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Two first edition books, both hardcover with dust jacket, signed inside on the title page in ink, "Earvin Magic Johnson." In overall fine condition. My Life book accompanied by a photo of Johnson taken at a Barnes & Noble book signing.

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Nice collector-grade complete set, with the final card of Mickey Mantle and the rookie card of Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson.  Includes: Graded Cards - 6 with #s 20 Banks (PSA EX-MT+ 6.5), 120 Rose (PSA EX 5), 260 Jackson RC (PSA AUTH), 500 Mantle (PSA EX-MT 6), 533 Ryan (PSA VG/EX 4), and 597 Fingers RC (PSA EX 5).  Ungraded Cards - #s 35 Morgan (VG), 50 Clemente (EX), 85 Brock (GD…

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Extremely rare vintage 28 x 21.75 promotional poster for the “World’s Greatest Wrestlers,” a professional wrestling showcase held at the Bronx’s New York Coliseum on December 26, 1933, which features images of Jack Sherry (“World’s Uncrowned Champion”), Vanka Zelezniak (“Siberian Wildman”), Paul Boesch (“Brooklyn Adonis”), and Jack…

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Large fabric 119″ x 76″ flag of the Olympic rings against a white background, with a strip of Velcro (male) running along the entire reverse of top edge, and a small loop of rope terminating at either end of the hoist. In fine condition, with swatches of tape to roping. A decidedly attractive example of the Olympic flag.

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Two items: an ALS signed "Hank," one page, 6 x 7, personal letterhead, March 21, 1985, in part: "I'm enclosing the Hall of Fame cards as you requested"; and one gold 3.5 x 5.5 Hall of Fame plaque card, signed across the top in black felt tip, "Hank Greenberg." In overall fine condition.

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Roger Peckinpaugh's game-used New York Yankees road uniform from the 1918 season, including his jersey and pants. The button-down gray flannel jersey features "New York" (restored) across the chest and features a red, white, and blue silk World War I memorial armband on the left sleeve. It retains the proper Spalding manufacturer's tag in the collar, and has the player's surname chain…

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Bank of Washington Heights counter check, 6.25 x 2.75, filled out and signed by Roger Peckinpaugh, "R. T. Peckinpaugh," payable to Geo. H. Ruth for $1000, August 4, 1921, endorsed on the reverse by Babe Ruth, "Geo. H. Ruth." In fine condition. Encapsulated in a PSA/DNA authentication holder. Babe Ruth and Roger Peckinpaugh were teammates on the New York Yankees in 1920 and 1921, just as Ruth eme…

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Roger Peckinpaugh's 1924 Washington Senators World Series Championship watch fob pendant, crafted from 14K gold by Dieges & Clust, engraved on the reverse: "Presented to Roger T. Peckinpaugh by the Commissioner of Baseball," and marked "14KT / Dieges & Clust." The front features a patriotic depiction of the US Capitol flanked by bald eagles, over crossed bats and a silver baseball ins…

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Official Reach American League (Barnard) baseball signed in ink on the sweet spot and side panels by 20 members of the 1928 Philadelphia Athletics team, including: Ty Cobb, Jimmie Foxx, Tris Speaker (ss), Al Simmons (ss), Mickey Cochrane, Lefty Grove, Jimmie Dykes, Joe Boley, Joe Bush, Sam Hale, George 'Mule' Haas, Ed Rommel, Jack Quinn, Joe Hauser, Carroll 'Lefty' Yerkes, William…

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Goldsmith 'Official 97 League' Southern Association baseball signed in ink on the sweet spot and side panels by 16 members of the 1938 New York Yankees team, including: Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Joe McCarthy (ss), Bill Dickey, Joe Gordon, Charles 'Red' Ruffing, Tom Henrich, Art Fletcher, Steve Sundra, Joe Beggs, John Haley, Johnny Murphy, Wes Ferrell, Bump Haldey, Frank Crosetti, …

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Official Reach American League (Johnson) baseball signed in ink on the sweet spot and side panels by 17 members of the 1925 pennant-winning Washington Senators team, including: Walter Johnson (ss), Bucky Harris (ss), Sam Rice, Stan Coveleski, Roger Peckinpaugh, Joe Judge, Allen Russell, Tex Jeanes, Tom Zachary, Joe Harris, Al Schacht, Earl McNeely, Spencer Adams, Alex Ferguson, Muddy Ruel, Harry …

