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 an amazing 1934-39 Lou Gehrig sweet-spot single-signed Official American League baseball.
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 the highest graded N300 Mayo Cut Plug Wilbert Robinson (SGC 60); an E98 Cy Young PSA 8 from the Black Swamp Find; a rare turn-of-the-century Baltimore Baseball Club Champions postcard; a number of graded and ungraded tobacco and candy cards offered as singles and in lots, and much more.
The post-war collection is substantial as well with a large number of complete and near sets from 1948-1973; Hall of Fame rookie cards including Mantle, Aaron, Musial, Koufax, Clemente, Rose, Ryan and many more. A true highlight is the 1980 Charlotte O’s Orange Border Police Cal Ripken minor league card BVG 8 (highest graded), along with the rest of the set (one of only five confirmed complete sets known to exist). We have a terrific selection of high-end modern “1 of 1” insert cards including: 1999 UD Michael Jordan Platinum Die Cut; Walter Johnson UD Ultimate Signature Cuts; Topps Tribute Ty Cobb Cut; SP Legendary Cuts of Traynor, Hornsby, Foxx, Clemente, 1937 Yankees booklet with Gehrig and All-Time HR kings booklet with Ruth & Aaron; 2005 UD The Cup Alexander Ovechkin Auto PSA 10 (highest graded) and more. As always, we also present a plethora of wonderful “shoebox” collections (always a crowd favorite).
This particular Huggins and Scott Auction has an unusually large number of autographed lots including baseballs, bats, lithographs, photographs and others consigned by collectors from all across the country. Highlights include: signed baseballs with the aforementioned Gehrig, plus Ruth, Foxx, Johnson, Cobb, Clemente, Mantle, Munson and much, much more. Loads of autographed flats including Ruth, Cy Young, Morgan Bulkeley, Walter Johnson, Cobb, Jimmie Foxx, Mel Ott, Martin Dihigo, Jackie Robinson and many others.
Staying in the memorabilia category, we are pleased to offer an incredible 1913 Draper & Maynard Shoeless Joe Jackson Advertising Display, a Lou Gehrig bronze bust by Armand LaMontagne, a 1930s silver cigarette case engraved “To Lou” from Babe Ruth, several early programs, scorecards and ticket lots including World Series tickets from 1914, 1917, 1919, 1926, 1929, 1955, 1956 (Game 5 – Larsen Perfect Game) and many more. Significant historical event tickets including opening days, final games, 3000th hit, 500th homerun, Major League debuts, no hitters, perfect games and much more.
Our game-used section in this auction includes a 1997 Brett Favre Packers jersey, terrific 1955-63 Baltimore Orioles warm-up jacket, 1965 Sherm Lollar Orioles jersey, 1981-83 Cal Ripken bat, 1963-69 Baltimore Colts sideline jacket and 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 sets and near sets; an incredible 1960-61 Baltimore Colts Jumbo Promotional Bobbing Head Doll; Charlie Conerly’s 1960 NY Giants FB contract; a gorgeous 1909 Jack Johnson Broadside; a neat Cassius Clay/Muhammad Ali dual-signed baseball; an 18K gold pocket watch presented to JJ McDermott for winning the 1911 US Open; Pat McCormick’s 1952 Helsinki Olympics Opening Ceremony worn jacket and loads more.
If Non-Sports cards, Americana or Political collecting is your cup of tea, we are offering a nice selection including a completely graded 1962 Mars Attacks Set; a few very high-end graded coins from the 19th century; autographs from Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Nelson Mandela, James Monroe, Ronald Reagan, and 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
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