Spring 2014 Vintage Trading Cards
& Memorabilia Auction

ONLINE PREVIEW 02/20 - BIDDING OPENED 02/27 - BIDDING CLOSED 03/20

REGISTER TO BID

REQUEST A PRINTED CATALOG

HOW TO BID - RULES OF AUCTION

ENTER AUCTION

MY ACCOUNT

FORGOT PASSWORD

FORGOT BIDDER ID


Greg Bussineau Sports Rarities is pleased to announce the successful completion of its Spring 2014 catalog/internet auction event. Based on preliminary sales results, the auction generated total prices realized of $803,556. There were 5,063 registered bidders, 489 active bidders, and 245 different winning bidders. A total of 736 lots were featured, of which 735 (99.9%) sold. There were 4,810 bids placed, for an average of 6.5 bids per lot.

The following ten lots achieved the highest prices realized:

  1. Lot 136 - 1917 Collins-McCarthy #147 Babe Ruth (Blank Back) PSA 5 -- $65,040
  2. Lot 466 - 1955 Topps #164 Roberto Clemente PSA 8 -- $19,920
  3. Lot 187 - 1938 Goudey #274 Joe DiMaggio PSA 8 -- $19,440
  4. Lot 507 - 1957 Topps Complete Set (Plus Six Checklists/Contest Cards/Variations) - Mostly PSA/SGC Graded (317 of 413) -- $13,920
  5. Lot 571 - 1964 Topps Near Set (557 of 587) - PSA Graded - Weighted GPA 8.01 -- $13,860
  6. Lot 573 - 1965 Topps Near Set (551 of 598) - PSA Graded - Weighted GPA 8.01 -- $13,260
  7. Lot 587 - 1966 Topps Near Set (533 of 598) - Mostly PSA Graded (532 of 533) - Weighted GPA 8.01 -- $12,120
  8. Lot 4 - 1888 N29 Allen & Ginter William Ewing PSA 9 -- $11,400
  9. Lot 588 - 1967 Topps Near Set (515 of 609) - PSA Graded - Weighted GPA 8.01 -- $10,920
  10. Lot 38 - 1909-11 T206 Rube Waddell (Portrait, Old Mill Reverse) PSA 8 -- $9,480

The following eleven lots received the most bids:

  1. Lot 6 - 1887 N172 Old Judge Cigarettes Mike Kelly (Portrait - No Cap, Chicago on Shirt) SGC 55 -- 37 bids
  2. Lot 466 - 1955 Topps #164 Roberto Clemente PSA 8 -- 37 bids
  3. Lot 136 - 1917 Collins-McCarthy #147 Babe Ruth (Blank Back) PSA 5 -- 34 bids
  4. Lot 1 - 1887 N28 Allen & Ginter Adrian C. Anson PSA 7 -- 22 bids
  5. Lot 38 - 1909-11 T206 Rube Waddell (Portrait, Old Mill Reverse) PSA 8 -- 22 bids
  6. Lot 598 - 1968 Topps #247 Johnny Bench Rookie PSA 10 -- 22 bids
  7. Lot 4 - 1888 N29 Allen & Ginter William Ewing PSA 9 -- 21 bids
  8. Lot 28 - 1909-11 T206 Walter Johnson (Portrait, Sweet Caporal 150 - Factory No. 25 Reverse) PSA 6 -- 20 bids
  9. Lot 187 - 1938 Goudey #274 Joe DiMaggio PSA 8 -- 20 bids
  10. Lot 195 - 1938 Goudey #288 Bob Feller PSA 8 -- 20 bids
  11. Lot 560 - 1962 Topps #387 Lou Brock Star Rookie PSA 9 -- 20 bids

