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

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Silver Spring, MD 20904

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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

 

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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

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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.

See our auction rules for more details:

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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

Don Sparks’ Huge Collection Highlights December Sports & Americana Memorabilia Auction

Huggins and Scott’s sixth Masterpiece Auction of 2014 has begun with the bidding closing on Thursday night December 11th with the 30-minute rule beginning at 11:00pm eastern time.

This is another sale 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 “Don Sparks Collection” — a long-time collector from Cleveland, OH. Don has trusted us to sell his prized collection featuring autographs, cards and memorabilia from the past century.

79744_collins_mccarthy_jacksonVintage 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’s, Babe Ruth’s, Lou Gehrig’s, Christy Mathewson’s, Cy Young’s and more; a number of graded and ungraded tobacco and candy cards offered as singles and in lots, and much more. Highlights include: a pair of the highest graded 1937 Flip Books: Jimmy Foxx (BVG 8) and Joe DiMaggio (BVG 5); a very rare E135 Collins-McCarthy Blank Back Shoeless Joe Jackson (SGC Auth); a N172 Old Judge John Ward (PSA 3 mk) and many more.79676_1956_topps_registry

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 1956 Topps baseball set (#46 on registry) and a completely PSA graded 1959 Topps baseball set (#35 on registry)79308_ultimate_cal_ripken. The #2 rated Cal Ripken Jr. graded card collection on the PSA registry with (1450+ cards including (74) Pop 1 PSA 10s! As always, we also present a plethora of wonderful “shoebox” collections (always a crowd favorite).

This auction has a large number of autographed items with the only known “Denton T. (Cy) Young” full name variant autograph; an extremely79101_cy_young_psa_dna scarce “William Mays” 1951 autographed GPC; a number of signatures including Babe Ruth, 79227_willie_maysLou Gehrig, Ty Cobb, Jimmie Foxx, Mel Ott, Jackie Robinson, Roger Maris and of course Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams and many others.

Staying in the memorabilia category, we are pleased to offer a tremendous79283_aaron_715_hr_stubs selection of vintage publications, tickets and press pins from the turn-of-the-century to modern 79587_mickey_mantleday and lots more. We are offering an incredible hoard of (192) ticket stubs from Hank Aaron’s record breaking 715th home run game; also, a seldom-offered ticket from Mickey Mantle’s 1951 Major League Debut.

Our game-used section in this auction includes Bob Turley’s 1954 All-Star Game Bat signed by (20) AL All-Stars79047_bob_turley after Turley injured himself pre-game and wasn’t able to play; a pair of 1996 Michael Jordan game used shoes; a Mark Messier game used Ranger’s jersey; LeBron James game uniform from the Shooting Stars tournament 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 and near sets. Highlights include a completely PSA graded 1960 Fleer Football set (#9 on registry); a rare 1926 Red Grange Shotwell Candy wrapper; a stunning 1962 Cleveland Browns team signed football with Ernie Davis and many others.

79674_justice_league_comicIf Non-Sports cards, coins/currency, comics, Americana or Political collecting is your cup of tea, we are offering a nice selection in those categories as well, including an unusually large number of high grade and valuable comic books with a 1960 Justice League of America #1; and hoard’s of unread comic lots from the 1970s.

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 “Non-Catalog Internet Only” section of auction lots that are not found in the printed catalog, but there are plenty of great lots to bid on in that category.

Huggins and Scott Auctions

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Silver Spring, MD 20904

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George Washington & Thomas Jefferson Autographs Highlight October Sports & Americana Memorabilia Auction

George Washington & Thomas Jefferson Autographs Highlight October Sports & Americana Memorabilia Auction

Huggins and Scott’s fifth Masterpiece Auction of 2014 begins on Monday September 29th with the bidding closing on Thursday night October 9th with the 30-minute rule beginning at 11:00pm eastern time.

This is another sale 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 George Washington Signed Free Frank--PSA/DNA Authenticfew hundred dollars or several thousand dollars, our selection of quality items has a little something for just about everyone. This auction is headlined by signed Free Franks Thomas Jefferson Signed Free Frank--PSA/DNA Authenticfrom George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, both encapsulated and assessed “authentic” by PSA/DNA.

Vintage card collectors will enjoy an abundance of pre-and-post war rarities including professionally graded and raw examples of 77520_rose_postcard_johnsoncards from a variety of designations, including Ty Cobb’s, Babe Ruth’s, Lou Gehrig’s, Christy Mathewson’s, Cy Young’s and more; a number of graded and ungraded 77521_zeenut_dimaggio_battingtobacco and candy cards offered as singles and in lots, and much more. Highlights include the highest graded 1908 Rose Company Postcard of Walter Johnson (SGC 55); a pair of rare 1933-36 PCL Zeenut Joe DiMaggio Rookie Cards (each graded by SGC); a seldom-seen 1888 Pugg Cabinet of Thomas McCullum and many more.

