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Goldin Auctions Winter Auction Tallies $2.6 Million in Sales Goldin Auctions Winter Auction Tallies $2.6 Million in Sales(0)

The 2016 Goldin Auctions Winter Auction closed this weekend selling $2.6 million worth of memorabilia from more than 1,000 lots of rare and high-profile items from such sport and historical figures such as Michael Jordan, Barry Larkin, President John F. Kennedy, and Mickey Mantle. Read More

5 Unforgettable Super Bowl Rings That Sold For Sky-High Prices at Auction 5 Unforgettable Super Bowl Rings That Sold For Sky-High Prices at Auction(0)

Any NFL player will tell you the ultimate prize in pro football is a Super Bowl ring. But the hefty hunks of 10K gold emblazoned with diamonds and iconic team imagery are not easily won. They’re even harder to obtain if you’re a collector of sports memorabilia. Almost always, if a Super Bowl ring is to be sold, it ends up at auction, where it’s likely to make the most money. Here are 5 Super Bowl rings whose auction prices made headlines: Read More

Strong Prices Prevail in Mile High Card Company January 2016 Auction Strong Prices Prevail in Mile High Card Company January 2016 Auction(0)

Mile High Card Company’s Elite January Auction opened to heavy bidding on January 4th, and with sustained traffic leading right up to the close on January 21st, once again rewrote the record books and set new standards for the industry. Read More

New World Records by Lelands.com New World Records by Lelands.com(0)

The 1985 Kentucky Derby Owner’s Trophy sold for a record $188,305, and Jackie Robinson’s original 1962 Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Plaque garnered $72,600 in the Lelands.com Traditions Vintage Sports Auction, which closed Jan. 8. Read More

Mantle Cards Crush Records in Memory Lane Inc Auction Mantle Cards Crush Records in Memory Lane Inc Auction(0)

Highlighted by an ultra-high grade run of Mickey Mantle cards, Memory Lane’s Winter Classic Auction tallied over $2.1 million and set several hobby records when bidding wrapped up early Sunday morning. Read More

Heritage Auctions: 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle Rookie Baseball Card Sells For World Record $525,800 Heritage Auctions: 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle Rookie Baseball Card Sells For World Record $525,800(0)

A high-grade 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle rookie baseball card sold in an online auction on Dec. 10, 2015, for $525,800, the highest price yet paid for a Mantle rookie. “The 1952 Topps Mantle rookie is a truly transcendent piece of Americana,” said Chris Ivy, Director of Sports Auctions at Heritage, the company selling the card. Read More

George Mikan 1948 Rookie Card Sells for Record $403,664 in SCP Auctions $4 Million+ Auction George Mikan 1948 Rookie Card Sells for Record $403,664 in SCP Auctions $4 Million+ Auction(0)

A one-of-a-kind basketball rookie card of late Minneapolis Lakers Hall of Fame center George Mikan sold for $403,664 to record the highest bid in SCP Auctions’ 2015 Fall Premier online auction, which concluded Sunday morning. The impeccably preserved 1948 card (#69) from the lone Bowman Basketball card set ever produced is the only one of its kind to ever receive a grade of “Gem Mint 10” from third-party authenticator PSA Cards. The card previously sold in 2009 for $225,000, but this auction nearly doubled its previous world record price. The entire auction of more than 1,000 sports memorabilia lots brought in more than $4 million. Read More

2015 Goldin Auctions October Legends & Americana Auction Nets $2.9 Million in Sales 2015 Goldin Auctions October Legends & Americana Auction Nets $2.9 Million in Sales(0)

In route to setting a few new records, the 2015 Goldin Auctions October Legends & Americana Auction closed early Sunday morning selling nearly $2.9 million worth of memorabilia from more than 1,500 lots of rare and unique items from such collectible figures as Michael Jordan, Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Star Wars, Michael Jackson, and Marvel Comics. Read More

Heritage Surpasses $40 million in 2015 Sports Auction Sales Behind Record-Breaking $12 million Auction Heritage Surpasses $40 million in 2015 Sports Auction Sales Behind Record-Breaking $12 million Auction(0)

When the Nov. 5-7, 2015 Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction at Heritage closed in the early morning hours of Nov. 8, realizing $11.9+ million in total prices realized, the house became the only sports memorabilia auctioneer to produce an eight-figure event in 2015. Read More

1952 Topps Mantle PSA 8 Sells for $486,100 at PWCC Auctions 1952 Topps Mantle PSA 8 Sells for $486,100 at PWCC Auctions(0)

