Robert Edward Auctions' third annual Fall Auction ended Saturday, October 19 and turned in many impressive results after weeks of spirited bidding. Total sales exceeded $3.6 million as 1360 lots were won by 522 different bidders from around the world. Forty-nine items realized more than $10,000, led by one the finest examples of the legendary T206 Joe Doyle rarity ($312,000) and a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle graded BVG NM-MT 8 ($120,000). One of the hobby's most complete collections of 1952 Topps, broken up and offered in more than 300 lots, combined to realize $422,280, including $42,000 for a near-complete collection of fifty-nine rare gray backs and $40,200 for 359 signed cards.
Other notable results include:
- 1916 M101-5 Sporting News #151 Babe Ruth Rookie SGC 40 - $60,000
- 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle SGC 70 - $48,000
- 1932 R328 U.S. Caramel Babe Ruth Signed Baseball Card - $48,000
- Jimmie Foxx Single-Signed Baseball PSA/DNA 9 - $39,000
- 1912 T202 Hassan Triple Folders Complete PSA-Graded Set - $36,000
- 1933 R319 Goudey Uncut Sheet Including #181 Babe Ruth - $33,000
- 1953 Bowman Color #59 Mickey Mantle PSA 9 - $27,000
- Babe Ruth Single-Signed Baseball PSA/DNA 6.5 - $27,000
- 1868 The Atlantic Nine Peck & Snyder Advertising Trade Card - $22,800
- 1948-1949 Leaf #8 Satchell Paige PSA 5.5 - $20,400
Nearly 200 consignors made the auction an incredible success by entrusting their valuable sports cards and memorabilia to Robert Edward Auctions. More than 50% of the consignors were paid in full within ten days of the auction close, and the balance of the consignors were paid within thirty days. As always, lightning-fast and hassle-free consignor payments are a hallmark of Robert Edward Auctions. All consignors were paid 100 cents on the dollar with no adjustments due to non-paying bidders.
We are already working on assembling our blockbuster Spring Auction. Consignments will be accepted through the end of the year. Generous cash advances, free grading and authentication, discounted seller's fees, and promotional possibilities are are available to early consignors. To discuss consigning your items to one of the hobby's most anticipated events, contact us at www.RobertEdwardAuctions.com.