The watch comes directly from the Babe Ruth Family, and was given to the Ruth during his last appearance at Yankee Stadium in 1948, which also celebrated the 25th anniversary of Yankee Stadium. SCP Auctions will offer the watch in its Spring auction.
SCP Auctions’ latest sale featured a record price for a piece of Olympic memorabilia, as Jesse Owens 1936 Olympic gold medal tops $1.4 million. It was just one of the high-priced treasures in the sale.
SCP Auctions has another stellar lineup ready to roll for its latest sale. The auction include Jesse Owens 1936 Olympic gold medal and artifacts from the personal collection of Jackie Robinson, Goose Gossage and Warren Moon.
Game-worn Negro league jerseys are a tough find in themselves. A jersey worn by a Negro league player in the Hall of Fame is even more difficult to uncover. SCP Auctions will feature a circa 1927 Willie Foster Chicago American Giants jersey in its Dec. 7 sale.
A lucky college student is looking to score big with the home run ball hit by Shane Victorino in Game 6 of the 2013 ALCS that helped put Boston back into the World Series. SCP Auctions will offer the item, expected to hit between $50,000-$100,000.
Calvin Arnold has joins the Sports team at Heritage Auctions. He mostly recently worked for SCP Auctions.
Vintage baseball cards still rule the market, as evidenced by a $125,332 sale price for a 1934 Goudey No. 37 Lou Gehrig card (SGC 10) and $51,450 for a 1916 Famous & Barr No. 151 Babe Ruth rookie card VG PSA 3. Both sold in SCP Auctions latest sale that topped $2.2 million.
The artifacts on display at the National Convention are simply amazing. One-of-kind artifacts are available at every turn, and now comes the news that SCP Auctions is not only displaying a 1936 Olympic gold medal of Jesse Owens, but the company will also be offering the famous relic in its November auction.
The SCP Auctions sale is just two days into bidding, yet there are some impressive bids for a 1934 Goudey Lou Gehrig Gem Mint 10 (the only example on the market) and a 1996 Green Bay Packers championship ring.
The National Convention is always full of treasures. This year, many auction houses are bringing in great memorabilia to display, including SCP Auctions’ announcement of The Abrams Family Collection of Jackie Robinson memorabilia.