Topps To Host First Ever Exclusive Auction At The National Sports Collectors Convention On August 3rd

The 32nd National Sports Collectors Convention is pleased to announce that The Topps Company will be holding the first ever auction exclusively for VIP Attendees at the National. The auction will be held during the VIP Reception on Wednesday afternoon, August 3, 2011. The auction will consist of 10 rare items from the Topps Vault and will be open only to those attendees who have purchased any week-long VIP Admission Package.

“We are extremely pleased to be able to present a very exciting event to our VIP Attendees who support the show,” said Show Manager Mike Berkus. “Topps will give our VIP Attendees a chance to bid on and walk away with some fabulous collectibles from their archives.” Some of the items are signed checks from Topps contracts with players making them truly a once in a lifetime opportunity for a collector to acquire items that no one else has.

The Auction will be held during the VIP Reception from 2:30-4:00PM on Wednesday, August 3. Bidders will have an opportunity to view the items at the Reception prior to the Auction. Winning bidders will be required to pay for any items won immediately at the close of the auction. Cash and credit cards will be accepted.

For complete desciptions and images of these items, visit the special Topps Exclusive VIP Auction page on the National Web Site at http://www.nsccshow.com/ToppsVIPAuction2011.html

The list of items includes:

1957-58 Topps Basketball Signed Bill Russell Check
1968 Topps Final Color Transparency Nolan Ryan Rookie
1977 Topps Uncut Proof Sheet with Reggie Jackson Orioles Error Card
1987 Topps/Nestle Set Mickey Mantle Signed Contract
1979-80 Topps Hockey Uncut Proof Sheet with Wayne Gretzky Rookie
1980 Topps/Pepsi Unissued Two-Sided Uncut Final Sheet
1968 Topps Uncut Proof Sheet Nolan Ryan Rookie
1957-58 Topps Basketball Signed Contract Bill Russell
Two additional items will be added shortly

Bidding on these items is limited exclusively to those attendees who purchase any weeklong VIP Admission Package for the 32nd National.

VIP Admission Packages starting at $129 for the entire week include Free VIP Autographs, a VIP Gift Package, special VIP Reception on Wednesday August 3, 2011, early admission to show floor and more are available now on the National’s web site at http://www.NSCCShow.com General Admission Tickets priced at $18 (advance online purchase through the National web site) are also available. Tickets will be $20 if purchased at the Convention Center.

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