Month: March 2017

Signed 1952 Topps

On several occasions and in several places, we have written about the magnitude of our “Texas Find,” an enormous collection of cards ranging from 1948 through 2007 consigned by a wonderful family we met last Spring.  Initially part of the collection of a gentleman who passed on nearly ten years ago, it primarily included complete …

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1917-20 M101-6 Felix Mendelsohn Babe Ruth: one of his most rare cards!

Fewer than ten examples of the 1917-20 Felix Mendelsohn Babe Ruth card have been graded by either grading company.  That so few examples are known to exist of the most popular player of the era and the issue’s undisputed key is a true testament to the rarity of the issue. More interesting – and certainly …

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Hottest Card in the Hobby?

Few cards in the hobby are better examples of a “hot card” than the 1925 Exhibit Lou Gehrig.  Throughout the “rookie card craze,” the Gehrig RC remained an underrated card, certainly expensive relative to some of Gehrig’s contemporaries but not in comparison with other players of his great stature.  In recent years, however, collectors have …

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