The post-war collection is substantial as well with a large number of singles, lots, 77215_1956_topps_psa_setcomplete and near sets from 1948 to present. Highlights include a completely PSA graded 1956 Topps baseball set (#39 on registry) and a completely PSA graded 1954 Bowman baseball set (#18 on registry). As always, we also present a plethora of wonderful “shoebox” collections (always a crowd favorite).

77370_lou_gehrigThis auction has a large number of autographed items with an attractive Lou Gehrig signed newspaper photo; an extremely scarce Grover Cleveland Alexander single-signed baseball; 77226_pete_alexanderseveral signed trading cards including Roger Maris, Sandy Koufax and Mickey Mantle; a neat 1932 Washington Senators team-signed baseball with Babe Ruth added and a 1931 Yankees team-signed baseball with Ruth and Gehrig on the sweet spot and many others.

77575_peck_snyderStaying in the memorabilia category, we are pleased to offer a tremendous 1875 Peck & Snyder Sterling Silver Presentation Trophy baseball in the original case; a unique 1959 All-Star game cutlery set presented to Mickey Mantle, with an LOA from Mantle’s family77525_cobb_program; a beautiful 1909 World Champion Pittsburgh Pirates Type 1 Team Composite photograph; a tough 1915 World Champion Boston Red Sox team photograph on leather; a late-1920’s Babe Ruth Yankee Stadium locker tag; a very neat 1921 Ty Cobb barnstorming scorecard from San Francisco; and a number of other vintage publications, tickets and press pins from the turn-of-the-century to modern day and lots more.

Our game-used section in this auction includes a pair of 2010 game-used and signed Derek Jeter cleats77341_reggie_jackson with a Steiner LOA; a wonderful 1967 Reggie Jackson Arizona Instructional League game used and signed KC Athletics batting helmet77599_derek_jeter; game used baseball jerseys from Greg Maddux (1993) and Bo Jackson (1991); a Harmon Killebrew 1969-1972 game used bat; a 1933-34 NHL All-Star Ace Bailey Benefit hockey stick; a 2006 Denny Hamlin race-used fire suit 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 and near sets. Highlights include a completely PSA graded 1955 Topps All-American football set (#27 on registry); an incredible collection of 112 different 77269_johnson_signed_cutsingle-signed Football Hall of Famer mini helmets; an autographed Jack Johnson Night Club Ticket (PSA 9); 1927-28 New York Rangers team-signed hockey stick from their championship season; one of the most complete hockey hall of fame autographed pieces we’ve encountered: a HOF jersey with 91 different signatures and many others.

If Non-Sports cards, coins/currency, comics, Americana or Political collecting is your cup of tea, we are offering a nice selection in those categories as well, including the aforementioned signed Free Franks from George Washington and Thomas Jefferson; also signatures from Ulysses S Grant, John F. Kennedy; FDR; John Wayne and the entire cast of The Sopranos.

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 “Internet Only” section of auction lots that are not found in the printed catalog, but there are plenty 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

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FIRST BASEBALL CARD EVER PRODUCED HIGHLIGHTS HUGGINS AND SCOTT’S AUGUST 2014 AUCTION!

Huggins and Scott’s fourth Masterpiece Auction of 2014 begins on Monday July 28th with the bidding closing on Thursday night August 7th with the 30-minute rule beginning at 11:00pm eastern time.

This sale is a historically significant auction with a number of museum-quality pieces. It 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, 71197_peck_snyder_redsour selection of quality items has a little something for just about everyone. Virtually every highlighted piece will be on display and available for bidding at our booths (#509 & 513) at the National Convention in Cleveland, OH (July 30-Aug 3). This auction is headlined by one of only ten copies known to exist of the first baseball card ever produced: 1869 Peck & Snyder Cincinnati Red Stockings Team Card and the third installment of the Baltimore area collection from long time collector, Robert Franklin.

71034_baltimore_coltsHighlights of Mr. Franklin’s collection include former Baltimore Colts General Manager, Don Klosterman’s Super Bowl V Championship Ring; a scarce 1961 Baltimore Colts “Jumbo” (15-Inch) Promotional Bobbing Head Doll71044_n142_honest_robinson; an 1894 N142 Duke Cabinet card of baseball Hall of Famer, Wilbert Robinson; Baltimore Orioles Championship pins from 1894 and 1896; John Mackey’s 1963 “Colts Rookie of the Year” Trophy.

