Heritage wrapped up its 2015 Sports Auction season with a $12 million sale, pushing its yearly total in sports auctions past $40 million. High-grade singles, Brooks Robinson and hockey memorabilia lead the way.
The Brooks Robinson Collection brought $1.44 million through Heritage Auctions. His 1964 American League MVP award brought $155,350; the 1970 Baltimore Orioles World Series ring realized $143,400.
The Brooks Robinson Collection, the Andy Leff Hockey Collection and stunning groupings of cards, game-used uniforms and equipment, tickets and assorted ephemera combine for a big-time auction that ends Nov. 5-7 courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
In the highly competitive sports memorabilia auction industry, Heritage Auctions and SCP Auctions have risen toward the top. Chris Ivy at Heritage and David Kohler at SCP Auctions share their secrets to success and some of the biggest items they have handled.
Brooks Robinson is making artifacts from his playing career and personal life available to the public, including MVP Award, championship rings, jerseys, Gold Glove awards and more, with all proceeds going to charity.
Heritage Auctions held its Platinum Night Auction during The National, a $6.1 million sale led by Mantle, Roberto Clemente, William Perry and one of the earliest team baseball cards to surface in the public market.
National Sports Collectors Convention filled with giveaways, access to unique memorabilia and plenty of exclusive trading cards courtesy if card manufacturers. The hobby’s five-day main event is ready to kick off in Rosemont, Ill.
Silver and gold engraved keepsake gifted to English fighter Charley Mitchell for lasting three, rain-soaked hours with Boston’s John L. Sullivan may bring $30,000 at auction. Bidding is currently at $8,500 leading up to the July 30 live event.
Absentee bidding for Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night event at the National Sports Collectors Convention is underway, with heavy bidding already taking place for a PSA 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, Clemente rookie card, DiMaggio jersey and much more.
A circa 1860 team card of The Brooklyn Atlantics, passed down in the family of player Archibald McMahon, to be sold by Heritage Auctions during its Platinum Night sale during the National Convention. Bidding is past already $22,000.