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News & Notes: Mantle Minor League Trophy, Auction Opens, Card With 16 LeBron Autographs Pulled & on eBay

Mickey Mantle trophy Joplin 1950

A trophy presented to Mickey Mantle just months before his call up to the Yankees is on the auction block, Mile High Card Company opens an auction and a big pull on Day 1 of Exquisite hoops.

Astrodome Turf, Seats, Etc. to Be Sold This Weekend

Flickr photo by JW Sherman (Creative Commons)

It’s been home to a multitude of major sporting events but what’s left of the long vacant Astrodome is about to be parted out.

PSA 8.5 Babe Ruth Signed Baseball, Vintage Cards Highlight I Own it Now Catalog

Signed Babe Ruth 8.5 PSA DNA Baseball

One of the highest graded Babe Ruth signed baseballs in existence joins a huge array of vintage card sets and singles as Memory Lane Inc previews its I Own it Now catalog sale.

Mint Mantle Rookie Card Brings $221,150 in Memory Lane Auction

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A 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie card graded PSA 9 led the way as bidders kept prices for high grade vintage cards shooting upward in Memory Lane Inc.’s summer catalog auction.

California Man Gets Probation for Filing False Claim Over ‘Stolen’ Mantle Cards

California Department of Insurance

The California man who pleaded guilty to filing a false insurance claim for $20,500 worth of Mickey Mantle cards he said were stolen won’t spend any time in jail.

Remarkable Rookie Card Collection Coming to Auction via Memory Lane

PSA 9 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle

Collectors attending the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago this week will be able to feast their eyes on one of the most remarkable high grade collections of rookie cards featuring members of the Baseball Hall of Fame, all of it coming to the auction block next month. The “Graham Collection”, pieced together by a […]

Investing in Mickey Mantle Baseball Cards

More than 60 years after he first put on a major league uniform, Mickey Mantle remains the hottest baseball card property. Which of #7’s cards are undervalued?

Vintage Card, Memorabilia Auction Lots to Benefit Sandy Victims

T206 Ty Cobb

Goldin Auctions has set aside a portion of its inaugural auction to raise money to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy through Red Cross Disaster Relief.

One of Hobby’s Top 1952 Topps Sets Hits Market

Topps 1952 set

One of the hobby’s best known 1952 Topps baseball sets is up for bid, but depending on how bidding goes, it might be parted out.

Top 10 Selling Vintage Card Listings Last 7 Days

Zoldak

A look at last week’s top selling vintage baseball cards on eBay. Would you believe…Sam Zoldak?

2nd Annual Mickey Mantle Tribute Show

1952 Bowman Mantle

He’s not around to sign autographs anymore but that didn’t stop collectors and dealers from turning out for the 2nd Mickey Mantle Show.

Mickey Mantle’s Restaurant in Bankruptcy Auction

Yankee Stadium seats

Everything from signed photos to soda taps will be on the block at the Mickey Mantle’s Restaurant bankruptcy auction.

Bowman vs Topps: The Old Rivalry on eBay

1953 Topps Bob Feller

Iconic debut aside, Topps trumped Bowman then–and now–if eBay stats are any indication.

1952 Topps Mantle Redemption Turned into Tax Trouble for Winner

1952 Mantle

Mark Davis was a big winner in Topps’ 2010 Million Card Giveaway, but that 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle he unlocked came with a price.

Skip Schumacher’s Rally Squirrel Card Helps Push Topps Buzz

Topps Rally Squirrel

The Cardinal utility man may not be in love with the idea, but Topps is getting some mileage out of the Skip Schumacher Rally Squirrel variation.

Historic Autograph Co. Releases 2012 Legends of the Hall This Week

Gomez

The latest packaged and encapsulated product from Historic Autograph Company is 2012 Legends of the Hall, featuring signed cards only from HOFers.

Michigan Man Sues USPS Over Missing Cards, Jewelry

legal scales

A Michigan man says a woman tried to steal cash, vintage baseball cards and jewelry 3 1/2 years ago but the USPS hasn’t returned it all.

Tips for selling on eBay: Listings that Rock

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If your profits aren’t measuring up, it might be time to revisit some tips for selling your sports card and such on eBay.

Topps American Pie Review

Topps  American Pie

Collectors seem to like 2011 Topps American Pie–at least those who knew better than to expect a fair number of sports cards inside those wrappers.

First Items from Dreier Collection Up for Sale

Dreier Collection T206 Wagner PSA 4

Eight items from the massive collection of baseball memorabilia belonging to Chad and Doug Dreier have been unveiled.