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

Huggins and Scott’s “Event of the Year” Auction Set to Begin July 27th

Huggins and Scott’s fourth Masterpiece Auction of 2015 will open for bidding on Monday July 27th and close on Thursday night August 6th with the 30-minute rule beginning at 11:00pm ET. This is our “Event of the Year” with over 1,000 lots and the premium pieces will be on display at our booth (#s 913, 915, 1012 & 1014) at The National Convention in Chicago, IL from July 29 – August 2, 2015.

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 high-dollar lots headline this auction. We open the auction with the highest grade average SGC Graded T205 Gold Border Near Master Set of (221/222) Cards (average grade 55.96) – Lot #1.87549_t205_near_master

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 1887 N172 Old Judge Cigarettes Cap Anson SGC 55 VG-EX+ 4.5, Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Christy Mathewson, Cy Young and more; a number of graded and 87244_red_sun_cobb_silkungraded tobacco and candy cards offered as singles and in lots, and much more. Highlights include: the highest graded S74 Silk Ty Cobb with a scarce Red Sun Back (SGC 84); a 1930 Cracker Jack Pins Complete PSA Graded Set (#4 on Registry); a previously undiscovered 1937 Babe Ruth Lindt & Sprungli Stamp Card; and many more.87763_1957_topps_pack

The post-war collection is substantial as well with a large number of singles, lots, complete and near sets from 1948 to present. Highlights include: a 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle RC SGC 60; two different complete Topps baseball set runs from 1958-1973 (sold set-by-set); a seldom-offered 1957 Topps baseball unopened wax pack from Series 2 (Mickey Mantle series) PSA 7; and a lot more. As always, we also present a plethora of wonderful “shoebox” collections (always a crowd favorite).87111_cobb_wagner_autograph

This auction has a large number of baseball autographed items highlighted by a young boy’s contest-winning prize of a dual-signed Ty Cobb & Honus Wagner baseball with impeccable provenance; a number of multi- and team-signed baseballs including a 1922 NY Giants ball with Christy Mathewson; a 1927 Superstars ball with Ruth, Gehrig, Cobb, Walter Johnson and many others; a 1915 Tigers ball with Cobb; a gorgeous 1947 Pirates ball with Wagner (PSA/DNA 8); a 87590_1937_yankees_gehrig_signed_photo1939 multi-signed ball that displays as a single-signed Mel Ott; stunning single-signed baseballs from Jimmy Foxx, Thurman Munson, and a grouping of 15 different single-signed 500 homerun club members; a superb 1937 Yankees team photo flawlessly signed by Gehrig; and loads more.87887_1867_base_ball_quadrille

Staying in the memorabilia category, we are pleased to offer a gorgeous 1867 “The Base Ball Quadrille” full color Sheet Music featuring the Boston Tri-Mountains BBC – the first piece of the upcoming incredible Lew Lipset Collection; a rare 1870s large full plate 87780_tintypebaseball team tin type; a neat turn-of-the-century 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings engraved Commemorative Ashtray; 1915 Boston Red Sox team Premium with Babe Ruth; one of only two known 1912 Boston Red Sox AL Champions felt pennant; a number of high end Championship rings including 1944 87087_steve_kaufman_mantleSt. Louis Browns, 1967 and 1975 Boston Red Sox, 1972 and 1973 Oakland A’s, 1983 Orioles and a 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers Duke Snider salesman sample; an original Mickey Mantle painting by Steve Kaufman, from Mantle’s personal collection (with LOA’s); and a variety 87372_rare_1912_red_sox_pennantof vintage publications and tickets from the turn-of-the-century to modern day, and lots more.

