The highest-graded complete run of unused Super Bowl tickets ever assembled sold for $200,155 to top bidding in SCP Auctions’ Spring Catalog over the weekend. The collection included one full ticket from each Super Bowl game from the first game in 1967 to Super Bowl LI in 2017. The price was the most paid for any run of Super Bowl tickets ever sold.
Several lots reached six figures in the auction. A 1934 All-Star Game 10k gold pendant presented to Lou Gehrig during his Triple Crown season sold for $146,779. The Presidential Medal of Freedom given to Jesse Owens by President Gerald Ford in 1976 sold for $128,617, topping a group of items from the 1936 Olympic hero’s estate. The 22k gold medal issued posthumously to Owens by President George H.W. Bush in 1990 soared to $85,592.
A group of 19th century Cleveland Spiders cabinet cards consigned by descendants of Jake Virtue surpassed pre-sale estimates by selling for a total of $340,000. A one-of-a-kind rookie era Cy Young card from 1891-92 led the way, realizing $130,027. A circa 1893 Pifer & Becker Young reached $97,508.
Other results included:
1933 GOUDEY #160 LOU GEHRIG PSA NM-MT 8 $41,430
1934 GOUDEY #37 LOU GEHRIG PSA NM-MT 8 $41,353
1969 TOPPS #260 REGGIE JACKSON ROOKIE – PSA MINT 9 (ONLY 1 HIGHER) $20,048
1957 ROY CAMPANELLA GAME USED CATCHER’S MITT (CARL FURILLO JR. LOA, PSA/DNA LOA) $41,353
CHRISTY MATHEWSON’S DOG TAGS FROM WORLD WAR I (SOURCED FROM MATHEWSON ESTATE) $11,395
1914 PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS TEAM SIGNED OAL (JOHNSON) BASEBALL INCL. RARE EDDIE PLANK AUTOGRAPH AND ADDITIONAL INSCRIPTION BY TY COBB $20,011
TED WILLIAMS’ C.1950’S MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LIFETIME PASS INCL. OFFICIAL MLB GREETING CARD WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER SHEATH & NOTATED BOX $26,870
JIM “MUDCAT” GRANT’S 1965 MINNESOTA TWINS AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONS 14K GOLD RING (W/ DIAMOND) IN ORIGINAL PRESENTATION BOX $26,635
1977 TOM SEAVER NEW YORK METS GAME WORN ROAD JERSEY (MEARS A10) $36,694
SAM JONES 1983 NAISMITH MEMORIAL BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION TROPHY (JONES LOA) $22,012
TOM “SATCH” SANDERS 1969 BOSTON CELTICS WORLD CHAMPIONS 10K GOLD RING WITH DIAMOND (SANDERS LOA) $33,358
4/23/1989 KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR GAME WORN & DUAL-SIGNED SHOES FROM HIS FINAL REGULAR SEASON GAME $9765
1996 ATLANTA SUMMER OLYMPICS 1ST PLACE WINNER’S GOLD MEDAL FOR BASEBALL (CUBA) WITH ORIGINAL CASE $24,259
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