Huggins and Scott has launched its final auction of 2010 with over 1,000 consigned lots of vintage and modern sports cards and memorabilia in a two-day event with bidding conducted by phone and Internet via the company's web site.
The auction contains a wide array of rare and unique items including complete vintage sets with a T205 Gold Border set, a 1933 and 1934 Goudey sets, 1939-41 Play Ball sets and a 1934-36 Diamond Stars set as well as a 1933 Goudey set-break and a high-grade 1952 Topps set-break with every card grading a PSA 7 or PSA 8.
Card collectors will chase the 1933 Goudey and 1952 Topps set-break (that includes the #311 rookie card of Mickey Mantle graded PSA 7) but will also be bidding on the 1922 Neilson’s Chocolates near set (69/120), 1921 W551 Babe Ruth (PSA 8), 1919-21 W514 Joe Jackson (SGC 40) and hundreds of 1933 Goudey PSA-graded cards. There is also a large selection of modern insert cards and sets.
Several high quality autographed items from baseball icons are also offered in the auction. Included is a multi-signed baseball with Ruth, Gehrig and Foxx; a multi-signed baseball from Connie Mack Appreciation Night in 1944 signed by Ruth, Johnson and Wagner; a dual signed Mantle/Maris baseball; and single-signed baseballs of Thurman Munson, Lloyd Waner, Travis Jackson and Stan Coveleski. All autographs have been examined and authenticated.
Other high-end artifacts in this auction include a 1951 New York Yankees Championship ring; 1916 and 1920 Brooklyn Dodger solid gold NL Championship medallions once owned by Sherry Smith; a monumental collection of 1953-54 Briggs Meats panels with the rare Jackie Jensen; game-used bats including those once swung by Yogi Berra and Stan Musial and a variety of gold rings.
Huggins and Scott Auctions caters to all types of collectors, with a wide variety of items available at virtually every price level. Consignments are now being accepted for our January 2011 auctions. Visit www.hugginsandscott.com for more information.