Huggins & Scott’s Fall Auction: Vintage Sports Cards and Notre Dame Memorabilia Galore

The Huggins & Scott Fall Catalog Auction is currently underway, offering collectors and enthusiasts a chance to bid on a remarkable assortment of over 1,400 items. Headlining the auction are a variety of vintage sports cards and Notre Dame football memorabilia, including a PSA 5 1909 T204 Ramly Walter Johnson card and a signed photo of the legendary George Gipp. But that’s not all – the auction also introduces the first part of an extensive autograph collection, set to expand in 2024.

One of the key highlights of the auction is the Notre Dame football items from the Arthur “Dutch” Bergman Collection, which showcases over a century of history with team photos dating back to the early 1900s. This collection is a treasure trove for any Notre Dame fan or sports memorabilia aficionado.

Sports card enthusiasts will also be delighted by the offerings in this auction. Among the vintage and modern sports cards up for bid are a 1928 Tharp’s Ice Cream Babe Ruth card and a 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle Rookie card. These cards are true gems for collectors looking to add iconic pieces to their collections.

But the excitement doesn’t stop there. The Gainesville Autograph Collection is a standout feature of this auction, presenting a vast array of autographs from both sports and non-sporting figures. It includes a near-complete 1957 Topps set, rookie cards of baseball legend Hank Aaron and football great Jim Brown, and thousands of signatures from noteworthy personalities spanning nearly a century. This collection is a must-see for autograph enthusiasts and collectors alike.

In addition to the aforementioned highlights, the auction also boasts other notable items, such as a 1961-1962 Fleer Basketball Jerry West Rookie card, a 1980-1981 Topps Basketball Unopened Wax Box, and a unique 2021 Topps Transcendent Baseball Walter Johnson Cut Signature Box Topper. Collectors will also have the chance to bid on a Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig dual-signed baseball, as well as a complete set of the 1938 R69 Gum Inc. Horrors of War with high number key cards.

Ron Oser, Huggins & Scott’s Vice President & Director of Consignments, is thrilled by the diversity of offerings in this auction. The wide range of sports cards, autographs, and Notre Dame memorabilia ensures that there is something for everyone, catering to various interests within the collecting community.

The auction is set to conclude on December 7, with initial bids closing at 9 PM ET. Collectors and enthusiasts should mark this event on their calendars, as it promises to be a highlight for those looking to add unique and valuable pieces to their collections. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to own a piece of sports and memorabilia history – start bidding today!


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