Goldin Auctions has never wanted to be pigeon-holed as a sports auction-only business. Their latest sale, which opens today, proves that with an impressive mix of sports, historic items and entertainment artifacts that range from John D. Rockefeller to the Beatles to Mickey Mantle.
The highlights of SCP Auctions’ Spring Premier are many and deep, with many lots expected to bring six figures, including Mickey Mantle’s 1952 Yankees jersey, John Wooden’s sweater and Jimmie Foxx’s Tour of Japan uniform.
Tony Gwynn will always be remembered as Mr. Padre. The Hall of Famer passed away at age 54 due to complications from cancer. Memorabilia from his career will be offered in SCP Auctions April 25 sale.
The high-end items keep coming from SCP Auctions. The California company has announced a trio of amazing Mickey Mantle items for its April auction: One of The Mick’s Earliest known bats, his 1952 Yankees jersey and his 1956 Player of the Year award.
These are considered the first ever pre-Air Jordan gamers to hit the hobby. He only wore this style of shoe during the early portion of his rookie campaign before switching full time to Air Jordans later in the season.
“This is a truly unique auction,” said Auction Director Al Crisafulli. “It’s filled with rare and valuable material, whether it be tough 19th century cards and memorabilia, high-end football cards or hard-to-find Negro Leagues items, we think the auction will be interesting to collectors because it’s got a lot of things they may never have seen before.” Bidding ends Mar. 28.
The personal collections of athletes continue to head to the auction block. The latest to use the services of SCP Auctions is Rod Woodson, who will have rings, trophies and jerseys among the 70 lots in the April sale.
Cardboard paradise awaits bidders in the upcoming Mile High Card Co. auction, with highest-graded examples, set breaks and more.
The collection of 1910-11 M116 Sporting Life baseball cards, which encompasses nearly half of the 288-card set, came to Goldin Auctions from a family in the Midwest while going through their grandfather’s holdings earlier this year.
Phantom Punch gloves, Ruth bat, Mantle jersey, Jeffrey Maier glove, Koufax jersey among big-ticket items that push Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night Auction total past $9.8 million.