Posted on March 17, 2014 – 7:00 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Beckett Updates | 2014 Industry Summit, Beckett Updates, Cryptozoic, Honus Wagner, LVIS, Magazine Exchange, Panini America, The Industry Summit, Upper Deck | Comments (3)
Here’s a picture recap of the first day of the 2014 Industry Summit.
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.