Our current auction may well be the finest auction we have ever put together. Hundreds of sports cards, memorabilia and autographs up for bid! The auction features a Hobby Fresh Babe Ruth Rookie Card PSA 2! To register and bid before the auction which closes on June 9, 2021 go to www.Cleansweepauctions.com.
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This auction begins with almost forty key lots, a good auction unto themselves. The headline piece for this auction is a freshly graded Babe Ruth Rookie Card. The card is a 1916 M101-4 Herpolsheimers PSA 2. From a wonderful old-time collector, this is new to the hobby.
Other special items in the auction include a run of Old Judges with a Cap Anson, many T206 Cobbs, Walter Johnson Portrait PSA 3, and four Cy Youngs, including three portraits. Other special cards include an E135 Collins McCarthy Shoeless Joe Jackson, a pair of 1933 Goudey Babe Ruths, 1939 Play Ball Ted Williams PSA 4, and three 1951 Bowman Willie Mays Rookies, PSA 2 to 3.5. We have two Mickey Mantle 1951 Bowman Rookies, a PSA 1 and a PSA 2.
Other notable highlights include a 1952 Topps fully graded set broken down, with a Mantle PSA 2 and Mays PSA 3. We have a 1952 Mays PSA 4 with a nice 1-310 run. Other special highlights include a nice 1952 Topps Mathews RC PSA 3, 1953 Topps Mantle PSA 4 and Mays PSA 5.5, 1961-2 Fleer Chamberlain RC PSA 4, two 1986-7 Fleer PSA 8 sealed packs and a 1958 Topps Jim Brown RC PSA 7.
Special autograph items include a stunning 1920s Babe Ruth in quotes cut, a simply incredible autograph album page signed by Babe Ruth and Joe DiMaggio in which DiMaggio addresses Ruth, a Ruth-Gehrig ball and a Jimmie Foxx single signed ball. Baseball memorabilia is headlined by a terrific 1967 Roberto Clemente PSA 8.5 gamer.
The auction continues with a nice selection of newly graded Old Judges and with key T206 HOFers in collector grade, 1954 Topps Hank Aaron RC PSA 1, 1955 Topps Sandy Koufax RC PSA 6 , Roberto Clemente RC PSA 2.5 and a PSA 7 1968 Topps Nolan Ryan Rookie Card among much more. We have many nice partial and complete sets from the 1940s through the 1980s. There is a terrific collection of oddball and modern Pete Rose insert cards that fills up almost forty lots.
Autograph collectors will see a superb 1933 Goudey Rogers Hornsby signed card, a Mint Honus Wagner 3×5, a rare Joe Tinker signed photo and signed Yellow HOF plaques of Dave Bancroft and Jimmie Foxx. Notable signed baseballs include an affordable 1930s ball with Ruth and Gehrig, a superb 1969 Mets signed display and a terrific run of Red Sox team balls from the 1930s through the 1950s, including a 1939 with a Rookie Ted Williams.
Collectors of historical autographs and memorabilia will see many fine Presidential items from the 19th and early 20th century and the classic Dewey Defeats Truman 1948 newspaper.
Entertainment autographs are anchored by an incredible autograph album from the 1940s. Offered as singles and as one lot, the autographs include Bogart, Jolson, Sinatra and Elizabeth Taylor as a teenager. We have many fine Judaica signed items and a superb Gone With The Wind vintage half-sheet.
Non-sports cards include Mickey Mouse and Long Ranger sets. Basketball collectors will see fine 1940s-1960s card lots, many quality 1980s card lots with Michael Jordan Star Beckett cards, three Michael Jordan signed items, a pro cut Larry Bird signed jersey and some wonderful circa 1980 Detroit Pistons gamers. We have various nice football and hockey items, both cards and autographs.
Baseball memorabilia closes out the auction, highlighted by a fine World Series ticket run from 1913-1986.
Clean Sweep Auctions
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Port Washington New York 11050
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Always buying and seeking out quality consignments
Clean Sweep Auctions have been recording record setting prices in 2020 and 2021, and are stronger than ever. Despite the tremendous challenges facing our business due to the Covid-19 situation, 2020 continues to be a tremendously successful year. We want to thank our many loyal customers, some of whom go back nearly 30 years, and our consignors and suppliers, for making this possible.
We are aggressively buying outright and accepting consignments for all future auctions. Clean Sweep offers a unique sweet spot size auction experience for consignors and bidders. Now more than ever you may want to think twice before consigning your collection in a telephone book size auction catalog. It might not be a great idea in today’s market to have ten T206 Cobbs, ten 1933 Goudey Babe Ruths and sometimes five similar Bowman and Topps sets in the same auction. Clean Sweep Auction’s unique size and placement has maximized returns for our consignors for over 25 years. As always, we have the resources to purchase outright any size collection and pay very strong prices. Clean Sweep always pays our consignors on time and offers the highest level of integrity and customer service.