More than 1,250 lots of eclectic sports, entertainment, history and pop culture memorabilia net more than $1.6 million in sales and set records at GoldinAuctions.com
RUNNEMEDE, NJ – DECEMBER 11, 2017 – An exciting 2017 auction season ended on a high note as several new records were set and more than $1.6 million in sales were recorded during the Goldin Auctions 2017 Holiday Auction. Among the record-setting items in the 1,250-lot auction of sports, entertainment, historical artifacts and pop-culture memorabilia that closed on December 9 were: Lot #202 Complete 103-card 1999 Pokeman 1st edition PSA Gem MT 10 ($100,655); Lot #5 Stephen Curry’s 2016 NBA Finals Game 4 & 6, Warriors Road Jersey - used, signed, inscribed & photo-matched ($58,920) – the most-ever for a Curry jersey; and Lot #52 - 1951/52 Parkhurst #66 Gordie Howe Rookie Card PSA NM-MT 8 ($51,555) - a price of more than three-times the most ever paid for the card.
“This was an outstanding year for Goldin Auctions and the entire memorabilia industry and by the results of our 2017 Holiday Auction, it appears collectors are still enthusiastic and optimistic,” said Ken Goldin, Founder of Goldin Auctions. “We want to thank all of our consigners and bidders for making 2017 such a fun and record-setting year, and we look forward to offering even more spectacular collectibles next year.”
Goldin Auctions is currently accepting consignments for its 2018 auctions. Here is a look at some of the marquee items and the final prices realized. For a complete auction catalog, visit GoldinAuctions.com.
Lot #2 – 1950 Ted Williams Rare Model Bat Game Used, Signed and Inscribed “my personal best bat” (Final Bid: $44,190)
Lot #1 – Ric “The Nature Boy” Flair’s scarlet and silver sequined robe worn at WCW and WWE, matches from 2000-2003. (Final Bid: $27,005)
Lot #78 – 1954 Topps #128 Hank Aaron rookie card PSA NM-MT 8 (Final Bid: $27,005)
Lots #10-16 – The Dick Williams Collection including Williams’ 1972 Oakland A’s World Series Trophy (Final Bid $27.005); 1999 Yankees World Series Ring (Final Bid: $24,550)
Lot #168 – 2003-04 SP Authentic SP Extra Limited #152 Dwyane Wade Signed Rookie Card (#1/1) Graded NM-MT+ (Final Price $24,550)
Lot #8 – 1975 Terry Bradshaw Game Used Steelers home jersey (Final Bid: $22,095)
Lot #156 – 1986-87 Fleer #57 Michael Jordan Rookie Card PSA GEM MT 10 (Final Bid $19,640)
Lot #1067 – 1793 Thomas Jefferson signed Indian Trade Proclamation (Final Bid: $19,640)
Lot #1068 – 1794 Martha Washington hand-written and signed letter (Final Bid: $18,412)
Lot #9 – 2017 Mike Trout Game Used Angels Home Jersey worn for career HR#189 on 8/3/19. MLB Authenticated (Final Price $15,957)
Lot #1078 – Tom Cruise’s twice-signed Top Gun contract (Final Bid $15,343)
Lot #1085 – The Grateful Dead Group Signed Spring Tour 1988 Artwork by Peter Maxx (Final Price $14,730)
Lot #4 - 1998 Shaquille O’Neal Game Used, signed and photo matched Lakers home jersey dated Feb. 4, 1998. (Final Bid $13,502) – a record for a Shaq jersey.
Lot #1081 – Jimi Hendrix worn multi-color suede vest (Final Bid $12,275)
Lot #873 – 2012 Ray Lewis Game Used photo matched Baltimore Ravens Jersey from Super Bowl Season (Final Price $12,275)
Lot #1065 – 19th Century 52nd Congress and Politicians multi-signed autograph book with 288 signatures including Wilson, Coolidge, F. Roosevelt and Cleveland. (Final Bid $12,275)
Lot #1084 – 1963 Christmas card signed by President Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy (Final Bid: $10,433)
Lot #6 – 2017 Aaron Judge ASG Home Run Derby Used, Signed & Inscribed Baseball from HR #23 during Round 1 (MLB Authenticated) (Final Price $8,592)
Lot #1076 – The Rolling Stones Vintage Signed First Album Cover (Final Price $5,523)
Lot #1087 – 1993 Tupac Shakur Signed Malibu Grand Prix Virage Racing License (Final Price $4,910)
Lot #932 – Earliest Known Authenticated Signature of 1977-78 Michael Jordan Signed Junior High School Yearbook & Related Material (Final Price $2,455)
About Goldin Auctions
Sports memorabilia impresario Ken Goldin has sold more than $700 million in memorabilia from many of the biggest names in sports, history and pop culture and was the pioneer of using the medium of television to sell sports memorabilia. Over the past few years, Goldin Auctions sold Babe Ruth’s 1918 contract for a record $1.02 million, a Honus Wagner T206 card for a public sale record $3.12 million, the Mike Piazza Post-9/11 home run jersey for $365,000, and the 1979-80 Wayne Gretzky PSA 10 rookie card for a record $465,000. Goldin Auctions strives to break new ground and offer collectors the best in collectible treasures up for auction in the marketplace. All game-worn or autographed items come with team, player, league or additional LOA from industry leading authenticators; and collectors can bid with confidence that their proxy/ceiling bids remain confidential. For more information, visit www.goldinauctions.com.