A touching story of a Baltimore-area convent that inherited a T206 Honus Wagner baseball card moved the buyer to pay several thousand dollars more than the card's market value.
Sister Virginia Muller had never heard of shortstop Honus Wagner. But she quickly learned the baseball great is a revered figure among collectors, and the most sought-after baseball card in history. And thanks to an unexpected donation, one of the century-old cards belongs to Muller and her order, the Baltimore-based School Sisters of Notre...
DALLAS – The School Sisters of Notre Dame in Baltimore are about to receive a little divine love from the “Holy Grail of Baseball Cards.” A newly discovered T206 Honus Wagner card, left to the convent by the brother of a member of the order when he passed away, will be auctioned off on...
OCEANSIDE, N.Y. – A massive three-day weekend sale slated for Oct. 22-24 by Philip Weiss Auctions will feature hundreds of fresh-to-the-market lots of toys and toy trains, railroad memorabilia, Hollywood memorabilia, vintage dolls, antique advertising, coin-ops and more.
In an interview covering ocean liner memorabilia, theatrical producer Steve Hickson told me for most collectors in that category, their ‘gateway drug’ is the original Titanic flick.
Collectors dove into more than 700 aviation, astronaut and military autographs sold across 54 lots in Collectible Classics’ CC28 online auction Aug. 31. Licensed as a Pennsylvania auction company, Collectible Classics specializes in “collector-sized” affordable lots of sports cards, sports memorabilia and Americana.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Appealing to many more than just general black memorabilia collectors, the Ken Oden collection of African American and African ephemera and photography saw world record prices realized in several categories when it was sold Aug. 24-25
NEW YORK – “Iconic Objects” including original items from legends Frank Sinatra, Jimi Hendrix, Albert Einstein and Elizabeth Taylor, among others will headline Guernsey’s Auction House’s important Sept. 24 event. Held in New York City’s Park Avenue Armory
After a successful consignment period, including an East Coast tour, Collect.com Auctions is ready and picking up steam towards its Aug. 12 close date. Collect.com Auctions Sports and Americana Auction No. 5 will feature more than 700 lots, which includes a great deal of significant items.
WESTHAMPTON, N.Y. – Grey Flannel Auctions of Westhampton, N.Y., has announced details of its Fifth Annual Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Auction and other special events associated with the 2010 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony.