A 1941 Play Ball Joe DiMaggio SGC 8 sold for $90,000 late Sunday night as Robert Edward Auctions closed out its May Encore Auction. The price is a record for the grade, blowing past the old record of $36,990 set in February of 2021. The event also set a new record for the 1933 Goudey #181 Babe Ruth in the grade of EX+ 5.5 (PSA or SGC), selling for $34,800. … [Read more...] about Notes: Record for SGC 8 1941 Play Ball DiMaggio; Lelands Auction Opens; Buffalo Scene; Sports Card Market Site Live
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Many collectors have a fear of diving into older cards and that is sometimes driven by price. But while some sets are quite expensive, some of the best bargains are found in a pair of similar sets termed the fine pens and wide pens premiums. What are Fine Pens/Wide Pens Premiums? In short, these are small photographs of baseball players from the 1930s. National Chicle … [Read more...] about Fine, Wide Pens Among Most Affordable Pre-War Issues
The 1941 Double Play baseball card set is generally recognized as the last prewar set. For collectors, this 75-card set is full of Hall of Famers — more than 30 — and stars of the day, including Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams, both in their prime and rivals for postseason awards. The set, designated as R330, was marketed by Gum Products, Inc., of Cambridge, … [Read more...] about Double Play Baseball Among Last Sets Before WWII
Any list of the best Joe DiMaggio baseball cards begins on the west coast, where he first showed up on regional issues while in the minor leagues. His career ended before the arrival of Topps so his 'card history' is as interesting as his career. DiMaggio was a bit of a risk. One of the most talented young players in the Pacific Coast League in 1934, he tore ligaments going … [Read more...] about DiMaggio’s Cards Popular…But What to Collect?