Super Bowl rings net $200,000+; Hakeem Olajuwon’s 50 Greatest Player litho sells for $75,000+ and Davey Lopes Collection tallies $50,000+ in Goldin Auctions’ Opening Day sale that nets $2 million.
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 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.
A 1942 Joe DiMaggio jersey brought $169,400; a 1920 autographed Chicago White Sox baseball featuring six players banned in the Black Sox scandal, including Joe Jackson, sold for $81,070; and a 1952 Topps Baseball graded near set rang up at $72,600 in Goldin Auctions’ recent sale.
Goldin Auctions is offering its most diverse lineup to date, with items ranging from a Joe DiMaggio Jersey to James Dean notebook. Also included are vintage cards, presidential signed documents and items related to Hollywood’s elite.
The upcoming Goldin Auctions sale will feature a newly discovered 1942 Joe DiMaggio Yankees jersey and personal items from Gary Carter, Keith Hernandez and Jose Altuve, including awards.
Goldin Auctions will featured nine lots of Oscar Taveras memorabilia from a single-owner collection. The consignor said his proceeds from the sale will go to the Taveras family.
Goldin Auctions latest sale ended Nov. 1 with nearly $3 million in total sales, led by Babe Ruth’s final contract with the N.Y. Yankees and a game-used bat, along with personal awards won by Schmidt, such as his 1984 Gold Glove Award.
Mike Schmidt Collection, M101-4 Sporting News complete set and Babe Ruth contracts turn heads for Goldin Auctions; live now, closes Nov. 1.
For just the second time on record, a fully PSA-graded set of 1916 Sporting News M101-4 cards will hit the market, this time from Goldin Auctions. The cards come from a family that has housed the cards for nearly 100 years in the Midwest.