The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston in the 1965 ‘Phantom Punch’ bout sold for $965,000 during Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night sale in New York City.
Heritage Auctions is presenting the Herb Brooks Collection in the company’s Platinum Night Auction, which concludes with a live event Feb. 21. Brooks’ items include his presentation ring for the 1980 “Miracle” and artifacts from throughout his career.
Heritage Auctions is ready to wow the sports memorabilia once again with its Platinum night Auction, held in New York City Feb 21-22. With fresh-to-the-market material including the gloves Ali and Liston wore in the “Phantom Punch” fight to a Joe Jackson signed photos and athlete collections, the auction will rewrite the record books.
The Kindler Collection of rare football jerseys collection shows strength in fall catalog auction, totaling $450,000 for Heritage Auctions, as part of its $7.15 million sale.
Nearly 3,400 lots are now open for bidding in one of the largest auctions in Heritage history. Bidding ends Nov. 6-8 and features game-used football jerseys from the John Kindler Collection, more from the Black Swamp Find and artifacts from the 1980 Miracle On Ice U.S. Hockey Team.
Sam Snead’s tournament used driver, part of more than 100 victories for the legend, leads the offerings of Heritage Auctions’ Sept. 25-26 sale, along with the Bob Burkett Collection of Early Golf Memorabilia featuring the only Bobby Jones’ trophy in private hands, from the 1916 Cherokee Country Club Invitational.
While plenty of deals took place on the floor of The National, more impressive prices were realized in Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night Auction that topped $4.5 million.
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.
Rare poster form 1926 was found inside the walls of a home being demolished and was rescued from the trash. The reward? the piece is already past $9,000 with more than two days to go.
Heritage Auctions has lined up nearly 3,400 lots of sports memorabilia for its May 15-17 sale, including remarkable LeRoy Neiman originals, Koufax artifacts, vintage card gems and game-used material galore.