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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                             SCP Auctions – Steve Brener/Mike Senyo
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   SIGNIFICANT PRIVATE COLLECTIONS &
ICONIC RARITIES UNVEILED IN SCP AUCTIONS
     BIGGEST INTERNET AUCTION EVER
 OVER 1400 LOTS, HIGHLIGHTED BY THE RON FUTRELL COLLECTION,
    T206 HONUS WAGNER, PSA REGISTRY SETS, AND IMPORTANT
                    BABE RUTH MEMORABILIA




Laguna Niguel, Ca. – On October 27th, 2010, SCP Auctions will open bidding for an
unprecedented internet auction of important sports memorabilia and cards. Comprised of
several important single-owner collections and a comprehensive array of additional
memorabilia and cards, the 1,400-lot offering is the firm’s largest and most impressive
internet sale to date. Featured collections include: The Ron Futrell Collection of
Important Sports Card Sets and Singles, The Ron Futrell Collection of Vintage Sports
Advertising, The Cy Jones Collection – Part II featuring significant Babe Ruth
memorabilia, The Norman Oberto Collection of High-Ranking Sports and Non-Sports
PSA Registry Sets, and a Significant Single Owner Collection of Roberto Clemente
Memorabilia.

Of the selection of material slated for the sale Dan Imler, Managing Director of SCP
Auctions, stated, "In every SCP Auctions sale, we take pride in presenting top quality
material that is fresh to the marketplace or largely uncirculated. A significant amount of
material offered in this sale, whether part of a collection or an individually consigned
item, comes from either its original owner or a very small chain of ownership. As such,
collectors will be seeing many of the finest pieces in the sale for the first time."

David Kohler, President of SCP Auctions, remarked, "This auction offers the greatest
depth and highest caliber of material throughout every collecting category that SCP
Auctions has ever featured in an Internet sale. In addition to the significant single-owner
collections, every turn of a page in the catalogue reveals another significant offering.
From a newly discovered 1953 Mantle jersey to a T206 Wagner the selection of quality
material is unparalleled."

The Ron Futrell Collection
               Ron Futrell was a man driven to succeed in all facets of life, including
               building a world-class collection of sports cards and memorabilia. As a
               boy, Ron’s hobby of collecting baseball cards started in a shoebox. His
               success later in life as the founder of Industrial Threaded Products, a
               leader in the fastner industry, allowed him to indulge his lifelong passion
               for collecting to the fullest. Two of the specific categories that captivated
               Ron and became cornerstones of his collection were elite sports
               advertising pieces and 1952 Topps cards (the landmark issue that debuted
               the year he was born). In addition to building a near complete 1952
Topps Graded Master Set in NM-MT or better condition, Ron assembled a mostly PSA 8
NM-MT 1933 Sport Kings complete set and acquired an incredible selection of
prominent pre-war and post-war single cards and sets in astonishingly high-grade.

Card Highlights from the Ron Futrell Collection include:

       1952 TOPPS MASTER SET GRADED NM-MT OR BETTER -
       OFFERED AS SINGLES

       1933 SPORT KINGS SET GRADED NM-MT OR BETTER -
       OFFERED AS SINGLES

       1919 T213 COUPON CIGARETTE TYPE 3 TY COBB (RED
       PORTRAIT) MINT PSA 9 (1/1)

       1932 US CARAMEL #14 TY COBB NM-MT PSA 8

       LOU GEHRIG AUTOGRAPHED 1934 GOUDEY #61 CARD

       1939 PLAY BALL #26 JOE DIMAGGIO MINT PSA 9

       1951 BOWMAN #1 WHITEY FORD ROOKIE NM-MT PSA 8

       1951 BOWMAN #305 WILLIE MAYS ROOKIE NM-MT PSA 8

       1952 BOWMAN #101 MICKEY MANTLE MINT PSA 9

       1956 TOPPS BASEBALL NEAR COMPLETE SET GRADED
       ENTIRELY NM-MT PSA 8 (#20 ON THE PSA SET REGISTRY -
       8.00 GPA)

       1958 TOPPS #1 TED WILLIAMS MINT PSA 9

       1958 TOPPS #150 MICKEY MANTLE MINT PSA 9
       RARE 1960 POST GRAPE NUT FLAKES “SPORTS STAR” FULL BOX
       COMPLETE SET OF 9

