Tag Archives: Basketball

Decorating with Sports Memorabilia

Decorating with Sports Memorabilia

by Maxine Carter-Lome Everyone knows sports fans are passionate about their players and teams. They proudly communicate where their loyalties lie through their clothing, the bumper stickers on their car, and the items they display in their home, office, and man cave.   Diehard sports fans, collectors, and enthusiasts alike can’t resist buying, saving, and […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tim Brown Heisman Trophy, $435,762, Goldin Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tim Brown Heisman Trophy, $435,762, Goldin Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Wide receiver Tim Brown’s original 1987 Heisman Trophy sold for $435,762 in a Holiday Auction held December 8th by Goldin Auctions, based in Runnemede, N.J. Also, a near set (25 of 30) of 1910 E98 baseball cards, plus nine additional variation cards, brought $171,850; […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Michael Jordan Bulls jersey, $122,750, Goldin Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Michael Jordan Bulls jersey, $122,750, Goldin Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A game-used, signed and photo-matched Chicago Bulls home jersey, worn by Michael Jordan on April 11, 1998, when he recorded his 5,000th career assist, sold for $122,750 at a Summer Live and Premium Auction held August 11th by Goldin Auctions in Runnemede, N.J. Also, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Michael Jordan jersey, $80,520, Goldin Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls game-worn road jersey from his final championship season sold for $80,520 at a Winter Auction held Jan. 29-Feb. 2 by Goldin Auctions (goldinauctions.com), based in Runnemede, N.J. Also, John Havlicek’s personal NBA’s 50 Greatest Players signed lithograph (1/1) realized […]

Gavels n' Paddles: Chamberlain uniform, $130,054, Grey Flannel

Gavels n' Paddles: Chamberlain uniform, $130,054, Grey Flannel

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A home uniform worn by basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain during the 1961-62 NBA season, when he was a member of the Philadelphia Warriors, sold for $130,054 at a Summer Games Auction held June 24 by Grey Flannel Auctions in Westhampton, N.Y. Also, a circa-1960 […]

Introduction to Sports Memorabilia Collecting 101

Introduction to Sports Memorabilia Collecting 101

By Michael Osacky Pricing vintage sports collectibles is very similar to other categories of antiques. It’s all about condition, condition, condition. Vintage baseball, football, and basketball cards (1870-1970) typically hold the most value. Two things happened in the 1970’s that made cards from the 1970’s to current nearly worthless. First, the technology that the printer’s […]

Collectible Retired Basketball Players

Collectible Retired Basketball Players

Collecting with Jeff By Jeff Figler The National Basketball Association is the youngest of the major professional sports leagues of baseball, football, and hockey, having been formed in 1946. In fact, a highly valuable lithograph was issued in 1996, which commemorated the fiftieth anniversary of the NBA. Of course, many of today’s players, such as […]