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Posted on December 31, 2013 – 6:50 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett Updates, Football, Hockey, Multisport, National Sports Collectors Convention, Non-Sports | 2013 on cards, Bill Mastro, Famous Fabrics, Honus Wagner, Leaf Trading Cards, Panini America, Richard McWilliam, Topps, trading cards, Upper Deck | Comments (3)
The last year had some memorable moments in cards – good and bad.
Posted on October 11, 2013 – 12:20 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Bill Mastro, Honus Wagner, PSA, T206 | Comments (12)
Former auction house executive Bill Mastro pleased guilty to mail fraud in a U.S. District Court on Thursday and in the process admitted that he had trimmed the most-expensive and most-famous baseball card in existence as part of his testimony.
Posted on August 3, 2013 – 2:26 pm | Author: Dan Good
Basketball, Beckett Updates, National Sports Collectors Convention | 1900s basketball, 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention, barnstorming, black fives, Hall of Fame, Honus Wagner, Jackie Robinson, new york renaissance, NSCC, racism, T206 | Comments (0)
By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Above an iconic baseball card and million-dollar trophy rests an item Josh Evans has spent three decades searching for – a jersey representing the early 1900s New York Renaissance. “The Rens are the great basketball team of all-time that nobody knows,” said Evans, chairman for Lelands Auctions. Lelands is [...]
Posted on April 6, 2013 – 10:51 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1909-11 T206, Goldin Auctions, Honus Wagner, Honus Wagner Auction, Pittsburgh Pirates | Comments (11)
Amount is the second-highest ever paid for a Wagner.
Posted on February 27, 2013 – 9:29 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1909-11 T206, ESPN, Honus Wagner, Honus Wagner T206, PSA | Comments (14)
An ESPN 30 For 30 segment, “Holy Grail: The T206 Honus Wagner” explores the tale of the world’s most valuable — and controversial — baseball card.
Posted on January 9, 2013 – 12:11 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1909-11 T206, Goldin Auctions, Honus Wagner, Pittsburgh Pirates, T206 checklist, T206 Honus Wagner | Comments (7)
Forget the Hall of Fame vote, a Hall of Fame caliber baseball card is hitting the auction block.
Posted on November 27, 2012 – 7:19 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1916 M101-5, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Jim Thorpe, Joe Jackson, Sporting News, Walter Johnson | Comments (1)
An attic find will soon hit the auction block through Memory Lane Inc.
Posted on November 13, 2012 – 9:11 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1952 Topps, Giancarlo Stanton, Honus Wagner, Jeffrey Loria, Jeffrey Loria trades, Jeffrey Loria trades baseball cards, Josh Johnson, Logan Morrison, Mickey Mantle, Mike Stanton, MLB, T206, Topps, Toronto Blue Jays | Comments (15)
After the Florida Marlins’ latest firesale blockbuster trade, Olds started wondering … what other baseball trades might Jeffrey Loria make?
Posted on July 26, 2012 – 11:23 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey | Bill Mastro, Doug Allen, featured, Honus Wagner, Legendary Auctions, Mastro Auctions, T206 | Comments (29)
Sports auction house executives Bill Mastro and Doug Allen were indicted by a federal grand jury in Chicago on Wednesday on charges of fraud.
Posted on July 10, 2012 – 3:15 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball | Christy Mathewson, E98 series, Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb | Comments (10)
Digging through an attic can be fun by uncovering old family treasures, secrets and sometimes even a stash of old baseball cards.
Posted on May 7, 2012 – 3:43 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Basketball, Football | auctions, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Jim Thorpe, Memory Lanes | Comments (3)
The auction blocks have been hot and heavy with Honus Wagner’s famous card, but that doesn’t mean the price has come down.
Posted on April 20, 2012 – 10:00 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | featured, Goodwin & Co., Hall of Fame, Honus Wagner, Pittsburgh Pirates, T206 | Comments (4)
An SGC 40 specimen of the hobby’s most-famous baseball card sold for more than a million dollars on Friday morning at auction.