       1961 MORRELL MEATS SANDY KOUFAX MINT PSA 9 (1/1)

       1963 TOPPS BASEBALL COMPLETE SET OF 576 GRADED ENTIRELY NM-
       MT PSA 8 (#14 ON THE PSA SET REGISTRY - 8.01 GPA)


Sports Advertising Highlights from the Ron Futrell Collection include:

       C.1910 REACH TIN LITHO BASEBALL ADVERTISING
       DISPLAY SIGN

       EXTREMELY RARE 1928 HARRY HEILMANN LUCKY
       STRIKE CIGARETTES LARGE ADVERTISING BANNER

       SET OF (5) LUCKY STRIKE TROLLEY CARD ADVERTISING
       SIGNS INCLUDING LAZZERI, GROVE, HEILMANN AND
       THE WANER BROTHERS

       RARE 1950'S WILLIE MAYS CHESTERFIELD CIGARETTES
       ADVERTISING SIGN

The Cy Jones Collection – Part II
Another featured collection in SCP Auctions October 27th-November 13th Internet
Auction will be a second offering of items from the Cy Jones Collection. The late Mr.
Jones possessed a voracious passion for collecting memorabilia in an era long before the
blossoming of the popular hobby we know today. An avid sports fan and connoisseur of
history and popular culture and as an employee of the famed New York Concessions
                               conglomerate, Harry M. Stevens, Co., Cy Jones established
                               and maintained relationships with many famous athletes
                               beginning in the 1930’s and continuing through the 1980’s.
                               Those he counted amongst his personal friends were the
                               likes of Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Sid Luckman, Ty
                               Cobb, Babe Ruth, Bob Feller, Fran Tarkenton, Bjorn Borg,
                               George Halas and Jack Dempsey just to name a few.
Throughout his life Cy accumulated objects directly from many of the most prolific
athletes of his day. The quality and diversity of the items offered from this collection is a
testament to Cy’s extraordinary passion for life and his pioneering efforts as one of the
significant collectors of sports memorabilia of the 20th century.

Highlights from the Cy Jones Collection – Part II include:

       BABE RUTH'S PERSONAL CIGAR HUMIDOR WITH LETTER FROM
       CLAIRE RUTH AND BABE RUTH INSCRIBED OVERSIZED PHOTO (OF
       RUTH W/ CIGAR)
       BABE RUTH AUTOGRAPHED OVERSIZED PHOTO OF BABE RUTH AND
       LOU GEHRIG

       BABE RUTH SIGNED 11" BY 14" PHOTOGRAPH

       1938 NEW YORK YANKEES TEAM SIGNED LARGE
       FORMAT PHOTOGRAPH

       IMPRESSIVE 1944 TY COBB AUTOGRAPHED
       LOUISVILLE SLUGGER SIGNATURE MODEL BAT
       (PSA/DNA GEM MINT 10 AUTO.)

       1980 BJORN BORG WIMBLEDON FINALS (VS. MCENROE) MATCH USED
       RACQUET WITH BORG PROVENANCE INCLUDING A HANDWRITTEN
       NOTE AND SIGNED PHOTO (USING RAQUET)

The Norman Oberto Collection of Sports and Non-Sports PSA Registry Sets
SCP Auctions will feature its finest selection of PSA Registry Sets to date, thanks in large
part to a significant group of thirteen complete PSA graded sets from the Norman Oberto
Collection, six of which rank as the #1 All-Time Finest. Norman’s passion for building
extremely high grade sports and non-sports sets is immediately evident by the incredible
quality, and high PSA Set Registry rankings he has attained throughout his collection.
Most vintage PSA Registry set builders will instantly appreciate the dedication and
resources required to complete sets of this caliber. Norman’s high condition standards
notwithstanding, his primary motivation as a true collector has been his appreciation for
the unique aesthetic and intrinsic characteristics that each of these sets has to offer.

