Category Archives: Beckett Auction Services

Pair of Rare 2014 UD Black Golf Autograph Sets Up for Bid

Posted on April 10, 2016 – 12:05 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a pair of tough 2014 UD Black Golf Autograph sets up for bid from Beckett Auctions. Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Michael Jordan are among the available signatures.

Beckett Auction Services October Auction Closes This Sunday 10/25

Posted on October 23, 2015 – 11:24 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Beckett Auction Services October Auction is set to wrap on October 25, 2015. Available items include a BGS 9.5 Magic: The Gathering Alpha Black Lotus.

Bidding on a Magic: The Gathering Alpha Black Lotus BGS 9.5 tops $30,000

Posted on October 16, 2015 – 3:07 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Bidding on a Magic: The Gathering Alpha Black Lotus graded Gem Mint BGS 9.5 has passed $30,000 in a sale through Beckett Auction Services.

Beckett Auction Services October Auction Now Open

Posted on October 12, 2015 – 2:08 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details and highlights from the Beckett Auction Services October Auction. The headline item is a BGS 9.5 Magic: The Gathering Alpha Black Lotus.

Beckett Auction Services September Auction Closes Sunday 9/20

Posted on September 18, 2015 – 11:29 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

000000 Beckett Auctions spectacular September 2015 auction is set to close this Sunday and there are still plenty of great collectible items to add to your collection! The amazing triple signed baseball from the Ruth’s, which includes Babe Ruth (very strong auto grade 7) and both his wife and daughter would be a fine centerpiece […]

Stephen Strasburg Superfractor sale to benefit former 49ers player’s charity helping kids

Posted on September 8, 2015 – 9:52 am Author: chrisolds

The sale of a notable card via Beckett Auctions later this month will now benefit a children’s charity supported by a former NFL player.

Auction Diary: Wahoo McDaniel’s Rookie Card & Joe Willie Namath come my way

Posted on August 25, 2015 – 4:29 pm Author: chrisolds

I know nice cards when I see them. I know nice cards when I want them. I know that, most of the time, I can’t afford them.

Beckett’s “Pieces of Hobby History” Monthly Auction closes Sunday

Posted on August 21, 2015 – 11:38 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

000000 Beckett Auctions is set to close its phenomenal August 2015 “Pieces of Hobby History” Auction this Sunday night, August 23rd. Be sure to check it out and get in on the bidding because there are some amazing pieces up for sale this month sure to whet your appetite. Looking to add an autographed baseball […]

Beckett’s “Pieces of Hobby History” monthly auction opens Sunday

Posted on August 7, 2015 – 11:15 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

000000Beckett Auctions is proud to open its August 2015 “Pieces of Hobby History” Auction this Sunday and there is sure to be something you just can’t live without in this one. There are several amazing items up for sale this month, most notably a 1931 New York Yankees/Philadelphia Athletics autographed baseball, which includes signatures from […]

Iconic cards headed for auction appear at Beckett booth

Posted on August 1, 2015 – 12:24 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

000000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media Collectors that stopped by the Beckett Media booth at the 36th National Sports Collectors Convention had an opportunity to get an up-close look at some of the hobby’s most coveted cards that will soon be available for bidding in upcoming events from Beckett Auctions and Goodwin & Co. […]

Beckett Auctions’ Boys of Summer sale ends Sunday

Posted on July 17, 2015 – 9:14 am Author: chrisolds

000000 Beckett Auctions is set to close its “Boys of Summer” Auction on Sunday. There are several amazing items showcased this month and, as always, there is something available for everyone. Baseball collectors will love this beautiful Cooperstown Hall of Fame bat containing more than 45 autographs, including legends like Ted Williams, Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays and Nolan […]

Beckett Auctions’ July sale opens Sunday

Posted on July 2, 2015 – 1:29 pm Author: chrisolds

000000 Beckett Auctions is proud to open its July “Boys of Summer” Auction on Sunday. There are several showcased items this month, including a couple of great baseball multi-signed pieces. First up is a beautiful Cooperstown Hall of Fame bat containing more 45 autographs, including legends like Ted Williams, Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays, Nolan Ryan and more. […]

