Uncle Jimmy: Family Members Reflect on Humble Relative’s 7-Figure Collection

Wheathland Auction Services Current Auction Ends June 25, 2017Uncle Jimmy would have been pleased.  James Micioni of Boonton, New Jersey, left a treasure trove when he died at age 97 on March 8, 2020. A baseball card and memorabilia collector throughout his life, Micioni had quietly accumulated a stunning collection of cards, photos and autographs. It included thousands of vintage items, including six different signed 1933 Goudey cards of Babe Ruth.  The last of those cards sold through Wheatland Auction Services late Sunday night for a record-setting $761,100.

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