Heritage Auctions is currently seeking consignments for a handful of remaining spots in the premier auction event of 2018, our Platinum Night Auction on August 18-19. Call or email one of our consignment directors today to learn how you can benefit from the market strength that only Heritage can provide. Every lot in session 1 will be featured in a full two-page spread as part of our award-winning auction catalog with our famous 3-D cover.
We are seeking rare and important lots valued in excess of $10,000. Top lots in past Platinum Night events have been featured on NBC’s The Today Show, The New York Times, the front page of Yahoo.com and hundreds of Associated Press and UPI affiliates. In addition to the top sports buyers around the globe, the auction catalog is also mailed to the top bidders across every one of Heritage Auctions’ 40 collectibles divisions, providing an audience for your consignment unmatched in the sports collectibles industry.
Here are some featured items:
- 1927 Babe Ruth Home Run #48 Baseball Signed and Notated in Ruth’s Hand!
- 1930-31 Babe Ruth Signed New York Yankees Player’s Contract–The Richest of His Career
- 1964 American League Most Valuable Player Award from The Brooks Robinson Collection
- 1993 Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl XXVIII Championship Ring Presented to Long Snapper Dale Hellestrae
- 1893 Cy Young Cabinet Card Signed Twice, PSA/DNA Authentic
Coming off one of the most impressive sports card offerings in history, the upcoming July 19-20 Summer Sports Card Catalog is shaped up to be a worthy successor. Two astonishing rookie cards are at the forefront of the auction, including a marvelous 1955 Topps Roberto Clemente #164 PSA Mint 9 and dazzling 1955 Topps Sandy Koufax #123 PSA Mint 9 . With more than 1,400 lots, the offerings should intrigue collectors from all realms with elusive 19th Century cards, high-grade candy cards, a magnitude of post-war cards and a grand selection of unopened wax boxes.
From pre-war sets, including an extremely rare 1921 E253 Oxford Confectionery Set – #1 All-Time Finest on the PSA Set Registry set break to a post-war breathtaking 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle #311 PSA NM+ 7.5 this auction is lined up to fill almost any collector’s want list. A multitude of PSA Registry set breaks including a 1953 Topps Complete Set (274) – #7 Current Finest and a 1954 Dan-Dee Potato Chips Complete Set (25) – #3 All-Time Finest are sure to be crowd pleasers. Collectors looking for offerings outside the baseball domain, will be amazed with earth-shattering offerings including a 1957 Topps Johnny Unitas SGC 96 Mint 9, 1960 Hemmets Journal Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) Rookie PSA Gem Mint 10 – Pop One, 1979/80 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Unopened Wax Box, and 1986 Fleer Basketball Unopened Wax Box.
Lot viewing for this auction will take place on July 11-13 in our New York office – 445 Park Ave New York, NY 10022 with experts Derek Grady and Lee Iskowitz on hand to answer any questions. Feel free to bring any potential sports consignments including vintage sports cards, autographs or memorabilia. Hours will be between 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (EST) on Wednesday & Thursday (July 11-12th), and between 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday (July 13th). For more information or to set up an appointment, please contact Derek at DerekG@ha.com or via phone at 214-409-1975 or Lee at LeeI@ha.com or 214-409-1601.