Sports artifacts from America’s first ‘Hall of Fame’ museum include a circa 1955 Heisman Trophy and boxing gloves and robes belonging to Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney. Auction kicks off Aug. 6.
The live portion of the Babe Ruth 100th Anniversary Auction wrapped up July 12, grossing more than $3.6 million. the rest of the lineup, which contains more than 200 Ruth items in the 1,200-lot lineup, concludes Friday, July 18.
The big auction didn’t disappoint, as the 1918 contract of Babe Ruth sold for more than $1 million as part of a 125-lot auction that topped $3.6 million altogether.
Memory Lane’s I Own It Now Sale continues to bring good prices, with the latest event highlighted by a $46,000 sale of a 1933 Goudey Nap Lajoie and $28,000 for a T206 Piedmont Ty Cobb portrait with a green background.
Muhammad Ali gloves from Ali-Frazier I, Babe Ruth’s 7-2nd home run ball and a Lou Gehrig signed ticket from his famous “Luckiest Man” speech game among the top draws at the Heritage event that takes place during the National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland.
From an 1888 Goodwin Champions Cap Anson to an unused ticket for Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit game, virtually every era of sports is covered in the latest I Own It Now catalog from Memory Lane. Purchase outright or make an offer.
The Helms Athletic Foundation (HAF) was a Los Angeles-based sports organization founded in 1936 and home to some of the most prized pieces of sports memorabilia in the 1940s and ’50s. Now some of those pieces will be in the upcoming SCP Auctions sale.
Steiner Sports’ Unbreakable Auction is no live, led by a 1951 Joe DiMaggio bat and an autograph book with more than 80 signatures, many from the baseball’s all-time greats.
One captured the world of sport in bold bursts of impressionistic color and the other with the unflinching precision of a camera lens, but both LeRoy Neiman and Ernie Schworck exhibited the strength of their enduring legacies in the Heritage Auction’s $7.44 million Sports Collectibles Signature Auction.
Al Crisafulli has a new lineup of goodies on sales, and collectors of high-grade vintage cards, baseball memorabilia, card sets and signed items will have the pick of the litter in the auction that ends May 31.