Highlights from the Norman Oberto Collection include:

       1951 TOPPS RED BACKS COMPLETE PSA GRADED
       MASTER SET (#5 ON THE PSA SET REGISTRY - 8.93
       GPA)

       1951 TOPPS BLUE BACKS COMPLETE PSA
       GRADED SET (#4 ON THE PSA SET REGISTRY -
       8.87 GPA)

       1952 BOWMAN U.S. PRESIDENTS COMPLETE PSA
       GRADED SET (#2 ON THE PSA SET REGISTRY - 7.57 GPA)

       1956 GUM ADVENTURE COMPLETE PSA GRADED SET (#1
       ALL-TIME FINEST SET ON THE PSA SET REGISTRY - 8.81
       GPA)

       1956 TOPPS U.S. PRESIDENTS COMPLETE PSA GRADED
       SET (#1 ALL-TIME FINEST SET ON THE PSA SET
       REGISTRY - 8.81 GPA)
       1958 TOPPS ZORRO COMPLETE PSA GRADED SET (#1 ALL-TIME FINEST
       SET ON THE PSA SET REGISTRY - 8.26 GPA)

       1959 FLEER TED WILLIAMS COMPLETE PSA GRADED SET (#9 ON THE
       PSA SET REGISTRY - 8.99 GPA)

       1960 FLEER BASEBALL HALL OF FAME
       COMPLETE PSA GRADED MASTER SET (#1 ALL-
       TIME FINEST SET ON THE PSA SET REGISTRY -
       9.17 GPA)

       1960 GOLDEN PRESS U.S. PRESIDENTS COMPLETE
       PSA GRADED SET (#1 ALL-TIME FINEST SET ON
       THE PSA SET REGISTRY - 9.55 GPA)

       1961 GOLDEN PRESS BASEBALL COMPLETE PSA GRADED SET (#4 ON
       THE PSA SET REGISTRY - 9.49 GPA)

       1962 TOPPS CIVIL WAR NEWS COMPLETE PSA GRADED SET
       (#7 ON THE PSA SET REGISTRY - 8.82 GPA)

       1963 FLEER BASEBALL COMPLETE PSA GRADED SET (#17
       ON THE PSA SET REGISTRY - 8.30 GPA)

       1972 TOPPS U.S. PRESIDENTS COMPLETE PSA GRADED SET
       (#1 ALL-TIME FINEST SET ON THE PSA SET REGISTRY - 9.14
       GPA) PLUS MORE

       1972 TOPPS U.S. PRESIDENTS NEAR COMPLETE SET OF
       PROOFS (41/43)

More Significant Baseball Memorabilia
A Hall of Fame worthy selection of baseball memorabilia
includes game used equipment, autographs, photography,
awards and other display pieces representing the greatest
players, teams and events in the history of America’s National
Pastime. Highlighting the category is a newly discovered 1953
Mickey Mantle Game Used Yankees Road Jersey. The
jersey has been consigned by a gentleman who obtained it from
a Major League scout in the 1950’s after trying out for a
Yankees minor league affiliate.

Other Baseball Memorabilia Highlights include:

       1922-24 TY COBB H&B SIDEWRITTEN PROFESSIONAL MODEL GAME
       USED BAT (PSA/DNA GU10, MEARS A10)
       1934 BABE RUTH PROFESSIONAL MODEL BAT USED BY RUTH TO HIT
       CAREER HOMERUN #702 - AUTOGRAPHED BY THE 1934 YANKEES TEAM
       INCL. RUTH AND GEHRIG

       EXCEPTIONAL BABE RUTH SINGLE SIGNED BASEBALL

       1948 ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH "THE BABE BOWS
       OUT" BY NAT FEIN (PSA/DNA TYPE I) SIGNED BY
       FEIN

       CIRCA 1940'S BROOKLYN DODGERS CAP
       ATTRIBUTED TO JACKIE ROBINSON - WITH
       CUSTOM PROTECTIVE INSERTS

       SCARCE ED "DUKE" SNIDER 1950 AUTOGRAPHED H&B PROFESSIONAL
       MODEL GAME USED BAT (PSA/DNA GU8)

