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 February 14, 2013 – 1:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett 20 Questions, Football, Hockey, Non-Sports | BVG, featured, Goudey, Joe Namath, Julius Erving, MLB, NBA, nfl, NHL, PSA, T206, Topps, Wayne Gretzky | Comments (20)
For the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’ll take a look back at the older days of collecting and we want to know what you think with this latest batch of 20 questions.
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 August 22, 2012 – 8:39 am | Author: Admin
Baseball | Joe Doyle, T206, tobacco cards | Comments (2)
Joe Doyle has the distinction of being pictured on the rarest card in the famed T206 set.
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 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 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 April 26, 2011 – 1:42 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 SP Legendary Cuts, baseball cards, cut autographs, Cy Young, featured, T206, Ty Cobb, Upper Deck, Walter Johnson | Comments (4)
When the latest edition of SP Legendary Cuts arrives from Upper Deck later this year, the product will be packing what is perhaps the biggest checklist of cut autographs of players who appeared in the landmark T206 card set.
Posted on February 21, 2011 – 1:02 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | featured, Honus Wagner, Memory Lane Inc., MLB, Pirates, T206, tobacco cards | Comments (5)
Few of us have the means to purchase a T206 Honus Wagner — there’s something about a six-figure price tag — but often those who do can’t find one.