April Sports & Americana Auction Preview

Babe Ruth Signed 700th Homerun Ticket Stub Highlights Huggins and Scott’s April 2013 Auction

Huggins and Scott’s second Masterpiece Auction of 2013 begins on Monday April 1st with the bidding closing on Thursday night April 11th with the 30-minute rule beginning at 11:00pm eastern time.

Babe Ruth 1934 Signed 700th Home Run Navin Field Ticket Stub - SGC and Full JSA

Babe Ruth 1934 Signed 700th Home Run Navin Field Ticket Stub

This auction features another amazing array of sports and non-sports 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 a tremendous Babe Ruth signed ticket stub from July 13, 1934 in Detroit, MI, where he clubbed his 700th career homerun.

Vintage 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 a Novelty Postcard Tris Speaker rookie card PSA 3; a M101-3 Ty Cobb Postcard SGC 20; a SGC Graded T227 Honest Long Cut set of four with Cobb; and a variety of T206 White Borders, T202 Triple Folders, E-cards, early exhibit cards and more.

1955 Hunter Wieners Stan Musial SGC Authentic

1955 Hunter Wieners Stan Musial SGC Authentic

The post-war collection is substantial as well with an unusually large number of complete and near sets from 1939-1973; a couple of 1951 Bowman graded Mickey Mantle rookie cards; several lots of high-grade Mantle cards, a fresh-to-the hobby collection of Hunter’s Wieners including a beautiful 1955 Musial; and more. As always, we also present a plethora of wonderful “shoebox” collections (always a crowd favorite).

Our game-used section in this auction includes a terrific selection of various years, styles and teams of game-used warm-up jackets including a wonderful 1969 Seattle Pilots, 1940s Montreal Royals, 1960s New York Mets and a 1969-71 Frank Robinson Baltimore Orioles jacket; game used bats from Harmon Killebrew (PSA 8) and Roy Sievers (1959 All-Star Bat); a 1940’s Bill Dickey game-used catcher’s glove; and a 1965 Ed Roebuck Phillies game used jersey (Mears A-10); and a unique Michael Jordan game-used fielders glove that has been dipped in .925 pure silver, now weighing nearly 7-1/2 pounds!

1969 Seattle Pilots Game-Worn Jacket - Only Season

1969 Seattle Pilots Game-Worn Jacket – Only Season

Staying in the memorabilia category, we are pleased to offer a wonderful collection of game programs and tickets, including the aforementioned Ruth signed 700th home run stub; numerous graded and raw desirable tickets including World Series tickets from 1915, 1923, 1929, 1955, 1966, 1967, 1969; important pieces including: 1876 Boston Red Caps season ticket pass; 1941 Lou Gehrig Memorial (PSA 4); 1960 Ted Williams’ 500th homerun; No-Hitter tickets from Bob Feller and Nolan Ryan; several early World Series programs including 1916, 1923 and 1926; a stunning 1919 baseball notebook with Babe Ruth in his Red Sox uniform on the cover; a colorful 1886 Pittsburgh Alleghenys scorecard with Pud Galvin on the cover; a beautiful example of a Houston Colt .45s black face bobbing head doll and much more.

1963-1965 Houston Colt .45s Black Face Bobblehead Doll

1963-1965 Houston Colt .45s Black Face Bobblehead Doll

As with all of Huggins and Scott Auctions, we have a large number of autographed lots including baseballs, bats, lithographs, photographs and others consigned by collectors from all across the country. Highlights include: #22/100 NBA’s “50 Greatest Players” Lithograph by Dreams, Inc.; a stunning Babe Ruth signed photograph; a very attractive 1915 Detroit Tigers team-signed baseball; a popular 1928 New York Yankees team-signed baseball; a tremendous collection of PSA 9 and PSA 10 graded signed index cards including a Lou Gehrig PSA 10; Whitey Ford’s personal 1974 HOF induction signed baseball; a PSA 10 graded “America’s National Game” book signed by A.G. Spalding; and much, much more!

NBA "50 Greatest Players" Autographed LE Framed Lithograph

NBA “50 Greatest Players” Autographed LE Framed Lithograph

 

 

 

 

 

If political or Americana collecting is your hobby, this auction features a number of terrific lots including a scarce 1820-1824 E. Huntington Copy of the Declaration of Independence; a framed display with a George Washington signature and hair strands; signed documents from James Madison, James Monroe, John Hancock, John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan and a beautiful Marilyn Monroe signed personal check.

Marilyn Monroe Signed Check Display--Full JSA

Marilyn Monroe Signed Check Display–Full JSA

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

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Consign Your Sports & Americana Cards & Memorabilia Now!

Consignments now being accepted for our April 2013 auction.

Consignment deadline is March 4th for the auction that begins April 1st and ends April 11th.

Inquire with what you have through our consignment page or you can call our main office toll free 1-866-462-2273 to discuss your consignments.

The auction preview for the upcoming auction will be available around February 25th. Check back on our site then for a sneak peek at what will be in the auction.

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