Thursday, August 19, 2010

Common Babe Ruth Card Fetches $85K at Auction

Top selling card in the past month was a 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth card #149 graded PSA 8.5 which sold for $85,912.50 (including buyers premium) at Legendary Auctions.

Find historical values for this card on Babe Ruth's 1933 Goudey #149 card profile page here along with thousands of other historical values for cards at

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

VCP Baseball Card Values

An increasing number of cash-strapped Americans are looking for ways to get rid of their stuff for money. In this bad economy, garage sales are up as folks look for ways to raise cash to suit their needs. The more resourceful types who are unloading their valuable sports card collections make sure they can get as much cash for their baseball cards as possible. The best way to do this is by researching the value of your card on an online real-time price guide web site where historical prices of past auctions and transactions are stored:

See what your baseball cards are worth at

Thursday, November 5, 2009

1953 Topps #82 Mickey Mantle PSA 9 Baseball Card Sells for $87,768

According to, the top selling baseball card of October 2009 was a 1953 Topps #82 Mickey Mantle graded as a PSA 9. The was card sold at the Mile High Card Co. auction house on October 7, 2009. The top selling baseball cards for the past month can be viewed here:

The 1953 Topps baseball card set can be seen here:

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

1917 Boston Store Joe Jackson #82 PSA 7 Record Sale

As reported on the Vintage Card Prices web site, a 1917 Boston Store Joe Jackson baseball card #82 graded by PSA as a 7 has sold for $31,598.10. This is a rare card that does not sell often and is extremely rare to find in such good condition. It is graded a 7 (from a grade range of 1-10) by PSA, Professional Sports Authenticator. PSA is one of the top professional graders in the sports card industry. The card was sold at the Goodwin Auction house. This is the most expensive card for the month of September 2009. More free values can be found on the web site's market report page. The Vintage Card Prices web site offers a free tool whereby you can add this card, or any card for that matter, to your "Want List" to be notified when a card is in auction.

You can see a picture of this elusive baseball card here:

To view all the cards in this set, click here:

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

A 19th Century Baseball Card Sells for $84,000

As seen on the free market report page at, an 1887 Jim Donahue baseball card #13 belonging to the "Kalamazoo Bats" set and graded as an SGC 30 sold for $84,000 (including buyers premium) at Legendary Auctions. It is the most expensive baseball card sold for the month of August 2009.

Kalamazoo Bats was a cigarrette brand in the late 1800's. The set was published by Charles Gross & Co. and is one of the rarest sets in existence. You can view the set with photos here: 1887 Kalamazoo Bats Vintage Baseball Card Set.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Barry Bonds Baseball Cards

Barry Bonds baseball cards are some of the most frequently sold cards of the 1980's era. Popular sets include:
1986 Donruss Rookies #11
1986 Topps Traded Tiffany #11T
1986 Topps Traded #11T
1986 Sportflics Rookies #13
1986 Fleer Update #14
1987 Donruss Opening Day #163c
1987 Donruss Opening Day #163er Photo is Johnny Ray
1987 Sportflics Team Previews #18
1987 Leaf #219
1987 Topps All-Star Glossy Set of 60 #30
1987 Topps #320
1987 Topps Tiffany #320
1987 O-Pee-Chee #320
1987 Donruss #361
1987 Toys R' Us Rookies #4
1987 Fleer Hottest Stars #5
1987 Fleer #604
1987 Fleer Glossy #604
1988 Donruss Rookies #11
1988 Leaf Donruss #113
1988 Sportflics #119

Have a look at of Barry Bonds' baseball cards and find their values by seeing what his graded cards have sold for on eBay and major auction houses here:

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Joe Louis American Hero Vintage Boxing Cards

Joseph Louis Barrow was born on May 13th 1914 and is widely regarded as the greatest heavyweight boxer of all time. Louis is very much thought of as the first African American hero of the United States as he projected anti-Nazi sentiment during World War II.

You can view many of Joe Louis' vintage boxing cards that were issued from 1935 to 1967 here: Joe Louis Boxing Cards