Tag Archives: football

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 […]

What’s Selling on eBay: May 2019

What’s Selling on eBay: May 2019

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $3,246 (36 bids, 11 bidders); 1881 Princeton vs. Yale Football Championship Program, Walter Camp. This rare antique “PRINCETON vs. YALE FOOT-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP” program is for a game played in New York on November 24th, 1881. This was one of the last Yale games played by Walter Camp, the man […]

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; […]

What's Selling on eBay: November 2018

What's Selling on eBay: November 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,805 (55 bids, 14 bidders): Antique American 1833 Ladies Anti-Slavery Society Broadside Hamilton Penn. You can imagine my reaction when a good friend and picker handed me this 12 1/2 inch wide by 24 inch long by 4 inches tall top to a domed, paper-covered, pine chest. I’m thinking, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1915 Ty Cobb baseball card, $432,000, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1915 Ty Cobb baseball card, $432,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1915 Cracker Jack #30 baseball trading card, one of only three cards known graded PSA Mint 9, sold for $432,000 at a Premium Sportscard Catalog Auction held June 29th by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a Topps 1954 Hank Aaron #128 baseball […]

Championship Collectibles At Auction

Championship Collectibles At Auction

By Terry Melia Photos courtesy SCP Auctions On the night of November 2, 2016, at 28 minutes past midnight, Chicago Cubs’ third baseman Kris Bryant scooped up a weak ground ball hit by Cleveland Indians’ pinch-hitter Michael Martinez and fired it to Cubs’ first baseman Anthony Rizzo. That bang-bang play signified the final out of […]

Vintage Cards Shine in Memory Lane's "I Own it Now" Sale

Buyers circled around some high-grade legends in the event that gives collectors the chance to secure some high-end items at a set price or roll the dice and wait to make an offer. TUSTIN, CA–A 1933 Goudey Sport Kings Babe Ruth graded PSA 8 sold for $53,000 in Memory Lane’s recently concluded I Own It […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Mickey Mantle rookie card, $501,900, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1952 Mickey Mantle Topps rookie baseball card, graded in Near Mint to Mint 8 condition, sold for $501,900 at a Platinum Night Sports Event held Feb. 20-21 by Heritage Auctions (based in Dallas, Tex.) in New York City. Also, a 1955 Topps Roberto […]

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 […]

Jerry Kramer’s Green Bay Packers Super Bowl I championship ring expected to bring $100,000+ at auction

The most significant NFL Championship ring ever offered at auction, Feb. 20, 2016, at Heritage Auctions in New York; part of The Jerry Kramer Collection, more than 50 pieces of NFL and Green Bay Packers history, offered by one of the most beloved players of all time NEW YORK – The most significant NFL Championship […]