Archive for May, 2011

World Record Prices at Heritage Sports Memorabilia Auction

World Record Prices at Heritage Sports Memorabilia Auction

. May 3, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Milwaukee Braves jersey worn by Hall of Fame outfielder Hank Aaron during his rookie season brought $167,300 on Friday, April 22, as part of Heritage Auctions’ Signature® Sports Collectibles auction, establishing the highest price ever paid at auction for Aaron game used memorabilia. The auction totaled just more than $3.7 million, with a sell-through […]

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Valentino Rossi Motorcycle to be Auctioned for Riders For Health Charity

Valentino Rossi Motorcycle to be Auctioned for Riders For Health Charity

. May 3, 2011 . 0 Comments

Bonhams will be auctioning a truly one-of-a-kind motorcycle offered in collaboration with the most successful motorcycle racer of his era, Valentino Rossi. As written about in the April 2010 issues of both Cycle World and Motorcyclist, a highly upgraded and customized 2009 Yamaha YZF-R1 1000cc – the civilian version of the MotoGP bike campaigned by […]

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Sir Winston Churchill Fountain Pen For Auction At Bonhams & Butterfields

Sir Winston Churchill Fountain Pen For Auction At Bonhams & Butterfields

. May 2, 2011 . 0 Comments

Bonhams & Butterfields, announce the company’s eighth offering of exceptional writing instruments in the United States on May 23, 2011. The auction contains over 200 lots and offers a diverse selection of excellent fountain pens, chiefly Montblancs, including a Sir Winston Churchill fountain pen, the last of 53 produced. Churchill famously preferred Montblancs and used […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Historic Rules of Club Football and Sheffield FC Memorabilia

Sotheby’s to Auction Historic Rules of Club Football and Sheffield FC Memorabilia

. May 2, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s have announced the sale on 14 July 2011 in London of the earliest rules of club football, being sold as part of the historic archive of the world’s oldest football club, Sheffield FC (established 1857), which is estimated at £800,000 ? £1,200,000*. This extraordinary and unique piece of sporting history, which represents a crucial […]

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