Huggins and Scott Consignment Trips

Huggins and Scott Auctions is heading up I-95 on Monday May 15th and returning on May 16th, picking up consignments for our upcoming “Event of the Year” – our August auction. If you have items that you would like us to consider for inclusion in this annual premiere event, please contact us to discuss your collection.

 

Fresh-To-The-Hobby T206 Collection Highlights Huggins & Scott’s May Masterpiece Auction

Huggins and Scott’s second auction of 2017, the May Auction, will open for bidding on Monday April 24th and close on Thursday night May 4th with the 30-minute rule beginning at 11:00pm ET.

An incredible assortment is offered with tremendous investment-quality pieces from all sports and the historical and political worlds. It features another amazing array of items that caters to every level of collector and investor. Whether you only want to spend a few hundred dollars or several thousand dollars, our selection of quality items has a little something for just about everyone.

Vintage baseball card collectors will enjoy an abundance of pre-war rarities including professionally graded and raw examples of cards from a variety of designations, including Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Christy Mathewson, Cy Young, and more; a number of graded and ungraded tobacco and candy cards offered as singles and in lots, and much more. Highlights include: a fresh-to-the-hobby collection of T206 White Borders featuring hundreds of graded cards with a baker’s dozen PSA NM 7s; a beautiful M116 Sporting Life Cobb SGC 86; The Addie Joss Collection of vintage graded cards; a rare find of three N173 Old Judge original glass plate negatives with two uncatalogued images; and many more.

The post-war collection is substantial as well with an unusually large number of singles, lots, complete and near sets from 1948 to present. Highlights include: 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle RC (PSA 5); 1951 Bowman Willie Mays RC (PSA 4); 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle (PSA 1 (mk); 1953 Topps Mantle (PSA 5.5); 1968 OPC Nolan Ryan RC (SGC 86) and many more. Complete and near sets from the 1930s to present including a T205 near set, a Diamond Stars Master Set, a 1954 Topps Set with a PSA 5.5 Aaron RC, a 1959 Fleer Ted Williams Completely PSA Graded Set (7.15 average grade), and dozens more. One of the most extensive modern insert collections we’ve offered with multiple certified autographed card complete sets, short prints, 1 of 1s, signed relic cards, dual and triple signed cards and much more. As always, we also present a plethora of wonderful “shoebox” collections (always a crowd favorite).

We are pleased to offer a number of neat memorabilia items including an 1877-1883 Peck & Snyder Silver Trophy Ball in original box; a 1952 New York Yankees Worlds Champions Pocket Watch; a remarkable collection of 1950s HOFers Contact Proof Photos used for cards (BGS Authenticated); and lots more.

This auction has a large number of autographed baseball items highlighted by the second installment of the Black & White Hall of Fame Plaque postcard collection, featuring Jesse Burkett, Thomas Connolly, Connie Mack; Honus Wagner and more; a scarce single-signed Lou Gehrig baseball; a stunning “Won in the Ninth” book signed by Christy Mathewson; a twice-signed 1945 Babe Ruth check (PSA/DNA Authentic); an incredible Walter Johnson three-page handwritten letter; a remarkable collection of signed Sports Illustrated “newsstand” issues with Mantle, Koufax, Ali, Chamberlain and more.

Our game-used section in this auction includes some nice pieces with a large assortment of game-used bats including Ken Griffey Jr., Manny Machado and others; plus batting helmets, a number of jerseys, jackets, hats, shoes, equipment and plenty more.

If you don’t collect baseball items, we have a terrific assortment of some high-end pieces from the other sports including a wonderful selection of football, basketball, hockey and boxing lots, sets, autographs and memorabilia. Highlights in the basketball category includes: a nice 57-58 Topps Complete Set with a PSA 6 Russell RC; a 61-62 Fleer Complete Set with O. Robertson and Jerry West RCs graded PSA 7; a 1986-87 Fleer Jordan RC (PSA 9); an 86-87 Fleer Jordan RC signed at his Fantasy Camp; and more.

The football category features a dazzling array of vintage programs, tickets and ephemera from the turn of the century through the Super Bowls with 1920s programs, signed cards, and many more lots. Highlights include complete and near sets from 1948-1986; low pop, high-grade singles from 1950 Bowman; an incredible collection of signed mini-helmets, and more.

If Non-Sports cards, comics, coins, Americana or Political collecting is your cup of tea, we are offering a nice selection in those categories as well including a 2009 UD Prominent Cuts Signed Abraham Lincoln 1 of 1 insert card; a 2007 Historical Cuts Dual-Signed Ulysses S. Grant & Robert E. Lee 1 of 1 insert card; a Donald Trump 2016 signed Masters Flag; an attractive large Marilyn Monroe cut signature; a number of graded comics, vintage coins, currency and loads more.

To browse the auction for the rest of the quality pieces being auctioned, or to download the catalog, please visit the website: www.hugginsandscott.com

Also, remember to check out our “WEB Gems” (post printed catalog) section of auction lots that are not found in the printed catalog, but there are hundreds of great lots to bid on in that category. Those lots start with lot #1662.

