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Babe Ruth 60th Home Run Bat Sells for $660,000 at Heritage Auction May Sports Auction Babe Ruth 60th Home Run Bat Sells for $660,000 at Heritage Auction May Sports Auction(0)

The Baseball Hall of Fame claims to own the bat Babe Ruth used to hit his record-setting 60th home run in 1927 but prominent collectors believed The Babe’s weapon of choice that day is the one found in Heritage Auctions’ Spring catalog.  Inscribed to Ruth friend Joe E. Brown, a nationally known actor-comedian who was among the first celebrity sports collectors, the bat sold for $660,000.  Read More

1951 Mantle Contact Proof Photo Tops Huggins & Scott May 2018 Auction 1951 Mantle Contact Proof Photo Tops Huggins & Scott May 2018 Auction(0)

He would become synonymous with the number 7, but for the first three months of Mickey Mantle’s career, he wore a different digit on the back of his Yankee uniform. A one-of-a-kind contact proof image of the teenage star and his earliest big league uniform from the files of noted photographer Bill Jacobellis has sold at auction for $21,000 at the Huggins and Scott Auctions May 10, 2018. Read More

PSA 9 1952 Topps Mantle to Hit Auction Block At Heritage Auctions Soon PSA 9 1952 Topps Mantle to Hit Auction Block At Heritage Auctions Soon(0)

Heritage Auctions will offer a PSA 9 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle in its upcoming spring trading card sale. It’s been a dozen years since a 9 has sold publicly, and prices for iconic vintage cards have soared since that $282,588 transaction of John Branca’s card was handled through Memory Lane. An 8.5 sold through Heritage for over $1.1 million in November of 2016 and the company is predicting that the 9 could set a new record price for any sports trading card. Read More

MeiGray Auctions Offers Pierre-Luc Dubois 2nd Career Goal Puck at Auction MeiGray Auctions Offers Pierre-Luc Dubois 2nd Career Goal Puck at Auction(0)

Many were surprised when the Columbus Blue Jackets used the third overall pick in the 2016 NHL Draft to select Pierre-Luc Dubois. While regarded as a top ten prospect, the 18-year-old from Quebec wasn’t expected to go off the board quite so early. Now, he’s making believers out of those who questioned the choice.  Read full story at Sports Collectors Daily here. Read More

Wheatland Auction Services January 28, 2018 Sports Card and Memorabilia Auction Wheatland Auction Services January 28, 2018 Sports Card and Memorabilia Auction(0)

Wheatland Auction Services January 28, 2018 Sports Card and Memorabilia Auction is in progress! 600+ lots of vintage & current era sports cards, bulk vintage lots in fresh-from-the-pack condition, wax packs, bobble heads, amazing memorabilia, a newly discovered Mickey Mantle cards and more! Visit www.wheatlandauctionservices.com to register, bid and view items! Read More

Wayman Tisdale’s 1984 Olympic Gold Medal – Other Items Heading to Auction Wayman Tisdale’s 1984 Olympic Gold Medal – Other Items Heading to Auction(0)

The late Wayman Tisdale’s 1984 Olympic Men’s Basketball gold medal and jersey will be up for sale in the Goldin Auctions 2018 Winter Auction.  The medal represents the last men’s Olympic basketball gold medal won by an amateur team as the U.S. men won bronze in 1988, which lead to the formation of the Dream Team in 1992 and professional players representing the U.S. ever since. Read More

Huggins & Scott Auctioning Off Newly Discovered Kalamazoo Bats Card Huggins & Scott Auctioning Off Newly Discovered Kalamazoo Bats Card(0)

Sometimes those hours spent at estate sales, flea markets and rummage sales can pay off.  A newly uncovered 19th century team card coming to Huggins & Scott Auctions is proof of that.  A person attending a Massachusetts flea market not long ago made an extraordinary discovery — tucked inside the pages of a late 19th century scrapbook was a picture of a Pittsburgh baseball team from that time period.  Read full story at Sports Collectors Daily here.  Read More

Auction Report Radio: Talking Auctions, Sports Memorabilia, Sports Cards and More Auction Report Radio: Talking Auctions, Sports Memorabilia, Sports Cards and More(0)

Ryan Friedman, owner of Auction Report and Rich Mueller of Sports Collectors Daily discusses news within the sports collectible industry; including auction realted updates, highlights of amazing collectibles up for bid and some back and fourth commentary on different collectibles from years past and today. Read More

2017 Edition of The Ohio Sports Collector Show is Set for April 21-23 in Strongsville 2017 Edition of The Ohio Sports Collector Show is Set for April 21-23 in Strongsville(0)

