High grade vintage sets and near sets from the 1956-1980, numerous T206 cards including a Green Portrait Ty Cobb and a scarce Nap Lajoie error are among the marquee items in Wheatland Auction Services’ newest online auction.
In all, over 550 lots are being offered, with many carrying $10 or $20 opening bids.
The group of sets includes popular issues such as 1956, 1968 and 1969 Topps. The Lajoie card features a line of text on the back that’s printed upside down. It’s one of over 50 lots of T206 cards in the sale. Others up for grabs include the PSA 3 Cobb, plus lower and mid-grade Hall of Famers like Cy Young, Christy Mathewson, Tris Speaker and John McGraw. A W517 Lou Gehrig is also part of the auction.
Graded cards include a 1958 Topps Roger Maris (PSA 8) and a 1973 Topps Roberto Clemente (PSA 9).
There are dozens of other post-War single cards, bulk lots, modern cards and rare non-sports packs and singles.
Among the more interesting pieces is a 1948 Williams Co. baseball- themed pinball machine in original working condition.
Autograph collectors will find signed baseballs from Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle and other Hall of Famers; team signed baseballs from the 1966 and 1970 Baltimore Orioles and 1980 Philadelphia Phillies; a 1958 All-Star Game program with vintage signatures of Ernie Banks and Yogi Berra; bulk lots of signed Sports Illustrated magazines; pucks signed by Maurice Richard, Wayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe, Patrick Roy and others; signed jerseys, yearbooks and other items.
Bidding will run through Sunday, September 29 at WheatlandAuctionServices.com.