Hunt Auctions and NFL Auction will once again join together at Super Bowl LI to host a Super Bowl Live Auction event on Feb. 3.
With Super Bowl LII coming to Minneapolis, items from the personal collections of three legendary Vikings players will highlight the annual event. Select pieces from Hall of Fame members Carl Eller, Chris Doleman, and Brett Favre will be offered as part of the 450-lot live auction taking place at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Saturday February 3. Each collection includes several items of significance provided directly to the auction by the respective players.
“We are honored to continue our relationship with NFL Auction with our annual Super Bowl Live Auction event which has appropriately evolved into the premier football related auction venue in the country,” said David Hunt, President Hunt Auctions. “As we reach the milestone of our 10th annual Super Bowl Live Auction it is with great pride that we present another exciting grouping of materials which in various manners will benefit worthy NFL Auction related charities.”
Eller Collection Highlights:
-Carl Eller Minnesota Vikings game worn professional model road jersey c.1964-67 (Est. $7,500-$15,000)
-Carl Eller NFC Pro Bowl game worn professional model football helmet c.1971-74 (Est. $5,000-$10,000)
“What a great year it has been for the Vikings. I am so excited to see the Super Bowl come to Minnesota, especially for the wonderful Vikings fans who have been supportive of me for my entire career,” Eller said. “It is my pleasure to share a few of my treasured memorabilia items with the fans in the Super Bowl live auction. I am also thrilled to be able to benefit the Gift of Life Transplant House here in Minnesota. “
Doleman Collection Highlights:
-1983 Chris Doleman Pitt Panthers game worn jersey (Est. $1,000-$2,000)
-1991 Chris Doleman game worn NFC Pro Bowl uniform (Est. $1,500-$3,000)
-Important Chris Doleman Professional Hall of Fame presentational bust statue (Est. $10,000-$15,000)
“My time with the Minnesota Vikings during my NFL career was extremely special to me and I am very happy to share some of the items from my collection,” Doleman stated.
-Significant 2010 Brett Favre 500th Career Touchdown Pass Football Thrown to Randy Moss (Est. $10,000-$15,000)
-2006 Brett Favre Green Bay Packers game worn home complete uniform (photo matched) (Est. $20,000-$40,000)
-Brett Favre Green Bay Packers professional model football helmet prepared for Super Bowl XXXI (Est. $10,000-$20,000)
“The memories that I have during my football career are priceless to me,” Favre said. “While my family and I are blessed to have many items from my career to keep and cherish I am very happy to share some of my memorabilia with the fans who have been so supportive all these many years. I am also very grateful for the ongoing support for my Favre 4 Hope Foundation that has helped to enrich the lives of those in need within the Wisconsin and Mississippi communities.”
NFL Auction Items
Hundreds of NFL items from nearly every team within the league will be on the block including game-used jerseys, cleats, footballs, and recent Super Bowl memorabilia. All proceeds from these items benefit the NFL’s charities including NFL Play 60, NFL Foundation, Crucial Catch, and Salute to Service Campaigns.
NFL Auction Highlights:
-Historic Super Bowl LI New England Patriots Offense Game Used football (Est. $40,000-$60,000)
-Super Bowl 50 Game Used Opening Kickoff Football ($2,500-$5,000)
-Super Bowl 50 Flip Coin Used for Game Opening Coin Toss (Est. $2,500-$5,000)
-Super Bowl 50 Helmet Autographed by All 43 Living Super Bowl MVPs (Est. $15,000-$20,000)
-2017 Drew Brees New Orleans Saints game worn jersey (Est. $15,000-$20,000)
-2017 Leonard Fournette Jacksonville Jaguars game worn jersey (Est. $2,000-$4,000)
-2016 Derek Carr Oakland Raiders game worn jersey (Est. $5,000-$10,000)
Additional Live Auction Highlight Items:
-1998 Jerome Bettis Pittsburgh Steelers professional model jersey (Est. $2,500-$5,000)
-1969 Earsell Mackbee Minnesota Vikings NFL Championship ring (Est. $4,000-$6,000)
-2014 Antonio Brown Pittsburgh Steelers professional model road jersey (Est. $5,000-$10,000)
-2010 Peyton Manning Indianapolis Colts game worn road jersey (Est. $10,000-$15,000)
-2010 Brett Favre Minnesota Vikings game worn home jersey (Est. $10,000-$15,000)
The above mentioned collections will be joined by numerous private consignment pieces from across the country with more than 450 total items available for view during the Exhibition Preview at the convention center from Saturday Jan. 27 through Saturday Feb. 3. Fans and collectors also encouraged to bring items to the Hunt Auctions display at the Super Bowl Experience for complimentary expert appraisals during that time period. The live auction will take place there Saturday, Feb. 3th at 11am CT. Bids can be made in person, via phone, or live online during the sale itself. For more information visit www.huntauctions.com.