It is with great pride that we announce the opening of our 6th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Auction. We believe you will find this sale to be nothing short of monumental as it is the greatest collection of basketball treasures ever to be assembled for public auction. Full auction previews are posted on our website.
Our e-Catalog is available online. The absentee bidding portion of the auction will open on July 18, 2011 at 10:00 AM EST and will close on August 11, 2011 at 11:59 PM EST. The live conclusion will be held at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield Massachusetts. Live bidding for this session begins on August 12, 2011 at 1:00 PM EST. Every lot in this sale will come with a Letter of Authenticity from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as well as a Grey Flannel Auctions LOA. Additionally, there are 50+ letters that accompany lots in this sale directly from the player themselves, their families or team employees.
Notable consignors & collections include:
*2x NBA Defensive Player of the Year & Rebound King – Dennis Rodman
*Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer & Celtic Great – Bailey Howell
*UCLA Bruins deadeye shooting forward & 3x NCAA Champion – Lynn Shackelford
*ABA New York Nets ballboy and beloved sports commentator with the MSG Network, NBC, Versus & USA Network – Al Trautwig
*2x NBA Champion and famed LA Laker – Mike Smrek
*6 season NBA vet & 3rd round (1st pick) of the 1955 NBA Draft – Al Ferrari
National Sports Collectors Convention
GFA will be at the 32nd National Sports Collectors Convention. “The World’s Largest Sports & Entertainment Convention” at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago (Rosemont), IL from August 3-7, 2011. Booth numbers 436 & 438
Stop by and say hello / GFA will be offering:
*Free sports memorabilia appraisals
*Items for direct sale
*Accepting consignments for all future auctions
*Exclusive web-store discounts
*All BHoF Induction Auction lots will be on display
The Grey Flannel Team Is On The Road Again
If you would like to meet with us to discuss consigning to a future auction or to sell your items outright, please contact us to make an appointment. See you on the road!
Wednesday, July 20th through Sunday, July 24th
Tuesday, August 2nd through Sunday, August 7th