The sports card and memorabilia auction business had a pretty good year last week. The world may still be enveloped by a raging pandemic that's decreasing our population in record numbers, but the appetite for tangible connections to athletes and athletic history seems immune to it all. The latest played out in the auction market: $52.9 million spent in six major … [Read more...] about Totaling Up The Biggest Week in Sports Auction History
Mile High Card Company December 2020
It has been a tough year for the nation because of the coronavirus pandemic. Looking forward to 2021 is a common theme, but 2020 was a good year for the sports collectibles business. The December 2020 Auction held by Mile High Card Company is a perfect example, with 710 items sold at the auction that ended Friday. The bids brought in $3.7 million to the Colorado-based … [Read more...] about Mantle, Jordan Cards, Cap Anson Bat Power $3.7 Million Mile High Auction
Mile High Card Company President Brian Drent says the market for sports cards “continues to be at an all-time high.” Thousands of bids have been placed in MHCC’s current auction, which still has a week to run. MHCC is offering a number of higher-end cards including a PSA 8 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle that is moving toward $200,000 but is expected to go much higher. … [Read more...] about Notes: Auctions Strong; BoSox GM’s Collection Story; Lakers Warmups; What’s the Deal with Kelce’s RC?
A recent find of 1954 Mascot Dog Food cards of Mickey Mantle and Yogi Berra sent shockwaves throughout the hobby; the first and only known specimens from the mysterious regional issue to have sold at auction. Both cards received minimal 1.5 grades from Beckett and were sold with the Mantle fetching nearly $25,000. Now, Mile High Card Company has unveiled another new … [Read more...] about Fresh Find of Ultra-Rare 1954 Mascot Dog Food Cards Heading to Auction