Combine some Young Guns rookie cards and some high-end labels and you get some serious bidding.
Check out these auctions that were closing Monday night:
- BGS 10 “Black Label” Connor McDavid Young Guns rookie card
- BGS 10 Auston Matthews Young Guns rookie card
- Lot of 10 McDavid Young Guns all PSA 10
Also up for grabs this week is a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle PSA 7 with current bids approaching six figures.
The Hall of Fame consults with him. So do Major League Baseball teams. He knows why there’s a hole in Gaylord Perry’s jersey. And he’s not afraid to wear his passion.
Long-time jersey collector Bill Henderson has released the eighth edition of his Game Worn Guide to MLB Jerseys, an electronic book that’s now a whopping 3,600 pages long.
If it has anything to do with jerseys from the 1970s and up, it’s in the book.
Henderson has about 1,000 jerseys from the last 45 years in his own collection and he wears one just about every day.
Read more about him in this story from SportsLogos.net.
The annual NFL Rookie Premiere wrapped up in Los Angeles over the weekend with players from this year’s draft signing some of their early trading cards, getting their pictures taken for those that will be out closer to the season and learning a little about the business side of being a pro football player.
Panini America sponsored the event. Trading card distributor GTS Distribution offers some photos from the event, which took place in Los Angeles. Good to see players being encouraged to be responsible about getting their stacks of cards signed on time…and it looks like someone’s been encouraging them to make the signatures legible—at least if some of the photos we’ve seen online are any indication.
Heritage Auctions’ Chicago office is now open at 215 West Ohio Street. Sports collectibles expert Chris Nerat will be there this Friday and Saturday, June 1 and 2, answering questions from collectors interested in selling higher quality sports memorabilia and cards or learning more about the hobby.
Nerat will return to the Chicago salesroom monthly with future dates to be announced.
The company won’t be dealing strictly with sports collectibles in Chicago, though. Interested potential consigners for any of Heritage Auctions’ 40 categories can contact Roberta Kramer, the Managing Director of the Chicago office by calling 312-260-7222 or 877-437-4824 ext. 1759.