Why do forgers go for the big names? Because that is where the demand lies. From Arnold Palmer, Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan to Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, the big names and their big achievements lead to demand, and the forgers supply the goods.
More than 200 Muhammad Ali/Cassius Clay autographs, Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Yankees collectibles, vintage cards and a wide array of memorabilia will be up for bids in Collectible Classics’ 517-lot Dec. 13 auction.
The collection features hundreds of items spanning the breadth of Dundee’s extraordinary career and includes some of the most historically important Muhammad Ali memorabilia ever offered to the public, including fight-worn gloves of Ali-Liston and Ali-Frazier I. The auction is live now and ends Dec. 1.
Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night auction to take place on Aug. 2 during the National Convention is already making headlines nationwide for the “Black Swamp Find.” However, the auction has more to offer, including the finest Babe Ruth single-signed ball and Arnold Palmer’s green jacket.
Neil Leifer, the famed sports photographer, will have his own work sold alongside his stunning collection of the work of other photographic legends. Leifer is especially known for his images of Muhammad Ali.
Julien’s Auctions is venturing into the sports category with an auction full of signed memorabilia that will serve as a complement to an amazing selection of music-related memorabilia that ranges from Michael Jackson to Meat Loaf.