Beckett Auctions ‘Championship Quest’ opens Sunday

Posted on June 5, 2015 – 1:20 pm Author: chrisolds

000000 Beckett Auctions is proud to open its June 2015 auction titled “Championship Quest” on Sunday. There are several showcased items this month, most notably the 2014 Topps Triple Threads Dual Cut Signature Relics card featuring Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. This masterpiece is a beautiful copy of the item, which is a 1/1 and has […]

Newest Goodwin auction opens with rare pieces

Posted on May 27, 2015 – 9:30 am Author: chrisolds

The Goodwin & Co. Masterpieces and Uncommon Commons LX Auction is now open for bidding and has some rare pieces of hobby history.

Beckett “Hobby Legends” May auction closes Sunday

Posted on May 15, 2015 – 8:55 am Author: chrisolds

000000 Beckett Auctions’ current “Hobby Legends” auction is in its final few days before it closes for good, but there is still time to bid on some pieces of hobby history, both sports and gaming. There are several showcased items this month including the 1968 Topps 3-D Framed proof sheet with eight cut signature autographs […]

1968 Topps test proof display highlights May auction

Posted on May 8, 2015 – 2:06 pm Author: Derek Ficken

000000   Beckett Auctions is pleased to kick-off its May “Hobby Legends” Auction and there are some unique items on the block this month. Lot No. 1 features a key piece from The Benanti Collection, which is a 1968 Topps Test 3-D Framed Proof Sheet (Non-Lenticular color test) that features eight cut signatures, including Roberto Clemente. Also, making […]

Beckett May auction includes Power Nine

Posted on May 6, 2015 – 9:59 am Author: Derek Ficken

000000 Though Beckett Auctions has primarily focused on sport cards and memorabilia in its first year, it has dabbled (and sold) some nice non-sport and gaming items. It’s about time to power-up in that department for the May auction, which begins on Thursday and runs through May 17 at 9 p.m. Central with a 15-minute extended bidding window […]

Beckett Auctions lands Benanti Collection

Posted on April 7, 2015 – 3:30 pm Author: chrisolds

Beckett Auctions is pleased to announce the acquisition of items from The Benanti Collection.

BGS 9.5 Star Jordan Sells For Record Price

Posted on March 13, 2015 – 12:16 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

000000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Back in November, Beckett Auction Services put the only 1984-85 Star Company #101 Michael Jordan to ever achieve a 9.5 grade up on the auction block and vintage basketball collectors dreamed about adding it to their collections. While the card itself did not garner any bids, it […]

Beckett Auctions “All Star” Auction Ends Sunday

Posted on February 20, 2015 – 4:31 pm Author: Derek Ficken

000000 By Derek Ficken | Beckett Media Beckett Auctions current auction is in its last few days before it closes for good on one-of-a-kind items like a complete BGS 9.5 set of 1986-87 Fleer Basketball, a Rawlings/Adirondack bat featuring 41 HOF signatures including Willie Mays, Ted Williams, Don Drysdale, and many more! The auction ends […]

Beckett Auctions All-Star February Auction Now Open

Posted on February 13, 2015 – 8:56 am Author: Stephen Laroche

000000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media Beckett Auctions began its All-Star February Auction yesterday and the bids are steadily coming in for some fantastic hobby treasures that can become a part of your collection. As mentioned in a previous article, Beckett Auctions is tremendously pleased to be offering up a jaw-dropping 1986-87 Fleer Basketball […]

Building The List: Which auction houses do you use?

Posted on February 10, 2015 – 3:29 pm Author: chrisolds

This time, we’re curious about which auction houses you use — whether it’s eBay, Heritage Auctions, Beckett Auctions or any of the many other options out there.