Our game-used section in this auction includes some spectacular pieces. The highlight is the remarkable Billy Southworth Sr. 1943 World Series game used St. Louis Cardinals hat, given to his son and subsequently used in 25 World 87116_billy_southworth_cap_for_webWar II bombing missions with photo matching and video provenance; a 1977 Steve Carlton road blue Phillies signed jersey; a 1970s Jim Palmer game used glove; a 1982 Pete Rose game used and signed Mizuno bat (PSA/DNA 8.5); plus a number of other game-used bats, jerseys, jackets, hats, shoes, gloves and plenty more.

87718_first_football_cardIf 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 and hockey lots, sets, autographs and memorabilia. Highlights include: the first football card – 1888 N162 Goodwin Champions Harry Beecher PSA 4.5; a beautiful 1935 National Chicle Bronko Nagurski PSA 5; 1948 Leaf football PSA Graded Set (#19 on Registry); 1950 Bowman football PSA Graded set (#23 on Registry); a 1958 Topps 87767_elvin_hayes_game_wornfootball unopened cello pack with Jim Brown RC on front (PSA 4); a scarce 1926 NY Giants football sterling silver season pass; a 1960 Houston Oilers AFL Champions ring (Coach Rymkus); Brett Favre’s 2001 game used Packers helmet with photo and Favre LOA; a 1980 Washington Bullets game used Elvin Hayes jersey; a number of completely 87101_brett_favre_helmetPSA Graded and registered basketball sets from 1957, 1969, 1970 and 1971; the 1962 Floyd Patterson/Sonny Liston signed Heavyweight Championship fight contract; a neat grouping of Gordie Howe items including a scarce 1952 Royal Desserts card (PSA Auth) and a 1960s game used and signed Northland stick; and many more lots.

If Non-Sports cards, comics, Americana or Political collecting is your cup of tea, 87033a_1935_mickey_mouse_gum_boxwe are offering a nice selection in those87754_1955_lincoln_cent categories as well, including the only known example of a 1935 Gum Inc. Mickey Mouse one-cent display box; a 1968 Topps “Superman in the Jungle” Test Issue Near Set (52/66) all SGC graded; rare Americana autographs from Francis Scott Key, Jefferson Davis, George Custer Armstrong, Walt Whitman, Charles Lindbergh, Ulysses S. Grant, Neil Armstrong and Mother Teresa; an extremely 87741_fantastic_four_comicsrare 1955 Lincoln Cent Double Die “Full Red” PCGS 64; the first 5 Fantastic Four Comics (all CGC graded); (15) rare Ant-Man Comic Book run; 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. Link: “WEB Gems” (post printed catalog) section

 

Huggins and Scott Auctions

2301 Broadbirch Dr, STE 150

Silver Spring, MD 20904

301-608-0355

Complete All Star Game Program & Ticket Runs to Highlight Huggins and Scott’s June 2015 Auction

Huggins and Scott’s third Masterpiece Auction of 2015 will open for bidding on Monday June 1st and close on Thursday night June 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 85043_allstar_programs_runselection of quality items has a little something for just about everyone. This auction is headlined by back-to-back lots of the most comprehensive collection of Baseball’s Mid-Summer Classic’s 85042_allstar_tickets_rungame program and ticket run. Each and every program and ticket from 1933-2013 are offered as lot #s: 326 and 327.

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 85328_conly_studios_clarksonMathewson, 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 tremendous collection of Boston Red Sox team sets from 1914-present with most of the vintage cards PSA Graded; several low pop, high grade N172 Old Judge cards; an attractive E90-1 Cobb PSA 3.5; a scarce 1888 Conly Studios John Clarkson Schedule Card and many more.

