Over 2,000 lots of Americana and sports are listed in Mastro AuctionsÂ June Classic Collector Auction. Every listing is accompanied by a full description and in many cases multiple photographs or scans. Bidding is now open until June 25, 2008 when lots 1-863 close and June 26 when lots 864-2174 close. Complete details can be found at Mastro Auctions.Â
Sports lots feature graded cards, autographed balls, cards, uniforms, photographs, and more. You can bid on memorabilia from baseball, hockey, football, boxing, and golf. Michigan fans may want to take a look at the high number of football programs listed. They reach back to 1902 with many of them in excellent condition. In photographs Mastro is listing a seldom seen 1909 photo of legend Connie Mack.Â Â
Americana lots include a wide selection of classic toys featuring characters from the Walt Disney Studios. One of the more fascinating listings is a selection of Disney clocks starting in the 1940s and going into the 1970s. Inside that lot is a 1940s Ingersoll Mickey Mouse alarm clock in an early plastic case, which comes with a Montgomery Ward Ingersoll box.Â Â
In the non-sport category Mastro is featuring over 120 lots. The section opens with an 1887 N7 Allen & Ginter â€œFans of the Periodâ€ complete set. Moving up a few decades, there is a very rare 1952 Merita Bread Lone Ranger Labels partial set is sure to attract fans.Â Â
Comic fans may want to take special note of Mastroâ€™s comic listings. Among the several collections listed in the event are a series of Famous Funnies issues. The eight issues, falling between #209 and 216, feature Frank Frazettaâ€™s legendary Buck Rogers covers. These are a highly desirable part of Frazettaâ€™s cannon of work.Â Â Â
Other categories in this well-rounded event include lots from Hollywood, animation, political, presidential autographs, rock and roll, toys, coins, advertising, and posters.