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REA’s January Auction Headlined by 1952 Topps Mantle & Wide Selection of Hall of Famer Autographs

REA's January Auction was headlined by a 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle SGC FAIR 1.5 that sold for $42,000, the second-highest price realized for the card in this SGC grade, along with 250+ signed pieces of memorabilia.

PJ Kinsella in Auction Recap

Jan 22 - 3 mins read

Strong Results in REA February Auction Led by Hall of Fame Classics and Set Builder Commons

REA's February Auction set several new records with the top seller being a 1910-1911 M116 Sporting Life Honus Wagner Blue Background PSA EX 5 that sold for $75,000, a new record for the blue-background version of the card.

PJ Kinsella in Auction Recap

Feb 19 - 3 mins read

The Quest to Complete the Legendary 1935 National Chicle Football Set Lands with REA

Steve Asch assembled one of the most robust 1935 National Chicle Football sets. After years of collecting, the set will be a prominent part of REA's Spring 2023 Catalog Auction.

PJ Kinsella in Consignor Stories

Mar 14 - 5 mins read

The Thrill of the Chase: A Criminal Defense Attorney’s Set Collecting Adventures

David Glickfield's does not assemble just any sets. These are some of the best complete sets the hobby has ever seen. His numerous collections are featured in our Spring Auction and his journey is the focus of our latest consignor story.

PJ Kinsella in Consignor Stories

Apr 05 - 4 mins read

Clemente Rookie Sells for Nearly $1 Million on 50th Anniversary while Ruth and Koufax Cards Set New Records in REA Spring Sale

REA closed its Spring 2023 Catalog Auction with multiple six-figure sales, most notably a 1955 Topps Roberto Clemente rookie graded PSA 9 that sold for $960,000 during the year in which the 50th anniversary of his Baseball Hall of Fame induction as the first Latin American player is celebrated. A Sandy Koufax rookie from the same set, also graded PSA 9, sold for $384,000, only one bid shy of becoming the highest-selling Topps Koufax rookie of all-time.

PJ Kinsella in Auction Recap

Apr 24 - 4 mins read

High-End Complete Sets and Vintage Staples Lead the Way in REA’s June Auction

High-grade set building was an overarching theme in REA’s June Encore Auction, with six complete graded sets finishing among the top ten items. The event generated just over $1.7 million in sales.

PJ Kinsella in Auction Recap

Jun 24 - 3 mins read

Vintage Set Breaks and High-Grade Complete Sets Top REA May Auction

Set building was a central theme among the top sellers in REA’s May Auction, as a trio of complete and near-complete classic baseball sets from the 1950s led the way. The highest-selling lot was a 1958 Topps near-complete set that sold for $126,000.

PJ Kinsella in Auction Recap

May 20 - 3 mins read

REA Spring Auction Blends Strong Results Across a Variety of Vintage & Modern

REA’s Spring Catalog Auction generated more than $15 million in sales with the top seller being a 1954 Topps #128 Hank Aaron Rookie PSA 9 that sold for $420,000. It was followed by a beautiful 1969-1970 Topps Basketball high-grade complete set ranked #4 on the PSA Set Registry with an 8.77 GPA that sold for an impressive $336,000.

PJ Kinsella in Auction Recap

Apr 22 - 3 mins read