Collect Auctions will be accepting consignments at the 36th National this week in Chicago at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center (July 29-August 2). We will be set up in booth 1108 to accept consignments for our winter auction, as well as to distribute catalogs and display some of the key lots in our current auction, which ends August 6.
We are looking for the following items for our winter auction: high-grade vintage sports cards; tobacco cards; vintage sports card sets; unopened wax, vending, rack and cello packs and boxes; autographed sports cards and sets; game-used items; Babe Ruth items; trophies/awards/rings; autographs from all sports, entertainment, presidential and historical signatures; gold and silver coins; along with many other items.
In addition, bidding in our current auction continues, with 700 lots of vintage sports cards and sets; signed baseballs, photos, trading cards, jerseys and bats; an unparalleled selection of vending, cello and wax boxes; and much more. Bidding ends Thursday, August 6 at 9:00 p.m. CST (10:00 EST). Visit our website to view all of the lots.
This auction features complete sets from 1960 Topps Baseball, 1964 to present Topps Baseball, 1956 Topps Football, 1986-87 through 1988-89 Fleer Basketball and more. There’s also an extremely rare Roberto Clemente signed 1964 Topps Giants card; signed near or partial sets from 1957 Topps Baseball, 1958 Topps Baseball, 1962 Topps Baseball, 1979 Topps Baseball, 1980 Baseball Immortals, 1983 Donruss HOF Heroes, 1983 Donruss Baseball, 1991 Studio Baseball, 1989 Topps Baseball, 1983 Topps Football, 1987 Topps Football, 1990 Score Football and more. We have single-signed baseballs from Ty Cobb, Satchel Paige, Richard Nixon, Mickey Mantle and Margaret Thatcher; impressive multi-signed bats, including HOFer signed Cooperstown bat (63 signatures), New York Yankees multi-signed Cooperstown bat (69 signatures) and Boston Red Sox multi-signed Cooperstown bat (81 signatures); a Stan Musial Game-Used and Signed Louisville Slugger bat inscribed, “Stan the Man, Gamer 1949”; Nile Kinnick signed album page graded PSA/DNA 9; and a Mercury 7 crew-signed 8×10 photo.
The unopened lineup is as impressive as ever, led by an unopened box of 1986-87 Fleer Basketball (BBCE wrapped). Also included are: 1973 Topps Baseball Series 4 wax box (BBCE); 1975 Topps Baseball cello box; 1972-73 Topps Basketball wax box; 1978 Topps Baseball wax box (BBCE); 1979 Topps Baseball unopened rack pack box (BBCE); 1979 Topps Baseball cello box (BBCE); 1991 Topps Desert Shield Baseball wax box (BBCE); 1972 Topps Football Series 1 vending box; 1974 Topps Football wax box (BBCE); and much more.