The post-war collection is substantial as well with a large number of singles, lots, complete and near sets from 1948 to present. Highlights include a completely PSA graded set of 1950 Drake’s Cookies; a very attractive 1950 Bowman set with (105) SGC Graded cards; a nice 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle RC SGC 55 and a lot more. As always, we also present a plethora of wonderful “shoebox” collections (always a crowd favorite).85991_harry_oneill_autograph

This auction has a large number of baseball autographed items with an extremely scarce album page signed by Harry O’Neill; attractive single-signed 85473a_babe_ruth_autographbaseballs from Babe Ruth, Al Simmons, Jimmy Foxx, Satchel Paige and Elston Howard; one of the most extensive 500 Homerun balls we’ve ever auctioned with (20) signatures; a stunning PSA 9 Babe Ruth signed letter; a rare 1929 Negro League Brooklyn Royal Giants Irvin Brooks signed player’s contract; a trio of Babe Ruth signed flats from the 1939 World’s Fair and many others.

Staying in the memorabilia category, we are pleased to offer a stunning John 85122_1905_john_mcgraw_studio_photoMcGraw Studio Photo used for the PC782 Postcard; the largest collection of vintage sheet music we’ve ever 85897_1939_collectors_catalogencountered with “King of Clubs” (Ty Cobb) and “Between You & Me” (Evers and Tinker); an incredible original 1939 “The United States Card Collectors Catalog” by JR Burdick (with supplements) and a variety of other vintage publications and tickets from the turn-of-the-century to modern day, and lots more.

Our game-used section in this auction includes some spectacular pieces. A 85548_nolan_ryan_jersey1979 Nolan Ryan California Angels Home Jersey (MEARS A10); a beautiful 1929 Al Simmons game used bat signed by Lefty Grove (PSA/DNA 8); a 1985 Pete Rose game used bat (PSA/DNA 9); a 1973-75 Tom Mack game used LA Rams football jersey (MEARS A8); plus a number of other 85830_al_simmons_1929_game_used_batgame-used bats, jerseys, jackets, hats 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 and hockey lots, sets and near sets. Highlights include a 1950 Bread For Health George Mikan Bread Label; a pair of Michael Jordan signed Peter Max Lithographs; an original pair of Nike Air Jordan’s in their original box; a scarce 1934 Stanley Cup Finals Clinching Game Program from Chicago Stadium; the #7 registered T9 Turkey Red Boxing PSA Graded Set; and many more lots.85470_1934_blackhawks_finals_program

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 rare 1812 James Madison signed Whaling Ship Pass; a 1924 “Double Eagle” $20 Gold Coin; a couple of lots of original Lionel Trains in working condition and in their original boxes; a possibly one-of-a-kind 1949 Bowman “America Salutes the FBI” 5-cent pack wrapper; 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

RARE Four Base Hits John Clarkson to Highlight Huggins and Scott’s April 2015 Auction

Huggins and Scott’s second Masterpiece Auction of 2015 will open for bidding on Monday March 30th and close on Thursday night April 9th 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. This auction is headlined by “The Good Book” Find of the first-offered complete 1887 Four Base Hits John Clarkson baseball card. This card was found in an old Bible by an elderly couple from Montgomery County, PA and has been authenticated and encapsulated with a grade of Fair 20 by SGC. The Four Base Hits Clarkson was ranked the #9 Most Expensive Baseball Card by Forbes Magazine.83930_four_base_hits_clarkson_home_wm

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, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Christy Mathewson, Cy Young and more; a number of graded 83684_t206_near_setand ungraded tobacco and candy cards offered as singles and in lots, and much more. Highlights include: a near T206 White Border set of (511/524) cards; an impressive grouping of (10) 1889 Cape May Baseball Player Cabinet Cards; a group of the highest graded E105 Mello-Mint cards including John McGraw and many more.

The post-war collection is substantial as well with a large number of singles, 83481_1952_topps_mantlelots, complete and near sets from 1948 to present. Highlights include one of the most 83435_1980_charlotte_police_ripkenimpressive runs of complete sets with high grade PSA stars, titled The Brownstown Collection; multiple Mickey Mantle Rookie Cards including two different 1952 Topps; a 1980 Orange Charlotte Orioles Cal Ripken Jr Minor League Card (PSA 4) and a lot 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 with a neat 83421_ty_cobb_helene_champlainsingle-signed and 1919 dated Ty Cobb baseball; an attractive Babe Ruth signed ball; a neat 1959 baseball signed by Ty Cobb and Roberto Clemente, 83765_gehrig_cut_signature83764_ruth_cut_signaturea grouping of serial numbered signature cards from Historic Autographs Originals: Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Mel Ott; and many others.

