Vintage Sports Memorabilia Tops in October Collectible Sales

October was a good month for vintage baseball memorabilia on eBay.

WhatSellsB1952 Topps Mickey Mantle PSA, a website tracking Best Selling eBay items based on highest prices paid, has published the Top 10 Collectibles sold in October and three of the top ten collectible items were from the sports card and sports memorabilia category.

A few runners-up on October’s list: A rare antique policeman’s badge was sold for $10,600; a vintage 1939 Comic Book fetched $35,100, a rare vintage baseball glove brought $7699 and a 1961-62 Fleer Wilt Chamberlain rookie card sold for $11,100.

The top item on the list, a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, graded PSA 7, brought its owner $40,760.

Here’s the complete list.

“Vintage sports items and memorabilia seemed to be doing really well in October,” said Jamie Massey, the site’s publisher.

Within the sports category, vintage baseball items seem to be amongst the most desired, often fetching double the prices of similar items (icon autographs, tradings cards, etc) from other sports.

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