In the highly competitive sports memorabilia auction industry, Heritage Auctions and SCP Auctions have risen toward the top. Chris Ivy at Heritage and David Kohler at SCP Auctions share their secrets to success and some of the biggest items they have handled.
A Dream Team signed basketball from the Chuck Daly Estate topped $230,000 and a 1968 Ernie Banks Cubs jersey totaled #137,865 to lead SCP Auctions’ latest sale that topped $2.5 million.
With an Aug. 22 ending date looming, there’s many opportunities to grab game-worn N.Y. Yankees jerseys from Jackie Robinson Day celebrations over the past several years.
Among the more than1,000 lots in SCP Auctions’ current sale are more than a dozen Olympic-related collectibles, including Great Britain’s Jimmy Foster’s 1936 gold medal.
The high-profile auctions just keep coming. SCP Auctions is offering a 1968 Ernie Banks game-used jersey. 1936 Olympic gold medal, the Johnny Murphy Collection and one of the best 1912 T202 Hassan Triple Folder sets in existence. Bidding ends Aug. 22.
A-Rod’s signed, inscribed Louisville Slugger from his first MLB hit expected to fetch more than $20,000 in SCP Auctions’ August 22 sale.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has named SCP Auctions its official auction and appraisal partner, taking over the annual basketball-themed auction and involved in the September induction weekend festivities.
Johnny Murphy played on seven World Series-winning teams before turning to the front office for work. His prized Yankees items are among the rarities in the Johnny Murphy Collection presented in SCP Auctions’ upcoming sale.
SCP auctions will present the Chuck Daly Estate Collection in its August sale, complete with Dream Team-sign basketballs, personal notes, Olympic torch and artifacts from his coaching days with the Detroit Pistons.
SCP Auctions will showcase items for its august auction during the National Sports Collectors Convention, including jerseys from Ted Williams and Ernie Banks and Olympic and championship relics.