Tag Archives: Ty Cobb

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 […]

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 Korbut, whose memorabilia is expected to realize six-figure returns in an event expected to soar […]

High Grade Gems up for Grabs in Memory Lane Event

One of two 1888 Allen & Ginter cards of Buck Ewing graded PSA 9 joins The Babe, Ty, Honus, Ted, Jackie, Willie, Mickey and more in Memory Lane’s upcoming I Own It Now catalog. Tustin CA–  One of only two cards of Hall of Famer Buck Ewing from the 1888 Allen & Ginter (N29) set […]

Moments Frozen in Time

Moments Frozen in Time

Moments Frozen in Time Celebrities’ Cancelled Checks By Daniel Wulkan When collectors like myself come across a signed cancelled check, I see a piece of history, a moment frozen in time that conjures up thoughts like where was that person at the very moment they signed that check and what was going through their mind? […]

Ken’s Korner: 37 rare baseball cards fetch more than $500K

Ken’s Korner : 37 rare baseball cards fetch more than $500

Ken’s Korner: 37 rare baseball cards fetch more than $500K – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 Last month we reported the discovery of around 700 rare, circa-1910 baseball cards in an attic in Defiance, OH, by a man cleaning out his late grandfather’s home. The cards were from the exceedingly rare E98 […]

Ken's Korner: Astounding collection of baseball cards found

Ken’s Korner: Astounding collection of baseball cards found – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 It’s being called the sports memorabilia discovery of the century, “like finding the Mona Lisa in your attic.” While cleaning out his late grandfather’s home in Defiance, Ohio, Karl Kissner was rummaging through the attic when he […]

Ken's Korner: Barry Halper, baseball memorabilia collector

Ken’s Korner: Barry Halper, baseball memorabilia collector – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 Until his recent death from complications of diabetes in December, Barry Halper owned one of the most extensive baseball memorabilia collections ever assembled. Halper, a limited partner in the New York Yankees, amassed some 80,000 items. A portion of it was […]