A treasure-trove of rare memorabilia from the collection of LaSalle University and Philadelphia Warriors/New York Knicks legend Tom Gola are on the Goldin Auctions block in the Holiday Auction which is underway and continues through December 12th and 13th.
The Tom Gola Collection is highlighted by his 1986 NBA All Star Ring (presented to him as a former player; Gola was a five-time All-Star) and a pair of Game-Worn jerseys, one a 1959 Warriors road jersey #15, and the second a New York Knicks #6 signed jersey from the from the early 1960’s.
A bevy of college awards-related trophies and plaques belonging to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame member are also up for grabs, including his “Certificate of Election” to the “Basketball Hall of Fame” dated 1975. Visit https://goldinauctions.com/Category/Thomas_Gola_Collection-268.html for the entire collection.
Goldin Auctions is the world’s largest and most admired sports memorabilia auction house, becoming the first company in the industry to eclipse $100 million in annual sales (2020). Founder Ken Goldin has sold more than $750 million in memorabilia from many of the biggest names in sports, history, and pop culture. The company is renowned for it’s player collections having brought collections from legends such as Cal Ripken Jr., Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Joe Montana, Barry Bonds, and numerous others to the public. In the August 2020 Auction, Goldin Auctions sold a 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospects #BDPP89 Mike Trout (Superfractors) Signed Rookie Card (#1/1) for an All-time public sale record of $3.84 million and the 2003-04 UD “Exquisite Collection” Rookie Patch Autograph (RPA) #78 LeBron James Signed Rookie Card (#02/99) for $1.1 million, plus the previous public sale record holder the 1909-11 Honus Wagner T206 card for $3.12 million, a 1909-11 Honus Wagner PSA 1 for $1,426,800 the record for any card in the PSA 1 grade, a 2013-14 National Treasures Horizontal (RPA) #130 Giannis Antetokounmpo Signed NBA Logoman Patch Rookie Card (#1/1) – BGS MINT 9/BGS 10 for $1.85 million – a basketball card record, Babe Ruth’s 1918 contract for a record $1.02 million, 2009 Bowman Chrome Mike Trout Prospects Red Refractor – BGS 9.5 for $922,500, several 2003-04 Exquisite LOGOMAN Cards featuring LeBron James for $900,000 the record for any Basketball card, 2003-04 LeBron James Game Used Rookie Jersey for $392,500 the highest paid for a LeBron James Rookie Jersey, the Mike Piazza Post-9/11 home run jersey for $365,000, and the 1979-80 Wayne Gretzky PSA GEM MT 10 rookie card for a record $465,000. Goldin Auctions strives to break new ground and offer collectors the best in collectible treasures up for auction in the marketplace. Goldin Auctions is the official auction partner of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association, The Jackie Robinson Foundation and the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum. For more information, visit www.goldinauctions.com. Media Contact: Dave Amerman at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 856-767-8550.