Memory Lane has acquired what is dubbed The Rocky Mountain Collection consisting of more than 300 of the tops cards in the hobby in unheard of grades. The collection ranks No. 3 on the PSA Set Registry.
Sports artifacts from America’s first ‘Hall of Fame’ museum include a circa 1955 Heisman Trophy and boxing gloves and robes belonging to Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney. Auction kicks off Aug. 6.
The Helms Athletic Foundation (HAF) was a Los Angeles-based sports organization founded in 1936 and home to some of the most prized pieces of sports memorabilia in the 1940s and ’50s. Now some of those pieces will be in the upcoming SCP Auctions sale.
Autographed cards from stars like Paul Pierce, Bill Self, Roy Williams, Danny Manning and other popular Kansas alumni are sprinkled throughout the product from Upper Deck.
Grey Flannel’s annual Basketball Hall of Fame auction is one of the marquee events of the year for game-used basketball jerseys and related artifacts from some of the biggest names in the sport. This year’s list of collectibles are linked to names like Jerry Lucas, Wilt Chamberlain and Oscar Robertson.
For SCD columnist T.J. Schwartz, the move to the West Coast as a young adult provided unique opportunities to meet some big-time athletes. The comedy writer/cabbie shares a couple of priceless stories from his past.
Heritage Auctions is used to big sports memorabilia sales. The October auction is one of the companies largest in size, and highlights include a Mickey Mantle game-used All-Star bat, a ticket to Fenway’s grand opening and A 1973 Tom Seaver game-used jersey.
SCD Columnist Ross Forman provides his take on the National Convention, from the memorabilia on display to the autograph guests and everything in between.
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.
Grey Flannel’s Winter Classics Auction tops $1.1 million, with a Mickey Mantle gamer leading the way at $114,000. A lot commemorating Wilt’s 100-point game, complete with scorer’s sheet, program and press ticket, topped ut at $108,000.