The Huggins & Scott Fall Catalog Auction is currently underway, showcasing a remarkable assortment of over 1,400 items. This highly anticipated event is headlined by a selection of vintage sports cards and Notre Dame football memorabilia, offering something for collectors and enthusiasts alike.
One of the key highlights of the auction is the extensive collection of Notre Dame football items from the Arthur “Dutch” Bergman Collection. This collection features over a century of history, with team photos dating back to the early 1900s. It provides a rare glimpse into the rich heritage of Notre Dame football.
Among the standout vintage sports cards in the auction is a PSA 5 1909 T204 Ramly Walter Johnson card, capturing the essence of the legendary baseball player. Additionally, there is a signed photo of Notre Dame icon George Gipp, reminding collectors of his enduring legacy.
The auction also introduces the first part of an extensive autograph collection, which is set to expand in 2024. The Gainesville Autograph Collection boasts a vast array of signatures from both sports and non-sporting figures. It includes a near-complete 1957 Topps set, rookie cards of Hank Aaron and Jim Brown, and thousands of signatures spanning nearly a century of notable personalities.
For basketball enthusiasts, the auction offers a rare find with the 1961-1962 Fleer Basketball Jerry West Rookie card. This item provides a glimpse into the early days of the NBA and the rising star that would become a basketball icon.
Fans of basketball memorabilia will also be intrigued by the 1980-1981 Topps Basketball Unopened Wax Box, which presents an opportunity to own a sealed box from this era of the sport. The anticipation of uncovering what lies within adds excitement to this particular item.
Another unique item up for grabs is the 2021 Topps Transcendent Baseball Walter Johnson Cut Signature Box Topper. This one-of-a-kind collectible showcases the autograph of the baseball legend and serves as a special addition to any baseball fan’s collection.
In addition to these enticing offerings, the auction also features a Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig dual-signed baseball, immortalizing the partnership of two baseball icons. Completing the lineup is a complete set of the 1938 R69 Gum Inc. Horrors of War, which includes high-number key cards that are sure to captivate collectors.
Ron Oser, Huggins & Scott’s Vice President & Director of Consignments, expresses his excitement over the auction’s diverse offerings. With items appealing to both sports and non-sport enthusiasts, the auction promises to be a highlight event for collectors and enthusiasts alike.
This highly anticipated auction will conclude on December 7, with initial bids closing at 9 PM ET. Collectors and enthusiasts are encouraged to participate in this extraordinary opportunity to add rare, vintage items to their collections. Whether it’s vintage sports cards, Notre Dame memorabilia, or the extensive autograph collection, Huggins & Scott’s Fall Auction has something for everyone.