Chester, NJ - March 20, 2023 - Robert Edward Auctions (“REA”), the premier auction house specializing in sports memorabilia and trading cards in the US, closed its March Encore Auction on Sunday headlined by the sales of several 1933 Babe Ruth Goudeys, Lew Alcindor’s 1969 Topps rookie in a PSA NM+ 7.5 and multiple baseball and football unopened wax and cello boxes. The auction, which ran from March 9-19, surpassed $1.2 million and had more than 58,000 bids across nearly 3,400 items.
Top sellers in REA’s March Encore Auction included:
- 1991 Topps Desert Shield Unopened Wax Box (36 packs) - BBCE - $37,200
- 1933 R319 Goudey #149 Babe Ruth SGC VG/EX 4 - $21,000
- 1933 R319 Goudey #144 Babe Ruth SGC VG/EX 4 - $18,600
- 1948-1949 Leaf #79 Jackie Robinson Rookie PSA VG-EX 4 - $17,400
- 1933 R319 Goudey #144 Babe Ruth PSA VG+ 3.5 - $15,600
- 1933 R319 Goudey #181 Babe Ruth SGC VG+ 45 - $13,800
- 1957 Topps #95 Mickey Mantle PSA NM-MT 8 - $12,600
- 1933 R319 Goudey #149 Babe Ruth PSA GOOD+ 2.5 - $12,600
- 1933 R319 Goudey #53 Babe Ruth SGC GOOD+ 2.5 - $12,000
- 1981 Topps Football Unopened Cello Box Collection (5 boxes, 120 packs) - BBCE - $10,500
- 1934 R320 Goudey #37 Lou Gehrig SGC EX 5 - $10,200
- 1909-1911 T206 White Border Ty Cobb Portrait Red Background PSA VG 3 (Old Mill Back) - $9,900
- 1969-1970 Topps Basketball #25 Lew Alcindor Rookie PSA NM+ 7.5 - $9,600
“Our first three encore auctions of 2023 have been immensely successful, with a steadily growing customer base, offerings on a number of different types of memorabilia, and heightened interest in items such as tickets and unopened boxes,” said Brian Dwyer, President of REA. “This has been the best start to a year in REA’s history and will be a great lead into our loaded Spring Catalog Auction that kicks off on April 6.”
Anyone interested in receiving REA’s Spring Catalog can visit the company’s website or contact [email protected]. You can also review REA’s upcoming 2023 auction schedule and read different consignor stories from previous and upcoming REA auctions.
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 record-setting sale of the extremely desirable T206 Honus Wagner card for $6.6 million in August 2021. For more information, visit https://robertedwardauctions.com/ and follow REA on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter. You can also contact us and request our auction catalog by emailing [email protected].
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