Wheatland Auctions, a prominent auction house based in Pennsylvania, has started off the year on an exciting note by presenting an impressive and diverse range of sports collectibles. With nearly 500 lots on offer, this auction showcases a remarkable selection of vintage and modern cards, memorabilia, and sealed high-end football products from Panini.
The highlight of this auction is the twelve sealed cases of Panini’s high-end football products, which have caught the attention of modern sports card enthusiasts. These cases include coveted editions such as the 2018 Prizm Hobby, 2020 Prizm Jumbo, 2021 Flawless, as well as multiple years of National Treasures, Contenders Optic, Immaculate, Select, and Panini One. For collectors in the modern football card world, these sealed cases are a must-have.
Vintage and modern cards also take center stage in this auction. One of the most notable items includes all four lower to mid-grade copies of Babe Ruth cards from the iconic 1933 Goudey set, along with one of the highest SGC graded 1922 E121 American Caramel Ruth cards. Fans of vintage baseball memorabilia will also be delighted to find the 1933 and 1934 Lou Gehrig cards, adding to the auction’s appeal.
Basketball enthusiasts will be thrilled to discover five Michael Jordan rookie cards and two Jordan rookie stickers among the lots. The enduring legacy of Jordan in the sport makes these items particularly significant for collectors.
In addition to these highlights, collectors can also find an SGC 10 1986-87 Fleer Isiah Thomas rookie card, 1926 W512 cards of Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb, and partial sets of 1933, 1934 Goudey, 1934-36 Batter Up, and 1934-36 Diamond Stars. Single Diamond Stars cards featuring legends like Mel Ott, Jimmie Foxx, Lefty Grove, and Hank Greenberg are also featured, showcasing the depth and variety of the collection.
The memorabilia section of the auction is equally impressive, featuring single signed baseballs from historic figures such as Pie Traynor, Frankie Frisch, Willie Mays, and Thurman Munson (on a Little League ball). Another highlight is a rare 1917 World Series Game 2 ticket, offering collectors a tangible piece of baseball history.
Wheatland Auctions has built a reputation for its comprehensive offerings of complete and partial vintage sets and graded cards from the post-War era. This auction continues that tradition, providing collectors with an opportunity to acquire pieces from a crucial period in sports history.
The auction runs through Sunday, February 18, giving enthusiasts and collectors ample time to browse and bid on their favorite pieces. Whether you’re interested in modern high-end football products, iconic vintage baseball cards, or rare memorabilia, this auction presents a unique opportunity to explore and acquire a wide range of sports collectibles. Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of sports history!