'Antiques Roadshow' values collection of 'Boston Red Stockings' memorabilia at $1 million
Antique baseball memorabilia valued at $1 million
On an episode of PBS' Antiques Roadshow on Monday night, a woman brought in an assortment of "Boston Red Stockings" memorabilia that had belonged to her great-great-great grandmother. After appraisal, what the show called the largest sports memorabilia collection in its history was valued at $1 million:
But don't rush off to the attic for your old cards and signed balls just yet. According to the Associated Press:
So unless your collection's got a letter raving about your PB&Js from Alexander Cartwright, you haven't hit the jackpot just yet. But if you start cooking for, say, Freddie Freeman and the Uptons now, you can buy all of your great-great-great-grandkids a space tourist package to Mars.