WILTON, Conn. – A letter boldly signed by George Washington, a game-worn Michael Jordan basketball jersey, a 1963 Christmas card signed by both JFK and Jackie, and an archive of material signed by Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas will appear in University Archives’ online 460-lot auction slated for Wednesday, February 1 at 11 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
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NEW YORK – Christie’s will offer one of the rarest and most valuable Michael Jordan rookie cards in existence – the Michael Jordan Upper Deck Signed 1986 Fleer #57 rookie card – with an estimate of $2 million-$3 million. The card will be offered as part of an online-only sale, Six Rings – Legacy of the GOAT, which will be open for bidding from June 1-14 and will be exhibited at Christie’s Rockefeller Center galleries from June 3-7.
DALLAS – Heritage Auctions recorded $1.4 billion in sales in 2021, marking the first time in its 45-year history the Dallas-based auction house has surpassed the billion-dollar mark. Heritage also set numerous auction world records during the past year, including ones for the world’s most valuable comic book, J.C. Leyendecker painting, video game, Michael Jordan jersey, Peanuts artwork, hockey trading card and Harry Potter book. And it did not take a magic wand to reach this extraordinary benchmark.
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. — Skinner Auctioneers will host an online auction of Sports Memorabilia, from December 7-15. The highlights of the sale include numerous sports cards from the longtime collection of a passionate Boston sports fan, who celebrates the elite players in baseball, football, basketball and hockey. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.
CHICAGO – On November 19, Hindman Auctions will present Seeing Stars: Property from the Collection of Bill Zwecker, the former longtime entertainment and celebrity journalist. The award-winning Chicago journalist’s collection of 172 lots captures historical moments, and includes memorabilia from a wide range of genres, including film, television, theater, politics, sports and other pop culture categories. Iconic names such as Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jordan, Tom Hanks, Robert F. Kennedy, President Richard Nixon and Lady Bird Johnson will be represented in the offering. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
CHICAGO — On October 26, Hindman Auctions will present a Sports Memorabilia sale, which will be highlighted by a noteworthy selection of Michael Jordan memorabilia, among collectibles representing other distinguished athletes. From trading cards to autographs, legendary figures across the world of sports are represented in this auction, including a 1951 Mickey Mantle Bowman rookie card, Babe Ruth signed baseballs and a historic Tiger Woods signed golf flag flown at the first tournament won by Woods in 1996. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Grey Flannel Auctions is accustomed to handling elite game-used sports memorabilia, but nothing seems to generate more interest these days than a pair of Michael Jordan game-worn sneakers. That’s the opinion of Michael Russek, Director of Operations at Scottsdale, Arizona-based Grey Flannel Auctions.
DALLAS – One could say there were millions of reasons why Heritage Auctions’ three-day Spring Sports Catalog Auction was a newsmaker, beginning with the final tally: more than $33.5 million, a new record high for the world’s leading sports auction house.
This new highwater mark, set May 6-8, comes just two months after March’s $32.7-million Platinum Night Sports Auction – and only five months after Heritage’s first $22-million sports auction. In fact, December’s total set what was then the all-time record for any event ever held featuring only sports cards and memorabilia.