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Bidding Open: Christy Mathewson Signed Check Highlights Huggins and Scott’s June 2013 Auction

Huggins and Scott’s third Masterpiece Auction of 2013 begins on Monday June 3rd with the bidding closing on Thursday night June 13th with the 30-minute rule beginning at 11:00 pm eastern time. This auction features another amazing array of sports and non-sports 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. This auction is headlined by a beautiful Christy Mathewson signed bank check.

Vintage card collectors will enjoy an abundance of pre-andpost war rarities including professionally graded and raw examples of cards 57776_e270_colgans_cobbfrom a variety of designations, including a T206 near set of (475) different cards, a George C. Miller uncancelled near set, a seldom-seen E270 Colgan’s Chips Ty Cobb Red Border, a variety of newly found 1921 Tip Top Bread Baltimore Orioles cards, a newly discovered N173 Old Judge Cabinet Glass Negative of Jack O’Brien; a 1935-36 Completely Graded Amalgamated Press Hockey Set and more.

The post-war collection is substantial as well with an unusually large number of complete and near sets from 1939- 1973; a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle rookie card (SGC 35); an extremely scarce Lummis Peanut Butter card of Del Ennis (SGC 30); several lots of high-grade Mantle cards; a 1954 Esskay Meats Orioles near set, an attractive 1961-62 Fleer Basketball Complete set with (21) graded and more. As always, we also present a plethora of wonderful “shoebox” collections (always a crowd favorite).

57235_christy_mathewsonAs with all of Huggins and Scott Auctions, we have a large number of autographed lots including baseballs, bats, lithographs, photographs and others consigned by collectors from all across the country. Highlights include: a 1930 dated Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig dual-signed baseball; a Lou Gehrig single-signed “King of the Diamond” baseball; a Lefty Grove signed and notated baseball used in his 300th win game; single-signed baseballs from Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Thurman Munson, Mickey Mantle and Vic Raschi; an unbelievable collection of signed flats including bank checks signed by: Mathewson, Ruth, Bulkeley, Wagner, Cobb, Aaron, Wheat, Cochrane and more; a 1925 Miller Huggins promissory note, Wilbert Robinson and Chuck Corgan dual signed contract, Hughie Jennings signed contract, Mel Ott handwritten letter, beautiful Jimmie Foxx photo postcard, cuts of: Joe Kelley, Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers, Tris Speaker, Honus Wagner, Tony Lazzeri, Duke Maas; a PSA/DNA 10 Hack Wilson signed W517 strip card; a tremendous 1972 Miami 57740_joe_kelleyDolphins Undefeated Championship Team-signed football, signed in 1972; a tremendous full-size replica Heisman Trophy Award signed by (14) including RG3 and much, much more!

57789_heisman_replica_trophyStaying in the memorabilia category, we are pleased to offer a stunning 1895 Orioles Championship Photo Pendant; a collection of game programs and tickets, including a 1923 World Series ticket stub; a unique 1915 Federal League Baltimore Terrapins Opening Day baseball; Ned Hanlon’sremarkable 1889 Spalding Baseball World Tour Program and Itinerary; a variety of Hartland statues in their original boxes; multiple bobbing head doll lots including a terrific Roberto Clemente and a tough-to-find Orioles black-face; a stunning 2006-07 San Antonio Spurs 14K Gold Championship Pendant with (69) diamonds; and much more.

Our game-used section in this auction includes a selection of various years, styles and teams of game-used warm-up jackets; a wonderful 1963 Ron Perranoski Dodgers home gameused jersey; game used bats from “High Pockets” Kelly (PSA 6), Brooks Robinson (PSA 7.5) and a 1973 Cesar Geronimo game-used bat signed by the entire Reds Team; and much more.

If political or Americana collecting is your hobby, this auction features a number of terrific lots including “The Holy Grail of 57290_wacky_packs_ratzWacky Packs” – 1967 Ratz Die Cut PSA 4 (mc); a complete set (in scrapbook) of (50) N36 Allen & Ginter “The American Indian Chief”; a 1934 Sky Birds Complete Master set; several graded coins from the 19th century; a terrific signed Franklin Roosevelt photo; an Elvis Presley signed display and a Princess Diana signed Greeting Card.

To browse the auction for the rest of the quality pieces being auctioned, or to download the catalog, please visit the website:

Huggins and Scott Auctions
900 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910

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