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Mastro pleads guilty to mail fraud, admits trimming famed Honus Wagner card

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.

At the National: Lelands displays NY Renaissance warm-up – ‘the greatest team nobody knows’

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 [...]

Beckett 20 Questions on … vintage cards

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.

Five baseball card trades Jeffrey Loria would make

After the Florida Marlins’ latest firesale blockbuster trade, Olds started wondering … what other baseball trades might Jeffrey Loria make?

Vintage spotlight: Joe Doyle, king of the errors?

Joe Doyle has the distinction of being pictured on the rarest card in the famed T206 set.

Mastro, Allen indicted on fraud charges

Sports auction house executives Bill Mastro and Doug Allen were indicted by a federal grand jury in Chicago on Wednesday on charges of fraud.

Honus Wagner card sells for $1.23 million

An SGC 40 specimen of the hobby’s most-famous baseball card sold for more than a million dollars on Friday morning at auction.

Memory Lane Inc. to auction PSA 2 Honus Wagner

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.

T206 Plank tops $100K at auction as expected

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.

Memory Lane Inc. set to auction six-figure Plank

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.

Upper Deck’s next SP Legendary Cuts will include heavy dose of T206 legends

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.

Ever wanted a T206 Honus Wagner? It can be yours for $325,000 …

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.