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Huggins & Scott Spring Auction Headlined by Some of The Hobby’s Most Iconic Pre- & Post-War Relics

Silver Spring, MD - March 22, 2024 - Huggins & Scott’s Spring Catalog Auction opened today with more than 1,600 lots of vintage sport and non-sport items. The auction features an array of both pre- and post-war cards, including a 1951 Bowman #253 Mickey Mantle Rookie High Number PSA VG 3 (Lot 7) and a 1948 Leaf #79 Jackie Robinson Rookie PSA GOOD 2 (Lot 6). The event will run through Thursday, April 4 with initial bids closing at 9 PM ET.

The auction also includes a 1934 World Wide Gum #28 Babe Ruth PSA VG 3 (Lot 1) along with a 1933 World Wide Gum #55 Lou Gehrig SGC VG 3 (Lot 2). These are the two most important cards in the World Wide Gum series, the Canadian counterpart of Goudey’s iconic set.

Additionally, collectors will be thrilled to find an affordable example of the legendary 1909-1911 T206 White Border Sherry Magie (Magee) Error card (Lot 5), one of the “Big Four” T206 cards and one of two error cards that comprise the Monster set (the others being the T206 Eddie Plank, the “Slow” Joe Doyle Error card, and of course the T206 Honus Wagner).

The event features several notable Americana items including a rare piece that comic book enthusiasts will love - the 5/68 Marvel Comics Iron Man #1 Key Silver Age Issue - CGC 9.4 White Pages (Lot 16). This important late Silver Age comic book marks the first solo issue for Tony Stark and Iron Man, one of the founding members of The Avengers. Graded 9.4, this stunning example grades within the top 5% of all graded CGC examples.

Additional highlights in Huggins & Scott’s Spring Auction include:

  • Lot 3 - 1954 Topps #128 Hank Aaron Rookie PSA EX-MT 6

  • Lot 4 - 1887 N28 Allen & Ginter Mike "King" Kelly SGC EX/NM 6

  • Lot 8 - 1952 Topps #407 Ed Mathews Rookie High Number PSA VG-EX 4

  • Lot 9 - 1955 Topps #47 Hank Aaron PSA NM-MT 8

  • Lot 10 - 1955 Topps #123 Sandy Koufax Rookie PSA NM 7

  • Lot 11 - Amazing 1961 Topps Signed Near Complete Set (524/572) with Numerous Key Hall of Famers & Rarities

  • Lot 12 - High-Grade 1973 Topps Complete Set (660) Plus (8) Variations with (228) PSA Graded Including (163) PSA MINT 9

  • Lot 13 - "Babe" Ruth Bold 2-1/2 x 3-1/2" Signature Cut - Full JSA LOA

  • Lot 14 - 1986-1987 Fleer Basketball #57 Michael Jordan Rookie PSA NM-MT 8

  • Lot 15 - 2017 Tom Brady Autographed Game-Used Football - JSA Full LOA/Autograph Grade "7"

“It’s always exciting when we’re able to showcase some of the most iconic sports cards in the hobby but even more so when we have such a great variety of Americana and non-sport items as well,” said Ron Oser, Vice President & Director of Consignments at Huggins & Scott.

If you’re interested in receiving one of Huggins & Scott’s Spring Catalogs, visit You can find the complete Huggins & Scott’s 2024 schedule by visiting

You can also reach out to the REA team if you’re interested in receiving one of its Spring Catalogs by emailing or visiting REA’s Spring Catalog Auction will open on April 5.

About Huggins & Scott

Founded by Bill Huggins in 2002, the company has conducted more than 100 catalog auctions specializing in vintage sports and non-sports memorabilia. The Maryland-based auction house was acquired by Robert Edward Auctions (REA) in July 2023 and operates independently as a wholly owned subsidiary of REA. For more information, visit and follow Huggins & Scott on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter. To learn more about the consignment process and register to bid, visit    

About Robert Edward Auctions

Robert Edward Auctions (REA) is one of the leading auction houses in the US specializing in sports and non-sports cards and memorabilia. For more than 30 years, REA has established a reputation as the industry benchmark through its unparalleled and unwavering commitment to integrity, knowledge and transparency. The Company has brokered some of the most lucrative sales and handled some of the most coveted pieces of sports memorabilia in the hobby’s history, including the historic sales of the 1914 Baltimore News Babe Ruth rookie card for $7.2 million in December 2023 and the T206 Honus Wagner card for $6.6 million in August 2021, a record-setting price at the time. In July 2023, the company acquired Huggins & Scott Auctions. For more information, visit and follow REA on YouTubeFacebookInstagramTikTok, and Twitter. You can also contact us and request our auction catalog by emailing


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