Subscribe to RSS

Auction Results back to homepage

Game Worn Football Jerseys Pace $7.15+ Million November Heritage Sports Auction Game Worn Football Jerseys Pace $7.15+ Million November Heritage Sports Auction(0)

With the final days of the 2014 auction season rapidly ticking away, Heritage Sports Collectibles assured that it would defend its title as the hobby’s auction leader with a $7.15+ million total in its Nov. 6-8 auction, lifting Heritage Sports’ annual tally to $30 million. Read More

Goldin Auctions October Legends Auction Records Nearly $3 Million in Sales Goldin Auctions October Legends Auction Records Nearly $3 Million in Sales(0)

The thrilling 2014 World Series must have sparked excitement among sports memorabilia collectors, as the Goldin Auctions October Legends Auction, which closed on November 1, recorded nearly $3 million in sales from almost 11,000 bids. Read More

SCP Auctions Sells Lou Gehrig’s 1928 Yankees World Champions Wristwatch For $340,000 SCP Auctions Sells Lou Gehrig’s 1928 Yankees World Champions Wristwatch For $340,000(0)

Lou Gehrig’s 1928 New York Yankees World Champions wristwatch sold for $340,000 on Monday, the day after SCP Auctions’ “Mid-Summer Classic” online auction came to a close. The wristwatch, which was the headliner in SCP’s just-closed event, turned out to be too alluring for the highest bidder to pass up. Read More

Helms Athletic Foundation/LA84 Collection  Sets The Pace In SCP Auctions ‘Mid-Summer Classic’ Helms Athletic Foundation/LA84 Collection Sets The Pace In SCP Auctions ‘Mid-Summer Classic’(0)

The esteemed Helms Athletic Foundation/LA84 Collection of 267 sports artifacts from America’s first true sports museum brought in $1,104,017to highlight the bidding wars in SCP Auctions’ 2014 Mid-Summer Classic which concluded early Sunday. The proceeds from the sale of sold items from the Helms/LA84 Collection will go toward advancing the work of the LA84 Foundation (www.LA84.org), a non-profit that funds youth sports in southern California. The top lot from the Helms/LA84 Collection was the prestigious John Moores Trophy, a sterling silver masterpiece that was established in 1938 to recognize the World’s Amateur Baseball Championship, which went for $195,072. In total, the auction of 850 sports memorabilia lots brought in a combined $2.9 million.  Read More

Ruth Cards, High Grade Hornung Rookie Lead $2.2 Million Memory Lane Auction Ruth Cards, High Grade Hornung Rookie Lead $2.2 Million Memory Lane Auction(0)

Three vintage Babe Ruth cards sold for a combined $222,270 in Memory Lane’s Summer Rarities Auction which closed early Sunday morning but there were plenty of other noteworthy sales. Read More

Muhammad Ali and Lou Gehrig Lead $4.5+ Million Heritage Sports Platinum Night Auction Muhammad Ali and Lou Gehrig Lead $4.5+ Million Heritage Sports Platinum Night Auction(0)

The gloves that Muhammad Ali wore in 1971 in his first of three Heavyweight Title fights with “Smokin’” Joe Frazier – a bout that lived up to its billing as “The Fight of the Century” – realized $388,375 to take the top spot among the sports treasures offered in Heritage Auctions’ $4.5+ million  Platinum Night Sports Auction, held at the Cleveland House of Blues, in conjunction with the National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland. Read More

Record Setting Babe Ruth 100th Anniversary Auctions Nets $5.3 Million Record Setting Babe Ruth 100th Anniversary Auctions Nets $5.3 Million(0)

When the Goldin Auctions Babe Ruth 100th Anniversary Auction, closed this weekend, to nobody’s surprise, the player who set more records than anyone in baseball history, also set numerous records for Goldin Auctions. Collectors spent $5.3 million and placed more than 13,000 bids on 1,300 lots of memorabilia in the live auction on July 12 in Baltimore and the online auction which closed in the early morning hours on July 19, at www.GoldinAuctions.com. Read More

1918 Babe Ruth Contract Sells for Record $1.02 Mllion 1918 Babe Ruth Contract Sells for Record $1.02 Mllion(0)

One hundred years after Babe Ruth made his MLB debut, Goldin Auctions and the Babe Ruth Birthplace & Sports Museum made history by hosting the largest auction of Babe Ruth memorabilia in the Goldin Auctions Babe Ruth 100thAnniversary Auction on July 12, at the Sports Legends Museum in Baltimore. Among the 100+ lots of memorabilia, that grossed a combined $3.6 million, was Ruth’s 1918 players contract which sold for a remarkable $1.02 million – a record sale price for a contract and even more than the famed Babe Ruth Sale to the Yankees document. Read More

