WEST BERLIN, NJ – JAN. 6, 2014 –Goldin Auctions is offering collectors the chance to slip their fingers into more than a dozen football championship and Super Bowl rings including one from "the greatest game ever played" another marking the first 2012 Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl XLVII player ring to be available at auction. These items, as well as more than 1,000 other lots will be open for bidding from Jan. 13-Feb. 7, 2014 at www.GoldinAuctions.com.
The Super Bowl XLVII ring comes from former Ravens' reserve running back Damien Berry, a free agent from the University of Miami who was a member of the Ravens from 2011-13. The 1958 Baltimore Colts NFL Championship Ring was original awarded to Colts defensive back and kick returner Leonard Lyles and is engraved with his name and uniform number and \includes paperwork of the sales transaction from the Lyles family.
"This is a rare opportunity for a Ravens fans or a collector to own a Super Bowl ring less than a year after it was earned," said Ken Goldin, Founder of Goldin Auctions. "NFL Championship ring and Super Bowl rings are coveted by collectors because it is rare for them to become available. That is why we are so excited to offer these unique finds in our 2014 Winter Auction."
Other rings available include: 2000 Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl XXXV player (Jamie Sharper) ring; 1969 K.C. Chiefs Super Bowl IV player (Andy Rice) ring; three Super Bowl rings (XVI, XXIV, XXIX) from former S.F. 49ers great RC Owens; a 2004 N.E. Patriots Super Bowl XXXIX ring; and several other championship rings and trophies including Jamal Lewis' 20000 Ravens Super Bowl Trophy.
Other highlights of the 2014 Goldin Auction Winter Auction include The Walter Blount Collection featuring: the finest Jackie Robinson game used bat ever offered for sale, as well as a collection of autographs from African American sports and historical figures such as Martin Luther King Jr., Willie Mays, Jesse Owens, poet/social activist Langston Hughes and more from the Walter Blount Collection. For additional highlights visit www.GoldinAuctions.com.
About Goldin Auctions
Sports memorabilia impresario Ken Goldin has sold more than $600 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. Earlier this year, Goldin Auctions sold a Honus Wagner T206 card for a public sale record $2.1 million. 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.
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