Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Huggins and Scott Auction

Time for another auction catalog run through.  This time, Huggins & Scott sent me their latest.  The auction will run on September 29 and 30.  Plenty of time to get a second mortgage.

This catalog contains some interesting items.  It seems that someone is selling their Rogers Hornsby collection.  Lots 47-72 are all Rogers Hornsbys.  Old and modern.  Cards and Relic Cards.  All Rogers, all the time.

So, what am I going to feature?  See if you can find a theme...

Lot #: 81
Item: 1961 Nu-Card Scoops Complete Set of (80/80) with Wrapper
Description: Diamond achievements for games, seasons and careers are celebrated on the offered 1961 Nu-Card Scoops complete set of eighty cards. This crisp collection averages (EX-MT to NM) with many better. Keys include #422 Mantle Homer (NM), #439 T. Williams .406 (NM) and #447 Ruth 60 Home Runs (NM). Also included is an original five-cent wrapper (NM-MT).
Opening Bid: $150
Current Bid: $240

Lot #: 128
Item: (7) 1951 Topps Connie Mack All-Stars with Ruth
Description: Diamond immortals of the past and (then) present are portrayed on these seven 1951 Topps Connie Mack All-Stars. Each card is technically “Authentic” due to portions of the original tabbing being absent. Additionally, varying degrees of creasing is found throughout. Included are Cochrane, E. Collins, J. Collins (missing name portion), Mathewson, Ruth (piece of bat torn), Speaker and Wagner.
Opening Bid: $200
Current Bid: $210

Lot #: 206
Item: 1961-1965 Montreal Allouettes 6-1/2 Inch CFL Bobblehead
Description: Nodding affirmatively sporting his “North of the Border” gridiron wear, this 1961-1965 Montreal Allouettes 6-1/2 inch bobblehead doll stands on a square base and shows minimally (EX) quality with a smooth jaw line and a hairline crack at the back of the helmet. This is the full-size version, as opposed to the miniature version.
Opening Bid: $100
Current Bid: $110

Lot #: 384
Item: 1949 Leaf Football Complete Set of (49)
Description: Presented in its entirety, this hand-collated 1949 Leaf Football set has an approximate overall breakdown of: 5% (EX or better); 45% (VG-EX); 45% (VG); and 5% (GD or lesser. Keys in the skip-numbered set include: #1 Hendren (VG-EX), #15 Luckman (VG), #16 Trippi (VG-EX), #22 Dudley (VG), #26 Baugh (VG-EX), #28 Pihos (VG-EX), #40 Connor (VG), #41 McAfee (VG-EX), #49 Conerly (VG), #56 Lujack (EX), #67 Layne (VG), #79 Van Buren (VG-EX), #89 Waterfield (VG), #134 Bednarik (VG-EX) and #150 Turner (FR).
Opening Bid: $400
Current Bid: $800

Lot #: 560
Item: 1911 T9 Turkey Red Cabinet Sam Langford Checklist Back Card PSA 4
Description: Graded VG-EX 4 by PSA. The presented 1911 T9 Turkey Red Cabinet #65 Sam Langford card with checklist back displays some corner and edge wear, and the back shows small areas of surface discoloration.
Opening Bid: $150
Current Bid: $190

That's what I'd bid on, if I were a bidding man.  Yeah, I've got no theme this time.

Bids Current as of September 28, 2010.
All images and descriptions liberally lifted from the Huggins & Scott auction website.
Used with permission.


  1. Mark - did you win any lots for H&S? I didn't even get my stupid catalog and I haven't been on net54 so I wasn't even aware of the dang auction!

  2. Oh, and if you did win any lots, I hope you won that Langford (freaking awesome T9) and the 49 Leaf...I found a single card at an antique store of "the Bull" and got it for a staggering $6 about 5 months ago haha