MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. — The Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc. will hold its next Red Carpet auction on Wednesday, August 16, starting at 10 am Eastern time. Boasting more than 750 items, the auction ranges from documents signed by Founding Fathers and renowned presidents such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, James Monroe and Ulysses S. Grant. It will also feature a trove of baseball memorabilia that centers on the New York Yankees. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
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CHICAGO – Hindman is currently presenting its largest Sports Memorabilia auction to date, with nearly 700 lots of trading cards, autographs and memorabilia in a timed online format until Monday, June 26. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers. The auction is jam-packed with items from superstars from the earliest days of sports to the present day including Honus Wagner, Jackie Robinson, Mickey Mantle, Roberto Clemente, Mike Ditka, Magic Johnson, Walter Payton, Michael Jordan and LeBron James.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The carefully curated selections featured in Everard Auctions’ June 20-21 Southern Estates and Collections online auction exemplify centuries of excellence and quality across a broad range of fine and decorative art. Highlights include a newly discovered and expertly authenticated waterscape by Sanford Robinson Gifford, John J Audubon’s White Heron, a sizable collection of outsider art, sterling silver, mid-century modern furniture, Asian art, jewelry, watches and autographed sports collectibles. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
DALLAS — By every estimation, 2022 was a home run for Heritage Auctions. The auction house recorded more than $1.45 billion in sales in 2022, a record high for the 46-year-old Dallas-based company following 2021’s landmark results. It also set dozens of significant auction records spanning most of its categories, including one for the world’s most valuable sports collectible when a 1952 Mickey Mantle baseball card sold last summer for $12.6 million.
NEW YORK – What do B.B. King, Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon, Mickey Mantle, Jimi Hendrix and Franklin D. Roosevelt have in common? Treasured objects from these and other legendary figures and events will be auctioned through Guernsey’s on Wednesday, September 21. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK (AP) – A decades-old, mint condition Mickey Mantle baseball card could break a record at auction.
NEW YORK — Topps baseball cards have been around since the early 1950s. In light of the January 2022 news that the veteran firm has been acquired for roughly $500 million by Fanatics, a sports gear and apparel retailer, it makes sense to take a closer look at the company and the history of baseball cards as well.
YORK, Pa. – After two consecutive auctions that broke existing house records, Hake’s is back with a blockbuster November 2-3 Premier Auction that could push the pop culture giant’s 2021 gross beyond the $10 million mark. Between the red-hot state of the vintage collectibles market and an influx of new, investment-minded collectors coming into the hobby, new records are likely to be set not only by the November auction as a whole, but also in a number of pop-culture subcategories, said Hake’s president Alex Winter.
CHICAGO – On June 8, Hindman will present its Sports Memorabilia auction, which will offer objects that reflect legendary athletes across multiple sports. Items will showcase athletes such as Michael Jordan, Peyton Manning, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali, and Tiger Woods. The 256-lot auction features property from the collection of acclaimed journalist and author Allen Abel. Spanning Abel’s career of over four decades, the collection includes on-site ephemera from some of the most celebrated moments in sporting history. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
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.