Among the highlights were a 2010 San Francisco Giants World Series ring selling for $42,480, Kobe Bryant’s Olympic sneakers autographed by all of his teammates selling for $38,561 and a one-of-a-kind Aston Martin Vanquish sports car produced for the 50th anniversary of the Basketball Hall of Fame and autographed by 50 NBA greats, which sold for a whopping $138,533.
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.
The Newport Sports Museum collected and curated by John Hamilton has been a destination spot for sports fans and collectors for years. Now pieces from that collection will be sold by SCP Auctions in four separate auctions, starting with a sale that ends May. 17.
Fan-assisted exhibit ‘Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American’ opens at National Jewish History Museum in March. Plenty of artifacts, interactive exhibits and educational opportunities will be part of the display in Philadelphia.
The No. 1 lot failed to meet reserve, but that didn’t stall bidding at Goldin Auctions, where the company’s October Legends sale topped $2.65 million, led by the finest 1939 Play Ball set in the land ($202K).
The 1957 Topps Baseball set that brought the standard size to baseball cards fulfilled collectors with HOFers and provided plenty of quirks throughout. This lengthy article covers the set from every angle, thanks to plenty of dealer input. Which card is your favorite of the bunch?
The National Museum of American Jewish History is planning a major exhibit called “Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Jews in America” and are looking for baseball fans’ help in sharing memories, artifacts and memorabilia.
T206 Wagner, Ruth rookie, 1963 Koufax jersey and Old Mill Jackson among the featured attractions for Robert Edward Auctions in their annual spring sale that kicks off April 20 and ends May 18. The telephone book known as the sale’s catalog will be shipping soon.
SCD readers are intimately familiar with the artwork of Dick Perez. Now the East Coast’s socialites get to experience the same, as Perez’s work will be on display as a solo exhibit at the Agora Gallery in NYC. A public reception will be held April 4.
Ron Lewis is known for his spectacular artwork of baseball players. His latest piece is a fantasy group shot of Jewish baseball players, highlighted by Sandy Koufax and Ryan Braun. The piece should be available in November.