More Foreign Vintage Baseball Cards Part of Auction

More vintage baseball cards from Cuba and Latin America that were part the impressive collection of Richard Merkin are on the block this month.

Just a few months after someone paid $32,810 for a 25th Infantry 1916 baseball team panoramic photo that featured Bullet Joe Rogan, Dobie Moore and Oscar “Heavy” Johnson and a 1910 Punch Ty Cobb that for $13,773, Hake’s Americana is trotting out more Cuban cards and some vintage boxing memorabilia as part of their 203rd auction which closes June 21-13.

Among the items up for bid this time are 1910 Punch Joes Mendez, Sam Crawford and Bruce Petway cards; 1923-24 Billiken Oscar Charleston and Mack Eggleston; 1924-25 Aguiltas Cristobal Torriente and others.  Other SGC graded/authenticated cards include a 1893 N266 Red Cross boxing near set of 24, 1928 Amatller Chocolate Spanish boxing card set, a 1949 Menko JDM 2 Japanese baseball player mask set and 1967 Topps Venezuelan Ritirado set.

Autographed photos authenticated by JSA included: Jack Johnson, Martin Dihigo, a Bob Feller/Satchel Paige double signed and a  Chuck Klein/Lefty O’Doul.

Other stand-out items include: Ring magazine bound volumes from the Nat Fleischer Archives, 1885 Runners & Jockeys of America poster, Penfold golf ball advertising figure, Red Grange “Ice Man” early 1930s button, c. 1914-1917 Chicago American Giants real photo postcard with Rube Foster-John “Pop” Lloyd-Pete Hill, 1928 Pittsburgh Crawfords team photo with Josh Gibson, 1890-91 Young Ladies baseball club cabinet photo, George Kelly 1922 Tour of Japan signed contract, Minnie Minoso APBPA personally owned membership card, Roberto Clemente endorsed 1960s sneakers, 1920 & 1923 NY Giants baseball sterling silver passes, and a Hughie Jennings endorsement button.

Collectors can obtain a full color 440 page catalog of 3,205 items available by calling 866-404-9800.