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After 40+ Years, Robert Lifson of REA Auctions Planning To Retire – Kind Of After 40+ Years, Robert Lifson of REA Auctions Planning To Retire – Kind Of(0)

(Posted by Robert Lifson of Robert Edward Auctions Jan 21, 2016) – I have been at this now for 45 years! The time has FINALLY come for me to make plans for retirement from the baseball card and memorabilia auction business. The reason? Simple: I’m realizing that I am getting a little older. I’m 55 years old now (I know many of you who have never met me probably thought I was even older just because I’ve been around so long), and I want to do some other things before it is too late. Read More

National Sports Collectors Convention Co-Founder Mike Berkus Passes Away at Age 69 National Sports Collectors Convention Co-Founder Mike Berkus Passes Away at Age 69(0)

The Board of Directors of the National Sports Collectors Convention today reported with deep sadness the passing of Michael Berkus, the events co-founder. Mr. Berkus had guided the National Sports Collectors Convention since he co-founded the event back in Los Angeles, 1980, leading it to become the multi-billion dollar sports and entertainment collectible industry’s premier showcase. Read More

Get The New Auction Report App! Get The New Auction Report App!(0)

The Auction Report App is intuitive and simple to use. It is a collection of news articles lists organized by categories and updated in real time.  Breaking News, Auctions, and More With the Auction Report Official App.  See our Tutorial here on how to Download and Use the APP. Read More

Heritage Auctions – SCP Auctions At the Top of Their Games in Sports Auction Market Heritage Auctions – SCP Auctions At the Top of Their Games in Sports Auction Market(0)

They’ve taken different paths but have wound up in similar spots: as the leading auction houses for sports memorabilia sales.  Heritage Auctions, which calls Dallas home, and SCP Auctions, based in Laguna Niguel, Calif., stand out in the highly competitive business. Both companies have been around since the 1970s and have the staff and sales figures to show why they are the top dogs.   How do the companies plan to stay the leaders in the sports memorabilia auction business?  Read the full story from Sports Collectors Digest here.

The 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention – Updates & Info The 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention – Updates & Info(0)

The 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention, July 29-August 2, 2015 at The Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL   The companies featured on Auction Report will be buying, selling, accepting consignments, showing current auction items, and more! Booth Locations and highlights for the companies include:  Read More

The 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention July 28 – August 2, 2015 – Updates & Info The 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention July 28 – August 2, 2015 – Updates & Info(0)

The 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention, July 29-August 2, 2015 at The Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL   The companies featured on Auction Report will be buying, selling, accepting consignments, showing current auction items, and more! Booth Locations and highlights for the companies include:  Read More

Just Collect: Are Deflate-Gate Footballs Worth $50,000? Just Collect: Are Deflate-Gate Footballs Worth $50,000?(0)

As experts in the sports card & memorabilia industry, Just Collect wants to get in on the #DeflateGate saga. From a collecting standpoint, how much are these balls worth? For all the endless hours of talk about these twelve notoriously underinflated footballs, there has been none about their value as memorabilia…until now. The first question is when, and if, the twelve footballs will enter the public domain. Read More

SCP Auctions Launches New and Improved Website SCP Auctions Launches New and Improved Website(0)

SCP Auctions, one of the nation’s largest auctioneers and private sellers of important sports memorabilia and cards, has just unveiled its new website at www.scpauctions.com. Full of vibrant colors, fresh design and user-friendly navigation, the new look is highlighted by the company’s world-record prices for top lots over the past two decades as well as easy bidder registration for upcoming auctions and search capabilities for recent online auction results and highlights. Read More

2014’s 10 Most Expensive Pieces Of Memorabilia Sold At Auction 2014’s 10 Most Expensive Pieces Of Memorabilia Sold At Auction(0)

From contracts to cards, Wagner to Ali, 2014 had its share of high-end memorabilia and sports cards. The auction industry has no signs of slowing down and 2015 should shape up to be another record setting year! The top ten items sold at auction during 2014 include: Read More

Beckett Media Acquires Auction Leader Goodwin & Company Beckett Media Acquires Auction Leader Goodwin & Company(0)