Huggins and Scott Auctions
2301 Broadbirch Dr, STE 150
Silver Spring, MD 20904
301-608-0355
auction@hugginsandscott.com

RARE Autographed Black & White Hall Of Fame Postcard Collection Highlights February 2017 Auction

Huggins and Scott’s first auction of 2017, the February Auction, will open for bidding on Monday January 30th and close on Thursday night February 9th with the 30-minute rule beginning at 11:00pm ET.

An incredible assortment is offered with tremendous investment-quality pieces from all sports and the historical and political worlds. It features another amazing array of items that caters to every level of collector and investor. Whether you only want to spend a few hundred dollars or several thousand dollars, our selection of quality items has a little something for just about everyone. Several unique lots headline this auction. We open the auction with the first installment (17 lots) of the remarkable Signed Black & White Hall of Fame Plaque Postcard Set.

Vintage baseball card collectors will enjoy an abundance of pre-and-post war rarities including professionally graded and raw examples of cards from a variety of designations, including Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Christy Mathewson, Cy Young, and more; a number of graded and ungraded tobacco and candy cards offered as singles and in lots, and much more. Highlights include: a tough T206 Bill O’Hara St. Louis variation (SGC 50); a very attractive T206 Mathewson Dark Cap (SGC 60); a find of T206 Hindu backs, all offered individually and many more.

The post-war collection is substantial as well with an unusually large number of singles, lots, complete and near sets from 1948 to present. Highlights include: 1951 Bowman Willie Mays RC (PSA 7); 1954 Topps Hank Aaron RC (PSA 5.5); 1955 Topps Sandy Koufax RC (PSA 6); 1969 Topps Pete Rose (PSA 10 – 1 of only 3); and many more. High end unopened items include 1973 Topps 4th Series Wax Box, 1978 Topps Sealed Rack Case and more. One of the most extensive modern insert collections we’ve offered with multiple certified autographed card complete sets, short prints, 1 of 1s, signed relic cards, dual and triple signed cards and much more. As always, we also present a plethora of wonderful “shoebox” collections (always a crowd favorite).

We are pleased to offer a number of neat memorabilia items including an incredible original Ron Stark oil painting of Mickey Mantle; a rare 1924 Washington Senators “Pennant Winners” pin featuring Walter Johnson; an 1888 California League Scorecard from Spalding’s World Tour (1 of 2 known) and lots more.

This auction has a large number of autographed baseball items highlighted by the aforementioned Black & White Hall of Fame postcard collection featuring rare Grover Cleveland Alexander and Eddie Collins (PSA 9) examples; an incomparable 1936 Amos Rusie signed handwritten letter with references to Cap Anson and Billy Sunday; a stunning Ruth/Gehrig dual signed baseball, purported to be a homerun ball from a 1930 Barnstorming game; a unique 1935 Babe Ruth TLS on Boston Braves letterhead; a scarce 1933 Goudey Tony Lazzeri signed card (PSA encapsulated); a phenomenal Christy Mathewson large cut (PSA/DNA 8); an attractive 1932 multi-signed baseball with Ruth, Gehrig, Hack Wilson and five other HOFers; a nice collection of Pittsburgh Pirates team-signed balls featuring Clemente on each and more.

Our game-used section in this auction includes some nice pieces. Leading off is a 1965-68 Frank Robinson game used bat (PSA/DNA 8); a 1967 Boog Powell Orioles home jersey; a 1970 Don Baylor Orioles rookie year jersey; plus a number of other game-used bats, jerseys, jackets, hats, shoes, equipment and plenty more.

If you don’t collect baseball items, we have a terrific assortment of some high-end pieces from the other sports including a wonderful selection of football, basketball, hockey and boxing lots, sets, autographs and memorabilia. Highlights in the basketball category includes: BBCE wrapped unopened wax boxes from 1986-87 Fleer, 1975-76 Topps and 1980-81 Topps; a tough 1992 USA Dream Team Signed basketball and more.

The football category features a dazzling array of vintage programs, tickets and ephemera from the turn of the century through the Super Bowls with 1920s programs, rare pennants, signed card lots, LeSean McCoy’s 2013 NFL Rushing Leader TAG-Heuer presentation watch and many more lots.

If Non-Sports cards, comics, coins, Americana or Political collecting is your cup of tea, we are offering a nice selection in those categories as well including items signed by: John Jacob Astor; John Pershing; Neil Armstrong; Richard Nixon; Donald Trump and more; a number of graded comics, vintage coins and loads more.

To browse the auction for the rest of the quality pieces being auctioned, or to download the catalog, please visit the website: www.hugginsandscott.com

Also, remember to check out our “WEB Gems” (post printed catalog) section of auction lots that are not found in the printed catalog, but there are hundreds of great lots to bid on in that category. Those lots start with lot #1296.

Huggins and Scott Auctions
2301 Broadbirch Dr, STE 150
Silver Spring, MD 20904
301-608-0355
auction@hugginsandscott.com

1923 Opening Day Babe Ruth Game Bat Highlights Huggins and Scott’s November Auction

Huggins and Scott’s final auction of 2016, the November Auction, is now open for bidding and closes on Thursday night November 10th with the 30-minute rule beginning at 11:00pm ET.

