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Winning Super Bowl MVP Doesn’t Guarantee Collectible Value

Santonio Holmes autograph rookie card

When it comes to Super Bowl MVP voting, it’s one brick in a larger body of work that determines long term value among sports collectors.

Dr. J Items Bring $3.5 Million; Gehrig Bat $403,664 for SCP

Game worn Dr. J items

Hall of Famer Julius “Dr. J” Erving’s 1974 New York Nets ABA World Championship ring sold for $460,741 and set a record price for a sports ring in SCP Auctions’ November auction which concluded early Sunday.

Owed Money, Attorneys Withdraw

legal scales

A law firm representing dealer/collector Peter Nash in his dispute with a New Jersey couple over an aborted auction say they’re done with the case because of unpaid bills.

Dominion Hockey Gives Up its Stanley Cup

Stanley Cup Canadiens mini 1979

A Michigan hockey card collector latches on to a 1978-79 Canadiens mini Stanley Cup through a Panini Dominion promotion.

Panini Giving Away Stanley Cup

Stanley Cup Canadiens mini 1979

…well, not the actual Cup. But it does have championship provenance.

Rare Championship Awards, High-Grade Cards Highlight Football Only Auction

Super Bowl XXIX trophy

Memory Lane kicks off Big Game Auction II with a Super Bowl trophy, 1947 championship ring and enough high-grade cards to fill a Texas-sized stadium.

Some of Sampras’ Memorabilia Recovered

Sampras

A stroll in the park led to the discovery of some of what was stolen from former tennis great Pete Sampras–but the majority remains missing.

Father-Son Team Won Gibson Auction Items

Chad Dreier

Chad and Doug Dreier of the Dreier Group paid $1.19 million for the five items.

Kirk Gibson Selling 1988 World Series Memorabilia

Kirk Gibson

SCP Auctions will facilitate the sale of Kirk Gibson’s contributions to baseball history.

2010 Authentic Hockey Promises 3 Autos Per Box

09-10 SPA Prestigious Pairings - Thornton-Heatley

The season is over, but Upper Deck SP Authentic aims to keep hockey collectors satisfied.

Dykstra Selling Off More Memorabilia

Still facing financial problems, former Mets and Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra is selling off more memorabilia—and a very expensive watch.

Topps Names All Rookie Team

Little Topps trophies will adorn the cards of eleven young big leaguers next year.

Wanna Buy the AFL…and All of Its Stuff?

The Arena Football League is bankrupt and now everything they owns is headed for an auction.

Former Nebraska Star Forced to Sell

A failed business has put some college football championship memorabilia on the auction block.

Too Tall’s Super Bowl XII trophy sells

Ed "Too Tall" Jones’ Super Bowl XII trophy is on the move again.