Tag Archives: Baseball

Evel Knievel, Olga Korbut Memorabilia Headline February Heritage Platinum Night Sports Auction

DALLAS, Texas (February 3, 2017) – Heritage Auctions will burnish its reputation as the leading purveyor of direct-from-the-source sports collectibles in its upcoming Platinum Night Auction with its presentation of personal keepsakes from 1970s sports icons Evel Knievel and Olga

Vintage Cards Shine in Memory Lane’s “I Own it Now” Sale

Buyers circled around some high-grade legends in the event that gives collectors the chance to secure some high-end items at a set price or roll the dice and wait to make an offer. TUSTIN, CA–A 1933 Goudey Sport Kings Babe

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Mickey Mantle rookie card, $501,900, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1952 Mickey Mantle Topps rookie baseball card, graded in Near Mint to Mint 8 condition, sold for $501,900 at a Platinum Night Sports Event held Feb. 20-21 by

Gavels n Paddles: 1952 Mickey Mantle card, $400,950, Goldin Auctions

Gavels n Paddles: 1952 Mickey Mantle card, $400,950, Goldin Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle rookie baseball card, graded PSA NM-MT 8 (one of the 30 best graded versions of this card) sold for $400,950 (a record price

Repurposed Sports Equipment

Repurposed Sports Equipment

If you are the creative type and like to work with your hands, there are many websites to find creative ideas.  The images below are repurposed sports equipment from Pinterest and other sites. If you would like to share your

Introduction to Sports Memorabilia Collecting 101

Introduction to Sports Memorabilia Collecting 101

By Michael Osacky Pricing vintage sports collectibles is very similar to other categories of antiques. It’s all about condition, condition, condition. Vintage baseball, football, and basketball cards (1870-1970) typically hold the most value. Two things happened in the 1970’s that

Collecting in the Big League

Collecting in the Big League

Advice for the Investor Collector from Marshall Fogel In an interview with JOA Publisher Maxine Carter-Lome, Marshall Fogel offers serious collectors advice for building a major league baseball collection In the world of baseball, there is probably no more enviable

Publisher’s Corner: August 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Thank You, Mickey! When I was selling off my grandfather’s autographs, by far the most popular items – in terms of interest and value – came from his sports collection of signed photos, programs, letters, signature cuts, and baseball cards.

Record-breaking prices power May Heritage Sports auction to $8.3 million tally

The hobby shows continued strength as Heritage drops gavel on $18M+ in sales in just 90 days DALLAS, TX – After the most important sports collectibles auction of the 21st century commanded nearly $10M on a snowy February 2015 Platinum

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Lou Gehrig signed check, $22,600, Philip Weiss

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lou Gehrig signed check, $22,600, Philip Weiss

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Lou Gehrig signed check, $22,600, Philip Weiss Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A two-week paycheck in the amount of $2,198.38, made out to New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig in 1930 and