Collect Auctions bidding is now live. The auction ends November 14 and bidders can view each lot on our web site at www.collectauctions.net. There are more than 1,000 lots of vintage sports cards and sets; a great mix of signed baseballs, photos, jerseys, game-used bats, etc.; an unparalleled selection of vending, cello and wax boxes, including a 1976 Topps Football wax box; more than 40 items from the Mickey Lolich Collection, including his 1968 World Series Trophy; an impressive run of hockey sets, with many PSA-graded and highly ranked on the PSA Set Registry; a collection of signed jerseys and balls from an ex-MLB player and coach; and much more. Bidding ends Thursday, November 14 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: 1914 Cracker Jack Ty Cobb No. 30 PSA 4
Lot #2: 2009 Bowman Chrome Mike Trout RC Auto XFractor No. BDPP89 (7/225) BGS 8.5 (AUTO 10)
Lot #3: Stunning High-Grade 1911 C55 Imperial Tobacco Hockey, No. 7 on PSA Registry (46)
Lot #8: High-Grade 1957 Topps Baseball All-PSA Slabbed Complete Set No. 65 on PSA Registry (407)
Lot #16: 1998-99 Upper Deck Michael Jordan Game Jerseys #GJ20 BGS 9.5
Lot #18: 1951 Parkhurst Gordie Howe RC No. 66 PSA 7
Lot #25: 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2005 Twilight Zone Master Set (4 Series, 288 cards, 102 Autos)
Lot #27: 1971-72 Topps Basketball Vending Box (500) (Fritsch/BBCE)
Lot #29: 1973 Topps Baseball Cello Box (24) (Fritsch/BBCE)
Lot #33: 1972-73 Topps Basketball Wax Box (24) (Fritsch/BBCE)
Lot #35: 1980-81 Topps Basketball Wax Box (36) (Fritsch/BBCE)
In addition, Collect Auctions will be at the Cactus League Sports Show in Shakopee, Minn. from Nov. 9-10; and the Chicago Sports Spectacular Show in Chicago, Ill. from Nov. 22-24 if you have items to consign to our Spring 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