Tuesday, February 27, 2007
Unfortunately, the Allie Reynolds Card Isn't Bringing Quite this Much
1909 Honus Wagner baseball card sells for record $2.35 million: "LOS ANGELES — The 'Holy Grail of baseball cards,' the famous 1909 Honus Wagner tobacco card once owned by hockey great Wayne Gretzky, has sold for a record-setting $2,350,000, the seller of the card said Monday.
The anonymous buyer has only been identified as a Southern California collector. SCP Auctions Inc., a company that holds sports memorabilia auctions, said it bought a small share of the card. It is scheduled to be shown at a news conference at Dodger Stadium today."