Heritage Auctions released its annual sales totals, which reached $20 million in sports and $860 million in sales company-wide across all of its divisions. In sports, the lead story was the Black Swap Find that general national media attention for its back story and the cards themselves.
For modern World Series artifacts, Curt Schilling’s bloody sock from the 2004 World Series is one of the most memorable. The sock is going from the Baseball Hall of Fame to the auction block, courtesy of Heritage Auctions, in its February sale.
The Long Beach Expo will have autograph guests for the first time in more than a decade, bringing in Magic Johnson, Jerry West and jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. to help draw in sports fans, along with a display of nine T206 Honus Wagner cards.
The big-ticket items just keep coming in the hobby, with the latest news coming form Heritage regarding the sale of the Miracle on Ice Collection of Mike Eruzione. This includes the jersey and stick Eruzione used in the 1980 classic against the Soviets.
Heritage Auctions rolled out its largest sports catalog auction to date, with more than 3,000 items available over a three-day period. The result was nearly $6 million in sales, led by examples from the “Black Swamp Find,” a Harmon Killebrew jersey and a 1970 Topps Baseball set.
Heritage Auctions is used to big sports memorabilia sales. The October auction is one of the companies largest in size, and highlights include a Mickey Mantle game-used All-Star bat, a ticket to Fenway’s grand opening and A 1973 Tom Seaver game-used jersey.
From Baltimore to Long Beach, Calif. – those ‘Black Swap Find’ cards are getting around. The Long Beach Expo, to be held Sept. 6-8 will feature select cards from the find, as sports collectibles continue to gain more presence at the show.
You already know the results of the initial offering of the “Black Swamp Find” of E98 cards, bit those were just the tip of the iceberg in Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night auction held during the National Convention. In all, the auction totaled $4.5 million, with many top-of-the-line items.
The world got their first chance at bidding on the Black Swamp Find of E98 baseball cards in Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night auction during the National Convention. The three lots total tallied $566,132.
The “Black Swamp Find” of 1910 E98 baseball cards is major news, and the cards will be on display at the upcoming National Convention. In addition, Heritage Auction will be giving away reprinted cards based on the set during the show’s four-day run.