Tag Archives: Brooklyn Dodgers

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lou Gehrig signed mitt, $287,500, Hunt Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lou Gehrig signed mitt, $287,500, Hunt Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Lou Gehrig signed mitt, $287,500, Hunt Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A first baseman’s mitt, used and signed circa 1935 by New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig sold for $287,500 at the 10th annual live auction at T-Mobile Fan Fest, held by Hunt Auctions as part […]

Ken’s Korner: Jackie Robinson collectibles on rise

Ken’s Korner: Jackie Robinson collectibles on rise

Ken’s Korner: Jackie Robinson collectibles on rise News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall Interest in Jackie Robinson has shot up higher than normal since the release of the movie 42, and there’s been a corresponding spike in the value of items and collectibles associated with the first black […]

Ken’s Korner: Branch Rickey’s Bible is discovered, restored

Ken’s Korner: Branch Rickey’s Bible is discovered, restored

Ken’s Korner: Branch Rickey’s Bible is discovered, restored News and Views from the World of Antiquing and Collecting By Ken Hall California book restorer Joanne Murphy was pondering how much work she was going to have to do on an old Bible someone had left in a pile of books donated to the Sacramento Public […]