The Huggins & Scott Fall Catalog Auction is currently underway and is capturing the attention of collectors and enthusiasts alike. With over 1,400 items up for bidding, this auction features a remarkable assortment of vintage sports cards and Notre Dame memorabilia, promising a treasure trove for those seeking unique and historic pieces.
One of the highlights of this auction is the selection of vintage cards and Notre Dame football memorabilia. One notable item is the PSA 5 1909 T204 Ramly Walter Johnson card, a prized possession for any collector of baseball history. Additionally, a signed photo of Notre Dame legend George Gipp adds to the allure of the auction. These items are just a glimpse into the rich history and tradition of the Fighting Irish.
Another exciting aspect of the auction is the introduction of the first part of an extensive autograph collection. This collection, scheduled to expand in 2024, offers a wide variety of autographs from both sports and non-sporting figures. Included in the collection are rookie cards of iconic athletes such as Hank Aaron and Jim Brown, as well as thousands of signatures from notable personalities spanning nearly a century.
The Arthur “Dutch” Bergman Collection is a true gem in this auction. It showcases over a century of Notre Dame football history, with team photos dating back to the early 1900s. This collection allows bidders to own a piece of the legacy and tradition that has made Notre Dame a powerhouse in college football.
For sports card enthusiasts, the auction presents a range of vintage and modern cards. One standout card is the 1928 Tharp’s Ice Cream Babe Ruth, a card that represents a golden era in baseball. Additionally, the iconic 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle Rookie card is a highly sought-after item that will undoubtedly attract significant attention from collectors.
The Gainesville Autograph Collection is another noteworthy aspect of this auction. This extensive collection features autographs from both sports and non-sporting figures. It includes a near-complete 1957 Topps set, showcasing the signatures of various athletes and celebrities. Notable rookie cards of Hank Aaron and Jim Brown are also part of this collection, making it a must-see for any autograph enthusiast.
The auction also offers some unique and rare finds. One such item is the 1961-1962 Fleer Basketball Jerry West Rookie card, a significant piece of basketball history. For fans of basketball memorabilia, the 1980-1981 Topps Basketball Unopened Wax Box is a rare opportunity to acquire an unopened box from a memorable season. The 2021 Topps Transcendent Baseball Walter Johnson Cut Signature Box Topper is another standout item that showcases a legendary player’s signature in a unique format.
Other notable items up for grabs include a Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig dual-signed baseball and a complete set of the 1938 R69 Gum Inc. Horrors of War with high number key cards. These items offer collectors the chance to own pieces of history and add to their cherished collections.
Ron Oser, Huggins & Scott’s Vice President & Director of Consignments, expressed his excitement over the auction’s diverse offerings. With items catering to a wide range of interests, this auction ensures that collectors and enthusiasts from various niches will find something of interest. Bidding for these remarkable items will conclude on December 7, with initial bids closing at 9 PM ET. The Huggins & Scott Fall Catalog Auction promises to be a highlight event for collectors and enthusiasts alike.