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Remarkable Elgin pocket watch presented to Ed Delahanty by the Mansfield Rooters (the fans of the Mansfield Base Ball Club of the Ohio State League) in 1887, evidently as a token of appreciation after his successful 'rookie' campaign. In 1887, the 19-year-old Delahanty signed on to play his first professional baseball for Mansfield for $50 a month, and the young star played in 83 games, b…

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Exceptionally rare partial example of the A35 Goodwin & Co. ‘Baseball Champions’ Round Album, one of the 19th century’s most coveted baseball keepsakes. Widely considered one of the most beautiful baseball-related tobacco collectibles, the ‘Round Album’ was available only as a premium obtained by mail in exchange for coupons packaged with Goodwin tobacco brands l…

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Two desirable cards from the early 1895 N300 Mayo Cut Plug set, both in poor condition but retaining excellent image clarity and quality. Includes: Hall of Famer Tommy McCarthy of the Boston Beaneaters, trimmed with some staining at the top and paper remnants affixed to back; and Jack Glasscock of the Louisville Colonels, with several creases, minor staining at top, and scrapbook remnants on the …

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In terms of population, the W600 Sporting Life Cabinet of Honus Wagner in uniform is by far rarer and appears in far fewer auctions or collections than the 'Holy Grail' of baseball cards, the T206 Wagner, and it boasts the same iconic portrait. Famed photographer Carl Horner originally shot the most recognized image on a baseball card sometime after 1900, and based upon Wagner's appe…

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Group of ten T206 white border baseball cards, including four graded by PSA GOOD 2 or GOOD+ 2.5. The cards have lower technical grades but present nicely, and the lot is highlighted by the difficult portrait of Hal Chase with pink background: this is a well-centered and eye-catching example, suffering from a horizontal crease across his chest. All have Piedmont or Sweet Caporal backs. Includes: …

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Group of seven T206 white border baseball cards, all graded by PSA VG-EX 4 or VG-EX+ 4.5. The appealing lot exclusively features portraits from the popular tobacco issue, including: 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 350/30 Harry Krause (Portrait) - PSA VG-EX+ 4.5 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 150/30 Red Dooin - PSA VG-EX 4 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 150/30 Tommy Leach (Portrait) - PSA VG-EX 4 1909-11 T206…

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Group of seven T206 white border baseball cards highlighted by famed batting champ and alleged gambler Hal Chase, all graded by PSA VG-EX 4. Includes: 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 150/30 Hal Chase (Throwing White Cap) - PSA VG-EX 4 1909-11 T206 Piedmont 150 George Gibson - PSA VG-EX 4 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 150/30 Ed Hahn - PSA VG-EX 4 1909-11 T206 Piedmont 150 Tom Jones - PSA VG-EX 4 1909-11 …

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Eight 1909-11 T206 white border cards, all with Sweet Caporal or Piedmont backs, being a consistent assemblage grading VG to VG-EX. Includes: Bill Bergen (Batting), Lena Blackburne, Dave Brain, Al Bridwell (No Cap), Fielder Jones (Chi., Hands At Hips), Rube Geyer, Dummy Taylor, and Jake Thielman.

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Group of nine T206 white border baseball cards, all graded by PSA VG 3 or VG+ 3.5. Includes: 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 150/25 George Brown (Browne, Chicago) - PSA VG+ 3.5 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 150/25 Ed Killian (Pitching) - PSA VG+ 3.5 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 350/30 Jack White - PSA VG+ 3.5 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 350/30 Johnny Bates - PSA VG 3 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 350/30 Wid C…

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Group of nine T206 white border baseball cards, all graded by PSA VG 3 or VG+ 3.5. All are portraits from the popular set. Includes: 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 150/30 George Stone - PSA VG+ 3.5 1909-11 T206 Piedmont 350 Herman Armbruster - PSA VG 3 1909-11 T206 Piedmont 350 Cy Barger - PSA VG 3 1909-11 T206 Piedmont 350 Jimmy Burke - PSA VG 3 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 350/30 Art Devlin - PSA VG…

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An outstanding T206 Piedmont 150 portrait of Napoleon Lajoie, one of the key Hall of Famers in the popular white border set. This is a crisp, clean, and well-centered example with just a slight miscut as issued from the factory; the background is bright yellow-gold and the card possesses superior registration. The card is without creases and the corners display all the attributes of an EX example…

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Graded by PSA GOOD+ 2.5. American League batting star and Hall of Famer Nap Lajoie is shown in a great 'throwing' pose on this desirable card from the esteemed T206 set. The card exhibits some slight soiling and rounded corners.