Pre-War Rarities Top Goodwin Auction Pre-War Rarities Top Goodwin Auction(0)

It was a case of “the older the better” early Saturday morning as Goodwin & Company’s latest Masterpieces and Uncommon Common auction came to a close.  Numerous cards dating back 100 years or more brought the biggest prices including a rare 19th century cabinet card and a possibly one-of-a-kind version of a 1910 Ty Cobb issue. Read More

Goudey Lajoie, High Grade T206 Cobb Top I Own It Now Sale Goudey Lajoie, High Grade T206 Cobb Top I Own It Now Sale(0)

Rare and high grade vintage baseball cards including one of the hobby’s most sought after pre-War issues, changed hands in Memory Lane’s latest I Own It Now catalog. Read More

Astronaut Sells Apollo 15 Hand Controller for More Than $610,000 at Auction Astronaut Sells Apollo 15 Hand Controller for More Than $610,000 at Auction(0)

A hand controller used by Dave Scott during the Apollo 15 mission to land on the Moon’s surface sold for $610,063, on Thursday evening, according to Massachusetts based, RR Auction. Commander Dave Scott employed the rotational hand controller to safely bring the Lunar Module Falcon safely down on the Moon’s surface in 1971. 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

Ruth Gold Watch, Koufax Jersey Earn Tops Bids in SCP Auctions Spring Premier Ruth Gold Watch, Koufax Jersey Earn Tops Bids in SCP Auctions Spring Premier(0)

Babe Ruth’s gold pocket watch from the 1948 celebration of the 25th anniversary of the opening of “The House That Ruth Built” sold for $650,108 in SCP Auctions’ spring offering which concluded early Sunday.  The price marks one of the highest prices ever paid for a piece of jewelry and a top-10 price for a Ruth artifact.  In total, the auction of more than 1,000 sports memorabilia items brought in $4.5 million.  Read More

Records Fall in Memory Lane Auction Records Fall in Memory Lane Auction(0)

A 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie card graded PSA 8 (NM/MT) sold for $49,568 in Memory Lane’s 2014 Spring Break Auction early Sunday morning, more than double the previous top price for the first ever card of the New York Yankees icon.  The auction wrapped up at 4:45 a.m. Eastern time after a flurry of late activity pushed several rookie cards, vintage unopened material and high end memorabilia to new heights. Total sales, including buyer’s premiums, were $1.65 million. Read More

Big Results in Small Traditions Exclusive 100-Lot April Premium Auction Big Results in Small Traditions Exclusive 100-Lot April Premium Auction(0)

Small Traditions LLC recently concluded its Exclusive 100-Lot April Premium Auction, setting several industry-wide sales records and reaching new milestones for the Denver-based auction firm. Despite its compact size, the auction closed at nearly a quarter million dollars, a new high for Small Traditions, which conducts monthly no-reserve auctions at its website, with every fourth month’s auction limited to just 100-200 premium lots. Each item in the premium auctions must have a minimum value of approximately $1,000, and the company strives to present each of these higher-end lots with a thoughtful and interactive description that links to hobby resources likePSACardFacts and BaseballCardPedia, and to player statisticsvideo highlights, and more — an engaging and information-rich approach that is at the core of the Small Traditions experience. Read More

Goldin Auctions Opening Day Auction Tallies $1.6 Million in Sales Goldin Auctions Opening Day Auction Tallies $1.6 Million in Sales(0)

The Goldin Auctions Opening Day Auction, which closed this weekend, generated more than $1.6 million in sales for more than 1,400 lots of sports, entertainment, pop culture and historical memorabilia. Among the highlights were: a 2010 San Francisco Giants World Series ring selling for $42,479.78; Kobe Bryant’s Olympic sneakers autographed by all of his teammates selling for $38,561.15; and a one-of-a-kind Aston Martin Vanquish sports car produced for the 50th anniversary of the Basketball Hall of Fame and autographed by 50 NBA greats, which sold for a whopping $138,532.50. Read More

Beatles Signed LP Sells for $118k At RR Auction Beatles Signed LP Sells for $118k At RR Auction(0)

A rare copy of The Beatles album, ‘Meet the Beatles,’ given to Dr. Jules Gordon for tending to George Harrison’s sore throat prior to their appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show sold for $118,230, according to Boston, MA based auction house RR Auction. Dr. Gordon was the house doctor at the Plaza Hotel from 1942 until 1985. In his appreciation, Mr. Harrison gave, Dr. Gordon, a Meet the Beatles album containing the signatures of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and himself. Read More