 

An incredible assortment is offered with tremendous investment-quality pieces from all sports and the historical and political worlds. It features another amazing array of items that caters to every level of collector and investor. Whether you only want to spend a few hundred dollars or several thousand dollars, our selection of quality items has a little something for just about everyone. Several unique lots headline this auction. We open the auction with an incredible “Kork Grip” Babe Ruth game bat that matches Ruth’s ordering records for the 1923 Opening Day of “The House that Ruth Built” – Yankee Stadium.

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11307_stevens_australian_ryanVintage baseball card collectors will enjoy an abundance of pre-and-post war rarities including professionally graded and raw examples of cards from a variety of designations, including Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, 11300_t206_demmitt_variationChristy Mathewson, Cy Young, and more; a number of graded and ungraded tobacco and candy cards offered as singles and in lots, and much more. Highlights include: a newly discovered, previously uncatalogued 1888 Stevens Cabinet card of Jimmy Ryan that is quite possibly his only known autograph; a tough T206 Ray Demmitt (St. Louis variation) SGC 50 and many more.

 

The post-war collection is substantial as well with an unusually large number of singles, lots, complete and near sets from 1948 to present. Highlights include: several nicer high grade rookie cards including Mays, Clemente, Koufax, Maris, Rose, Carew, Ryan and more; high end unopened items include 1954 Topps and Bowman packs, 11814_1979_topps_vending_casea 1979 Topps Baseball sealed vending case; the most extensive modern insert collection we’ve offered with multiple certified autographed card complete sets, short prints, 1 of 1s, signed relic cards, dual and triple signed cards and much more. As always, we also present a plethora of wonderful “shoebox” collections (always a crowd favorite).

 

We are pleased to offer a number of neat memorabilia items including an incredible 10544_1899_cincinnati_reds_season_passcollection of 1899-1902 Cincinnati Reds sterling silver season passes; a remarkable run of New York Giants 1909-1931 sterling silver 11056_framed_senators_pennantand leather season passes; a scarce 1906 Washington Senators pennant; Forbes Field seat and signage; several early publications and full tickets and stubs from World Series’, All Star Games, milestone events and lots more.

 

This auction has a large number of baseball autographed items highlighted by our “Signed & Sealed” section of over 1400 PSA/DNA encapsulated autographed cards, broken down 10601_moe_berg_single_signed_ballinto lots and singles from the 1940s-1980s; a tremendous single-signed Moe Berg baseball (one of two known); a couple of nice Ruth balls; an extremely rare Vic Willis autographed index card (PSA/DNA 9); 11778_vic_willis_signeda remarkable archive of Dexter Press postcards, negatives and original autographs including Roberto Clemente, Mickey Mantle and more.

 

Our game-used section in this auction includes some great pieces. Leading off is the 10924_don_heffner_game_jerseyaforementioned Babe Ruth 1923 Kork Grip Game Bat; a terrific 1942 Don Heffner St. Louis Browns uniform; jersey examples from the 1947 Senators, 1952 Phillies, 1965 Dodgers, 1968 Pirates, 1960s and ‘70s Baltimore Orioles including Hall of Famer Earl Weaver; modern gamers from Carlton Fisk, Ken Griffey Jr., Justin Verlander, Todd Frazier; a 1980s Cal Ripken Jr. Orioles hat; Ron Santo bat (PSA/DNA 10); 1957 Harmon Killebrew H&B bat; 1986 Nolan Ryan Astros Jacket plus a number of other game-used bats, jerseys, jackets, hats, shoes, equipment and plenty more.

 

11311_1986_1987_fleer_boxIf you don’t collect baseball items, we have a terrific assortment of some high-end pieces from the other sports including a wonderful selection of football, basketball, hockey and boxing lots, sets, autographs and memorabilia. Highlights in the basketball category includes: a 1986-87 Fleer Basketball Unopened Wax Box sealed by BBCE; several Michael Jordan certified autographs 11762_star_michael_jordan including an ’84 Star Company signed rookie card and numerous white hot Jordan inserts from the 1990s; a 1957 Topps Bill Russell rookie signed (PSA/DNA 10); a sealed bag of the ’84-’85 Star Company Bulls; an incredible collection of signed Kobe Bryant sneakers, a 1980-81 Topps basketball unopened wax box (BBCE Wrapped) and a 2011-12 Miami Heat Championship Ring.

 

11828_1966_green_bay_packersThe football category features a dazzling array of vintage programs, tickets and ephemera from the turn of the century through the Super Bowls with 1920s NFL programs, AAFC memorabilia; a high grade 1957 Topps Football set; an amazing collection of vintage Baltimore Colts memorabilia; a stunning 1967 Green Bay Packers Team Signed Football and many more lots.

 

If Non-Sports cards, comics, coins, Americana or Political collecting is your cup of tea, we are offering a nice selection in those categories as well including documents signed by: George Washington, William Henry Harrison, Alexander Hamilton, John Quincy Adams, Ulysses S. Grant, Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill and more; an extensive collection of graded Morgan Silver dollars, Lincoln pennies, Peace dollars and loads more.

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To browse the auction for the rest of the quality pieces being auctioned, or to download the catalog, please visit the website: www.hugginsandscott.com
Also, remember to check out our “WEB Gems” (post printed catalog) section of auction lots that are not found in the printed catalog, but there are hundreds of great lots to bid on in that category. Those lots start with lot #1704.