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Graded by PSA PR 1. Another key Hall of Fame portrait in the T206 set, this card shows Willie Keeler in his New York uniform. Standing at 5´ 4″ and weighing just 140 pounds, 'Wee Willie' was yet a towering figure in the batter's box: regarded as one of the greatest contact hitters of all time, he was nearly impossible to strike out and finished his career with a .341 batti…

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Both graded by PSA GOOD 2. Two classic cards of the Hall of Fame pitchers, both with Sweet Caporal 150/30 backs. Waddell is the "throwing" action shot variant, and especially nice for the grade: it is well-centered with clean white borders and sharp corners, and has a very light diagonal crease across the center. Walsh is similarly well-centered, with rounded corners and a crease toward the botto…

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Graded by PSA VG 3. Probably the most popular card of the 'Big Train,' this is one of the key Hall of Fame portraits in the T206 set. Shown early in his career with the Washington Senators' "W" emblazoned on his uniform, Walter Johnson's steely visage stands out against the bright yellow background. Well-centered both front and back, this is a classic card with fantastic eye-appea…

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Graded by PSA EX-MT 6. Mickey Doolin is featured on three different cards in the T206 set, and only one (the portrait) spelled his name correctly—in the action shots, he is known as "Doolan." Highlighted by a great fielding pose of Philadelphia's steady-handed shortstop, this card is a solid EX-MT example in all respects.

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Both graded by PSA VG 3. Two eye-catching cards of the cross-town Chicago rivals and Hall of Famers, both with Sweet Caporal 150/30 backs. The card of hurler Mordecai Brown is the more desirable "Cubs Shirt" variation, and has his three-fingered throwing hand on full display. The card of switch-hitting third baseman/outfielder George Davis is an attractive example from the visually appealing '…

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Both graded by PSA EX 5. Two superior mid-grade examples, both with strong colors, clean white borders, and sharp corners. The Patsy Dougherty portrait (with a Sweet Caporal 150/30 back) is an especially fine specimen, with perfect printing registration and excellent centering. Ginger Beaumont has a Sweet Caporal 350/30 back, and is slightly off-center with crisp edges.

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Lot of five T206 baseball cards from 1909-1911, all grading as VG. The lot contains the following Hall of Fame players: Chief Bender (trees), Roger Bresnahan (portrait), Eddie Cicotte, John McGraw (no cap), and Vic Willis (portrait).

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Complete set (50/50) of 1911 T201 Mecca Double Folders, an innovative set featuring two early ballplayers per card: when folded, the player depicted on the back assumes the legs of the other player (typically a teammate) on the front. This is a desirable, complete offering of a classic early tobacco set, grading overall 35% VG-EX (one higher), 35% VG, 20% G and 10% F-P. Five cards have been grade…

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Lot of three 1911 T205 Gold Border baseball cards for Hall of Fame players Mordecai Brown (VG), Fred Clarke (VG), and Joe Tinker (VG/EX). Some light rubbing to edges. An attractive set marked by its bold, bright colors.

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Graded by SGC VG/EX 4. A brightly colored example of Stahl in his Boston Red Sox uniform, with checklist featured on the back. As a player-manager in 1912, Stahl led the Red Sox to a World Series title over the New York Giants in seven games.

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Consistent lot of 21 baseball cards from the beautifully illustrated 1911 T205 Gold Border set, grading VG/EX overall with a few lesser. Includes: Doc Adkins, Henry Batch, Larry Doyle, Jack Dunn, Steve Evans, Jimmy Frick (2, one graded by SGC VG/EX 4), Charlie Hanford, Jack Knight, Ed Konetchy, Watty Lee, Sport McAllister, Fred Merkle, George Merritt, Johnny Nee, Rehel Oakes, Fred Payne, Jimmy Ph…

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Lot of four 1911 T3 Turkey Red baseball cards, which includes: #14 Red Dooin (VG), #18 Hughie Jennings (G), #90 Mickey Doolan (G), and #102 Johnny Kling (Turkey Red back; VG).

