Babe Ruth’s 1932 New York Yankees player contract where Ruth takes a pay cut during the Great Depression sold for $295,531.
This October, the Golf Collectors Society’s annual trade show is coinciding with World Golf Hall of Fame’s ‘Celebration of Golf.'
Wax packs and an entire box of O-Pee-Chee wax cards, issued between 1979 and 1989, were among the featured lots to generate a bidding battle during Heritage Auctions' July 19-20 Sports Trading Card auction.
The legacy of the Super Bowl is more than five decades in, and is marked with memorable moments, championship play, and coveted Super Bowl memorabilia. Here are six examples of championship memorabilia....
The 'force' certainly was strong during Hake's Americana & Collectibles final auction of 2017. A sale that saw two vintage Star Wars action figures surpass $50K, amidst other record-setting moments.
From time to time, valuable examples of being watchful when cleaning out undisturbed spaces, come to light. This is one of those stories.
The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame is extending the excitement and celebration of the recent World Series with the unveiling of 12 bobbleheads of past World Series champs.
Heritage Auctions' Aug. 19-20 Sports auction saw 14, that's right, 14 lots fetch six-figure sales, with a 1948 original study for Rockwell's"Tough Call" taking top lot.
It appears Heritage Auction is preparing for an 'all-star' type of auction in its Sports Collectibles Platinum Night Auction, slated for Aug. 19-20. A seldom-seen complete ticket set from MLB All-Star Games is headlining the sale.
It’s been a few years, but the Antique Trader Business Directory is back. Anyone operating an art, collectibles, antiques or related business is encouraged to get listed for free.
One of less than a half-a-dozen 1911 World Series press pins in existence today will come to auction for the first time in February, through Heritage Auctions.
Grey Flannel Auctions' current sale, which closes Dec. 7, features hundreds of game-used memorabilia from a cross-section of sports legends, including Christy Mathewson's championship ring from 1910.
Did you know one of the earliest forms of bobbleheads, known as German nodders, were first produced in the late 19th century and were ceramic? Enjoy nine more interesting facts about bobbleheads in this 10 Things You Didn't Know column by Karen Knapstein.
An archive of contracts and paperwork associated with the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings ball club, largely considered the first professional baseball team, is featured in Heritage Auctions' Feb. 20 Platinum Sports Auction.
With the NFL's Super Bowl 50 slated for Feb. 7, 2016, and the 1966 Super Bowl ring of football great Jerry Kramer coming to auction Feb. 20, the folks at Auction Central News put together a list of the five Super Bowl rings to command the most at auction.
The great grand-niece-in-law of Archibald McMahon, one of the players on The Brooklyn Atlantics team of 1860, is the consignor of a rare team baseball card, headlining Heritage Auctions' Platinum Night Sports Auction, held July 30, in conjunction with the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago.
Hake's Americana & Collectibles' July 14-16 auction features items from a who's who of superheroes. Among the superheroes to be represented are the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., Superman, Mickey Mouse, John F. Kennedy Jr., and Martin Dihigo, the only five-nation Hall of Fame baseball player.
From game uniforms, including one worn by Reggie Jackson, to railroad passes issued to Brigham Young and a signed photo of Walt Disney, the May 21 Discovery Sale at Philip Weiss Auctions is packed with more than 500 eclectic items.
To say Grey Flannel's Dec. 18 auction was a nail bitter, is like saying Babe Ruth was simply a ball player. In both cases the truth is far more robust, as demonstrated by the last 24 hours of the auction, when fiercely competitive bidding drove the price for a cap worn by Ruth during the 1934 US All-Star Tour of Japan to $303,277 before the gavel fell.
Another season is upon us, and for many, that means a new season of sports. With that in mind, Upper Deck recently announced its 'Man Cave' contest. Time is of the essence though, as the deadline for submissions representing the best 'Man Cave' is Oct. 17.
Items from the personal collection of Olympian figure skater Peggy Fleming are heading to auction Feb. 16 at Clars Auction Gallery, in Oakland, Calif. Among the items being offered are a pair of custom skates, Fleming's U.S. Olympic jacket, and a gold Rolex watch.