Clean Sweep Auctions Current Major Auction Ends October 10, 2018

Clean Sweep Auctions current auction offers current auction has many graded cards and sets, raw cards, memorabilia, autographs, historical autographs, entertainment autographs and much more.  Visit our web site at to bid, register and view items.  The auction runs through October 10, 2018.

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The auction contains a wonderful assortment of interesting, rare and desirable cards, autographs and memorabilia that span multiple sports and collectible genres. We want to thank our many loyal bidders and consignors for making these auctions possible.

We open the auction with thirteen key lots. These are an Old Judge Bid McPhee SGC 5.5, a T208 Fireside Home Run Baker, E105 Mello Mint Honus Wagner, 1915 Zeenut Fred McMullen SGC 3, a superb 1956 Topps set with many PSA 7s, an super clean 1958 Topps set also with many PSA 7s, a 1960 Topps set with many PSA 8s and a 1962 Topps high grade set with 74 PSA-graded cards. The other key lots are a Jackie Robinson single signed baseball, a 1778 George Washington signed document, an Abraham Lincoln document from 1862, a stunning fully signed Beatles program from 1963 and a beautiful 1966 Topps Test Issue Bobby Orr PSA 6.

Baseball card singles follow. We have a tremendous collection of Old Judges, including an example from nearly every HOFer and many of the classic spotted tie rarities among much more. These are offered as nearly 100 individual lots. Other highlights among baseball card singles are a 1915 Cracker Jack Eddie Cicotte PSA 8, 1933 Goudey 149 Ruth PSA 2.5, 1949 Bowman Paige SGC 6, 1951 Bowman Mays Rookie PSA 4, 1952 Topps Mantle PSA Authentic, 1953 Topps Mantle PSA 5, three 1954 Topps Aaron Rookies including an SGC 6, 1955 Topps Killebrew RC PSA 8, Clemente RC SGC 5, many newly graded PSA 8s and 9s from the 1960s and two tough 1971 Topps PSA 9s: Tom Seaver and Willie Stargell.

Baseball card sets and lots start with T206s and go through 1975 Topps. These include collector grade 1930s and 1940s Goudey and Play Balls sets and most of the Topps sets from 1953-1973.

Baseball autographs come next. We have many fine signed vintage cards, with note to three each of 1950s Mickey Mantle and Ted Williams signed cards. There is a wide assortment of classic HOF autographs on photos, 3x5s and checks. Some very special items include a 1943 Gil Hodges signed biographical card, a Kenesaw Mountain Landis letter about Walter Johnson and Christy Mathewson, a 1910 Connie Mack letter and fully signed Yankee yearbooks from 1958-1972. There is a gorgeous Mickey Mantle signed bat and a world of quality oversize Derek Jeter and related signed photos from the great Yankee teams he played on among much more.

Signed baseballs include singles from Walt Alston, Dizzy Dean, Hank Greenberg, a stunning Gil Hodges and a nice Roger Maris. Team balls include a 1931 Yankees ball, several 1950s and 1960s Championship balls and a very scarce 1964 NL All Star team ball.

Historical and entertainment autographs include a fine Martin Luther King Jr signature, a superb Natalie Wood signed photo and a Neil Armstrong 8×10 among much more.

Non-sports cards are a real high point of this auction. One of our best offerings ever, we have a wide selection of complete sets from 1910-1966. Highlights include a 1933 Goudey Indians set, a great run of 1933 Sea Raiders, a fine 1940 Superman set, a 1954 World on Wheels set and four different Davy Crockett sets with unique back combinations.

Basketball collectors will see many terrific Michael Jordan and LeBron James UDA signed items, including single signed basketballs, jerseys and wonderful oversize images. Boxing collectors will see a wide assortment of higher quality Ali signed items and an original poster from the first Ali-Frazier fight in 1971 that is fresh to the hobby.

Football collectors will see 1948 Leaf and 1952 Bowman Large sets, a clean 1965 Topps set and a wide assortment of Tom Brady signed items. We have our largest selection ever of classic hockey HOF autographs on jerseys and photos.

Baseball memorabilia concludes the auction. We have a terrific 1939 Kenesaw Mountain Landis ring from the Philadelphia A’s, key tickets including a 1932 Babe Ruth called shot game and a 1954 Willie Mays basket catch. There is an outstanding Gil Hodges 1952 World Series game bat MEARS A10 and a 1986 Boston Red Sox World Series ring.

Consign to Clean Sweep Auctions
Clean Sweep Auctions is proud to report that our auction sales continue to be solid and we are currently seeking consignments of items valued at $500 or more for our upcoming auctions. In this challenging economic environment, our unique auction format is more important than ever to help achieve outstanding results when selling your treasured collection.

Clean Sweep Auctions has been running real auctions since 1996. The owner, Steve Verkman, has been active on the show circuit since 1988. Why is this important? We have over 15,000 customers in our database and have relationships with many clients over decades. In this age of instant auction companies, this is something that is vital.

With our 20 years in the business, we have few peers in our knowledge and expertise on vintage cards, autographs, publications and memorabilia. We have regularly won $1,000 single items for cents on the dollar that were buried into group lots in other major auctions. As a retailer as well as an auctioneer, we know for example what single signed baseball retails for $100 and for $500; this is vital in properly preparing lots for your collection. We are also very careful about researching obscurities and variations in the worlds of cards, autographs and memorabilia. We go out of our way to provide the most honest, properly detailed descriptions in the industry.

This is a term that gets thrown around by everyone but when something is sold in a Clean Sweep Auction, bidders know they are bidding on something real. Bidders do not hesitate to leave maximum bids in our auction as they know there is not a chance that they will be run up. Clean Sweep is the only major auction houses that not only restricts consignor bidding but actively polices it. Finally, when it comes to getting paid, we are always on time and offer tremendous cash advances for appropriate consignments.

Our battle-tested web site is the best in the industry. We allow bidders to bid on 50 lots at a time and we were the first auction site to offer PDF full-color downloads of the auction catalog. We have been taking internet bids for 10 years. Perhaps most importantly, we have the largest and finest quality images on the web and continue to be the industry leader in this respect. In this day and age, the web site is often more important than the printed catalog to many bidders. WE ARE THE ONLY AUCTION HOUSE WITH A CUSTOM MOBILE VERSION.

We charge a 10% commission on all items that sell for $500 or more and 15% for lots that sell for under $500.

Clean Sweep Auctions offers national exposure, quality descriptions and no excess lotting. Deal with the most honest auction in the industry.

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If you have an item or collection that you are looking to sell or consign, please fill out the form below or call our office at 516 625 0900 from 9 – 5 EST Monday – Friday. You may also fax us any time at 516 625 0902.

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Clean Sweep Auctions
99 Seaview Boulevard
Suite #350
Port Washington, NY 11050

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