The price of the card bested the $382,400 attained by Heritage Auctions for another PSA 8 rated Mantle card at an auction held the night before.
Prices do include buyer’s premiums tacked on to the final bid.
One hundred lots of higher-end memorabilia were up for bid for Goldin’s live auction at the Muvico 18 Theater in Rosemont, IL. In all, the auction generated more than $3 million.
Also among the big sellers was a signed 1905 New York Giants World Series bat that once belonged to ace pitcher Christy Mathewson. The bat ended at $218,700 including the buyer’s premium.
A photo-matched, game-worn Michael Jordan home Chicago Bulls jersey from the 1997-98 season, autographed by the hoops legend, soared to $104,490, a record for a Jordan regular season jersey, according to the auction house.
Consignments from Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt were up for grabs with his 1974 Babe Ruth Sultan of Swat crown bringing $29,160.
A Babe Ruth bat dated 1921-31 fetched $75,330 and Ruth home run baseball (#519) and signed by Ruth and Lou Gehrig sold for $40,095.
“The National Sports Collectors Convention is the annual event where sports memorabilia takes center stage and the biggest and most passionate collectors gather to build their collections and celebrate the hobby,” said Ken Goldin Founder of Goldin Auctions. “It was clear from the fevered pitch of the bidding from people in the room, online and on the telephone that this was a collection of memorabilia worthy of the occasion.”
Three important T206 cards were also sold:
- Sherry Magie (Magee Error) PSA EX+5.5 ($72,900) – a record for the grade.
- Eddie Plank (Sweet Caporal) PSA EX 5 ($87,480)
- Walter Johnson Portrait (Piedmont) PSA Mint 9 ($73,507)
A corresponding online auction with 1,200 additional lots will close on August 8.