 

Huggins and Scott Auctions

2301 Broadbirch Dr, STE 150

Silver Spring, MD 20904

301-608-0355

auction@hugginsandscott.com

 

Huggins and Scott’s “Event of the Year” Set to Begin August 1st

Huggins and Scott’s 2016 “Event of the Year”, the August Auction, will open for bidding on Monday August 1st and close on Thursday night August 11th with the 30-minute rule beginning at 11:00pm ET.

 

An incredible assortment is offered with tremendous investment-quality pieces from all sports and the historical and political worlds. It features another amazing array of items that caters to every level of collector and investor. Whether you only want to spend a few hundred dollars or several thousand dollars, our selection of quality items has a little something for just about 97625_1933_goudey_clark_signed_cardeveryone. Several unique lots headline this auction. We open the auction with 145 lots from a remarkable “fresh to the hobby” collection of period-signed 1933 Goudey baseball cards, including Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx, Eddie Collins 1933_goudey_signed_collectionand the “Holy Grail” – Earl Clark, who died in a car accident in 1938, just five years after this card was produced.

 

Vintage baseball card collectors will enjoy an abundance of pre-and-post war rarities including professionally 97780_four_base_hits_ryangraded and raw examples of cards from a variety of designations, including Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Christy Mathewson, Cy Young, Shoeless Joe Jackson and more; a number of graded and ungraded tobacco and candy cards offered as 97865_t206_cobb_greensingles and in lots, and much more. Highlights include: a newly discovered, previously uncatalogued 1887 Four Base Hits Tobacco Jimmy Ryan card; a terrific T206 Ty Cobb Green Portrait SGC 60; solid mid-grade 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth’s, all EX 5 or VG-EX 4 and many more.

 

The post-war collection is substantial as well with an unusually large number of 97086_1951_bowman_mantle_rookiesingles, lots, complete and near sets from 1948 to present. Highlights include: a nice 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie card (PSA 8 oc); a 1951 Bowman baseball collection of 215 different cards each graded PSA NM-MT 8 with no qualifiers; a 1952 Bowman baseball collection of 184 different cards each graded PSA NM-MT 8 with no qualifiers; a gorgeous 1952 Tip Top Bread Mantle label; a 97065_tip_top_mantleremarkable 1953 Hunter Wieners St. Louis Cardinals complete set of (26); an attractive 1955 Topps Roberto Clemente rookie SGC 80 EX-MT 6; a 1956 Topps Sandy Koufax PSA 9 (only 98729_1960_topps_cello_boxone better); 1968 Topps Nolan Ryan rookie (PSA 8); an absolutely incredible, newly discovered 1960 Topps baseball unopened cello box of 36 packs including one with a Yaz rookie on top; a 1961 Topps baseball complete set with each card graded PSA NM-MT 8 with no qualifiers; a tremendous 97212_nolan_ryan_topps_finestcollection of 1993 Topps Finest baseball Refractors, each graded PSA MINT 9 including Ryan, Griffey, Ripken, and much more. As always, we also present a plethora of wonderful “shoebox” collections (always a crowd favorite).

 

This auction has a large number of baseball autographed items highlighted by the aforementioned 97299_1927_1928_yankees_team_baseball1933 Goudey signed card collection; the fourth and final installment of the “We Are The Champions” section featuring team-signed baseballs from a number of World Series Champions from 1922-1938, including the coveted 1927 Yankees and an exceptional 1928 Yankees each with Ruth and Gehrig; 98130_spectacular_ruth_gehrig_signed_ballmultiple examples of single-signed Babe Ruth baseballs, including one PSA/DNA graded 5.5; one of the nicest Ruth & Gehrig dual-signed baseballs in existence; a stunning Gehrig cut signature graded PSA MINT 9; an extremely rare Alexander Cartwright 1879 signed receipt; a spectacular Ruth signed original Art Brewster cartoon sketch; 97068_perez_steele_ashburna near impossible 1997 Great Moments Richie Ashburn signed card (PSA/DNA 10); a terrific 1913 Giants/White Sox World Tour signed baseball with McGraw, Comiskey, B. Weaver, Speaker and Jim Thorpe; a number of signed checks including Ruth, Cobb, Johnson, Hack Wilson and J. Robinson; the finest collection of signed Baseball Hall of Fame FDCsCentennial First Day Covers ever assembled including Ruth, Evers, Wagner, Johnson, Cobb, Alexander, Tinker, Young, Ott, Hornsby, Foxx, Collins and more. These are just a few highlights of a remarkable section of high end, desirable auction lots.

 

97431_eddie_plank_1910_championship_pendantStaying in the memorabilia category, we are pleased to offer a number of neat mementos including Eddie Plank’s phenomenal 1905 and 1910 Philadelphia Athletics World Champions pendants from his estate; a unique 1935 Babe Ruth World Series Contest Winner Banner; a number of wonderful original works of baseball art from noted artists Andy Jurinko, William Feldman, Burris Jenkins, Willard Mullin and others; several working pinball and vending machines from the 1930s-1950s and lots more.

