Collect Auctions bidding is in progress and ends March 19 and bidders can view each lot on our website at www.collectauctions.net. There are more than nearly 800 lots of vintage sports cards and sets; a great mix of signed baseballs, photos, jerseys, game-used bats, etc.; an impressive selection of vending, cello and wax boxes, including a 1968-69 Topps Hockey Vending Box; 30 more items from the Mickey Lolich Collection, including his 1968 Game-Used Detroit Tigers Postseason Set 3 Home Flannel Jersey and Pants; a high-grade assortment of 1910 E98 “Set of 30” graded cards, complete PSA-graded 1911-12 C55 Imperial Tobacco Hockey and 1933-34 O-Pee-Chee Hockey sets, both ranking No. 12 on PSA’s Set Registry; and much more. Bidding ends Thursday, March 19 at 9:00 p.m. CST (10:00 EST).
If you aren’t registered, you must do so before bidding. This can be done clicking the “register” link in the top right corner of our website. Here’s a sampling of items from the auction.
Lot #1: 1910 E98 “Set of 30” Hans Wagner in SGC 7 NM
Lot #3: Spectacular 1971 Bazooka Baseball Complete Set in Unassembled Boxes (12)
Lot #6: Babe Ruth, Johnny Evers, Grover C. Alexander & Edd Roush Signed OAL Baseball (4) (SGC) (JSA) (PSA/DNA)
Lot #7: Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Lazzeri, Dizzy Dean & Others Signed Baseball (13) (BAS)
Lot #11: Babe Ruth Signed Check Written to A.G. Spalding Bros. (1937) (Graded BAS 9)
Lot #15: 1976 Topps Walter Payton RC No. 148 PSA 9
Lot #18: 1986-87 Fleer Michael Jordan RC No. 57 BGS 9.5 (3 BGS 9.5 Subgrades)
Lot #19: 2000 UD Legends Michael Jordan Legendary Jersey Autographs #MJ-AJ (23/23) (PSA/DNA)
Lot #20: 1911-12 C55 Imperial Tobacco Hockey PSA-Graded Complete Set – PSA Set Registry No. 12 (45)
Lot #25: 1968-69 Topps Hockey Vending Box (500) (Fritsch/BBCE)
Lot #31: 1972-73 Topps Basketball Wax Box (24) (Fritsch/BBCE)
Lot #32: 1980-81 Topps Basketball Wax Box (36) (Fritsch/BBCE)
Lot #49: Mickey Lolich Game-Used Spalding Glove
Lot #52: Mickey Lolich 1968 Game-Used Detroit Tigers Postseason Set 3 Home Flannel Jersey & Pants
In addition, Collect Auctions will currently on our East Coast consignment trip for this entire week; and will be at the Chicago Sports Spectacular Show in Chicago, Ill. from March 13-15 if you have items to consign to our Summer auction. We’re looking for vintage baseball cards (sets and singles); graded singles and sets; vintage unopened wax, cello and rack packs and boxes; sports autographs; historical, presidential and entertainment autographs; Star Co. basketball cards; game-used items; Babe Ruth items; tobacco cards; trophies and rings; programs; tickets; memorabilia and more.
Steven Bloedow, director of auctions