Mastro Auctions – Win, Place and Show

Experts in sports memorabilia know the value of name recognition, too. That’s what boosts the price of collectibles linked to marquee horses and sentimental favorites. Along with Triple Crown collectibles, the Kentucky Derby is an obvious top seller, says Brian Marren, vice president of acquisitions at Mastro Auctions. He adds, “Most of the general public can get their arms around that stuff.” Mastro, a Burr Ridge, Ill., company that specializes in sports and Americana collectibles, has sold a number of horse racing’s high-priced keepsakes, mainly to private collectors and a few museums. For full article at WSJ.com click here.

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