 

Our game-used section in this auction includes some great pieces. Leading off is 1931 Jackie Hayes game used Senators jersey (MEARS 8.5); Orlando Cepeda’s 1962 Giants jersey; Pete Rose’s 1983 post-season Phillies road jersey; game used bats from Cal Ripken (PSA/DNA 10), newly inducted Hall of Famers Mike Piazza and Ken Griffey Jr, Frank Thomas and David Ortiz; Brooks Robinson’s first professional used hat from his minor league days with the San Antonio Missions; plus a number of other game-used bats, jerseys, jackets, hats, shoes, equipment and plenty more.98234_alexander_ovechkin_first_game

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If you don’t collect baseball items, we have a terrific selection of some high-end pieces from the other sports including a wonderful selection of football, basketball, hockey and golf lots, sets, autographs and memorabilia. Highlights include: Alexander Ovechkin’s very first game used Capitals jersey with impeccable provenance; a rare 1968-69 OPC hockey unopened pack PSA 8; an incredible collection directly from the home of Hall of Fame sonny_jurgensenquarterback, Sonny Jurgensen including game used shoulder pads, cleats, trophies, game balls and more; Michael Jordan’s “true” rookie card – 1984-85 Star Company BGS 8.5; a 98016_star_jordan_bgs1986-87 Fleer basketball complete set with each card graded PSA NM-MT 8; LeBron James’ 03-04 UD Ultimate Collection rookie autograph BGS 9.5; a 2003-04 rookie year LeBron James game used jersey (MEARS A5); some remarkable Muhammad Ali signed pieces including an on-sight fight poster signed by Ali and Frazier; a LeRoy Neiman signed Ali oversized Serigraph; a complete 2004 SP Authentic Golf “Signs of the Times” set of all 54 autographed cards; and many more lots.

 

If Non-Sports cards, comics, Americana or Political collecting is your cup of tea, we are offering a nice selection in those categories as well including: a seldom-seen George Armstrong Custer 1873 signed check; the first three issues of Playboy Magazine; autographs from Marlon Brando, Thomas Edison, JP Morgan, Buffalo Bill Cody; John F. Kennedy; Donald Trump; Bill and Hillary Clinton; and the Dalai Lama, himself; and loads more.

 

To browse the auction for the rest of the quality pieces being auctioned, or to download the catalog, please visit the website: www.hugginsandscott.com

 

Also, remember to check out our “WEB Gems” (post printed catalog) section of auction lots that are not found in the printed catalog, but there are hundreds of great lots to bid on in that category. Those lots begin with lot #1705!

 

 

Huggins and Scott’s May 2016 Sports Card & Memorabilia Auction Opens for Bidding on Monday May 9th

Huggins and Scott’s second of four Masterpiece Auctions of 2016 will open for bidding on Monday May 9th and close on Thursday night May 19th with the 30-minute rule beginning at 11:00pm ET.

 

A terrific assortment is offered with tremendous investment-quality pieces from all sports and the historical and political worlds. It features another amazing array of items that caters to every level of collector and investor. Whether you only want to spend a few hundred dollars or several thousand dollars, our selection of quality items has a little something for just about everyone. Several unique lots headline this auction. We open the auction with the first and only offered T206 Hal Chase “Holding Trophy” version with a near impossible Brown Lenox advertising back.

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Vintage baseball card collectors will enjoy an abundance of pre-and-post war rarities including professionally graded and raw examples of cards from a variety of designations, including Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Christy Mathewson, Cy Young, Shoeless Joe Jackson and more; a number of graded and ungraded tobacco and candy cards offered as singles and in lots, and much more. Highlights include: a near T206 White Border set broken up into a number of lots, many with rare backs; a number of T205 and T207s in lots and singles and many more.

 

95798_1952t_mantle_psa_ex_5mcThe post-war collection is substantial as well with an unusually large number of singles, lots, complete and near sets from 1933 to present. Highlights include: a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle rookie card #311 PSA 5 (mc); the #2 ranked PSA Graded 1967 OPC Baseball set; a fresh-to-the-hobby collection of 1952 Tip-Top Bread Labels with the original album; a 1957 Topps baseball unopened wax pack PSA 7; 95695_1957_topps_wax_packtwo remarkable 1960 Topps baseball unopened rack packs from a new find, and much more. As always, we also present a plethora of wonderful “shoebox” collections (always a crowd favorite).

 

This auction has a large number of baseball autographed items highlighted by the third installment of the “We Are The Champions” section featuring team-signed baseballs from a number of World Series Champions from 1940-1958 (the earlier years, going back to 1921, will follow in subsequent auctions); a neat Johnny Evers signed cut with a “Tinker, Evers & Chance” inscription; a 1933 Goudey signed Rogers Hornsby card; a nice Babe Ruth and Lou 95689_ruth_gehrig_ballGehrig dual signed baseball; an impressive framed collage of 3000 Hit Club members with Cobb, Collins, Clemente, Honus Wagner and 20 others; and loads more.

 

Staying in the memorabilia category, we are pleased to offer a number of neat mementos including a tremendous collection of 1914 Giants/White Sox World Tour 95176_1927_yankees_ws_press_pinephemera; a beautiful 1927 World Series Press Pin; Calvin Coolidge’s 1923 National League Season Pass; a neat Forbes Field Stadium Sign; a possibly one-of-a-kind 1960s Houston Astros “Astronaut” pennant; and many more. Also, a variety of vintage publications and tickets from the turn-of-the-century to modern day including a tough 1927 World Series Game 1 Program from Pittsburgh and lots more.

