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Real vs. Not So Real: Tips on Authenticating T206 Cards

T206s from a Goldin Auctions near set sale

The most famous card in the world is often the target of counterfeiters. Here are tips on spotting a fake Honus Wagner and authenticating T206s as a whole.

Editor’s Blog: Wagner Reprint=Big News (Apparently)

Wagner fake

How a fake Honus Wagner card became national news.

Over 3,500 T206 Cards Including Wagner Coming to Auction

PSA 1 T206 Honus Wagner PSA 1

A previously ungraded T206 Honus Wagner card headlines a massive hoard of over 3,500 T206 cards from a one-owner collection set to be auctioned this fall.

Notebook: Brown Sues; Olbermann on Mastro; Baseball Exhibit; New Beckett Hire

Honus Wagner T206 PSA 8

Jim Brown sues over his championship ring, Keith Olbermann talks about Bill Mastro, a huge baseball exhibit winds down and Beckett adds a new VP.

Report: Film Company CEO Was Buyer of Mazeroski Jersey, Bat

Thomas Tull

Pittsburgh sports fans may get a chance to see Bill Mazeroski’s 1960 World Series jersey and bronzed bat after the items were purchased by Thomas Tull, a movie producer who’s also part owner of the Steelers.

Notes: California Man Sports T206 Wagner Tattoo; ’52 Set Hits Six Figures; More Cartoons and Did Dealers Rat Out Johnny Football?

Honus Wagner tattoo on leg

It’s graded VG-H (for hairy). A Sacramento man puts a T206 Honus Wagner baseball card tattoo on his leg. We’ve got heavy bidding on a T206 Super set and more Andy Broome collecting cartoons…plus did dealers rat out Johnny Manziel?

News & Notes: Panini Sales Exec Changes; T206 Wagner Goes to a Car Show

Honus Wagner T206 PSA 5 MC

A new hobby sales manager at Panini and the auction house selling the T206 Honus Wagner takes it to the Barrett-Jackson car auction (no…not ‘card auction’).

Jumbo Wagner Going Back on the Block

Honus Wagner T206 PSA 5 MC

A PSA 5 T206 Honus Wagner card, carrying extra large borders and a ‘miscut’ designation is coming up for sale, 4 years after it went for $1.62 million.

Fending Off Fakes: Auction Company Round Table

Fake Joe DiMaggio autograph

Vintage sports cards and memorabilia can bring big bucks and with that come efforts to create phony items. Here, our auction company panelists take on fakes.

Locked Up Since 1980s, Trimmed T206 Wagner Now Up for Bid

Trimmed T206 Honus Wagner Authentic

The number of graded grails has gone up. A newly encapsulated T206 Honus Wagner quietly owned by a collector for years is now on the auction block.

Rare Football Card Hits Auction Block

Mayos Cut Plug 1894 Dunlop

As baseball collectors drool over the Black Swamp E98 find, one of only a small number of surviving copies of the 1894 “Anonymous” John Dunlop football card is up for bid.

T206 Wagner Consigned to REA Has Date Stamp Matching Pirates 1909 Triumph Over Cobb, Tigers

1909 Honus Wagner T206 date stamp

A unique T206 Honus Wagner card, its back bearing a date stamp matching the date of the decisive game of the 1909 World Series will be featured in Robert Edward Auctions’ 2012 catalog event.

Wagner, Plank, Ruth, Mathewson Among Highlights in New Catalog

PSA 2 Honus Wagner Memory Lane

Scarce and rare vintage baseball cards are just some of the items up for grabs beginning later this week in an event where patience is sometimes a virtue…and sometimes a mistake.

Baseball Event Features Card Show, Road Show, Babe’s Bat

marriott

A new baseball gathering in Anaheim is set for opening weekend and includes a memorabilia display and show…even the chance to swing the Babe’s old stick.

Wagner Card Drawing Attention as Alternative Investment

Dreier Collection T206 Wagner PSA 4

A Wall Street blogger talks Wagner.

T206 Wagner Card Goes on eBay

PSA 2 Honus Wagner Memory Lane

Got $775,000? There’s a T206 Honus Wagner card with your name on it up for bid on eBay.

Dreier Collection Consigned to Auction

Legendary Auctions

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.

Iconic Players, Sets Part of Memory Lane Auction

Ediie Plank T206 tobacco card PSA 5

Vintage sports cards spanning virtually the entire history of collecting will be up for grabs later this week when Memory Lane Inc. opens its Winter Classics Auction.

T206 Wagner, Top Shelf Vintage Cards Populate Memory Lane’s I Own it Now Catalog

PSA 2 T206 Wagner card

Some of the hobby’s top cards and sets, including a T206 Honus Wagner and 1916 Sporting News Babe Ruth rookie card are on the market.

Largest PSA Graded Baseball Card Collection Ever Offered Acquired By Memory Lane

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One of the best collections of PSA graded baseball cards on the planet is now up for grabs.