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Grey Flannel Auctions Brings Big Results For Game Used Jerseys Grey Flannel Auctions Brings Big Results For Game Used Jerseys(0)

Grey Flannel Auctions ending it’s Summer 2015 Auction with some amazing record setting results.  Highlighting the results was the sale of a 1961-62 Wilt Chamberlain game-worn uniform, which sold for $130,054 and an early 1960s Bill Russell green #6 jersey that sold for $118,230. Other results include: Read More

Record-breaking Prices Power May Heritage Sports Auction to $8.3 Million Tally Record-breaking Prices Power May Heritage Sports Auction to $8.3 Million Tally(0)

After the most important sports collectibles auction of the 21st century commanded nearly $10M on a snowy February 2015 Platinum Night in Manhattan, Heritage Auctions’ Sports continued its impressive run in Dallas, May 14-16, 2015, with its $8.3 million Sports Catalog Auction. Read More

Rickey Henderson RC Tops $30,000 in Mile High Card Company Spring Elite Extra Innings Auction Rickey Henderson RC Tops $30,000 in Mile High Card Company Spring Elite Extra Innings Auction(0)

Buoyed by a record-shattering price of just over $30,000 for a 1980 Topps Rickey Henderson RC PSA 10, almost three times the previous record, Mile High Card Company’s Spring Elite Extra Innings Auction was a resounding success! Read More

Goldin Auctions Opening Day Auction Generates $2 Million in Sales Goldin Auctions Opening Day Auction Generates $2 Million in Sales(0)

Mother’s Day and jewelry go hand-in-hand, so it’s no surprise that five Super Bowl rings available in the 2015 Goldin Auctions Opening Day Auction were among the highest priced items in the auction that closed in the early morning hours this Sunday. In addition to setting several record prices, Goldin Auctions generated $2 million in sales from 12,000 bids on 1,400 lots of sports, entertainment and historical memorabilia. Read More

Mantle, Mays Rookie Cards Reach New Heights in Memory Lane Inc Auction Mantle, Mays Rookie Cards Reach New Heights in Memory Lane Inc Auction(0)

The Mick is still The Man. A 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle graded PSA 8 (NM/MT) sold for $95,600 early Sunday in Memory Lane’s Spring Mickey Mantle 1951 Bowman Baseball Break Auction. The price was the highest ever attained for a Bowman Mantle rookie card at public auction. Fewer than 50 Bowman Mantles have been graded 8 by PSA with only nine PSA 9s and one ten in existence. Just five years ago, the price on a Mantle’s ‘true’ rookie card from his debut season with the New York Yankees in the same grade, was around $20,000. Read More

Mantle Items Top Bids in SCP Auctions $4.1 Million Spring Premier Auction Mantle Items Top Bids in SCP Auctions $4.1 Million Spring Premier Auction(0)

Mickey Mantle’s first Hillerich & Bradsby professional model bat from an order placed in September 1950, possibly his first bat ever used as a Yankee, sold for $242,209 to top the bidding in SCP Auctions’ 2015 Spring Premier which concluded early Sunday. A game-worn and autographed Mantle 1952 New York Yankees home jersey was next in line, selling for $227,856. In total, the auction of more than 1,300 sports memorabilia items brought in $4.1 million. Read More

Sports Card Offerings Anchor Largest Heritage Sports Auction in History Sports Card Offerings Anchor Largest Heritage Sports Auction in History(0)

Just seven weeks after breaking multiple hobby records with more than $9.8 million realized in its February 2015 New York Platinum Night auction, Heritage storms back into the hobby headlines with its May 2015 Signature auction featuring nearly 4,000 lots of rare trading cards and sports memorabilia. Read More

1887 Four Base Hits Clarkson Found in Pages of Old Bible Sells for $95,600 1887 Four Base Hits Clarkson Found in Pages of Old Bible Sells for $95,600(0)

A freebie for smokers in 1887, but now a valuable and rare collectible with a great story to tell, a newly discovered Four Base Hits John Clarkson has sold at auction for $95,600 in the Huggins & Scott Auction last week.  The price, which included a 19.5% buyer’s premium, beat the pre-sale estimate of $50,000-$75,000.  Huggins and Scott Auctions revealed the discovery of  the card and its consignment to auction last month, a story that played out over an entire year.  Read full story here on Sports Collectors Daily.   (Written by Rich Mueller of Sports Collectors Daily).

