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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.