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Graded by PSA VG 3. A bright and colorful card boasting a pair of Hall of Famers and an action scene that shows 'Home Run' Baker making a tag at third. Produced in 1912 by Hassan Cigarettes, these 'Triple Folder' cards include portrait images of the ballplayers on the sides and an action image in the middle, with the sides hinged to make the cards foldable. While the front contain…

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Graded by PSA EX-MT 6. A strong example of "The Athletic Infield," which features Harry Krause and Ira Thomas of the Philadelphia Athletics. Only 10 graded higher. Produced in 1912 by Hassan Cigarettes, these 'Triple Folder' cards include portrait images of the ballplayers on the sides and an action image in the middle, with the sides hinged to make the cards foldable. While the front con…

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Both graded by PSA EX 5. Pair of 1912 T202 Hassan Triple Folder cards, with one featuring portraits of George McBride and Clyde Milan with an action scene entitled "Schaefer on First," and the other showing Oscar Stanage and Ed Summers with an action shot entitled "Crawford About to Smash One." A desirable duo of mid-grade cards. Produced in 1912 by Hassan Cigarettes, these 'Triple Folder&#…

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Very clean, consistent lot of (20) 1936 R312 National Chicle Pastel Photo Premiums, grading VG-EX overall with no creases. Includes: Tris Speaker/Kiki Cuyler/Danny Taylor, Pie Traynor/Augie Galan (2), Gabby Hartnett, Paul Waner/Lloyd Waner/Jim Weaver, Chuck Dressen, Alvin Crowder, Bud Parmlee, Lee Bell/Zeke Bonura, Cy Blanton, Benny Frey, Cliff Bolton/Earl Whitehill, Schoolboy Rowe, Dolph Camilli…

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Group of 30 1948 Leaf Gum Co. baseball and boxing cards, offering a great start on the brightly colored baseball set. The grouping includes 21 different baseball cards (plus three duplicates), and six cards from the boxing set. The group grades VG-EX overall, with many presenting closer to EX, and is highlighted by early cards of Ralph Kiner (VG-EX) and Johnny Mize (EX). Includes: Baseball: #14 …

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Great collector's group of classic Mickey Mantle cards spanning his prime years, all graded by PSA. Includes: 1955 Bowman #202 Mickey Mantle - PSA GOOD 2 1956 Topps #135 Mickey Mantle (White Back) - PSA FR 1.5 1960 Topps #563 Mickey Mantle AS - PSA VG-EX+ 4.5 1965 Topps #350 Mickey Mantle - PSA VG 3 A vertical crease passes through Mantle's face on the 1956 Topps card—otherwise, t…

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Graded by SGC EX 5. One of the most recognizable and premiere cards within the hobby, this appealing example has been conservatively assessed by SGC. With slightly higher graded examples realizing prices in excess of six figures, this card offers a tremendous alternative while giving up virtually nothing in the way of aesthetics. The image contains no discolorations, no blemishes of any kind, e…

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Graded by PSA NM-MT 8. Extremely well centered, sharp corners example of this tough card. With the flush to the edge brown borders, this issue is tough to find in high grade. High end.

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The star infielder of the great 1950s Yankees teams, McDougald was a six-time All-Star and five-time World Series champ. Here, he is shown turning one of his trademark double plays: throughout his career, he led all American League infielders in double plays at three different positions—at third base (1952), at second base (1955), and shortstop (1957).Buyer's Premium is 20% on all 1956 Topp…

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Graded by PSA EX-MT 6. Near perfect centering, with brilliant sunset orange/yellow color, with tiny chips to the right two corners. High end for the grade.

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Lot of (54) cards from the 1959 Fleer Ted Williams set (with some duplication), grading overall 5% NM, 15% EX-MT, 50% EX, and 30% VG-EX, with a few lesser. Key cards include: #1 The Early Years (VG-EX), #9 First Step to the Majors (VG-EX), #11 First Spring Training (VG), #79 Where Ted Stands (EX), and #80 Ted's Goals for 1959 (2, EX).

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Graded by PSA EX 5. The Boston Red Sox rookie star, Carl Yastrzemski, is shown as a second baseman on his first baseball card—a position he never actually played in the big leagues. Replacing the retiring Ted Williams, he learned to contend with Fenway Park's Green Monster and went on to win seven Gold Glove awards as the American League's best defensive left fielder. Also feared at…

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Seven ungraded late 1960s-early 1970s Topps cards of Hall of Famers, including: 1968 Topps #150 Roberto Clemente - EX-MT 1968 Topps #247 Reds Rookie Stars Johnny Bench RC (2) - VG-EX 1969 Topps #260 Reggie Jackson - VG-EX 1969 Topps #500 Mickey Mantle - G 1969 Topps #533 Nolan Ryan - VG-EX 1973 Topps #220 Nolan Ryan - NM

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