Unopened wax, cello and vending boxes, some fresh to the market Lefty Grove items and loads of signed cards can be expected when bidding starts in Collect Auctions next sale on November 17. The auction will close on December 4, with the customary 15-minute-per-lot rule.
The Lefty Grove items include two single-signed baseballs, one of which was used to throw out the first pitch in Game 4 of the 1972 World Series. There’s also an assortment of multi-signed baseballs acquired at the Hall of Fame, each featuring Grove. In addition, we’ll have an early 1960s game-used Grove bat and a 1971 All-Star Game Glass Pitcher & Tray Presented to Grove.
The signed card lineup in our Dec. 4 auction is among the best the hobby has ever seen. There are 1954 Topps, 1959 Topps and 1960 Topps signed near sets, along with complete sets from 1976 Topps, 1978 Topps, 1983 Donruss HOF Heroes, 1990 Donruss and 1992 Fleer and signed starter sets from 1978 Topps, 1981 Topps, 1981 Donruss, 1983 Donruss, 1953 Topps Archives, 1954 Topps Archives and 1978 Topps Football. Finally, we’ll have a 1954 Topps Hank Aaron signed rookie card, graded PSA/DNA 9 and a 1976 Topps Thurman Munson signed card.
Other highlights include: two different single-signed Babe Ruth baseballs; a stunning multi-signed HOFer Cooperstown bat with 62 signatures including Mantle and Williams; 1970 and 1971 Kellogg’s Baseball complete sets in original wrappers; Thurman Munson signed 8×10 photo; 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers team-signed baseball; Harmon Killebrew 1969 All-Star game-used and signed bat from his MVP year with a letter from Killebrew; Noah Webster signed handwritten letter (1833); and much more. Visit Collect Auctions to register. Call Steven Bloedow at 888-463-3063 to discuss consigning to future auctions.