83559_shoeless_joe_jackson_photographStaying in the memorabilia category, we are pleased to offer a pair of 1970s Salesman Sample Championship Rings (Seaver and Garvey); a stunning Joe Jackson original photograph; a collection of attractive sports art from three different up and coming artists; a rare working condition 19th Century “Darktown Battery” Mechanical Bank; vintage publications and tickets from the turn-of-the-century to modern day and lots more.

83024_buck_weaver_batOur game-used section in this auction includes some spectacular pieces. An early 1980s Kareem Abdul Jabbar game used jersey (MEARS A-10)83634_kareem_abdul_jabbar_game_used_jersey; an early 1930s Buck Weaver game-used side written bat (PSA/DNA 9); a stunning 2009 Derek Jeter game used/signed bat (PSA/DNA 9.5); a 1998-1999 Peyton Manning game used rookie Colts helmet83443_peyton_manning_game_worn_helmet; a mid-1990s Junior Seau game used and signed Chargers helmet; an incredible 2001 Darrell Green game used Redskins jersey; a 1974 Dave McNally game used Orioles jersey and a neat 1980 Earl Weaver game used Orioles jersey with an interior cigarette pouch sewn in; plus a number of other game-used bats, jerseys, jackets, hats and plenty more.

If you don’t collect baseball items, we have a terrific selection of some 83453_n162_goodwin_champions_harry_beecherhigh-end pieces from the other sports including a wonderful selection of football, basketball and hockey lots, sets and near sets. Highlights include a mind-boggling lot of (16) 1888 N162 Goodwin Champions Harry Beecher Graded Cards (the first football card)83480_unitas_rookie_cello; a rare 1894 Mayo Cut Plug John Dunlop card; a terrific 1957 Topps Football unopened cello pack with Johnny Unitas RC showing on the front (PSA 7); an incredible collection of high grade 1950 Bowman football cards with multiple PSA MINT 9s83408_1950_mikan_card; a scarce 1950 Scott’s Potato Chips George Mikan card (PSA 4.5); a rare Dr. James Naismith signed World War 1 photograph; 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 an attractive 1865 Abraham Lincoln signed Military Commission – just 5 weeks before his assassination83304a_lincoln_signed_document; autographs from James Madison, Andrew Jackson, Napoleon Bonaparte, Charles Lindbergh, Ronald Reagan, Fidel Castro, Michael Jackson and more; an unusually large number of high grade and valuable comic books including 1960 Justice League of America #1; hoards of unread comic lots from the 1970s and 1980s with numerous #1 issues; 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

April 9, 2015 Auction Preview Now UP

Our April 2015 Masterpiece Auction preview is now available on our website: www.hugginsandscott.com

Bidding begins Monday March 30, 2015 at Noon ET. Bidding closes on Thursday night April 9, 2015 with the 30-minute rule beginning at 11:00pm ET. All initial bids must be placed by 10:00pm ET on April 9th.

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A complete auction preview will be available towards the end of March

Newly-Found 1944 Josh Gibson, Jud Wilson, Roy Campanella & Ray Brown Signed Album Page Highlights Huggins & Scott’s February 2015 Auction

Huggins and Scott’s first Masterpiece Auction of 2015 is now open for bidding, and closing on Thursday night February 12th with the 30-minute rule beginning at 11:00pm ET.81553_josh_gibson

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. This auction is headlined by the find of a 1944 Who’s Who in Baseball Album Page signed by legends Josh Gibson, Jud Wilson, Roy Campanella, Ray Brown and others. From a father’s personal trunk in a row house in Washington, DC to the auction block, this piece is remarkable.