 

96333_cal_ripken_game_used_gloveOur game-used section in this auction includes some great pieces. Leading off is an Al Simmons game used Louisville Slugger bat, cut in half and signed by the entire 1940 American League All Star team; a 1962 Gaylord Perry game used Giants jersey; a tremendous Cal Ripken Jr. signed game used Rawlings fielding glove with impeccable 95369_killebrew_gu_batprovenance; game used bats from Harmon Killebrew, Brooks Robinson, Thurman Munson and Tony Conigliaro, each authenticated by PSA/DNA; plus a number of other game-used bats, jerseys, jackets, hats, shoes, equipment and plenty more.

 

If you don’t collect baseball items, we have a terrific selection of some high-end pieces from the other sports including a wonderful selection of football, basketball, hockey and golf lots, sets, autographs and memorabilia. Highlights include: the next installment of the Lew Lipset Collection of vintage golf memorabilia; a 1940s game used Alex Wojciechowicz Detroit Lions helmet; a 1947 Green Bay Packers signed notebook; a Tom Brady signed LE Replica Lombardi trophy numbered to 12; an extremely scarce 1961-62 Fleer Basketball advertising sheet; several neat autographs from Chamberlain, Russell and MJ; several vintage Topps and OPC hockey sets and unopened wax boxes; the #6 ranked PSA Graded T220 Mecca Boxing Champions set; and many more lots.96249_rockefeller_check

 

If Non-Sports cards, comics, Americana or Political collecting is your cup of tea, we are offering a nice selection in those categories as well including: a number of highly ranked PSA Graded and raw non-sports sets from the turn-of-the-century through the 1970s; a remarkable JD Rockefeller Sr. signed check made out for $130,000; a stunning Neil Armstrong vintage signed photograph with a rare “Apollo 11” inscription; signatures from James Madison, James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, Andrew Carnegie, James Garfield, Jacqueline Kennedy and the Dalai Lama, himself; and loads more.

 

To browse the auction for the rest of the quality pieces being auctioned, or to download the catalog, please visit the website: www.hugginsandscott.com
Also, remember to check out our “WEB Gems” (post printed catalog) section of auction lots that are not found in the printed catalog, but there are hundreds of great lots to bid on in that category.

 

Huggins and Scott Auctions

2301 Broadbirch Dr, STE 150

Silver Spring, MD 20904

301-608-0355

auction@hugginsandscott.com

Huggins and Scott’s First Auction of 2016 Set to Begin February 1st

Huggins and Scott’s First Auction of 2016 Set to Begin February 1st

 

Huggins and Scott’s first of four Masterpiece Auctions of 2016 will open for bidding on Monday February 1st and close on Thursday night February 11th with the 30-minute rule beginning at 11:00pm ET.

 

A terrific assortment is offered with tremendous investment-quality pieces from all sports and the historical and political worlds. It features another amazing array of items that caters to every level of collector and investor. Whether you only want to spend a few hundred dollars or several thousand dollars, our selection of quality items has a little something for just about everyone. Several unique lots headline this auction. We open the auction with one of our most extraordinary pieces we’ve ever offered. This is THE ACTUAL football Johnny Unitas used to throw a touchdown pass to Raymond Berry in the 1958 NFL Championship Game, dubbed “The Greatest Game Ever Played.” Incredible provenance detailing the remarkable chain of ownership is also included.92305y_greatest_game_ever_played

 

Vintage baseball card collectors will enjoy an abundance of pre-and-post war rarities including professionally graded and raw examples of cards from a variety of designations, including Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Christy Mathewson, Cy Young, 93446_m101-5_joe_jacksonShoeless Joe Jackson and more; a number of graded and ungraded tobacco and candy cards offered as singles and in lots, and much more. Highlights include: a tremendous T205 Gold Border Near Set break (193 different) each card PSA Graded; a newly found M101-5 near set including a SGC 60 Joe Jackson; a seldom-offered W600 Honus Wagner (SGC 30); a new find of 93451_w600_sporting_life_wagner1912 Underwood & Underwood real photo postcards with Christy Mathewson; a rare E223 1888 G&B Chewing Gum card of Con Daily; several rare backs and tough T206 White Borders, including a Hal Chase with a Red Hindu back; nearly a dozen different 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth cards of all different conditions; and many more.

The post-war collection is substantial as well with a large number of singles, lots, complete 93449_1952_topps_mickey_mantleand near sets from 1948 to present. Highlights include: a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle #311 PSA 3; a 1952 Topps Frank Campos “black star on back” PSA 7 (Only known PSA 7); 92504_1963_topps_rose_rc1951 Bowman Willie Mays PSA 5.5; a beautiful 1963 Topps Pete Rose rookie PSA 8; literally hundreds of complete and near sets including a 1953 Bowman Color Baseball set (#21 on PSA Registry); an incredible 1982 Topps Baseball Traded Set Unopened Case of 100 Sets; two remarkable 1960 Topps baseball unopened rack packs from a new find, and much more. As always, we also present a plethora of wonderful “shoebox” collections (always a crowd favorite).

