Mastro Auctions wrapped up one auction and now prepares for a big event in New York.
The October Mastro Auctions Classic Collector event, conducted entirely over the internet, included over 2,100 lots of Sports and Americana collectibles. Bidding concluded on October 30. Highlights included:
· A 1927 Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig signed ball realized a final price of $7,800.
· A 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle rookie card – PSA VG 3 went for $7,800.
· A 1959 Fleer “Three Stooges” PSA-graded high grade collection (31 different) sold for $7,200.
· A 1912/13 C57 Hockey near set (49/50) went for $7,200.
· A 1954 Red Heart dog food PSA-graded high grade complete set (33) sold for $7,200.
· A 1968 Topps Test 3-D PSA-graded collection (25) commanded $7,200.
· A 1909-1912 tobacco card collection (81) sold for $6,000.
The Classic Collector auction was one of three Mastro will hold before the end of 2008. Its Live “Legends” sale will occur in New York City on December 8. This event will feature one of the best and certainly the largest privately held football collection. In addition, the Live “Legends” auction will feature legendary pieces of baseball history including many from New York icons.