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Collectors’ Choice: Most Popular Baseball Card Sets, 1900-1949

vintage baseball cards

Collect what you like, but here are some of what many consider the most popular baseball card sets made in the first half of the 20th century.

Notebook: Collector’s Letter to Mastro Judge; Turkey Red Football Sighting, T206 Silver Bars

US District Court Seal

A minority owner of an MLB franchise chimes in on the Mastro Auctions case, Topps takes Turkey Red to Target and info on a new T206-pure silver product.

Hobby Pioneer’s Football Jersey Collection Up for Auction

Game worn jersey collection

Nearly 3,400 lots are now open for bidding including dozens of game-worn college football and NFL jerseys.

Collecting Big Six: Christy Mathewson Cards Not All Pricey

Mathewson T205

On the anniversary of one of his biggest wins, a look at Christy Mathewson cards that won’t deep six your wallet.

Now Graded, Huge Tobacco Card Collection Generates Headlines

T206 collection Saco River

A treasure trove of original T206 cards will enter the market for the first time next year.

Vintage Buy of the Week: Fresh Tobacco Cards Uncovered in Maryland

Tris Speaker T206

A previously unknown collection of T206 and T205 tobacco cards will enter the hobby in a few weeks.

Cobb, Young, Wagner, Mantle Highlight New Just Collect Auction

Ty Cobb Cracker Jack 1915 PSA 3

Hall of Famers from every era including some high grade examples from one man’s lifelong tobacco card collection are up for grabs.

Massive Hoard of T206 Cards Consigned to Auction

T206 hoard

A group of over 1,400 T206 and T205 cards that remained in the same family for generations, many in high grade, will be coming on the market next winter.

High Ranking Vintage Sets Highlight Mile High Auction

George C Miller set

Hundreds of sets, some rated among the best in the hobby, go on the auction block beginning Thursday.

Vintage Buy of the Week: Thousands of Vintage Cards to Enter Market

Vintage Baseball Cards Just Collect

Hundreds of T206 cards, dozens of iconic Hall of Famers and several complete sets have been purchased and will soon be up for bid after a major collection is sold.

Vintage Buy of the Week: ‘White and Gold Collection’

Bat off shoulder T206 Ty Cobb

Our Vintage Buy of the Week from Just Collect involves a once ‘risky’ $65 investment in Ty Cobb.

Grammar Police No Match for Wee Willie’s Cards

Wee Willie Keeler T206 with bat

Pick up a Wee Willie Keeler baseball card and you’ll touch an image of one of early pro baseball’s best hitters.

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

Cy Young cabinet Sporting Life

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

Tribune-Review photo

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

joe-dimaggio-basball

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.