Gotta Have It Collectibles announced its latest sports collectibles auction – the 2012 Opening Day Baseball Celebration Sports Memorabilia Auction, live now at Gottahaveit.com. Bidding ends April 13.
This auction also offers the opportunity to acquire unique items from the collection of Nik Kleinberg, the founding director of photography at both Sports Illustrated For Kids and ESPN The Magazine, and former photo editor for Sport Magazine.
Highlights from the auction include the following items:
- Christy Mathewson handwritten and signed check
- Babe Ruth “Gem Mint” signed photograph
- Babe Ruth signed and inscribed Home Run Special baseball
- Three Ty Cobb handwritten letters, including one signed twice
- Two Cy Young handwritten letters
- 1960-61 Boston Celtics NBA Champions team-signed stationery
- Three signed Michael Jordan basketballs from Sports Illustrated For Kids photo shoot and three signed magazines
- Large collection of original Ozzie Sweet photographs
- Charles Barkley game-worn basketball shorts decorated with hearts from Sports Illustrated for Kids magazine shoot
- Vintage cards from Mickey Mantle’s personal baseball card collection
- Derek Jeter “rookie era” signed game-used baseball bat
- Double Ebbets Field seats.
Items in this auction are offered with only a 10 percent buyer’s premium. Register and place bids on Gottahaveit.com, or call Gotta Have It Collectibles at (212) 750-7900.