Bidders Flock to T205 Set, Other Vintage Material in Auction

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.

Bidding has bT205 Gold Border setegun and will end on Wednesday December 1 and Thursday December 2.

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.

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle PSA 7Card 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.

1951 Yankees World Series ringOther 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 for more information.