Last Updated on 7/7/2005 by bidz
Antiques and the Arts Online
“Robert Edward Auctions reported several records were achieved at the gallery’s April 30 auction of baseball cards and memorabilia.
A Fashion Course trophy ball sold for $498,800, approximately three times the previous record for any trophy ball ever sold.
A 1914 Babe Ruth rookie card issued by The Baltimore News, graded VG-EX by PSA, realized $243,600, above the previous record of $79,500, which makes the card the second most valuable baseball card in the world.
A 1910 Joe Jackson Old Mill Tobacco card, with previous auction record price of $15,000, sold for $92,800.”