Hake’s $2.1 million sale, September 23-24, captures world-record prices and breaks house records
YORK, Pa. – It wasn’t the Fourth of July, but there were plenty of auction fireworks going off during Hake’s September 23-24 auction of pop culture memorabilia, which realized $2.1 million. As experts had predicted, the only known 1916 World Series Championship button – emblazoned with images of the winning Red Sox manager and players – soared to the top of prices realized and, in so doing, set not one, but two world auction records. With a winning bid of $62,980, the oversize button featuring three future Hall of Famers, including then-21-year-old pitching and batting phenom Babe Ruth, became the
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