Lou Gehrig-signed baseball cards, comic books, comic art all do well at Weiss Auctions' March 4 sale A pair of Goudey baseball cards signed by Yankees’ slugger Lou Gehrig, one from 1933 and the other from 1934, sold for $37,950 and $49,450, respectively, at an auction held March 4 by Weiss Auctions.
The March 22nd auction will feature stamps and coins from several estates, as well as coins from the New York and Bronx Public Administrators Office. Included will be a large number of group and bulk lots, loaded with nice covers, new issues and general collections. Also offered will be postcards and photo lots. Just arrived is a collection of graded ancient coins – true fan favorites.
Additional highlights will include a Great Britain 1 Penny black plate five strip of seven, Scott #4 with certificate, Caroline Islands 10A half used on cover, Germany B33 used on first day issue cover, and higher end single U.S., British and foreign stamps. Coins will feature single items and group lots including gold and silver coins, plus a great collection of Canadian coins.
The two-day auction event slated for April 19-20 will be mainly a toy and doll sale, featuring a huge collection of Barbie dolls (vintage and modern), a Steiff animal collection, a collection of toy soldiers (many in original boxes), a battery-operated Machine Man Robot, and toy trains (to include examples by Marklin (European), Hornby, Bing, Lionel, American Flyer and others.
Offered will be a rare 1950's Lionel 2269W boxed set, a 1937 Lionel O27 counter store display, a group of vintage German steam engines, die-cast vehicles, Sy Merrall’s airplane collection, a pressed steel collection (including Buddy L, Nylint, Tonka, Smith Miller and more), J. Chein tin litho toys, and a large collection of Superman merchandise, to include many rare, vintage pieces.
Weiss Auctions is always accepting quality consignments for future auctions. To consign an item, estate or a collection, you may call them at (516) 594-0731; or, you can send an e-mail to Philip Weiss at Phil@WeissAuctions.com. For more information about Weiss Auctions and the big auctions planned for March 22nd and April 19th and 20th, you may visit www.WeissAuctions.com.