Tag Archives: Topps

Record-shattering Mickey Mantle Jersey Stuns Hobby

Record-shattering Mickey Mantle Jersey Stuns Hobby

Record-shattering Mickey Mantle Jersey Stuns Hobby in $8.6 Million Heritage Sports Platinum Night Auction DALLAS, Texas (August 20, 2018) – Over a half century after Mickey Mantle established the World Series home run record with his 17th and 18th in the 1964 World Series, the jersey he wore as he launched those long balls set a record of […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1952 Mickey Mantle card, $125,205, Goldin Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1952 Mickey Mantle card, $125,205, Goldin Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle baseball card, graded SGC 86 NM+ 7.5, sold for $125,205 at a Legends Auction held November 11th by Goldin Auctions in Runnemede, N.J. Also, a 1909-11 T206 White Border Eddie Plank card, PSA EX5, realized $119,068; a 1959 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1915 Ty Cobb baseball card, $432,000, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1915 Ty Cobb baseball card, $432,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1915 Cracker Jack #30 baseball trading card, one of only three cards known graded PSA Mint 9, sold for $432,000 at a Premium Sportscard Catalog Auction held June 29th by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a Topps 1954 Hank Aaron #128 baseball […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Uncut sheet, baseball cards, $32,200, Blackwell Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Uncut sheet, baseball cards, $32,200, Blackwell Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An uncut sheet of 110 Topps baseball cards from 1956 sold for $32,200 at an Americana Auction held June 10th by Blackwell Auctions in Clearwater, Fla. Also, a Los Angeles Police Dept. lieutenant’s badge #7, accompanied by a 14kt gold retirement badge, went for […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Mickey Mantle rookie card $183,750, Goldin Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle rookie card, graded PSA NM7, sold for $183,750 at a Holiday Auction that closed Dec. 3 by Goldin Auctions (www.GoldinAuctions.com), based in Runnemede, N.J. Also, Mike Trout’s 2014 MVP season game-used and signed glove soared to $31,850; the […]

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 Heritage Auctions (based in Dallas, Tex.) in New York City. Also, a 1955 Topps Roberto […]

Ken's Korner: Topps Style 1952 NBA cards will feature autographs

Ken’s Korner: Topps Style 1952 NBA cards will feature autographs – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2006 When the Topps Style 1952 Basketball cards shipped in early May, it comprised the most comprehensive autograph set ever compiled in an NBA product. There are 200 Topps Fan Favorites autographs in all, and two guaranteed […]

Ken's Korner: ‘Wacky Packages’ art sets Topps Vault record

Ken’s Korner: ‘Wacky Packages’ art sets Topps Vault record – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2006 For years, the original artwork for one of the “Wacky Package” stickers issued in 1973 hung on a wall at Topps headquarters in New York. The Captain Crunch cereal parody sticker, “Cap’n Crud…Tastes Cruddy Even in […]

Ken's Korner: Topps, NASCAR team to produce ‘Race Day’

Ken’s Korner: Topps, NASCAR team to produce ‘Race Day’ – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 WhizKids Inc., a subsidiary of Topps Company and creator of the games “HeroClix” and “Pirates of the Spanish Main,” has introduced a new game called “Race Day.” It’s the Nextel Cup game of NASCAR racing action. Collectors construct a […]

Ken's Korner: Sketch cards highlight Topps’ ‘Lord of the Rings: Evolution’ set

Ken’s Korner: Sketch cards highlight Topps’ new ‘Rings’ set – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2006 Topps’ all new ‘Lord of the Rings Evolution’ series will feature sketch cards (samples shown) right inside the pack. Nearly 50 different artists are on board to lend their talents to the inserts. Each card is a unique […]