PWCC Auctions sold a PSA 8 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle at auction Sunday evening for a record-breaking price of $486,100.  This card is just 1 of 31 such cards graded as a PSA 8.  Just elven 1952 Mantle cards have been rated higher than an 8 by PSA.  PWCC continues with there current auction that ends each day live on eBay  November 9 – November 25, 2015.  PWCC is one of the largest brokers of both vintage and modern graded sportscards. For more information the auction and to bid, register and view the items, visit their website at www.pwccauctions.com.   Read More

Mile High Card Company October Auction Closes To Record Shattering Prices Mile High Card Company October Auction Closes To Record Shattering Prices(0)

Buoyed by a selection of elite level Mickey Mantle cards, the #3 PSA Set Registry rated 1953 Topps set and a slew of exclusive rookie cards, Mile High Card Company obliterated the record book on many fronts with stunning results in their October 2015 auction, which totaled $2.4 million in sales. “We always have a few high-profile items that surprise, but many of the realized prices in this auction were truly astounding, confirming that the current state of the hobby is strong” said MHCC CEO and President Brian Drent. Read More

Records Fall In Small Traditions – Grade & Consign For Free Records Fall In Small Traditions – Grade & Consign For Free(0)

Records Fall in Small Traditions Exclusive 100-Lot Summer Premium Auction. We also invite you to consider consigning at 0%, your sports and non-sports trading cards and other collectibles to one of our upcoming 2015-16 monthly auctions, detailed below. Read More

Dream Team Signed Game-Used Basketball Leads Way in $2.5 Million SCP Auctions Results Dream Team Signed Game-Used Basketball Leads Way in $2.5 Million SCP Auctions Results(0)

A prized Dream Team-signed basketball from the Chuck Daly Estate Collection sold for $230,041 to tally the highest bid in SCP Auctions’ Mid-Summer Classic, which concluded early Sunday morning. The multi-signed, painted basketball (autographed by 11 players including Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird plus Coach Daly) was used in the U.S. Men’s 117-85, gold medal-clinching victory over Croatia in Barcelona. The entire auction of nearly 1,000 sports memorabilia lots brought in $2.5 million.  Read More

Love of the Game Auctions Sets Records with Summer Auction Love of the Game Auctions Sets Records with Summer Auction(0)

Led by the most famous game-used bat to hit the auction block in recent memory, the 2015 Love of the Game Premier Catalog Auction realized record prices on significant sports cards and memorabilia, helping solidify the company as the hobby’s fastest-growing young auction house. With total sales approaching $900,000, the auction was the company’s biggest and most exciting sale to date. Read More

Mantle Cards Set More Marks in Memory Lane Auction Mantle Cards Set More Marks in Memory Lane Auction(0)

The previous record price for a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle in near mint condition wasn’t just surpassed early Sunday morning. It was destroyed. Memory Lane sold the PSA 7 graded example of the most popular post-War baseball card ever made in its Summer Break Auction and when the dust settled, the final tally was $99,185, including the 19.5% buyer’s premium. Read More

2015 Goldin Auctions Summer Auction Nets $4.4 Million in Sales 2015 Goldin Auctions Summer Auction Nets $4.4 Million in Sales(0)

After more than a month of fever-pitched bidding both online at www.GoldinAuctions.com and at a live premium auction at the National Sports Collector’s Convention, the 2015 Goldin Auctions Summer Auction broke several industry records while selling a combined $4.4 million in sports, entertainment and pop culture memorabilia. Read More

Love of The Game Auctions Sells Gehrig Bat Sells for $436,970 Love of The Game Auctions Sells Gehrig Bat Sells for $436,970(0)

Once used as a weapon to ward off potential intruders, a previously unknown Lou Gehrig Hanna Batrite model game bat sold at auction early Sunday morning for a record-setting price.  Love of the Game Auctions offered the bat in its catalog sale after it was consigned earlier this year.  The bat was recently matched to a photo that shows the Yankee great holding it outside the batting cage at Comiskey Park in 1930, a discovery which likely led to its final realized price of $436,970.  Read full story at Sports Collectors Daily here.

2015 Goldin Auctions Premium Live Summer Auction Records Over $3 Million in Sales 2015 Goldin Auctions Premium Live Summer Auction Records Over $3 Million in Sales(0)

Headlined by the three biggest names in the sports collectibles world, Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle and Michael Jordan, the 2015 Goldin Auctions Summer Live Premium Auction at the Muvico 18 Theater in Rosemont, IL, saw several record prices realized in route to generating more than $3 million in sales. A corresponding online auction at www.GoldinAuctions.com with 1,200 additional lots will close on August 8th. Read More

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