       1956 STAN MUSIAL ST. LOUIS CARDINALS GAME WORN ROAD JERSEY
       (MEARS A10)

       1958 STAN MUSIAL 2,999TH CAREER HIT GAME
       USED AND SIGNED BAT W/ LOA FROM MUSIAL
       (PSA/DNA GU9)

       1960 WORLD SERIES MICKEY MANTLE
       AUTOGRAPHED ADIRONDACK GAME USED
       BAT (MEARS A10)

       1966 EDDIE MATHEWS ATLANTA BRAVES
       GAME WORN ROAD JERSEY (MEARS A10)

       1967 HANK AARON ATLANTA BRAVES GAME WORN ROAD JERSEY

       1971 PETE ROSE CINCINNATI REDS AUTOGRAPHED GAME WORN ROAD
       JERSEY (MEARS A10)

       1985 PETE ROSE AUTOGRAPHED MIZUNO "CORKED" GAME USED BAT
       WITH X-RAY EVIDENCE (PSA/DNA GU10)




More Significant Sports Cards
Featured throughout SCP Auctions October 27th-November 13th Internet
Auction will be some of the most iconic sports cards from every era and
every sport. None will be more recognizable than a beautiful example of
the famed T206 Honus Wagner. This particular specimen of one of the
most famous collectibles in the world has undergone professional restoration to appear in
impressive VG-VG/EX condition. It has been encapsulated by PSA as “Authentic”.

Other Sports Card Highlights include:

       1888 N162 GOODWIN CHAMPIONS KING KELLY EX SGC 60

       1909-11 LENOX T-206 TY COBB (BAT OFF SHOULDER, BROWN BACK)
       GOOD SGC 30 (1/1)

       1909 T204 RAMLY WALTER JOHNSON GOOD PSA 2

       1911-16 T216 MINO CIGARETTES HONUS WAGNER
       (THROWING, 2B) PR PSA 1

       1912 COLGAN'S CHIPS TIN HONUS WAGNER NM-MT SGC 88
       (1/2)

       1914 WG4 POLO GROUNDS GAME COMPLETE IN ORIGINAL
       BOX

       1915 CRACKER JACK #30 TY COBB MINT PSA 9(OC)

       1915 CRACKER JACK #30 TY COBB NM-MT PSA 8

       1915 CRACKER JACK #68 HONUS WAGNER NM/MT+ SGC 92

       1916 M101-5 SPORTING NEWS #90 WALTER JOHNSON (BLANK
       BACK) NM-MT PSA 8 (1/1)

       1933 GOUDEY #106 NAPOLEON LAJOIE NM PSA 7

       1933 GOUDEY #144 BABE RUTH NM-MT PSA 8

       1948-49 LEAF GUM CO. #3 BABE RUTH NM-MT SGC 88

       1951 TOPPS RED BACKS FULL WAX BOX INCLUDING 120 UNOPENED
       PACKS

       1959 TOPPS BASEBALL COMPLETE PSA GRADED SET OF 572
       (#41 ON THE PSA SET REGISTRY - 7.32 GPA)

       1968 TOPPS BASEBALL COMPLETE SET OF 598 GRADED
       ENTIRELY NM-MT PSA 8

       1969 TOPPS BASEBALL COMPLETE SET OF 664 GRADED
       ENTIRELY NM-MT PSA 8
Additional Highlights


       1960's CASSIUS CLAY SIGNED AND WORN TRAINING
       BAG GLOVES - EX-BUNDINI BROWN COLLECTION

       1993 DALLAS COWBOYS SUPERBOWL XXVIII
       CHAMPIONSHIP RING

       1996 NBA 50 GREATEST PLAYERS AUTOGRAPHED
       LIMITED EDITION LITHOGRAPH

       2004 DETROIT PISTONS NBA CHAMPIONSHIP
       RING IN ORIGINAL PRESENTATION BOX

       2007 ANAHEIM MIGHTY DUCKS STANLEY CUP
       CHAMPION SOLID GOLD MEDALLION (1 OF 1) -
       ONE TROY POUND!

Each of the 1,400-plus items will be featured in SCP Auctions full color catalog as well
as on the SCP Auctions website at www.SCPAuctions.com. The auction will be open to
registered bidders on Wednesday, October 27th with the conclusion of bidding on
Saturday, November 13th. Call (800) 350-2273 or visit SCP Auctions online at
www.SCPAuctions.com for more information on how to participate.

				
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