth, Brand New Yankee(0)

A rare photo of Babe Ruth just months after he joined the New York Yankees is among the featured items in RMY Auctions’ newest sale. The silver gelatin original black and white news photo pictures a slim trim Ruth posing at Yankee Stadium. RMY Auctions Vintage Photo of the Day has been rated Type I by PSA/DNA and carries a June 20, 1920 date stamp on the back. It’s one of hundreds of black and white original historic news, sports and entertainment Ruth photo 1920 backphotos up for bid through RMY Auctions, with bidding currently underway. Read full story at Sports Collectors Daily here.

Auction Schedule

(*) Kevin Savage: Aug. 12 - Aug. 24-25
(*) Steve Novella: Aug. 17 - Aug. 24-25
(*) Sig Auctions: Aug. 22 - Aug. 24-28
(*) Fusco Auctions: Aug. 17 - Aug. 27
(*) Iconic Auctions: Aug. 17 - Aug. 27
(*) Small Traditions: Aug. 14 - Aug. 27
(*) Heritage Sports: Aug. 1 - Aug. 27-28
(*) Pristine Auction: Aug. 1 - Aug. 28
(*) Wheatland Auction: Aug. 1 - Aug. 28
(*) Kevin Savage: Aug. 19 - Aug. 29
(*) Steve Novella: Aug. 23 - Aug. 30-31
(*) Kevin Savage: Aug. 22 - Sept. 1
(*) Sirius Sports Cards: Aug. 20 - Sept. 1
PWCC Auctions: Aug. 26 - Sept. 6-27
(*) Clean Sweep Auctions: Aug. 20 - Sept. 7
Kevin Savage: Aug. 26 - Sept. 7-8
Sterling Sports: Aug. 25 - Sept. 8
Steve Novella: Sept. 1 - Sept. 8
(*) Heritage Sports: Aug. 10 - Sept. 10
Kevin Savage: Sept. 2 - Sept. 12
MEARS Auctions: Aug. 26 - Sept. 13
(*) RR Auction: Aug. 19 - Sept. 14
Kevin Savage: Sept. 2 - Sept. 14-15
(*) Heritage Historical: Aug. 22 - Sept. 15
Sirius Sports Cards: Sept. 3 - Sept. 15
Fusco Auctions: Sept. 14 - Sept. 16
Heritage Historical: Aug. 22 - Sept. 17
Kevin Savage: Sept. 9 - Sept. 21-22
Iconic Auctions: Sept. 14 - Sept. 24
Pristine Auction: Sept. 1 - Sept. 25
Kevin Savage: Sept. 12 - Sept. 26
Kevin Savage: Sept. 16 - Sept. 28-29
Sirius Sports Cards: Sept. 17 - Sept. 29
(*) Invest In Baseball: Daily
(*) Pristine Auction: Daily
(*) Pristine Auction: Every Tuesday
(*) Heritage Sunday Auctions: Every Sunday
(*) Just Collect: Every Sunday
(*) Lelands Internet: Weekly
(*) Steiner Sports: Fridays
2016 Full Auction Schedule

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