Beckett Media, the collectible industry’s most-trusted brand, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Goodwin & Co., a leading sports auction house. As part of the transaction announced today, Bill Goodwin, president of St. Louis-based Goodwin & Co., will join the Beckett management team under a long-term agreement. Read More

Memorabilia Expert Testifies Collection Destroyed by Flight 3407 Crash Worth Millions Memorabilia Expert Testifies Collection Destroyed by Flight 3407 Crash Worth Millions(0)

As the Flight 3407 civil trial continues, one of the aspects of the family’s lawsuit is Doug Wielinski’s sports memorabilia collection that was destroyed in the fire following the Feb. 2009 crash. Doug was killed when the plane crashed into his Clarence Center home. Read More

Lelands: Reward Sought for Procurement of 1945 Esquire Baseball Uniform Lelands: Reward Sought for Procurement of 1945 Esquire Baseball Uniform(0)

Lelands sold this 1945 Esquire East-West All Star uniform a few years ago and lost track of it.    It is complete with jersey, cap and a jacket that sold in there auction for $379 in May of 2002.   The pieces may have gone in different directions over the years, but Lelands.com would be interested in all or part of it and will pay handsomely for any information leading to its procurement.  Please note, this  item wasn’t stolen.  If you have information on this piece, please contact Josh Evans at [email protected].   Read More

Steve Costello of Steiner Sports New Book: “My Father Never Took Me to a Baseball Game” Steve Costello of Steiner Sports New Book: “My Father Never Took Me to a Baseball Game”(0)

Steiner Sports EVP Steve Costello, just released his first book, called “My Father Never Took Me to a Baseball Game.” Steve has been at Steiner for 8 years and oversees the B2B and Auction department at the company.  In just a few weeks it has already topped Amazon’s Hot New Releases list in their baseball category. Read More

Love of Baseball Turns Into Thriving Vintage Card Business Love of Baseball Turns Into Thriving Vintage Card Business(0)

This last week, Leighton Sheldon had the opportunity to sit down with Mr. Tyler from the Jersey Journal. They discussed sports, business, and most importantly, baseball cards – the business and hobby that he’s been apart of for the last 25 years.  It’s been a long road, from the days of collecting cards as a kid, to now being the proud owner of Just Collect, Inc.  The company, based in Somerset, NJ, is focused on buying and selling vintage baseball cards.  Read More

Ending This Week: Steiner, Novella, RR Auction, Sirius, Sterling, Iconic, MEARS, Worthridge and Small Traditions Ending This Week: Steiner, Novella, RR Auction, Sirius, Sterling, Iconic, MEARS, Worthridge and Small Traditions(0)

Don’t miss out on a great selection of auctions that are in progress and ending soon. Plus see all the auctions schedule through 2014.   (*) Indicates Auction in Progress. Ending Day Listed.  Auctions include:    (*) Steiner Sports (June 25),  (*) Steve Novella (June 25),  (*) RR Auctions (June 26),  (*) Sirius Sports Auctions (June 26),  (*) Sterling Sports (June 26),  (*) Iconic Auctions (June 28),  (*) MEARS Auctions (June 28),  (*) Small Traditions (June 28) and (*) Worthridge Auction (June 29),  Full 2014 Auction Schedule Includes:

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Memory Lane’s I Own It NOW! Sale Starts June 19th Memory Lane’s I Own It NOW! Sale Starts June 19th(0)

Over 1,300 lots of vintage sports and non-sports cards, sets, autographs and more are available for outright sale in Memory Lane Inc’s upcoming I Own It Now  sale starting June 19th and closing July 3, 2014.  Amazing autographs, memorabilia and cards for outright sale!!  All prices quoted are exclusive of a 15% buyer’s premium.   Highlights include:

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Robb Report Names Heritage Auctions as the Best of the Best in Collectibles Robb Report Names Heritage Auctions as the Best of the Best in Collectibles(0)

Robb Report Names Heritage Auctions as the Best of the Best in Collectibles. Read the full article here. Experience the Power of Platinum: Heritage Auctions is currently seeking consignments for a handful of remaining spots in the premier auction event of 2014, our Platinum Night Auction to be held during the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland on July 31st. Read More

