Dual Signed Ruth-Gehrig Ball Tops Auction

A baseball signed by Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig sometime between 1926 and 1933 sold for $22,325 in Huggins & Scott’s latest auction catalog.  Carrying a grade of 6, the final bid on the ball was $19,000.   The buyer’s premium drove the realized price to the reported level.

Autographed baseball Babe Ruth Lou GehrigThere were several other signed items in the sale, including some Babe Ruth autographed baseballs.

A single-signed 1924 Ruth ball, carrying a Spence LOA brought $8225 while a 2008 Upper Deck 1-1 Goudey Cut Ruth autograph cut insert card, sold for $5501.

A Ty Cobb signed baseball offered in the same auction and carrying a grade of 6.5 from PSA/DNA, drew strong attention before closing with a realized price of $18,800.

Collectors of vintage unopened packs and boxes drove bidding for a complete 1971 Topps baseball cello box carrying 11 packs to a price of $11,163.

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