 

This auction has a large number of baseball autographed items highlighted by an 92326_mathewson_signed_ballincredible Christy Mathewson single-signed baseball, purchased on 9/30/21 at Mathewson’s Testimonial Day Benefit; a couple of Babe Ruth single signed balls, a Mathewson/Chief Meyers dual signed ball; the second installment of the “We Are The Champions” section featuring team-signed baseballs from a number of World Series Champions from 1960-1979, including a terrific 93200_wright_500_hr_painting1961 Yankee ball with no clubhouse signatures (the earlier years, going back to 1921, will ruthburke4x6follow in subsequent auctions); a beautiful Ruth signed George Burke photograph; a neat 1939 Yankees team-signed mini bat with Lou Gehrig; a stunning George Wright original oil painting signed by 500 homerun hitters; and loads more.

 

Staying in the memorabilia category, we are pleased to offer a number of neat mementos including Wayne Krenchicki’s 1979 Orioles AL Champions ring and his medals from the 1973 Amateur World Series and 1975 Pan Am Games; the rare opportunity to purchase a 92401_brown_hall_of_fame_batscomplete run of Brown Hall of Fame bats, with rights to all future offerings; a number of rare and attractive Type 1 original photographs and negatives with subjects including Ruth, Gehrig, Teddy Ballgame, Shoeless Joe, Walter Johnson and many more; and a variety of vintage publications and tickets from the turn-of-the-century to modern day including a tough 1912 World Series ticket stub from Game 6; and lots more.

 

Our game-used section in this auction includes some great pieces. Leading off is the 92248_1947_boston_signed_half_bataforementioned football from the 1958 Championship game; also, an unbelievable 1947 Ted Williams game used Louisville Slugger bat, cut in half and signed by the team; a neat 1955 Roy McMillan Reds flannel; game used and signed cleats from Ripken, Chipper and Jeter; the earliest known Brooks Robinson game used hat, from his 1956 San Antonio Missions minor league season; plus a number of other game-used bats, jerseys, jackets, hats, shoes, equipment and plenty more.

 

If you don’t collect baseball items, we have a terrific selection of some high-end pieces 92757_notre_dame_coatfrom the other sports including a wonderful selection 93309_obama_signedof football, basketball and hockey lots, sets, autographs and memorabilia. Highlights include: an incredible late 1920s Notre Dame game worn sideline jacket (with photo matches); a 1930s Green Bay Packers players’ sideline wool blanket;92363a_harvard_football_pendant Tommy Lee Jones’ 1968 “Harvard Beats Yale 29-29” gold pendant; Sammy Baugh’s handwritten 1935-36 TCU playbook;92273_cassius_clay_cut Alonzo Mourning’s game used jersey from his Wounded Warriors pick up game, signed by 13 including Obama, Kobe, LeBron; a tremendous 1964 Cassius Clay signed and dated note inscribed “Next Champ”; and many more lots.

 

If Non-Sports cards, comics, Americana or Political collecting is your cup of tea, we are offering a nice selection in those categories as well, including a number of non-sports card 93248_playboy_first_issuesets completely PSA graded; signatures from William McKinley, John F. Kennedy, Buffalo Bill and the Dalai Lama; the first Playboy with Marilyn Monroe, a handbill from the “I Have a Dream Speech”; a number of comic book lots from the X-Men, Marvel and DC Comics; and loads more.

 

To browse the auction for the rest of the quality pieces being auctioned, or to download the catalog, please visit the website: www.hugginsandscott.com
Also, remember to check out our “WEB Gems” (post printed catalog) section of auction lots that are not found in the printed catalog, but there are hundreds of great lots to bid on in that category.

 

Huggins and Scott Auctions

2301 Broadbirch Dr, STE 150

Silver Spring, MD 20904

301-608-0355

auction@hugginsandscott.com

 

Huggins and Scott’s Enormous Final Auction of 2015 Set to Begin November 2nd

Huggins and Scott’s final Masterpiece Auction of 2015 will open for bidding on Monday November 2nd and close on Thursday night November 12th with the 30-minute rule beginning at 11:00pm ET. This is our largest auction of the year with over 2,100 lots.

A terrific assortment is offered with tremendous investment-quality pieces from all sports and the historical and political worlds. It features another amazing array of items that caters to every level of collector and investor. Whether you only want to spend a few hundred dollars or several thousand dollars, our selection of quality items has a little something for just about everyone. Several unique lots headline this auction. We open the auction with the first installment of hobby pioneer, Lew Lipset’s collection of baseball and golf memorabilia. There are a number of rare and unusual pieces in this section. lipset_collection

Vintage baseball card collectors will enjoy an abundance of pre-and-post war 90423_1887_n172_galvin_sgc_86rarities including professionally graded and raw examples of cards from a variety of designations, including Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Christy Mathewson, Cy Young and more; a number of graded and ungraded tobacco and candy cards offered as singles and in lots, and much more. Highlights include: the highest graded N172 Old Judge Pud Galvin (SGC 86), a pair of scarce N172 89248_sport_kings_cobbJohn Ward cards, a seldom-seen 1901 Police Gazette Supplement of Christy Mathewson from his rookie year, a stunning collection of (8) different T206’s as PSA NM 7s, an R316 Kashin’s Babe Ruth (PSA 6), a gorgeous 1933 Sport Kings PSA graded run with a Ty Cobb (PSA 5); and many more.

