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Old 11-11-2013, 08:11 AM
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Default Hake's Auction #210 Now Online-Negro & Cuban League Rarities, 1950s Topps Cards& More

Hake’s Americana & Collectibles Auction #210 Now Online And Open For Bidding at

Hake's has been the premier source for Pop Culture and Americana since 1967 and in recent years has offered some of the rarest and most sought after baseball items including those pertaining to the Cuban and Negro Leagues.

Hake's is in the midst of its 210th auction which closes Nov. 19-21, 2013. Participation is online via Hake’s website - with real time bidding or by using our 400+ page gorgeous full color catalog of nearly 3,000 items in 200+ collecting categories.

The current auction is once again highlighted by baseball items from the Richard Merkin Collection. In a recent auction, the 1910 Punch Cigarros “Pop” Lloyd baseball card from this collection sold for a world record price of $94,875.

Merkin Collection highlights this auction include: 1948-49 and 1949-50 Toleteros Cuban card albums both with the highly sought after Hilton Smith card, 1949-50 Toleteros SGC-graded Leon Day card, historic 1909 Negro League team Cuban Stars real photo postcard featuring Jose Mendez, Alejandro Oms signed passport page, Minnie Minoso signed passport, Martin Dihigo photos, Monte Irvin & Larry Doby San Juan Senators news service photo, Mexican League team photo with Willard Brown, 1946 Negro League All Star Game program, Bob Feller & Satchel Paige All Star Teams multi-signed program w/many HOF legends, Reach Baseball Guides dating back to 1888, Babe Ruth with the Boston Braves NSP, 1931 Japan Baseball Tour photo with Lou Gehrig, Willie Mays rookie year autograph, and much more.

Another collection we are featuring is from Cesar S. Lopez, creator of The highlight of which is a truly one of a kind, comprehensive Cuban newspaper scrapbook collection consisting of 10 volumes covering every aspect of Cuban, Negro and Major League baseball from 1914 to 1941. Other Lopez collection items are: a 1946-47 Propagandas Montiel Los Reyes Del Deporte uncut sheet featuring Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Ted Williams, Joe DiMaggio, Ty Cobb among many others; Adolfo Luque model glove, 1950s Cuban League schedules lot, Cuban stars Coca-Cola original art, Babe Ruth 1951 Cuban Yearbook original cover art, Jackie Robinson rookie year NSP.

Additional SGC-graded cards include 1909 Piedmont Cigarettes T206 Cy Young, 1923-24 La Moda Rube Currie, 1945-46 Caramelo Deportivo Ray Dandridge, 1950-51 Toleteros In Action Willard Brown, 1955 Topps: Roberto Clemente, Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson, Hank Aaron, Yogi Berra, Ernie Banks and other Topps issues from the 1950s-1960s.

Additional baseball highlights include: Chicago American Giants broadside portion, Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper 1965 woodcut featuring James Creighton and Henry Chadwick, Napoleon Lajoie postcard, Dizzy Dean and Babe Ruth vintage watches, Jackie Robinson dime bank, team signed baseballs for: 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers, 1954 Chicago Cubs, 1965 Baltimore Orioles; Willie Mays Chesterfield sign and Kellogg’s cereal box file copy flat, Mets presentation watch, vintage pin-back buttons for: Jimmie Fox, Bill Donovan, Tris Speaker, Satchel Paige, Larry Doby, Bob Feller, Babe Ruth and others.

In addition to baseball, there many other sports items for: Boxing, Football, Basketball and more such as early boxing cards graded by SGC, HOF multi-signed boxing glove, Ali signed Mego action figure, Sonny Jurgensen original art, basketball signed items for: Larry Bird, Dr. J, Shaq, Bill Walton and more.

For the non-sport card collector two highlights are complete/high grade SGC-graded sets for Buck Rogers strip cards from 1936 and the classic 1962 Topps Mars Attacks issue. That only scratches the surface of the non-sport section not to mention the rest of the auction which covers the widest range of pop culture and American offered at a single time by any auction house.

Contact Heather for a printed catalog at 866-404-9800 ext.1612. The auction is now online at and closes Nov. 19-21, 2013. Bidding can be done online or via phone at 866-404-9800.
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Good luck Hakes and team!!
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Old 11-18-2013, 08:40 AM
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One last bump for our friends at Hakes. Thanks again for their advertising on the board and good luck to all going for anything. There is a ton of neat collectibles in their auction.
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babe ruth, cuban league, jackie robinson, negro league, topps

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