MEARS is currently seeking Mickey Mantle game used bats & jerseys for our upcoming 2014 auctions. For consingment information please contact Troy Kinunen at

MEARS Auctions finished 2013 with a 1,000+ lot sale, offering a diverse assortment of cards, memorabilia, and game used items spanning several teams, decades and genres. Prices were strong with several record prices being tallied.
We are in immediate need for quality items for 2014. Our next auction is January 24th – February 1st, 2014. Consign with MEARS today, and let us help you realize top prices. MEARS Auctions will:

– Provide Cash Advances for your collection
– 30 day consignor payout
– Free Authentication and Grading for select game worn jerseys and game used bats
– Detailed & Historic write-ups, specializing in game worn / used items
– Consistent Auction Schedule, 12 monthly auctions that keep collectors interested in MEARS Auctions

Game Used Bats

The December auction noted some of the strongest bat prices we have seen in the past 12 months. Bidders responded with their wallets for bats that were MEARS graded and presented with detailed, historic write-ups.

1914-15 Eddie Collins A’s / White Sox JF Hillerich & Sons Louisville Slugger 40K Professional Model Game Used Bat (MEARS A8) Obtained at Comiskey Park -Possibly used during his 1914 MVP season!!! Sold $13,002

1970 Thurman Munson New York Yankees Rookie of the Year H&B Louisville Slugger Professional Model Game Used Bat – (MEARS A8) – Used vs. Baltimore, Possible HR Bat!!! Sold $3,069

1998 Mark McGwire St. Louis Cardinals Signed Rawlings Professional Model Game Used Bat (MEARS LOA/JSA Full Letter) 70 HR Season. Sold $2830

1999 Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres Signed & Inscribed (“2,967”) Louisville Slugger Professional Model Game Used Bat (MEARS LOA/JSA Full Letter) Sold $804

2011 Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals Signed Marucci Professional Model Playoff Used Bat (MLB Hologram/PSA/DNA) Sold $3069

Mickey Mantle Memorabilia

Mickey Mantle items remained strong with a record number of new bidders participating in this auction. Stay tuned for our January auction where MEARS will continue to offer more high quality lots of the “Mick”.

1956 Mickey Mantle New York Yankees Art Griggs Memorial Award from Guernsey’s Auction (Guernsey’s LOA) Sold $3,854

1984-94 Mickey Mantle New York Yankees Single Signed OAL Brown Baseball w/ “The Commerce Comet” Inscription (PSA/DNA) $3,241

1968 Mickey Mantle New York Yankees Transogram Figure (MIB) w/ Baseball Card on back. Sold $478

Football Jerseys & Autographs

Prices were very strong for MEARS authenticated football game worn jerseys with prices realized notably higher than when several examples first entered the market place. Collectors valued the MEARS authentication and grading process.
1973-75 circa Larry Little Miami Dolphins Home Jersey (MEARS A10 / PSA/DNA Autograph -Only Second Little Authenticated by MEARS! Sold $2,830

1974 Don Maynard Shreveport Steamers Game Worn Home Football Jersey (MEARS A10) World Football League. Sold $2,125

2010 (September 12) Peyton Manning Indianapolis Colts Signed Game Worn Road Jersey (MEARS A10 / Steiner LOA) 3 TD’s, 40 Completions, 433 Passing Yards! Sold $10,003

1965 Curly Lambeau Handwritten Signed Letter. Sold $772

Football Cards (National Chicle)

Proving that quality sports cards always fare well, this fresh to the hobby lot of

1935 National Chicle cards brought strong prices across the board.

1935 Ken Strong National Chicle Football Card #7 New York Giants HOF SCG 96 MT 9 (Extremely High Grade) Sold $5,525

1935 Knute Rockne National Chicle Football Card #9 Notre Dame SCG 84 (NM7) Sold $3,924

1935 Clarke Hinkle National Chicle Football Card #24 Green Bay Packers HOF SGC 88 NM/MT 8 (High Grade Example) Sold $2,010

We are currently seeking single items & collection of:

Game Worn Jerseys

Game Used Bats

Autographs – All major sports, fields, & subjects. Single items or complete collections


Programs / Scorecards

Muhammad Ali / Cassius Clay

Pinback Buttons

All memorabilia

For a free appraisal and consultation, please contact Troy R. Kinunen at (414) 828 9990 or