Posted on March 26, 2012 – 7:01 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball | 1909-11 T206, auctions, Eddie Plank, Goodwin & Co., Honus Wagner | Comments (2)
By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor Another famous Honus Wagner cards is hitting the auction block on Tuesday. The card – along with several others from the T-206 set – is being sold by a Houston businessman, who didn’t want to be identified, the St. Louis Dispatch reports. A St. Louis collectibles dealer is [...]
Posted on March 20, 2012 – 9:17 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1952 Topps, 1986-87 Fleer, Eddie Plank, Honus Wagner, Memory Lane Inc., Michael Jordan, T206, tobacco cards | Comments (3)
It’s a Honus Wagner T206 tobacco card, and it headlines Memory Lane Inc.’s Holy Grail Auction, which launches on April 21 and ends on May 5. The opening bid is $550,000.
Posted on December 19, 2011 – 9:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Al Kaline, Eddie Plank, Honus Wagner, Stan Musial, T206, tobacco cards, Topps, Ty Cobb, Vintage cards, Willie Mays | Comments (0)
A PSA 5 specimen of one of the hobby’s more sought-after pre-war cards sold for more than $100,000 as had been expected in Memory Lane Inc.’s Winter Classics Auction that closed on Saturday night.
Posted on December 1, 2011 – 3:41 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Cap Anson, Eddie Plank, featured, Honus Wagner, Lou Gehrig, Memory Lane Inc., Mickey Mantle, T206, Ted Williams, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Willie Mays | Comments (0)
A PSA 5 Eddie Plank T206 card is among the treasures up for sale in Memory Lane Inc.’s Winter Classics Auction which opens on Saturday.
Posted on September 20, 2011 – 2:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, Charles Conlon, featured, Honus Wagner, Joe Jackson, John Rogers, photos, Rogers Photo Archive, Sport magazine, The Sporting News, Ty Cobb, vintage memorabilia | Comments (3)
Arkansas entrepreneur John Rogers is a noted collector — he paid $1.62 million for a Honus Wagner T206 card in 2008 — but the next step for him was to own the original pieces that have made a few baseball cards in the past but really are items that have helped shape something much more impressive, something more indelible.
Posted on August 26, 2011 – 2:38 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, Bowman, Eddie Plank, featured, Honus Wagner, Joe Jackson, Memory Lane Inc., Mickey Mantle, Nap Lajoie, PSA, Topps | Comments (6)
Memory Lane Inc. has acquired a collection consisting of more than 20,000 PSA-graded vintage cards from a long-time collector in the northeast — a million-dollar-plus highlight reel of cardboard history.
Posted on July 29, 2011 – 4:40 pm | Author: tolentinotown
Beckett Updates | 2011 In The Game Heroes & Prospects Baseball Hits, 2011 Topps Diamond Giveaway, Allen & Ginter, Avengers, Bryce Harper, Bubby Johanson, dacardworld, Dave and Adam's Cardworld, featured, Hank Aaron, Honus Wagner, Kobe Bryant, Kree-Skrull war, LeBron James, Magic Johnson, Mickey Mantle, milb, National Sports Collectors Convention, Nicktoons, NSCC, Oldspice, Panini America, Racing prayer, Rookies & Stars, Score Hockey, Topps, Ultimate Collection Hockey, Upper Deck | Comments (1)
Beckett.com’s weekly highlights from July 25 – July 29.
Posted on July 8, 2011 – 2:52 pm | Author: tolentinotown
Beckett Updates | 2010-11 The Cup, Allen & Ginter, Babe Ruth, Dallas Cowboys, Darren Rovell, Dirk Nowitzki, featured, Field of Dreams 2, Funnyordie, Gold Standard Football, Honus Wagner, Marvel, Michael Jordan, Michael Jordan card, Mickey Mantle, MLB Cactus, NFL Lockout, panini, Ringside Boxing Round Two, Taro Tsujimoto, Taylor Lautner, Topps, Twitter, Upper Deck, Wildcat lawsuit, Wrigley Field | Comments (0)
Beckett.com’s weekly highlights for July 4 – July 8.