Vintage card collectors will enjoy an abundance of pre-and-post war rarities81167_e90_joe_jackson including professionally graded and raw examples of cards from a variety of designations, including Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Christy Mathewson, Cy Young and more; a number of graded and ungraded tobacco and candy cards offered as singles and in lots, and much 81351_sockalexis_rppcmore. Highlights include: E90-1 Joe Jackson, a 1912 Real Photo Postcard of Native American legend Louis Sockalexis SGC 60, N28 Tim Keefe SGC 84, a collection of graded N172 Old Judge’s, T206 rare backs, complete and near sets from 1933 and 1934 Goudey, 1934-36 Diamond Stars, 1941 Play Ball and many more.

The post-war collection is substantial as well with a large number of singles, 81157_1952_topps_mantle_psalots, complete and near sets from 1948 to present. Highlights include the first near master set of 1948-49 Leaf we’ve ever offered, a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle RC PSA 2 (mc) and Jackie Robinson PSA 6.5, virtually every set from 1950 to 1973, sold by year, the first offered 1955 Topps Stamp test issue Chuck Diering SGC, and a lot more. As always, we also present a plethora of wonderful “shoebox” collections (always a crowd favorite).

This auction has a large number of autographed 81400_babe_ruthitems with the aforementioned album page, a single-signed Babe Ruth game-used baseball, attributed to his 12th homerun of 60 in 1927! A stunning 1932-33 Ruth single-signed ball; an extremely rare Eddie Collins single-signed ball; a spectacular 1955 81361_collins_ballBrooklyn Dodgers team-signed ball; an incredible gathering of (51) different single-signed baseballs from AL MVP winners from 1937-2013; a remarkable collection of over (1100) signed index cards from numerous turn-of-the-century players; a single-collector’s 1974 Topps Baseball card partial set of (433) different signed cards with (26) HOFers, and many others.

81443_1969_mets_ringStaying in the memorabilia category, we are pleased to offer a tremendous selection of championship rings including Danny Frisella’s 1969 New York Mets World Series player’s ring; Joe McDonald’s 1982 St. Louis Cardinals General Manager’s World Series ring; a 1970 Baltimore Orioles World Series ring given to Stadium Ops Manager, Harry “Bud” Trageser81280_1970_baltimore_orioles; Paul Molitor and Carney Lansford’s All Star Game rings; a 1951 New York Yankees salesman’s sample ring and plenty others. We also are presenting an incredible gathering vintage Advertising Displays and vending machines from the 1920s to the 1960s; a newly discovered 3D Boston Red Sox pennant with wooden bat; vintage publications and tickets from the turn-of-the-century to modern day and lots more.

Our game-used section in this auction includes an incredible array of items 81338_mike_troutwith a distinct Philadelphia Phillies flavor including jerseys: 1958 Pancho Herrera, 1967 Andy Seminick, 1980 John Vukovich, Chase Utley, Cole Hamels, Jimmy Rollins and plenty more. Mike Trout’s game-used cleats, Derek Jeter signed and game-used base, a number of game-used bats and hats 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 and hockey lots, sets and near81354_goal_line_art_gold sets. Highlights include a near complete run of football sets and near sets from 1951-1990; the first Goal Line Art “Gold” Set with all (223) issued cards signed numbered to 100; two incredible pieces of art from noted sports artist, Adam Port featuring Ray Lewis; Brian Leetch and Joey Mullen game-used hockey sweaters, a scarce George Mikan Bread Label SGC and many more pieces.

If Non-Sports cards, comics, Americana or Political collecting is your cup of 81727_abraham_lincolntea, we are offering a nice selection in those categories as well, including an attractive 1852 Abraham Lincoln handwritten and signed document; an unusually large number of high grade and valuable comic books including The Avengers #1; hoards of unread comic lots from the 1970s and 1980s with numerous #1 Issues.; 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