Auction Results back to homepage

1857 Laws of Base Ball Documents Sell for $3.3 Million at SCP Auctions 1857 Laws of Base Ball Documents Sell for $3.3 Million at SCP Auctions(0)

Like a heavyweight prizefight, online bidders were trading blow for blow in hot pursuit of the historical 1857 “Laws of Base Ball” documents in SCP Auctions’ 2016 Spring Premier auction, which concluded early Sunday morning. Once the dust had settled, an eye-popping high bid of $3,263,246 secured the precious baseball pages whose author was recently identified as Daniel Lucius “Doc” Adams, who was then serving as President of the New York Knickerbockers Base Ball Club. Read More

Heritage Smashes Multiple World Records in 1933 Goudey PSA Set Registry Auction Heritage Smashes Multiple World Records in 1933 Goudey PSA Set Registry Auction(0)

The April 14, 2016 auction of the 1933 Goudey PSA Registry Set at Heritage Auctions proved itself to be a juggernaut, as prices soared – totaling more than $1.17 million in all and setting world record prices along the way – when the first great bubble gum baseball card set was offered to collectors. Read More

Mike Piazza’s Famous 9/11 Jersey Fetches $365K in Private Sale Via Goldin Auctions Mike Piazza’s Famous 9/11 Jersey Fetches $365K in Private Sale Via Goldin Auctions(0)

Mike Piazza’s post-9/11 home run jersey will have a permanent home in New York. A trio of Mets fans, including Anthony Scaramucci founder and managing partner of SkyBridge Capital, Tony Lauto a retired Wall Street executive and an anonymous third party signed an agreement today to purchase the jersey in a private sale from Goldin Auctions for a record price of $365,000. The previous high price paid for a modern-day jersey was $303,277 for Kirk Gibson’s 1988 World Series jersey worn when he homered off Dennis Eckersley. Read More

A Spellbinding $394,000 for J.K. Rowling’s Chair Sold at Heritage Auctions Historical A Spellbinding $394,000 for J.K. Rowling’s Chair Sold at Heritage Auctions Historical(0)

The chair used by author J.K. Rowling while she wrote the first two Harry Potter booksHarry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – sold for a spellbinding $394,000 – eight times it’s opening bid –  at a public auction of rare books held April 6, 2016 by Heritage Auctions at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York. The winning bidder wanted to remain anonymous. Read More

Rare Weil Baking Ruth Rookie Brings Big Price In Memory Lane Sale Rare Weil Baking Ruth Rookie Brings Big Price In Memory Lane Sale(0)

One of a small number of 1916 Babe Ruth rookie cards with Weil Baking Company advertising on the back topped the sales list in Memory Lane Inc.’s recently completed I Own It Now catalog. Read More

Found for $10: Texas A&M University Buys Early Map of Texas and letter for $10,500 Found for $10: Texas A&M University Buys Early Map of Texas and letter for $10,500(0)

A rare and early map of Texas and related historical documents once owned by surveyor James M. Manning – discovered buried in a box of ragtime sheet music purchased for only $10 at an Indiana estate sale decades ago – sold for a combined $10,500 Saturday, March 12 at an annual Texas history auction held by Dallas-based Heritage Auctions. Read More

1955 Clemente Rookie Brings Record $478,000 in Heritage’s $9.3+ million New York Platinum Night 1955 Clemente Rookie Brings Record $478,000 in Heritage’s $9.3+ million New York Platinum Night(0)

A 1955 Topps Roberto Clemente rookie baseball card, graded PSA Mint 9, stunned the baseball card collecting hobby on Saturday night, Feb. 20, 2016, when it realized a world record price of $478,000, amidst spirited bidding, in Heritage Auctions’ $9.3+ million Feb. 20-21, 2016 Platinum Night Sports event in New YorkRead More

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

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

© 2016 Auction Report All rights reserved.