SCP Auctions Spring Premier Auction Ends April 29, 2023

SCP Auctions’ 2023 Spring Premier is live, with many important autographed vintage cardboard treasures among the featured items in the auction. The sale will conclude Saturday, April 29th at www.SCPauctions.com.

SCP Auctions is pleased to present a variety of significant vintage autographed cards. A scarce 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie with a PSA/DNA 10 Auto., a 1952 Topps Willie Mays graded PSA VG 3 with a PSA/DNA 9 Auto., and a Roberto Clemente 1955 Topps rookie with a PSA/DNA 7 Auto. are among the dozens of impressive autographed vintage cards.

The auction is full of other significant vintage cards. A 1911 T205 Gold Border Christy Mathewson graded PSA NM-MT 8, one of two examples of the 1922 E120 American Caramel Babe Ruth to be graded PSA NM-MT 8, a 1958-62 Exhibit Cassius Clay autograph card graded BVG NM 7 with a Beckett 9 auto., and a 1977 Crack Futbol Campeonato Disc Diego Maradona rookie graded PSA EX-MT 6 are just a few of the many vintage cardboard treasures in the sale.

The sale also includes some premium modern cards. A 2004 SP Authentic Quadruple Signatures card signed by Kobe, Jordan, LeBron, and Carmelo #11/15 graded BGS NM-MT+ 8.5 (Highest Graded), a 1984-85 Star Co. Michael Jordan true rookie graded PSA NM 7, and a 2017 Panini Prizm Rookie Autographs Patrick Mahomes graded PSA Gem Mint 10 with a PSA/DNA 10 Auto. are among the valuable modern cards.

On the game used memorabilia side of the sale, a 1922-25 Babe Ruth game used bat is offered. The historic club was given a PSA/DNA GU 8.5. For fans of rising star quarterback Joe Burrow, the jersey he wore in the Bengals victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on December 4, 2022, is available in the sale. The jersey worn by 2022 American League MVP Aaron Judge on opening day of his 2017 American League Rookie of the Year season is also being presented.

Some incredible autographed baseball memorabilia is being presented in the auction. One of the finest Babe Ruth single signed baseballs from the Hollywood/Altman collection graded PSA/DNA 8 for the autograph, Mickey Mantle’s 1955 signed and executed Yankees uniform player’s contract, and a rare President John F. Kennedy single signed baseball from his “Alliance for Progress” tour to South America are open for bidding.

Several rare and historic PSA/DNA Type 1 original photographs have been consigned to SCP. These lots include a March 4, 1946 Jackie Robinson photo from his first day of organized baseball with the Montreal Royals, an April 10, 1947 Jackie photo from the day the Brooklyn Dodgers signed him, and an impeccable 1920 Babe Ruth Paul Thompson home run photo from his first season with the Yankees. In all, over 50 original photo lots grace this auction’s catalog.

SCP is proud to present the collection of former Los Angeles Dodger and five-time MLB All Star Steve Sax. Sax’s two World Series rings, two World Series player’s trophies, and numerous other pieces are offered as part of the Steve Sax Collection. A portion of the proceeds from all items in the collection will benefit the foundation named for Steve Sax’s son John, who was one of five U.S. Marines who died in a training flight crash last year in California. The Capt. John J. Sax Foundation serves to support those who choose to further their education, exploration, and passion for flight.

Other significant and valuable championship jewelry is included in the premium sale. Carl Hubbell’s 1947 Baseball Hall of Fame ring, Ford C. Frick’s 1970 Baseball Hall of Fame ring, Roosevelt Brown’s 1990 New York Giants Super Bowl XXV ring, and Warren Spahn’s 1973 Baseball Hall of Fame ring are sure to dazzle bidders during this sale.

Auction Highlights:

  • Early 1940’s Babe Ruth Single Signed OAL (Harridge) Baseball – “The Hollywood/Altman Ball” (One of Finest Known Ruth Singles!) — Both JSA & PSA/DNA 8 Auto. Grades — $200,000+
  • 1922 E120 American Caramel Babe Ruth – PSA NM-MT 8 (Pop of 2, None Higher!) — $150,000+
  • 1922-25 Babe Ruth New York Yankees Hillerich & Bradby Professional Model Game Used Bat (AL MVP & 1st Yankees World Championship Era) – PSA/DNA GU 8.5 — $150,000+
  • Newly Discovered 1961 President John F. Kennedy Single Signed Baseball from JFK’s “Alliance for Progress” Tour to South America (Photomatched to Venezuelan Newspaper w/ Direct Provenance – PSA/DNA LOA — $150,000+
  • 1951 Bowman #253 Mickey Mantle Signed Rookie with Strikingly Bold Autograph – PSA Authentic, PSA/DNA 10 Auto. — $100,000+
  • 1955 Topps #164 Roberto Clemente Signed Rookie – PSA Authentic, PSA/DNA 7 Auto. (Only Six Graded Higher) — $75,000+
  • 12/4/2022 Joe Burrow Signed & Inscribed Cincinnati Bengals Game Worn Alternate Jersey from Clutch 27-24 Win Over Mahomes & Chiefs (Easily Photomatched) – Fanatics Authentic, PSA/DNA — $75,000+
  • 4/2/2017 Aaron Judge New York Yankees Opening Day Game Worn Road Jersey from ROY Season (AL Rookie Record 52 Homers!) – Steiner LOA, MLB Auth. — $75,000+
  • Rare Roger Peckinpaugh Game Worn 1918 New York Yankees Road Uniform With WWI Memorial Armband – MEARS A7.5 — $75,000+
  • 1911 T205 Gold Border (Piedmont) Christy Mathewson – PSA NM-MT 8 (Only One Higher) — $60,000+
  • 1961 Topps Baseball PSA Graded Complete Master Set (596) Ranked #12 on PSA Registry with 8.07 Set Rating — $60,000+
  • 1955 Mickey Mantle’s Signed & Executed New York Yankees Uniform Players Contract (Mantle Family LOA) — $60,000+
  • 1952 Topps #261 Willie Mays with Vintage Mays Signature – PSA VG 3, PSA/DNA 9 Auto. — $50,000+
  • Immaculate 1958-62 Exhibit #1 Cassius Clay Autographed – BVG NM 7, Beckett 9 Auto. (Highest Graded & Only Known Signed Example in Hobby!) — $50,000+
  • 1973 Warren Spahn Hall of Fame Induction Ring — $40,000+
  • 1894 Pittsburgh Base Ball Club Advertising Schedule Poster — $40,000+
  • 2004 SP Authentic Signature Quadruple Authentic Signatures #BJJA Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, LeBron James & Carmelo Anthony (11/15) – BGS NM-MT+ 8.5, Beckett 9 Auto. (None Graded Higher!) — $30,000+
  • 1990 New York Giants Super Bowl XXV World Champions 10K Gold Ring Presented To Hall of Famer Roosevelt Brown (Wife Provenance) — $30,000+

For more information, visit www.SCPauctions.com or call (949) 831-3700.

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