The post-war collection is substantial as well with a large 90692_1951_bowman_mantle_rookienumber of singles, lots, complete and near sets from 1948 to present. Highlights include: a 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle RC PSA 6, a 1954 Topps Hank Aaron (SGC 86), an unusually large number of high-grade singles and lots from the 1950s and 1960s; over 10090485_felins_franks different lots of complete baseball sets from 1952-present day; a rare 1955 Felin’s Franks Bobby Morgan panel; a nice selection of unopened material including a 1957 Topps pack (GAI 6), a 1960 Leaf Series 2 Wax Box (GAI 8.5), a 90693_1978_topps_rack_case1975 Topps Mini wax box and an incredible 1978 Topps Factory sealed Rack Case! As always, we also present a plethora of wonderful “shoebox” collections (always a crowd favorite).

 

 

Staying in the memorabilia category, we are pleased to offer a number of championship rings including Dick Green’s 1974 A’s World Series ring (Series MVP), Wayne Krenchicki’s 1979 Orioles AL Champions ring and his 1975 Pan Am Games silver medal; a number of rare and attractive Type 1 original photographs and negatives with 89931_dick_green_1974_athletics_ringsubject including Ruth, Gehrig, Huggins, W. Johnson, B. Weaver and more; a number of World Series and All Star Game press pins from the 1950s and 1960s; and a variety of vintage publications and tickets from the turn-of-the-century to modern day including a tough 1916 World Series Game 5 clincher and the highest graded full ticket from Game 7 of the 1957 World Series (PSA 8); and lots more.

This auction has a large number of baseball autographed items highlighted by the earliest89644_mantle_autograph Mickey Mantle autograph we’ve encountered (1949 signed “Mick Mantle”); a number of multi-and-team signed baseballs with Ruth and Gehrig; an attractive 1959 multi-signed ball with Ty Cobb (displaying as a single-signed); a beautiful Jimmie Foxx single-signed and dated ball; a rare Ross Youngs signed photo; an incredible Christy Mathewson signed check (PSA/DNA MINT 9); a tough Miller Huggins signed 1925 stock certificate; a number of Babe Ruth signatures on a variety of media; the first installment of the 89181_christy_mathewson_1925_signed_check“We Are The Champions” section featuring team-signed baseballs from a number of World Series Champions from 1980-2013 (the earlier years, going back to 1921, will follow in subsequent auctions); and loads more.

Our game-used section in this auction includes some spectacular pieces. The highlight is a pair of 1992-93 Nike Air Jordan’s, worn by Michael on the final home game of that 89447_michael_jordan_game_wornseason against the Detroit Pistons (April 22, 1993); an impressive array of game used jerseys from the Orioles, Senators and Phillies from the 1950s to present day; game used bats from Willie Mays, 90663_bryce_harper_batPete Rose and a tremendous Bryce Harper bat from his rookie season with an exact photo match of him holding the bat; a scarce 1950s Pittsburgh Steelers game used jersey; and a nice grouping of early game used and signed hockey sticks; plus a number of other game-used bats, jerseys, jackets, hats, shoes, equipment and plenty more.

 

If you don’t collect baseball items, we have a terrific selection of some high-end pieces 89982_jerry_rice_trophyfrom the other sports including a wonderful selection of football, basketball and hockey lots, sets, autographs and memorabilia. Highlights include: an impressive run of football sets with a number of high grade stars from 1948-1976; Jerry Rice’s 1996 Mackey Award trophy; several early programs and tickets from Super Bowls, College Bowl games and more; a wonderful 89532_miami_heat_ring1937-38 Washington Redskins Team-Signed Panoramic photo; a 1967 Green Bay Packers Team-Signed football; a rare 1998-99 UD Jordan Auto/Patch card #11/23; a 2011-12 Miami Heat NBA Championship ring and original box; tough-to-find team signed basketballs from the 1984 US Olympic team and a 1995-96 Chicago Bulls ball from their 72-10 season; a neat 1936 James J. Braddock signed photograph, personalized to Bill Dickey; and many more lots.

If Non-Sports cards, comics, Americana or Political collecting is your cup of tea, we are offering a nice selection in those categories as well, including a pair of tough 1938 Horrors of War wrappers; rare signatures from John Quincy Adams, Rutherford Hayes, Patrick 90810_john_and_jackie_photoHenry, Mark Twain, Fiedel Castro (on a baseball), Jimmy Hoffa, Dalai Lama and one of the most exquisite John F. and Jacqueline Kennedy signed photograph we’ve ever seen. There are some rare graded coins, a tough 1977 Star Wars #1 Comic book (CGC 4.5), and a 1974 Incredible Hulk/first appearance of Wolverine comic book (CGC 5.0); and loads more.

To browse the auction for the rest of the quality pieces being auctioned, or to download the catalog, please visit the website: www.hugginsandscott.com
Also, remember to check out our “WEB Gems” (post printed catalog) section of auction lots that are not found in the printed catalog, but there are hundreds of great lots to bid on in that category.

Huggins and Scott Auctions

2301 Broadbirch Dr, STE 150

Silver Spring, MD 20904

301-608-0355

auction@hugginsandscott.com