Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Auction Kings Proves Bidders Overpay

I just finished watching this week's episode of Auction Kings on Discovery. This week featured a lot of baseball cards that included, amongst others, a '56 Mantle and a Satchel Paige RC. The clip below provides the experts appraisal. The results reiterated my experience at a live auction a few weeks ago where attending bidders overpaid and gave me further reason to believe that live auctions may maximize a collections value far greater than selling online. The gavel dropped on the lot for more than 3x the high range of the appraisal.

1 comments:

Kevin said...

They had an '86 Fleer Jordan graded to like 6. I thought for sure it would go way to high but I think it went for a few hundred.

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