Focused primarily on vintage sports cards and memorabilia, the 2017 edition of the Ohio Sports Collector Show is set for April 21-23 in Strongsville.  The show will again be held at the Holiday Inn Select on Royalton Road.  The 130 dealer tables are sold out with more than 50 dealers, grading and authentication companies and auction houses expected to attend. Read More

Ruth Items, Steelers Jerseys Among Hot Lots in Lelands Auction Ruth Items, Steelers Jerseys Among Hot Lots in Lelands Auction(0)

If you’ve got quality Babe Ruth items in your auction, you’re sure to draw attention from advanced collectors and Lelands’ latest auction had a trio of top pieces that delivered some Ruthian bids.  A 1931 game model bat carrying a personalized signature from The Bambino sold for $166,796 when bidding wrapped up in the wee hours of Saturday morning.  See a highlighted recap of the Lelands.com auction at Sports Collectors Daily hereRead More

Mathewson Memorabilia, Fresh 1933 Goudey Lajoie on the Block at Love of The Game Auctions Mathewson Memorabilia, Fresh 1933 Goudey Lajoie on the Block at Love of The Game Auctions(0)

One-of-a-kind and rare items from the career of Hall of Fame pitcher Christy Mathewson are among the headline items in the newly-opened Fall 2016 catalog from Love of the Game Auctions. Read More

Cobb Back T206, Ruth Rookie Pace $6.6 Million REA Sale Cobb Back T206, Ruth Rookie Pace $6.6 Million REA Sale(0)

The biggest Fall Auction in Robert Edward Auctions’ history delivered big numbers across the board Sunday night as the sale featuring more than 2300 lots of sports cards and memorabilia realized in excess of $6.6 million after the dust settled. Read More

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).

Auction Schedule

Featured Auctions:
(*) MeiGray Auctions: May 11 - May 23
(*) Kevin Savage Auctions: May 16-May 23-24
(*) PWCC Auctions: May 1 - May 23-24
(*) Iconic Auctions: May 16 - May 24
(*) NBA Auctions: May 11 - May 24
(*) Sirius Sports Cards: May 12 - May 24
(*) Pristine Auction: May 1 - May 27
(*) PWCC Auctions: May 1 - May 27-29
(*) NHL Auctions: May 21 - May 29
(*) Auction of Champions: May 17 - May 30
(*) Kevin Savage Auctions: May 23-May 30-31
NBA Auctions: May 24 - May 31
(*) Sterling Sports Auctions: May 17 - May 31
MEARS Auctions: May 25 - June 2
(*) Fusco Auctions: May 21 - June 2-3
(*) Heritage-Historical: May 14 - June 2-3
Kevin Savage Auctions: May 28 - June 4-6
(*) Clean Sweep Auctions: May 6 - June 6
(*) MeiGray Auctions: May 15 - June 6
(*) Saco River Auctions: May 23 - June 6
Sirius Sports Cards: May 26 - June 7
Steve Novella: May 31 - June 7
(*) Heritage-Historical: May 21 - June 9-10
(*) RR Auction: May 18 - June 13
Kevin Savage Auctions: June 3 - June 13-14
Bagger's Auctions: June 8 - June 14
(*) Classic Auctions: May 21 - June 19
Mile High Card Co: June 4 - June 21
RR Auction -Sports: June 14 - June 21
2018 Full Auction Schedule

Daily/Weekly Auctions:
(*) Fanatic Auctions: Daily
(*) Greg Morris Cards: Daily
(*) NHL Auctions: Daily
(*) Pristine Auction: 10-Minute
(*) Pristine Auction: Daily
(*) Pristine 'Coin': Every Monday
(*) Pristine Weekly: Every Tuesday
(*) Pristine Classic: Every Wednesday
(*) Heritage - Sports: Every Sunday
(*) Heritage - Comics: Every Sunday
(*) Heritage - Entertainment: Every Sunday
(*) Heritage - Historical: Every Sunday
(*) Steiner Auctions: Every Sunday
2018 Full Auction Schedule

Consignment Deadlines:
Heritage - Sports - 5/28
Goldin Auctions - 5/31
Iconic Auctions - 5/31
Auction of Champions - 6/1
Bagger's Auctions - 6/1
Collect Auctions - 6/1
Love of the Game Auctions - 6/1
Sirius Sports Cards - 6/1
SportsCardLink - 6/1
Steiner Auctions - 6/4
Pristine Auction - 6/15
PWCC Auctions - 6/10
Sterling Sports - 6/14
Iconic Auctions - 6/15
Sirius Sports Cards - 6/15
Small Traditions - 6/15
Memory Lane - 6/18
Huggins & Scott - 6/29
RR Auctions - 7/1
All Consignment Deadlines
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