There’s a new entry into the sports memorabilia auction business. Goldin Auctions, run by long time dealer Ken Goldin, kicks off its first event October 10. The company had a booth at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention in Baltimore.
Goldin Auctions Fall 2012 Premier Auction of Sports Memorabilia, Historical and Entertainment Industry Collectibles, includes nearly 1,000 lots.
Featured items include:
1934 NY Yankees Signed Baseball - Autographed team baseball with a Hall of Fame line-up including; Ruth, Gehrig, Dickey, Gomez, Lazzeri, Ruffing, and more. Signatures rate a ‘9’ of 10. Includes PSA/DNA LOA
1980 Philadelphia Phillies World Series Ring – Official World Series Championship Ring presented to the team batboy. It is identical to the rings given to the players.
Abraham Lincoln Signed Document – Large document appointing a Union officer to 2nd lieutenant. Impressive crest with a large eagle and the title “President of the United States of America.” Bottom of the document features an ornate illustration of the original flags of the Colonies. Bold fountain pen signature.
1977 Roger Staubach Game Used Jersey – Golden claims this jersey could be the finest Staubach game used jersey ever offered at auction. Graded “A10” from Mears.
1908-10 Ty Cobb Game Used Bat – Manufacturers stamping dates it to 1908-1910, early in Cobb's career.
2001 Roberto Alomar Gold Glove -- Presented by Rawlings to Alomar for his defensive excellence during the 2001 season. A metal plaque in the center features an engraved illustration of Alomar and the plaque below that reads "2001 Rawlings Gold Glove Award Presented to Roberto Alomar Honoring His Selection As "The Finest in the Field!".
1999 St. Louis Rams Super Bowl Trophy – One of 400 issued to players, staff and others associated with the team. Near Mint to Mint Condition and comes with its original presentation box which has a gold-embossed Rams logo on the lid.
1995-96 Michael Jordan Game Worn Jersey. Championship Season Mears ‘A10’ - The front tail features a Champion size 46 tag as well as a Chicago Bulls Exclusive tag with "Body Length +3" tag. The word "Bulls" and number "23" are in tackle twill on the front. Jordan's name is featured in tackle twill on the back along with his number "23". The number "2" on the back is signed in mint black sharpie by Jordan. Full LOA and worksheet from Mears with the grade of "A 10".
Bernie Parent Game Worn Mask ‘Winter Classic’ - Custom-made mask is an exact replica of the mask that Bernie used during his playing career. Flyers decals have been affixed to the left and right sides. Vintage style headgear attached to the back. Several exterior scratches and scuffs from being used in the game and practice before the game. It is signed on the interior with the notation "HOF ‘84 Game Used Winger Classic 12/31/11 Last Skate". LOA from Parent.
3000 hit club autographed framed display -- Framed display featuring autographs of 24 members of the 3000 Hit Club including; Ty Cobb (cut), Roberto Clemente (cut), Honus Wagner (cut), Eddie Collins (cut), Nap Lajoie (cut), Paul Waner (cut), Eddie Murray (3 x 5), Carl Yastrzemski (Gold HOF Plaque postcard), Willie Mays (TCMA postcard), Tris Speaker (Indians postcard), Rickey Henderson (1983 Topps card also signed by Tim Raines). The remainders are signed trading cards including George Brett, Cal Ripken Jr, Paul Molitor, Stan Musial, Hank Aaron, Pete Rose, Robin Yount, Tony Gwynn, Dave Winfield, Rod Carew, Lou Brock, Wade Boggs, and Al Kaline. Handsomely framed and matted to 32'' x 33''. PSA/DNA LOA
Some other highlights include: 1986 NY Mets World Series ring from team member Barry Lyons; 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle rookie card #311 PSA 4; 1976 Cincinnati Reds World Series Trophy; 1939 Pasadena College Yearbook signed by Jackie Robinson; Robinson Cano game-used rookie bat; 1981 Cal Ripken game-used rookie bat; and Michael Jordan’s American Express card.
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