Toys For Boys & Others: Sports Cards & Memorabilia, Toy Cars, And Trains Go Up For Bid On April 30

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Over 230 Lots Go Up for Bid on Saturday, April 30

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 18, 2022 – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present Sports Cards & Memorabilia, Toy Cars, and Trains on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at 10:30 am PDT. The timed sale features over 230 lots from several Northern California collectors and estates. There are several themes in this auction, each with a variety of offerings. Among the sports cards, groupings include Shaquille O’Neal, Michael Jordan, Joe Montana, Football Hall of Fame, Basketball and Baseball Super Stars, Basketball Hall of Fame, and many others. In addition, many sports cards lots include commons of 2,000 or more. There’s also a wide selection of sports memorabilia: signed bats and photos from the San Francisco Giants as World Series Champions; autographed or specialty basketballs; signed football helmets, photographs, a football, and a jersey; and a variety of signed or souvenir boxing gloves, including Manny Pacquiao, Oscar de la Hoya, Ricky Hatton and Roberto Duran.

Framed San Francisco Giants 2010 World Series Champions Team Signed Base. Frame: 41 3/4 x 43 1/4 inches. Depth: 4 1/2 inches. PLEASE NOTE: Large item to ship. Estimate $500-$700.
Framed San Francisco Giants 2010 World Series Champions Team Signed Base. Frame: 41 3/4 x 43 1/4 inches. Depth: 4 1/2 inches. PLEASE NOTE: Large item to ship. Estimate $500-$700.

The are many groupings of Johnny Lightning toy cars in an array of years and series – most on original cards. These include Commemorative Cars, Challengers, Dragsters, Muscle Cars, Classic Customs, Toy Fair, Promotional, and Limited and Special Editions – plus originals on Topper cards. There are several other manufacturers as well: Racing Champions, Lionel Revolvers and Speed Rebels, Sizzlers, and Mattel Hot Wheels. Almost all of the model train offerings are from Lionel, including locomotives; switchers; cabooses; and freight, box, stock, dump, passenger cars – plus several Limited or Special Edition train sets. There are also some specialty train items such as a snowplow switcher, burro crane, and various accessories.

Turner Auctions + Appraisals begins its online auction on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at 10:30 am PDT; sale items are available for preview and bidding now. The auction will be featured live on LiveAuctioneers, which is easily accessed through ‘Upcoming Auctions’ at the company’s website:  www.turnerauctionsonline.com/upcoming-auctions/.

Here are some highlights of the upcoming sale (see details in the online catalog):  

Lot 88: San Francisco Giants 2010 World Series Champions Team Signed Base. Framed San Francisco Giants 2010 World Series Champions Team Signed Base. Frame: 41 3/4 x 43 1/4 inches. Depth: 4 1/2 inches. PLEASE NOTE: Large item to ship. Estimate $500-$700. 

Lot 199:  Lionel Postwar Santa Fe F3 Diesel Locomotives. Estimate $300-$500. 

Lot 12: (30) Michael Jordan & (30) Shaquille O’Neal & 2400 Commons. Estimate: $150-250. 

Lot 4: (85) Football Hall of Fame & 4000 Commons. Estimate: $150-250. 

Lot 18: (70) Baseball Super Stars & 2400 Commons. Estimate: $150-250. 

Lot 8:  Reggie Jackson Autographed Card with Certification. Estimate: $100-150. 

Lot 81:  Johnny Lightning New York Toy Fair 2000 Limited Edition 1976 Chevrolet Camaro. Four shipping boxes. Estimate $20-$50. 

Lot 82: (4) Original Johnny Lightning cars on Topper cards. Estimate $20-$50.  

Lot 86:  Mattel Hot Wheels. T-Bird Stocker, Workhorses (California Construction Company), Revealer. Estimate $50-$100. 

Lot 94: NBA Golden State Warriors Basketball Made with Swarovski Crystals. Framed San Francisco Giants 2010 World Series Champions Team Signed Base. Frame: 41 3/4 x 43 1/4 inches. Depth: 4 1/2 inches. PLEASE NOTE: Large item to ship. Estimate $700-$900. 

Lot 98: Manny Pacquiao and Oscar De La Hoya Autographed Boxing Gloves in frame display. Frame: 34 3/4 x 29 3/4 inches. Depth: 6 1/2 inches. PLEASE NOTE: Large item to ship. Estimate $80-$120. 

Lot 164:  Lionel 629 GE 44 Ton Diesel Switcher Locomotive. Used, dirt and scuffs to silver paint. Bell, horn, railings, steps, trucks and couplers are intact. Estimate $200-$300. 

Lot 169:  Lionel 6-18300 Mint Car Series Pennsylvania GG-1 Electric Locomotive in original box. Estimate $200-$300. 

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ABOUT TURNER AUCTIONS + APPRAISALS

Based in South San Francisco, Turner Auctions + Appraisals was founded by Stephen Turner to expand and complement the capabilities of Stephen G. Turner Associates, an auction and appraisal consulting firm founded in 2004. Turner Auctions + Appraisals presents online auctions in diverse categories of personal property (www.turnerauctionsonline.com). Among them are Fine Arts, Decorative Arts, Asian Arts, Toys, Jewelry, Militaria, Ethnic Arts, and others.  The company offers a range of auction and appraisal services for buyers, sellers, and collectors.  Online auctions are held several times a month.  Working with leading live and online auction houses on the West Coast since 1991, Turner is a professional appraiser of personal property and seasoned auctioneer.  His areas of expertise include fine art, decorative arts, antiques & residential contents.  The company welcomes consignments and appraisals.

For more information about the company, please contact:

Stephen Turner, President

Turner Auctions + Appraisals, 461 Littlefield Avenue, South San Francisco, CA 94080

415-964-5250 / [email protected] / www.turnerauctionsonline.com

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