A number of high-end and truly historic baseball items are leading the way in the latest Lelands Masters Auction.
What you see above? A 1962 Topps first series cello box.
It includes 36 packs that originally cost buyers $3.60 if they cleared out the box. It’s been inspected, authenticated and documented by Baseball Card Exchange and includes a number of packs with stars showing, including four showing Stan Musial and then appearances by Sandy Koufax, Ernie Banks, Eddie Mathews, Brooks Robinson and a number of leaders cards.
Bidding currently sits at $48,717 after just eight bids — and it’s not even close to the biggest item in the sale.
Day 2 of this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention is over inside the Atlantic City Convention center and the preview night has come and gone, too.
Now it’s time for Day 3 as we near the weekend with a larger slate of signers and plenty of action. You’ll never know what big items you’ll see (how’s that box up top look?), and there will be items you’d never imagine finding because, well, you probably didn’t know they existed.
Keep reading for more and to see a gallery that will grow throughout the day as the doors open shortly.
Autograph appearances aren’t just for baseball players — they’re also for the Rookie of the Year.
And that’s exactly who’s showing up for an Indiana signing on Sunday — Thomas Ian Nicholas, the Rookie of the Year. You know, Henry Rowengartner … the guy who once struck out home run king Barry Bonds?