Heritage Sports Collectibles Auction Smashes Records Heritage Auction Galleries held its latest Sports Collectibles Signature® Auction on Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3, 2008, in Dallas, Texas. The auction realized $3,683,484.
this is the first time an E100 has even approached, much less exceeded, the $10,000 mark," Ivy explained.
1933 Goudey Baseball High Grade Near Set (238/239).
PRICE REALIZED: $77,675
"One of the highest prices ever realized for this gorgeous gum set," noted Ivy.
1953 Topps Baseball High Grade Complete Set (274).
PRICE REALIZED: $41,825
"This was one of the top five prices ever achieved for a '53 Topps set," Ivy said.
1973 Topps Comics Test Issue High Grade Complete Set (24).
PRICE REALIZED: $20,315
"Once again Heritage proves what it can do with highly rare pieces," stated Ivy. "Only one other such set has sold at a major auction house in recent years, and this was the greater price."
1961 Phil Goyette York Peanut Butter Glass.
PRICE REALIZED: $17,925
"There wasn't a jaw in the auction room that wasn't on the floor when the hammer fell on this lot," said Ivy.
Circa 1947 Babe Ruth Single Signed Baseball, PSA NM-MT+ 8.5.
PRICE REALIZED: $50,788
"A stunning Babe Ruth single, worthy of a stunning price realized," said Ivy.
1932 New York Yankees Team Signed Baseball.
PRICE REALIZED: $23,900
"A price topped only once, at the famed Barry Halper auction in 1999," Ivy noted.
For more information about Heritage's auctions, and a complete record of prices realized, along with full-color, enlargeable photos of each lot, please visit our Permanent Auction Archives at www.HA.com.
Heritage specializes in rare and collectible sports cards, as well as uniforms, equipment, and related vintage sports memorabilia. Consignments for future Signature® Sports Auctions are currently being accepted. Prospective consignors or sellers of quality vintage sports cards and sports memorabilia are encouraged to contact:
Chris Ivy at 800-872-6467 Ext. 1319 or email: Civy@HA.com
Mike Gutierrez at 800-872-6467 Ext. 1183 or email: MikeG@HA.com
Lee Iskowitz at 800-872-6467 Ext. 1601 or email: LeeI@HA.com
Mark Jordan at 800-872-6467 Ext. 1187 or email: MarkJ@HA.com
Jonathan Scheier at 800-872-6467 Ext. 1314 or email: JonathanS@HA.com
Stephen Carlisle at 800-872-6467 Ext. 1292 or email: StephenC@HA.com
Phillip Aman at 800-872-6467 Ext. 1106 or email: PhillipA@HA.com
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