In a twist from its usual auction lineup, Legendary Auctions is rolling out an Internet auction focusing solely on autographed memorabilia, with an emphasis on Upper Deck Authentics’ signed items featuring Jordan, Woods and LeBron.
Adam Port is recreating some of the most memorable sports photos of all time featuring legendary icons. His work will first be offered in Legendary Auctions’ November catalog auction.
Hockey fans take note: The latest superstar athlete to put their personal collection up for auction is Phil Esposito. The sale, to be conducted ion November, will include Esposito’s awards, rings, artworks and game-used items.
The second auction held during the National Convention’s run brought a total of $1.7 million in roughly 60 lots, led by a Honus Wagner game-used bat that topped $250,000.
The National Convention will serve as the backdrop for Legendary Auctions’ Live Event, which will feature the Kent Feddeman Collection of early Washington Senators/National memorabilia, including personal items own by Walter Johnson.
With the first sale of the year in the books, Legendary Auctions looks forward to a big 2012. If the first auction with the Dreier Collection is any indication, it’s going to be fun. Here are the results from March.
Among the top items sold in in Legendary Auctions Day 1 session was a T206 Ty Cobb with Cobb back ($67,500) and a 1971-72 Wilt Chamberlain Lakers jersey ($42,500). A JFK golf bag hit $27,500.
The first eight items from the famous Dreier Collection were made available for purchase through Legendary Auctions. It took about a day or so and two of them are gone: the T206 Honus Wagner PSA 4 (price not announced) and the 1888 Joseph Hall Cabinets Master Set (14, plus five variations) for $600,000. Six items currently remain available.
The famed Dreier Collection, which consists of many one-of-a-kind items such as the only uncut sheet of $81 Turkish Trophy Silks and complete sets of 1914 Boston Garters, will be offered by Legendary Auction in a series of sales that will take place over the next two years.