Mile High Card Company went home from the National Sports Collectors Convention with nearly $1 million in consignments. Now, some of those high-end cards and memorabilia items are going to be up for grabs.
The auction will run through Thursday, October 4.
Among the top lots are an SGC 40 T206 Eddie Plank and the fourth best 1967 Topps set on PSA’s Registry (whether it’s sold as is or broken up depends on the results of the bidding).
Other top vintage cards include: a 1909-11 T206 Ty Cobb Bat on Shoulder PSA 7 NM, a 1909-11 American Caramel E90-1 Honus Wagner Throwing SGC 4 VG/EX, a 1910-12 Plow Boy Three Finger Brown SGC 40 VG 3, a 1928 Sociedade Industrial #100 Ruth/Gehrig SGC 70 EX+ 5.5, a 1929 R316 Kashin Publishing Babe Ruth PSA 8 NM/MT, a 1933 Goudey #92 Lou Gehrig PSA 8 NM/MT, a 1950 Bowman #22 Jackie Robinson PSA 8 NM/MT, a 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle PSA 4.5 VG/EX+, a 1953 Hunter Wieners Panel Miller/Musial Hand Cut SGC 7.5 NM+,a 1956 Topps #30 Jackie Robinson Grey Back PSA 9 MINT, a 1956 Topps #33 Roberto Clemente PSA 9 MINT, a 1956 Topps #135 Mickey Mantle Gray Back PSA 8 NM/MT, a 1959 Morrell Meats Sandy Koufax PSA 7.5 NM+, a 1961 Morrell Koufax PSA 9 MINT, a 1966 Topps #50 Mickey Mantle SGC 9.5 MINT+, a 1970 Topps #600 Willie Mays PSA 10 GEM MINT and a 1959 Bazooka Jim Brown PSA 5 EX.
Top rookie cards include a 1936 National Chicle Joe DiMaggio PSA 8 NM/MT, a 1951 Bowman #6 Don Newcombe PSA 10 GEM MINT, a 1959 Topps #514 Bob Gibson PSA 9 MINT, a 1993 SP #279 Derek Jeter Foil PSA 9 MINT, a 2003 SP Authentic #148 LeBron James Autographed PSA 10 GEM MINT, a 1965 Topps #122 Joe Namath PSA 8 NM/MT, a 1981 Topps #216 Joe Montana SGC 10 GEM MINT and a 1958-59 Topps #66 Bobby Hull SGC 8 NM/MT.
Set collectors will find partially graded 1933 Goudey, 1941 Play Ball and 1950 Callahan sets, a completely graded 1950 Bowman set, a, 1953 Topps near set (267/274) with Mantle and Paige, a 1958 Topps near complete set (489/494), a 1959 Topps Baseball near set (569/572) a 1961 Fleer Baseball set (#9 on PSA Set Registry), a 1965 Topps Baseball high-grade set along with the fourth best 1959 Topps Football and sixth best 1960 Topps football sets on PSA’s Registry.
Unopened material on the block will include unopened 1968 Topps football and 1973 Topps baseball boxes.
The auction includes a high-grade Babe Ruth baseball signed on the sweet spot, a boxing ticket also signed by Ruth, a 1939 All Star Game multi-signed baseball with 23 signatures including Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Jimmie Foxx and Mel Ott, an autographed near set of 1958 Topps baseball with each card authenticated by PSA, and a Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird Signed “Legends of Basketball” photo.
Game-used and memorabilia collectors will have the opportunity to bid on a 1967 Cincinnati Reds team-signed Pete Rose game bat with 32 autographs including Johnny Bench, a signed 1969-70 Reggie Jackson Oakland A’s game-worn green mist vest style flannel jersey, a 1973 Bob Griese Miami Dolphins helmet, a 1985 Walter Payton Chicago Bears game-used road jersey, a 1980s Tony Dorsett Dallas Cowboys signed game jersey, a 2011 Adrian Peterson Minnesota Vikings gamer from the 10/16 Game at Chicago (Team COA), and Orlando Sanchez’s 1982 St. Louis Cardinals World Series ring.
Other memorabilia in the auction includes a newly-discovered 1893 Zimmer’s Baseball Game Featuring 11 Hall Of Famers and several Type I original photos including those featuring Honus Wagner, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Ty Cobb and others and an original piece of Stephen Holland artwork featuring Roy Campanella.
MHCC is currently accepting consignments for the December auction. More information is available on the company’s website.