Collect Auctions has opened its final catalog event of 2015 with the largest offering of unopened vending, wax, cello and rack boxes, packs and cases the company has ever offered.
In all, there are more than 1,100 lots of vintage sports cards and sets; signed baseballs, photos, jerseys and bats and other items. Bidding ends Thursday, December 3.
Included in the unopened boxes lineup are 1971 Topps Baseball 3rd and 4th Series Baseball vending; 1972 Topps 3rd Series Baseball vending; 1970 Topps 1st Series Football vending; 1971 Topps 1st Series Football vending; 1968-69 Topps Hockey vending; 1973 Topps 4th Series Baseball wax; 1975 Topps Baseball cello; 1978 Topps Baseball wax; 1978 Topps Baseball cello; 1980 Topps Baseball cello; 1972 Topps Football 1st Series Football vending; 1972 Topps 2nd Series Football wax; 1974 Topps Football wax; 1975 Topps Football cello; 1977 Topps Mexican Football wax; 1971-72 Topps Basketball vending; 1972-73 Topps Basketball wax; 1974-75 Topps Hockey wax; and vending cases from 1981 and 1985 Topps Baseball.
Complete sets of 1953 and 1955 Topps, 1954 and 1955 Bowman, 1959 Fleer Ted Williams, 1970, 1971, 1974 and 1975 Topps Baseball are on the block as well as dozens of high-grade vintage cards including an SGC 96 (mint) Roberto Clemente. Hundreds of other lots include lots and partial sets from all eras.
There are more than 100 lots devoted to single-signed baseballs including some rare autographs. Among the listings are balls signed by Ted Lyons, Edd Roush, Sal Maglie, Waite Hoyt, Joe Cronin, Andy Messersmith, Burleigh Grimes, Sandy Koufax, Joe DiMaggio, Roy Campanella, George Steinbrenner, Mike Marshall and others, along with a historically significant Satchel Paige ball directly linked to his Hall of Fame induction. Various group lots of signed baseballs are also included, with 500 Home Run Club, 3000 Hit Club, Yankees, Dodgers, Negro Leaguers and Hall of Famer lots.
Other highlights include a Babe Ruth cut signature, a Lou Gehrig/Bump Hadley signed photo, a 1960s Willie Mays game-used bat, Michael Jordan signed jersey, a 16×20 John L. Sullivan signed cabinet photo, a signed Wayne Gretzky rookie card, Jackie Robinson signed 8×10, multi-signed Cooperstown decal bats, autographed books from Vince Lombardi, Curly Lambeau, Pete Maravich, Rocky Marciano and others, a Lombardi signed document dated a week before he was diagnosed with cancer and a signed Maravich Sports Illustrated cover.
Bidding is now open at CollectAuctions.com.