Small Traditions: The Top 10 Things To Know About Collecting Derek Jeter Small Traditions: The Top 10 Things To Know About Collecting Derek Jeter(0)

Small Traditions is pleased to announce that we will be auctioning off one of the hobby’s most significant Derek Jeter collections over the course of the summer, beginning with our current Monthly Masterpieces Plus #21 Auction, continuing throughout the summer, and then culminating with a special Derek Jeter Farewell Auction in September. Please call 303.832.1975 or write [email protected] to consign, and follow us on Facebook and on Twitter for more updates. Finally, please enjoy The Top 10 Things To Know About Collecting Derek Jeter: Read More

Worthridge Official Debut Launch – Inaugural Auction Starts June 8th Worthridge Official Debut Launch – Inaugural Auction Starts June 8th(0)

Today we are excited to announce the start of our new company, Worthridge, Inc. After many years of buying and selling quality memorabilia and collectibles, we recently created an online site dedicated to hosting auctions and providing a retail marketplace for our customers. Our debut auction is set to begin on June 8, and we would love it if you would visit our website. Be sure to register on the site as well – this is a quick and easy process, and it will ensure that you receive auction and retail updates, are placed on our catalog mailing list, and are able to bid in upcoming auctions. Read More

Pair of Rare Baseball Collections Power $7.44 Million Heritage Sports Auction Pair of Rare Baseball Collections Power $7.44 Million Heritage Sports Auction(0)

One captured the world of sport in bold bursts of impressionistic color and the other with the unflinching precision of a camera lens, but both LeRoy Neiman and Ernie Schworck exhibited the strength of their enduring legacies in the Heritage Auction’s $7.44+ million May 15-17, 2014 Sports Collectibles Signature® Auction. Read More

Auction Schedule

(*) Kevin Savage: Aug. 12 - Aug. 24-25
(*) Steve Novella: Aug. 17 - Aug. 24-25
(*) Sig Auctions: Aug. 22 - Aug. 24-28
(*) Fusco Auctions: Aug. 17 - Aug. 27
(*) Iconic Auctions: Aug. 17 - Aug. 27
(*) Small Traditions: Aug. 14 - Aug. 27
(*) Heritage Sports: Aug. 1 - Aug. 27-28
(*) Pristine Auction: Aug. 1 - Aug. 28
(*) Wheatland Auction: Aug. 1 - Aug. 28
(*) Kevin Savage: Aug. 19 - Aug. 29
(*) Steve Novella: Aug. 23 - Aug. 30-31
(*) Kevin Savage: Aug. 22 - Sept. 1
(*) Sirius Sports Cards: Aug. 20 - Sept. 1
PWCC Auctions: Aug. 26 - Sept. 6-27
(*) Clean Sweep Auctions: Aug. 20 - Sept. 7
Kevin Savage: Aug. 26 - Sept. 7-8
Sterling Sports: Aug. 25 - Sept. 8
Steve Novella: Sept. 1 - Sept. 8
(*) Heritage Sports: Aug. 10 - Sept. 10
Kevin Savage: Sept. 2 - Sept. 12
MEARS Auctions: Aug. 26 - Sept. 13
(*) RR Auction: Aug. 19 - Sept. 14
Kevin Savage: Sept. 2 - Sept. 14-15
(*) Heritage Historical: Aug. 22 - Sept. 15
Sirius Sports Cards: Sept. 3 - Sept. 15
Fusco Auctions: Sept. 14 - Sept. 16
Heritage Historical: Aug. 22 - Sept. 17
Kevin Savage: Sept. 9 - Sept. 21-22
Iconic Auctions: Sept. 14 - Sept. 24
Pristine Auction: Sept. 1 - Sept. 25
Kevin Savage: Sept. 12 - Sept. 26
Kevin Savage: Sept. 16 - Sept. 28-29
Sirius Sports Cards: Sept. 17 - Sept. 29
(*) Invest In Baseball: Daily
(*) Pristine Auction: Daily
(*) Pristine Auction: Every Tuesday
(*) Heritage Sunday Auctions: Every Sunday
(*) Just Collect: Every Sunday
(*) Lelands Internet: Weekly
(*) Steiner Sports: Fridays
2016 Full Auction Schedule

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