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Historic Sports Memorabilia Up for Bid in Weiss Auctions

The world of sports memorabilia is set to ignite with excitement as Weiss Auctions unveils its latest offering – a catalog brimming with historic treasures waiting to be bid on by enthusiastic collectors. The esteemed collection features coveted items such as autographed pieces by none other than the legendary Babe Ruth himself. From personal photos to signed index cards, the auction presents a unique opportunity for sports enthusiasts to own a piece of history.

One standout gem in the auction is the exclusive PSA-registered autographed 1952 Topps Roy Campanella card, where bids are quickly soaring close to an impressive $40,000. This rare collectible is a true prize for any avid collector of sports memorabilia, showcasing the unparalleled charm of vintage baseball cards.

For Jackie Robinson fans, a signed index card from 1952 presents a chance to own a piece of the groundbreaking player’s legacy. Another highlight is the highly sought-after 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card graded SGC 3, a valuable addition to any collection. Completing nearly whole sets from 1952, the auction boasts a vast array of Topps baseball cards, granting a glimpse into the golden era of the sport.

The auction transcends baseball, offering a journey through time with complete runs of Topps sets spanning from 1956 all the way to 1979. The collection is further enriched by the inclusion of a 1986-87 Fleer Basketball set, sourced from “The Toledo Collection,” which features cards from the ’40s and ’50s, including rookie items from Jackie Robinson and Leaf Ruth cards. Pre-War card aficionados will also find joy in the assortment of Goudey and T206 Hall of Famers, adding depth to the diverse range of offerings.

Autograph enthusiasts will have their hearts racing at the sight of the 1937 Los Dragones team sheet, signed by iconic figures such as Josh Gibson, Satchel Paige, and James “Cool Papa” Bell. With over 400 lots on display in the auction catalog, each item tells a unique story and holds a special place in the annals of sports history.

Online pre-bidding has already commenced, inviting collectors to stake their claims on these priceless gems before the grand finale unfolds in a live webcast at 10 AM Eastern time on Wednesday, March 27. With coveted items from a range of eras and genres, the Weiss Auction promises an unforgettable experience for sports memorabilia aficionados looking to add a touch of history to their collections.

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