Sports Illustrated magazines were not released with the intention of them being collectible, but over the years that is exactly what has happened.
The Gary Traugh Cassius Clay Collection headlines the Morphy Auctions Premier Sports Memorabilia sale, scheduled for March 29 at the company’s Denver, Pennsylvania gallery.
Many great Olympic athletes have appeared in both the Summer and Winter Olympics, with many of them commemorated in the “History’s Greatest Olympians” trading card set.
Clean Sweep Auctions is hosting its largest auction, which is loaded with cards, autographs, and memorabilia from a variety of sports.
Lelands will host what it touts as one of the greatest selections of Muhammad Ali memorabilia ever sold publicly in an October 2016 sale.
Collect Auctions debuts one of the finest unopened product lineups to date, along with complete sets, signed gems and a Mays bat. Look for a 1981 Topps Baseball unopened vending case, 1971-72 Topps Basketball vending box and 1973 Topps Baseball 4th Series unopened wax box, among others.
Muhammad Ali, game-used bat, and unprecedented sports card offerings anchor largest Heritage Sports auction in history. Highlights include a Cassius Clay robe, more than 30 Sets on the PSA Set Registry, the No. 3-ranked 1914 Cracker Jack set and “Pistol Pete” Maravich game-worn New Orleans Jazz jersey.
In a sale that had seven items top the $100,000 mark, Heritage’s Platinum Night Auction was led by Joe Jackson’s rookie bat, Ali’s gloves from his first bout with Sonny Liston and Babe Ruth 1923 pocket watch.
Big names abound in Heritage Auctions Platinum Night event planned for Feb. 22-23. Bidding is live now for a 1923 Babe Ruth N.Y. Yankees championship watch, Cassius Clay gloves used in his first bout with Sonny Liston and an early Joe Jackson bat.
Clean Sweep’s current auction includes a rare 1918 Babe Ruth document involving monetary incentives for reaching pitching milestones with the Red Sox, but that’s just one of the gems in the sale that ends Oct 2.