Records Lift Heritage Auctions 1933 Goudey PSA Set Registry Catalog Auction to More Than $3.6 Million

Numerous records fell as Heritage Auctions’ 1933 Goudey PSA Set Registry Catalog Auction amassed total sales of $3,650,622 – more than doubling pre-auction estimates.  Nearly every key card in the set universally considered the most important of the era established a new record, including four cards featuring Babe Ruth that sold for a combined $1,296,000. In addition, two Lou Gehrig cards brought a combined $621,600, and an elusive Napoleon Lajoie card drew a record $264,000.

“The results exceeded even our most optimistic expectations,” Heritage Auctions Direct of Sports Auctions Chris Ivy said. “It’s a clear continuation of the outrageous success of our T206 set auction back in September. It’s a financial golden age for top-ranked PSA registry sets.”

Two individual cards cleared the $500,000 plateau: 1933 Goudey Lou Gehrig #160 PSA Mint 9 realized $576,000, while a 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth #144 PSA Mint 9 brought $528,000.

Other cards that established new world records included, but were not limited to:

Trading card consignments are now being accepted for Heritage Auctions’ Sports Card Catalog Auction April 18-19