Beckett Auctions To Feature BGS 9.5 1986-87 Fleer Set

Posted on January 29, 2015 – 10:47 am Author: Stephen Laroche

000000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Beckett Auction Services is pleased to announce that it has obtained one of the finest known 1986-87 Fleer Basketball sets in existence and it will be put up for bidding during their February event. Each of the 132 cards in the set have been slabbed by Beckett […]

Gridiron Greats Auction Ends Sunday

Posted on January 23, 2015 – 8:41 am Author: Stephen Laroche

000000 There are only two days left on the clock in our Gridiron Greats Auction and with an incredible assortment of over 450 lots of prime football memorabilia, collectors have an excellent opportunity to purchase some true hobby treasures. Among the highlights are some highly-collected cards such as 1997 Upper Deck Legends Autographs in addition […]

Beckett Auctions Secures Selanne Retirement Night Warm-ups

Posted on January 18, 2015 – 9:32 am Author: Stephen Laroche

000000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Beckett Auctions has extended its long-standing relationship with the Anaheim Ducks and is proud to be selling their game-used memorabilia to collectors and fans. The team recently paid tribute to the on-ice accomplishments of the legendary Teemu Selanne and retired his number prior to a matchup with […]

Gridiron Greats Auction Starts Today

Posted on January 15, 2015 – 3:05 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

000000 As you sit back and enjoy this weekend’s NFL playoff action and root for the team you want to see head to the Super Bowl, it will be worth your while to head over to Beckett Auctions and check out the amazing cards and memorabilia up for bidding in our Gridiron Greats auction that […]

Beckett Media acquires auction leader Goodwin & Co.

Posted on December 18, 2014 – 4:12 pm Author: chrisolds

DALLAS (Dec. 16, 2014) – Beckett Media, the collectible industry’s most-trusted brand, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Goodwin & Co., a leading sports auction house. As part of the transaction announced today, Bill Goodwin, president of St. Louis-based Goodwin & Co, will join the Beckett management team under a long-term agreement.

BVG 5.5 1952 Topps Mantle Variant Highlights December Auction

Posted on December 12, 2014 – 10:52 am Author: Stephen Laroche

000000 This year, Beckett Auctions has gone to great lengths to bring collectors some incredible and rare treasures and for their December event, one of the hobby’s most coveted cards is up for bids and the action on the BVG 5.5 1952 Mickey Mantle “B” version is expected to be intense when it starts at […]

Beckett 20 Questions on … group breaks & rookies

Posted on December 9, 2014 – 5:33 pm Author: chrisolds

In the issue, we’ll take a look at 10 of the hottest rookies of the past year in a few sports — and we’ll also take a look at 50 notable group-breakers as well as the trend itself. As part of this package, we have another edition of 20 Questions where we want your input on it all.

Auction Estimator: How much will this Mantle fetch?

Posted on December 9, 2014 – 12:08 pm Author: chrisolds

The 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle is one of the hobby’s most-coveted cards of the bubble-gum era, an iconic want of Baby Boomers and younger baseball fans alike.

Key BGS 10 Peyton Manning hits auction block

Posted on November 24, 2014 – 10:57 am Author: chrisolds

A Pristine BGS 10 copy of Peyton Manning’s 1998 SP Authentic Die Cuts card — one of only two cards to receive that grade — has hit the auction block via St. Louis-based Goodwin & Co.

Sky’s the limit for BGS 9.5 Jordan Star XRC

Posted on November 11, 2014 – 3:38 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

000000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor It has been 30 years since Michael Jordan made his NBA debut and a professionally graded gem mint trading card issued by Star Company during his rookie season is now up for sale courtesy of Beckett Auctions. Opening at $50,000, the bidding war for this piece of […]

Auction Watch: Auburn gem, Jeter’s glove & BGS

Posted on November 6, 2014 – 1:29 pm Author: chrisolds

Auction Watch is compiled by Chris Olds every month in Beckett Sports Card Monthly and Beckett Baseball. Want to see even more action from the Auction Block? Pick up an issue.

BGS 9.5 1984-85 Star Jordan Highlights Next Beckett Auction

Posted on October 31, 2014 – 4:36 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

000000 With the 2014-15 NBA season in full swing, basketball fans are talking about their favorite stars and rookies and Beckett Auctions is ready to celebrate as well by delivering cards and collectibles featuring some of the best hoops stars from the past and present. In fact, we are offering up one of the most […]