Pre-War Baseball Highlights include: Lot 1 - 1887 N28 Allen & Ginter Adrian C. Anson PSA 7 at $6,840, Lot 4 - 1888 N29 Allen & Ginter William Ewing PSA 9 at $11,400, Lot 6 - 1887 N172 Old Judge Cigarettes Mike Kelly (Portrait - No Cap, Chicago on Shirt) SGC 55 at $4,620, Lot 7 - 1887 N284 Buchner Gold Coin Charles Comiskey PSA 7 at $3,780, Lot 14 - 1909 T204 Ramly Cigarettes Chief Bender SGC 84 at $6,600, Lot 20 - 1909-11 T206 Ty Cobb (Bat Off Shoulder, El Principe De Gales Reverse) PSA 4 at $2,580, Lot 28 - 1909-11 T206 Walter Johnson (Portrait, Sweet Caporal 150 - Factory No. 25 Reverse) PSA 6 at $4,980, Lot 38 - 1909-11 T206 Rube Waddell (Portrait, Old Mill Reverse) PSA 8 at $9,480, Lot 46 - 1911 T3 Turkey Red Cabinets #9 Ty Cobb (Checklist Back) PSA 4 at $7,800, Lot 54 - 1911 T3 Turkey Red Cabinets #42 Cy Young (Checklist Back) PSA 5 at $5,040, Lot 58 - 1911 T3 Turkey Red Cabinets #47 Frank Chance (Checklist Back) PSA 5 at $2,940, Lot 84 - 1911 T3 Turkey Red Cabinets Walter Johnson (Turkey Red Back) PSA 5 at $4,920, Lot 128 - 1912 T202 Ty Cobb Steals Third - Cobb/Moriarity PSA 7 at $5,160, Lot 130 - 1912 T202 Too Late for Devlin - Devlin/Mathewson (Rustlers) PSA 6 at $2,430, Lot 133 - 1915 Cracker Jack #37 Grover Alexander PSA 8 at $7,560, Lot 136 - 1917 Collins-McCarthy #147 Babe Ruth (Blank Back) PSA 5 at $65,040, Lot 137 - 1933 Goudey Sport Kings #2 Babe Ruth SGC 84 at $7,320, Lot 140 - 1933 Goudey #31 Tony Lazzeri PSA 8 at $6,600, Lot 154 - 1933 Goudey #154 Jimmy Foxx PSA 8 at $8,760, Lot 165 - 1938 Goudey #241 Charlie Gehringer PSA 8 at $2,820, Lot 187 - 1938 Goudey #274 Joe DiMaggio PSA 8 at $19,440, and Lot 195 - 1938 Goudey #288 Bob Feller PSA 8 at $8,040.

Post-War Baseball Highlights include: Lot 214 - 1948 Leaf #138 Larry Doby PSA 8 at $5,880, Lot 241 - 1950 Bowman #22 Jackie Robinson PSA 8 at $5,160, Lot 406 - 1953 Glendale Hot Dogs Ned Garver PSA 6 at $2,310, Lot 408 - 1953 Glendale Hot Dogs Ray Herbert PSA 7 at $2,550, Lot 410 - 1953 Glendale Hot Dogs Dave Madison PSA 7 at $2,310, Lot 461 - 1955 Topps #117 Mel Roach PSA 10 at $3,900, Lot 466 - 1955 Topps #164 Roberto Clemente PSA 8 at $19,920, Lot 509 - 1958 Topps #70 Al Kaline (Yellow Name) PSA 9 at $5,340, Lot 524 - 1959 Topps #50 Willie Mays PSA 9 at $2,340, Lot 560 - 1962 Topps #387 Lou Brock Star Rookie PSA 9 at $6,600, Lot 589 - 1967 Topps #150 Mickey Mantle PSA 9 at $3,180, and Lot 598 - 1968 Topps #247 Johnny Bench Rookie PSA 10 at $9,000.

Other Sports Highlights include: Lot 699 - 1951 Parkhurt Hockey #1 Elmer Lach PSA 8 at $2,820, Lot 700 - 1954 Topps Hockey #8 Gordie Howe SGC 88 at $2,760, and Lot 701 - 1887 N28 Allen & Ginters John L. Sullivan (Pugilists) PSA 7 at $1,170.

All lots, along with complete descriptions, high-resolution scans, and prices realized are permanently archived on the GBSR website at www.gregbussineau.com. Any revisions to the above results will appear on the "Auction Archives" section of the GBSR website approximately 45 days after the closing date of the auction.

GBSR's next auction is scheduled for Summer 2014, and will run between July 3rd and July 24th, 2014. Consignments are currently being accepted for the sale. A special limited time offer with substantial incentives is currently available to early consignors. Anyone interested in consigning should call Greg Bussineau at (231) 922-8037, or email him at gb@gregbussineau.com.

If you’re not on the GBSR mailing list, and would like to receive a catalog for the next sale, just go to the website at www.gregbussineau.com and click on "Request a Catalog." You can also register to bid online, and sign up to receive email updates on future auctions.

Register for Email Announcements