Gavels 'n' Paddles: Old Judge cabinet cards, $431,000, Weiss Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Old Judge cabinet cards, $431,000, Weiss Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
The North Fork Collection of 37 Old Judge cabinet baseball cards from 1888 sold for a combined $431,000 at a Sports, Comics, Comic Art & Animation Auction held March 28th by Weiss Auctions in Lynbrook, N.Y. The top seller of the group was a card of New York Giants captain Buck Ewing wearing civilian clothes (shown); it brought $109,250, a record for an Old Judge 1888 cabinet card. Also, one lot of two circa 1888 G & B Gum baseball cards hammered for $8,050. Prices include the buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Old Judge cabinet cards, $431,000, Weiss Auctions