A multi-million dollar west coast collection of rare sports cards and historic sports memorabilia will be sold in the open market over the next couple of years.
Rich Klein rambles back from the World Series and remembers the days of an east coast show and one particular hobby dealer.
Another item from the Halper auction is called into question, while a new report says Ohio State players were REALLY into trading.
A jersey worn by Lou Gehrig…potentially the one he wore when he took himself out of the lineup after 2130 games..was the top seller in Robert Edward Auctions’ 2011 event, but it’s also safe to say the vintage card market is alive and well.
Common belief is that the first World Series ring wasn’t issued until 1922. The discovery of a second ring from eight years earlier seems to have re-written that bit of memorabilia history.
News, notes, odds and ends from the sports memorabilia world.
Say it ain’t so.
A well-traveled T206 proof strip with a little mystery to it is on display at the Phillies’ ballpark as it heads back to the auction block.
All but four of the 1720 available lots were snapped up by bidders as Robert Edward Auctions’ annual event came to a close with over $10 million in bids.