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Williams, DiMaggio All-Star Bats Sold

Just hours into its second ‘Own it Now’ catalog sale, Memory Lane Inc. had logged over $150,000 in sales.   Among the first items to go were a pair of historic game-used baseball bats.  A 1955 Ted Williams model was snapped up for $57,500 while a 1951 Joe DiMaggio stick went for $49,950.

1955 Ted Williams All-Star Game batThe sale, consisting of 88 high-end lots of vintage sports cards and memorabilia, offers items at fixed prices.  Those unsold after two weeks then become open for offers.  It’s clear some collectors didn’t want to take a chance.

1933 Sport Kings Babe Ruth About one-sixth of the items in the sale  had already found new homes by Monday evening as collectors found lots they considered bargains.

A T206 Honus Wagner graded Authentic is among the items available.

Other items sold so far include:

  • 1933 Goudey Sport Kings Babe Ruth PSA 7  $10,500
  • Roberto Clemente signed check, December 1972, PSA 9  $9995
  • 1910 E90-3 American Caramel Chick Gandil  PSA 5  $9750
  • Cy Young signed baseball $7500
  • 1962 Topps Manager’s Dream Mantle/Mays PSA 9  $7500
  • 1941 Play Ball Pee Wee Reese  SGC 92  $5995
  • box of 240 1960 OPC Baseball Tattoos  $4500

The other items still available, including the Wagner are also being offered via eBay.  Click here to see them.

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