Need a few dozen Peyton Manning autographed footballs and jerseys? We know where you can find them…and a massive amount of other sports memorabilia items.
A large group of sports and entertainment pieces will be available at an exclusive memorabilia auction, on Saturday, October 28 at the Radisson Martinique in New York. The auction, starting at 11 a.m. (EDT) on-line as well as on site, is being conducted by the Great American Group from the collection of Image Innovations Holdings, Inc.
The $3 million acquisition of nearly 3,000 lots comprising some 40,000 pieces, 99 percent of which carry letters of authentication from Professional Sports Authenticator, will be on the block, including artwork, jerseys, signed baseballs, signed mini-helmets, posters, photos and signed baseball cards.
“This is the most extensive collection of sports and entertainment collectibles we have handled,” said Mark Weitz of Great American. “Whether you’re a fan or a collector, this is a unique opportunity to own a number of never-before-available pieces.”
Artwork includes lithographs and prints of a number of sports figures, including Muhammad Ali, Joe Montana, Ted Williams, Tiger Woods and Joe DiMaggio by artists such as Leroy Neiman, Peter Max, Ken Keeley, Beninati, Semeko and Doug London.
Also to be auctioned are signed baseballs from Sandy Koufax, Pete Rose, Enos Slaughter, Joe Pepitone, Phil Rizzuto, Ken Griffey, Jr., Yogi Berra, Joe Torre and Brooks Robinson, among others. Other baseball memorabilia includes baseball trading cards, mini-helmets, mini-bats, a dual bobblehead of World Series foes Mike Piazza and Roger Clemens and Hall of Fame items.
Other sports memorabilia include boxing gloves from, among others, Muhammad Ali, Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson; from the NFL, jerseys from Frank Gifford, Montana, OJ Simpson, Bart Starr and Emmit Smith; hockey pucks from Gordie Howe, Stan Mikita, Jaromir Jagr and Wayne Gretzky and nearly 100 posters of athletes and sports-related movies.
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