Consign or Sell with one click

Nuns Rare Honus Wagner Baseball Card Goes To New Buyer

It’s been a blessed year for the School Sisters of Notre Dame, who catapulted to prominence when they put a rare Honus Wagner baseball card up for auction to support their charitable mission. Problem was, the winning bidder never paid up. On Monday, the Baltimore-based order of Roman Catholic nuns got their $220,000 — the original bid — but have a different collector to thank. Dr. Nicholas DePace, a Philadelphia cardiologist, wired them the money and owns the card. He’s been collecting sports memorabilia for 30 years, and he’s a longtime client of Dallas-based Heritage Auctions. A staff member at the auction house reached out to him in early December after the winning bidder missed a 30-day deadline to purchase the card, and DePace agreed immediately to buy it. Read full story at the USA Today here.

News by Company & Category

Featured Auctions

(*) Indicates Auction in Progress
(*) Dutch Auction Shop: June 23 - June 27
(*) JG Autographs: June 22 - June 28
(*) Steve Novella: June 22 - June 29
(*) Iconic Auctions: June 23 - June 30
(*) MeiGray Auctions: June 16 - June 30
(*) NBA Auctions: June 24 - June 30
(*) Pristine Auction: June 24 - June 30
(*) Sirius Sports Auctions: June 20 - June 30
(*) MEARS Auctions: June 24 - July 2
(*) PWCC: June 27 - July 3
(*) Auction of Champions: June 22 - July 4
JG Autographs: June 29 - July 5
(*) Fanatics Auctions: June 23 - July 6
(*) MeiGray Auctions: June 16 - July 7
NBA Auctions: July 1 - July 7
Pristine Auction: July 1 - July 7
PWCC: July 4 - July 10
JG Autographs: July 6 - July 12
(*) Clean Sweep Auctions: June 16 - July 13
(*) RR Auction: June 25 - July 13
Goldin: June 29 - July 14
(*) MeiGray Auctions: June 27 - July 14
NBA Auctions: July 8 - July 14
Pristine Auction: July 8 - July 14
Sirius Sports Auctions: July 4 - July 14
Gotta Have Rock & Roll: June 29 - July 15
Goldin: June 29 - July 16-17
PWCC: July 11 - July 17
JG Autographs: July 13 - July 19
Fanatics Auctions: July 7 - July 20
University Archives: July 5 - July 20
Collect Auctions: July 4 - July 21
NBA Auctions: July 15 - July 21
Pristine Auction: July 15 - July 21
PWCC: July 1 - July 21
RR Auction: July 14 - July 21
Heritage Auctions: June 30- July 21-23
Infinite Auctions: July 1 - July 22
PWCC: July 18 - July 24
NBA Auctions: July 22 - July 28
Pristine Auction: July 22 - July 28
Sirius Sports Auctions: July 18 - July 28
Iconic Auctions: July 21 - July 30
Pristine Auction: July 1 - July 31
PWCC: July 25 - July 31
Fanatics Auctions: July 21 - Aug. 3
Huggins & Scott Auctions: July 22 - Aug. 4
NBA Auctions: July 29 - Aug. 4
Pristine Auction: July 29 - Aug. 4
Sterling Sports: July 21 - Aug. 4
Goldin: July 20 - Aug. 6
MEARS Auctions: July 28 - Aug. 6
Mile High Card Co: July 18 - Aug. 6
Collector Connection: July 20 - Aug. 7
RR Auction: July 22 - Aug. 10
REA: July 25 - Aug. 14
2022 Full Auction Schedule