Apparently tucked away and forgotten, 13 cards from the 1911 Sporting Life M116 set discovered in an attic are about to be sold at auction.
A look at some of the items up for bid in Mile High Card Company’s current auction, a warm-up to their annual fall event set to begin later this month.
A Midwestern family uncovered a treasure trove of 1910-11 M116 Sporting Life cards, still in their original envelopes including several Hall of Famers.
More than 1,000 lots will be up for bid including the Rocky Mountain Collection, a fresh collection of 1911 Sporting Life, vintage unopened material and more.
Another group of still unopened 1970s cases and boxes are up for grabs at Collect Auctions.
A rare Old Judge Mike ‘King’ Kelly cabinet card from 1888-89 brought the biggest price in Goodwin and Company’s latest auction but it wasn’t the only rarity.
Pick up a Wee Willie Keeler baseball card and you’ll touch an image of one of early pro baseball’s best hitters.
Dozens of rare baseball cards will come on the market beginning next month after a Florida collector sells off his stash.
A collector who thought he’d missed out on a local auction steal got a second chance when the 1911 Sporting Life Honus Wagner Cabinet card came up for auction again a week later.
The third best Turkey Red and Sporting Life card sets on PSA’s Registry join other vintage rarities and Babe Ruth memorabilia in a newly-launched auction from Mile High Card Co.
The Sporting Life newspaper was born from the mind of Francis Richter, who believed America was crazy about its games. With a successful career in journalism by 1883, he set up the publication that covered all sports but focused in on the wildly popular game of baseball. By the latter part of the decade, The Sporting […]
…no, not that Wagner. This is a 1911 Sporting Life (M116) in fairly high grade. It’s heading to a new home after an auction.