Prices Soar and Records Fall in Mile High Card Company March 2015 Auction Prices Soar and Records Fall in Mile High Card Company March 2015 Auction(0)

While every Mile High Card Company auction seems to set new standards in prices realized, the just completed March 19th event brought about some staggering results that have raised the bar in the sports card and memorabilia market. “We’re incredibly pleased with the overall results of the auction and presume it is an indicator that our industry is entering a bull market. The Goudeys and 1961 Topps card brought in some monstrous prices, and the Namath card, wow!” said CEO and President Brian Drent. Read More

Ali-Liston Gloves, Ruth Bat and Koufax Jersey Add to Record $9.8+ Million Heritage Sports Auction Ali-Liston Gloves, Ruth Bat and Koufax Jersey Add to Record $9.8+ Million Heritage Sports Auction(0)

Rarity and desirability was the name of the game on Saturday night, Feb. 21, 2015 at Heritage Auctions’ New York “Platinum Night” sports auction, as more than $9.8 million worth of the world’s most extraordinary sports memorabilia changed hands inside the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion while snow blasted Manhattan outside. Read More

Gloves From Ali-Liston II in 1965B ring $956,000 at Heritage Auction Gloves From Ali-Liston II in 1965B ring $956,000 at Heritage Auction(0)

The gloves worn by both Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston in the famous May 25, 1965 “Phantom Punch” bout in Lewiston, ME, the most controversial sports event in history – and a moment that perfectly encapsulates the turmoil and change of the mid-1960s America –sold as a set on Feb. 21, 2015, for $956,000 in Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night sports auction in New York. Read More

Goldin Auctions 2015 Winter Auction Nets $2.65 Million in Sales Goldin Auctions 2015 Winter Auction Nets $2.65 Million in Sales(0)

A treasure trove of memorabilia from some of the biggest names in sports, entertainment, politics and American history sold for $2.65 million late Saturday night in the Goldin Auctions 2015 Winter Auction at www.GoldinAuctions.com. Read More

Red Pollard’s Seabiscuit Saddle Sells for $104,260 at Lelands.com Red Pollard’s Seabiscuit Saddle Sells for $104,260 at Lelands.com(0)

Seabiscuit jockey Red Pollard’s race-worn saddle, which he wore upon the back of the famed champion racehorse, sold for $104,260, and horseshoes worn by Seabiscuit during his 1938 Match Race victory over Triple Crown winner War Admiral and from his famed 1940 Santa Anita Handicap win garnered $35,311 in the Lelands.com Vintage Sports 2014 Catalog Auction, which closed Jan. 16. The complete 28-lot collection of Seabiscuit memorabilia offered in the auction brought total prices realized of nearly $200,000. Read More

Vintage Cards Set Records In Memory Lane Auction Vintage Cards Set Records In Memory Lane Auction(0)

The hobby’s first major catalog auction of 2015 came to a close early Sunday when, Memory Lane’s Past and Present auction closed with hundreds of top end sports cards and collectibles changing hands.  With the 19.5% buyer’s premium, total sales reached $1,514,386. 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

Results: Babe Ruth’s 1934 Tour of Japan Cap Sells for $303,277 in Grey Flannel Winter Auction Results: Babe Ruth’s 1934 Tour of Japan Cap Sells for $303,277 in Grey Flannel Winter Auction(0)

A new chapter was added to the legend of Babe Ruth during the early morning hours of December 18th. Grey Flannel Auctions sold the baseball cap the immortal slugger wore during the historic 1934 US All-Star Tour of Japan for $303,277. Read More

Mile High Card Company Achieves Record-Shattering Results in  December 2014 Auction Mile High Card Company Achieves Record-Shattering Results in December 2014 Auction(0)

Mile High Card Company has successfully wrapped up an event-filled 2014 with its Premium catalog auction on December 3, 2014, which delivered tremendous results and included many record prices realized. As has become customary for MHCC over the past few years, the auction offered a smaller lot size with select higher-level items. Said President and CEO Brian Drent, “We’re always excited to end the year with a special event that features some of the best material in the hobby. Our consignors and bidders expect and demand nothing less, and we wouldn’t have it any other way!” Read More

Wagner Card Earns Top Bid in SCP Auctions’ Fall Premier Wagner Card Earns Top Bid in SCP Auctions’ Fall Premier(0)

The “Chesapeake Wagner,” a recently unearthed 1909 Honus Wagner T206 card from a private collector living in the northeast, sold for $403,664 in SCP Auctions’ Fall Premier which concluded early Sunday. The sale of this particular Wagner card, which received a PSA1 designation in August, only helps to maintain the mystique of the former Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop’s tobacco-issue artifact as the “Holy Grail” of sports trading cards. In total, the auction of more than 1,150 sports memorabilia items brought in $3.9 million. Read More

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

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