Press Release: Collect Auctions Offers 1965 Topps PSA Set & 1986-87 Fleer Wax Box in Current Auction

Press Release: Collect Auctions Offers 1965 Topps PSA Set & 1986-87 Fleer Wax Box in Current Auction

@CollectAuctions is bringing the heat this summer in their loaded Sports & Americana auction which began July 25, 2016. Featuring 1,250 lots, collectors can find many notable vintage cards along with a great mix of signed sports cards, baseballs, photos, jerseys, bats and music-related items. The auction also includes a large array of early Michael Jordan Star Co. and Fleer cards. Rounding out the showcase is an unparalleled selection of vending, cello, and unopened wax boxes. Bidding ends Thursday, August 11 at 10:00 PM EST.

While the full assortment is worth a look, some of the highlights include:

  • 1965 Topps Baseball master set (600 cards - all graded PSA 8 or better)
  • Two (2) 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie cards
  • Two (2) 1954 Topps Hank Aaron rookie cards
  • Complete sets of 1955, 1956, 1958, 1959 Topps Baseball
  • Various signed 1952 Topps cards
  • Every Michael Jordan Star Co. card produced
  • 30 graded Michael Jordan Fleer rookie cards
  • 1984-85 Star Co. Chicago Bulls sealed team bag
  • Babe Ruth cut signature (PSA/DNA 10)
  • Roberto Clemente twice-signed index card (PSA/DNA 10)
  • Cassius Clay signed index card (PSA/DNA 10)
  • 18 different Muhammad Ali signed items
  • Carlton Fisk game-used 1974-75 Red Sox jersey
  • Walter Payton game-used 1984-87 Bears jersey

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Not just limited to the wide world of sports, more diverse choices include group-signed music albums from 1990s favorites like Blind Melon, Radiohead, Smashing Pumpkins, and Soundgarden. There is even an autographed Michael Jordan basketball that was used as a prop in an early 1990s McDonalds commercial.

While the card singles are likely to garner strong attention, the sealed product lineup is equally as impressive and led by an unopened wax box of 1986-87 Fleer Basketball (BBCE verified & sealed). Other box highlights include:

  • 1975 Topps Baseball cello box
  • Three (3) 1976 Topps Baseball vending boxes
  • 1975 / 1977 Topps Baseball vending boxes
  • 1972-73 Topps Basketball wax box
  • Two (2) 1987-88 Fleer Basketball wax boxes
  • Four (4) 1988-89 Fleer Basketball wax boxes
  • Eight (8) 1974 Topps Football wax boxes
  • 1973 / 1975 Topps Football vending boxes

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In addition, many of the key items will be on display at The National Sports Collectors Convention in Atlantic City (August 3-7). Collect Auctions will be set up at booth #113 to accept consignments for their winter auction, distribute catalogs, answer questions, and showcase pieces available in the auction which ends August 11, 2016.


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Ira started collecting sports and non-sports cards in the late 80s-early 90's and has always had a passion for the value and market of the industry. Having bought and sold since childhood, getting back into the hobby in today's fast paced and volatile online market was a perfect fit. With a business background in finance Ira brings a unique combination of experience to the hobby and The Cardboard Connection team, playing a leading role in the review and development of the many important products, features, and partnerships covered on our site.

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