Vintage card collectors will enjoy an abundance 71591_rose_postcard_johnsonof pre-and-post war rarities including professionally graded and raw examples of cards from a variety of designations, including Ty Cobb’s, Babe Ruth’s, Lou Gehrig’s, Christy Mathewson’s, Cy Young’s and more; a number of graded and ungraded tobacco and candy cards offered as singles and in71309_1933_goudey_lajoie lots, and much more. Highlights include the first publically offered 1908 Rose Company Postcard of Walter Johnson; a rare 1933 Goudey Napoleon Lajoie #106; a beautiful 1915 Cracker Jack Ty Cobb PSA 5 and many more.71308_1952_topps_mantle

The post-war collection is substantial as well with a large number of singles, lots, complete and near sets from 1948 to present; Hall of Fame rookie cards including a Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps card PSA 5, a 1951 Bowman Willie Mays Rookie card (PSA 6)71011_ultimate_1974_topps and a 1954 Topps Hank Aaron Rookie Card (SGC 92). Additional highlights include The Ultimate 1974 Topps Baseball Card Collection that is expected to sell for $75,000+, a collection of (5) Derek Jeter rookie cards in high grade condition; and an extremely scarce 1992 Donruss 71739_donruss_dk_superDiamond Kings Supers Completely Graded PSA Set. 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 71004_1924_senatorsnumber of autographed items with an incredible 1924 Spaulding Bat signed by the World Series Champion Washington Senators and President Calvin Coolidge, plus baseballs and flats and others consigned by collectors from all across the country. Additional highlights include: a 1931 New York Yankees team-signed ball with Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, the largest collection of team-signed baseballs from the 1960s-1980s that we’ve ever encountered; a tremendous Mickey Mantle/Roger Maris 71718_maris_mantledual-signed bat and many others.

Staying in the memorabilia category, we are pleased to offer a tremendous 1914 Baseball Grand World Tour Oversized 71232_1914_grand_tourphotograph signed by Thomas Lipton (founder of Lipton Tea) featuring numerous Hall of Famers from their famous world tour; a trio of 71538_pirates_cigarettesvery rare 1920s Penn Studio original photographs of the Baltimore Black Sox from the Negro Leagues; an incredible 71003_bill_veeckturn-of-the-century Pirates Cigarettes Advertising Display; a unique 1949 VitaVision 3D Glass Plate fully functional Point-of-Sale Ad with Bill Veeck; a number of vintage publications, tickets and press pins from the turn-of-the-century to modern day and lots more.

71008_lefty_gomezOur game-used section in this auction includes an incredible 1941 Lefty Gomez Yankees jersey; a 1950s Roberto Clemente batting helmet; a 1956 San Antonio Missions Brooks Robinson game worn minor league cap; a 1994 Kirby Puckett jersey; a 1994 Ken Griffey Jr. jersey; a 2009 Andrew McCutchen rookie jersey; THE batting helmet worn by Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop, Hanley Ramirez for the 2013 NLDS71546_sonny_jurgensen; an incredible 1966 Sonny Jurgensen home Redskins jersey; a 1958 Baltimore Colts World Champions jacket from Johnny Sample; a 1991-92 Larry Bird Celtics jersey; Kobe Bryant’s shoes from 2010-2011 and plenty more.

71534_jim_brownIf 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; Jim Brown’s 1957 rookie NFL contract; a 1933 signed letter from 71089_joe_carrformer NFL President Joe Carr (PSA 9); team-signed footballs from the 1949 Eagles (with “Greasy” Neal) and 1966 Super Bowl 1 Champions Green Bay Packers (with Vince Lombardi) and loads more.

If you are a vintage basketball card collector, this is an auction not to be missed. A new-to-the-hobby collection of never before seen sets in wonderful condition has been 71125_bell_brand_westconsigned. Just a few highlights include the first ever offered 1961 Bell Brand Lakers Jerry West rookie card; a 1950 Bread for Health Near Set of basketball bread labels with George Mikan; 1952 Royal Desserts basketball complete set; a run of Kahn’s Wieners complete sets from 1957 to 1966 and several un-catalogued, never-before-seen cards71061_ice_kings_panels; and from the rink, the only known set of 1933-34 V357 Ice Kings in (12) 6-card uncut panels.

If Non-Sports cards, coins/currency, comics, Americana or Political collecting is your cup of tea, we are offering a nice selection in those categories as 71194_the_beatleswell, including a remarkable signed piece of The Beatles, signed the night of their Ed Sullivan Show performance (February 9, 1964) 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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