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It’s a Deal: Group of Rare, Valuable Vintage Cards Will Head to Market

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Dozens of rare baseball cards will come on the market beginning next month after a Florida collector sells off his stash.

Original T206s, Colgans Chips Fall From Pittsburgh Home’s Rafters

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A Pittsburgh man doing some work inside the very old house he lives in stumbled upon a baseball card treasure forgotten for decades.

Seized Baseball Memorabilia Collection Heading to Auction

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Old baseball cards and autographs obtained by a New Jersey pharmacist who was selling drug samples and pocketing the cash are going to be sold at auction.

Unopened Bell Brand Koufax, Fresh T206s Highlight Huggins & Scott

Unopened Sandy Koufax Bell Brand card

Huggins and Scott kicks off its last big catalog auction of 2013 today with an unopened 1960 Bell Brand Sandy Koufax, some new-to-the-hobby T206s, and hundreds of high grade vintage sets and singles.

Mint T206 Walter Johnson Among Big Sellers in Memory Lane Event

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Hundreds of rare and high grade vintage sports card and pieces of memorabilia were offered in Memory Lane Inc.’s latest I Own it Now catalog with the holy grail of Walter Johnson cards heading up the sales.

Five Affordable T206 Hall of Famers

T206 Rube Waddell

Want some important T206 cards but don’t have a big budget? Here are five players with impressive careers and still unimpressive prices.

REA’s First Fall Auction Tallies $3.06 Million

Mickey Mantle 1956 Topps PSA 9

Once-a-year auctions are now definitely a thing of the past at Robert Edward Auctions, which held its first ever Fall event that “exceeded expectations”.

T206 Broad Leaf Johnson Sale Latest Example of T206 Back Craze

Broad Leaf Walter Johnson

A T206 Broad Leaf Tobacco Walter Johnson card that sold for $7,207 in 2005 sold for more than $65,000 over the weekend.

T206 Society Launches at SoCal Show

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A new website devoted to buying and selling cards from the T206 set is a father/son affair.

Printing Puzzle: Third Known T206 Joe Tinker Variation Comes to Auction

T206 print variation Joe Tinker Chicago

A newly discovered and somewhat mysterious T206 Joe Tinker variation is among the vintage rarities in Robert Edward Auctions’ first ever Fall Auction.

Young Collector at SoCal Show Indicates Bright Hobby Future

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You think kids don’t appreciate history? We found one young baseball card collector in southern California with a passion for the old stuff.

COMC Challenge: Sweet Caporal Doesn’t Always Mean Baseball Cards

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The latest COMC Challenge will sent you back to the 19th century to either resurrect a web page for the Sweet Caporal Acttresses set or locate a checklist.

PSA Plans Cracker Jack Card Centennial With $2 Million Display, Autographs and Give-Aways at NSCC

The Cracker Jack Collection cover

The upcoming centennial of the vintage Cracker Jack baseball sets will be in focus inside PSA’s booth at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention.

Jumbo Wagner Bidding to Start at $500,000

Honus Wagner T206 PSA 5 MC

One of the three highest professionally graded Honus Wagner cards will be offered at auction beginning next week.

Barry T. Malkin “In Memoriam” Collection Highlights Huggins and Scott Auction

Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps

A 1952 Topps Mantle, a complete 1934 Goudey set and other items that were part of the collection of a late employee headline Huggins and Scott’s latest auction, which also includes Walter Payton’s old driver’s license.

Cobb-Edwards Wagner Card Gets CT Scan for CNBC Show

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It keeps coming back–some say like a bad dream–but the card two Ohio men have been trying to sell as a real T206 Honus Wagner is getting tested by a new CNBC-TV show called ‘Treasure Detectives’, which aims to be the final authority.

Rare Albino Background T206 Eddie Plank Heads to Auction

Albino T206 Eddie Plank card

Rare in standard issue form, where will bidding end for a T206 Eddie Plank missing its color from the printing process of more than a century ago?

Obak Cards Were West Coast’s Version of T206

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You may not know all of the names, but to know vintage Obak baseball cards is to love the design, the rare Cabinets–and Chick Gandil’s rookie card.

1916 Sporting News Cards Shine in Memory Lane Auction

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Newly graded 1916 Sporting News cards featuring a Babe Ruth and Jim Thorpe, were among the most active items in a collection of new-to-the-hobby finds offered by Memory Lane.

Family Heirloom: Large Vintage Baseball Card Collection Consigned

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Rudy Strejc grew up in the Pacific Northwest during the first part of the 20th century and his childhood collection of tobacco cards and others from the era would expand later in life. Now, it’s all about to be sold at auction.