Gehrig, Cobb Cards Top Memory Lane’s I Own It Now Results Gehrig, Cobb Cards Top Memory Lane’s I Own It Now Results(0)

A near mint-mint pair of Lou Gehrig cards sold for a combined $50,000, pacing the recent I Own it Now online catalog sale conducted by Memory Lane Auctions. The 1933 Delong and 1932 U. S. Caramel were among the vintage headliners in the event, which allows collectors to buy cards outright or wait a few days in hopes of making a better offer. Read More

Shoeless Joe Jackson, Ali and Ruth Lead $7.1 Million Heritage Sports Auction Shoeless Joe Jackson, Ali and Ruth Lead $7.1 Million Heritage Sports Auction(0)

“Shoeless Joe” Jackson’s game-used bat from his 1911 rookie season brought cheers and applause from the assembled audience at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion in Manhattan on Saturday night, Feb. 22, as it realized $956,000 to set a Heritage house price record for Sports Collectibles. Read More

Ali-Liston Gloves Highlights Heritage Sports $6.8 Million Platinum Night Auction Ali-Liston Gloves Highlights Heritage Sports $6.8 Million Platinum Night Auction(0)

The boxing gloves that Muhammad Ali (then known as Cassius Clay) wore as he faced Sonny Liston in the ring on Feb. 25, 1964, and subsequently won his first Heavyweight Championship, brought $836,500 on Feb. 22, as part of Heritage Auctions’ Sports Platinum Night Auction, almost 50 years exactly from the day of the fight. The final price includes 19.5% Buyer’s premium. Read More

Auction Schedule

(*) Bidding In Progress

(*) Kevin Savage: Nov. 15 - Nov. 24/25
(*) Sirius Sports Cards: Nov. 15 - Nov. 28
(*) Giovanni Sports: Nov. 16 - Nov. 29
(*) MEARS Auctions: Nov. 21 - Nov. 29
(*) Small Traditions: Nov. 18 - Nov. 29
(*) Goodwin & Company: Nov. 12 - Dec. 3
(*) Mile High Card Co: Nov. 17 - Dec. 3
(*) Pristine Auction: Nov. 20 - Dec. 3
(*) Kevin Savage: Nov. 24 - Dec. 3/4
(*) Clean Sweep: Nov. 3 - Dec. Dec. 3/4
(*) Steve Novella: Nov. 24 - Dec. 3/4
(*) Collect Auctions: Nov. 17 - Dec. Dec. 4
(*) Inside the Park: Nov. 17 - Dec. 5
(*) Fusco Auctions: Nov. 17 - Dec. 6
(*) Paragon Auctions: Nov. 16 - Dec. 6
(*) SCP Auctions: Nov. 19 - Dec. 6
(*) Worthridge: Nov. 19 - Dec. 6
Treasure TidBits: Dec. 1 - Dec. 7
(*) Wheatland Auctions: Nov. 21- Dec. 7
(*) Kevin Savage: Nov. 24 - Dec. 8
(*) RMY Auctions: Nov. 27 - Dec. 9
(*) Steiner Sports: Nov. 6 - Dec. 9
Steve Novella: Nov. 27 - Dec. 9
(*) RR Auction: Nov. 21 - Dec. 10
Huggins & Scott Auctions: Dec. 1 - Dec. 11
Sirius Sports Cards: Nov. 29 - Dec. 11
Iconic Auctions: Dec. 1 - Dec. 13
(*) PWCC Auctions: Nov. 17 - Dec. 1-14
(*) Grey Flannel: Nov. 21 - Dec. 17
Pristine Auction: Dec. 4 - Dec. 17
RR Auction: Dec. 11 - Dec. 18
Beckett Auctions: Dec. 7 - Dec. 21
Sirius Sports Cards: Dec. 13 - Dec. 26
Small Traditions: Dec. 14 - Dec. 27
Sterling Sports: Dec. 13 - Dec. 27
Pristine Auction: Dec. 18 - Dec. 31
MEARS Auctions: Dec. 22 - Jan. 3
(*) Heritage Sunday Auctions: Every Sunday
(*) Just Collect: Every Sunday
(*) Lelands Internet: Weekly
(*) Pristine Auction: Daily
2014 Full Auction Schedule

E-mail Newsletter Sign-Up

Sponsors

Contacts and information

Auction Report is the premier web site for news coverage and more on the best auction companies.

Social networks

Most popular categories

© 2014 Auction Report All rights reserved.