One of the ancient set's "big 3" in PSA 3 sold Wednesday night at auction for over $40,000.
Competition for some of the hobby's rarest vintage cards shows no sign of slowing down.
A rare T206 Eddie Plank card sold in Goodwin & Company's "Masterpieces & Uncommon Commons" auction Wednesday night, but not before the high bid reached $34,128. Tacking on a 17.5% buyer's premium, the selling price was $40,100.40.
Another Plank will be available in Barry Sloate's upcoming auction.
Several high grade T205 and T206 cards were part of the sale. Among them (these prices do NOT include the buyer's premium) :
- T206 PSA 9 Addie Joss $15,919
- T205 PSA 8 Tris Speaker $10,109
- T205 PSA 7 Cy Young $9882
- T206 PSA 7 Walter Johnson $9663
- T206 PSA 7 Christy Mathewson $9663
Other highlights from the auction:
- 1960 Bell Brand Sandy Koufax PSA 9 $28,204 ($33,139.70 with premium)
- E93 Standard Caramel Honus Wagner PSA 6 $13,743
- 1955 Bowman Willie Mays PSA 9 $15,028
- 1933 Goudey Joe Cronin PSA 9 $10,774
- Roberto Clemente game-used bat $7604