If the collector on your holiday shopping list collects sports, entertainment, historical artifacts or pop-culture memorabilia, there’s something for them in the Goldin Auctions 2017 Holiday Auction open through December 9 at GoldinAuctions.com.
The key sports lots include: (Lot #2) 1950 Ted Williams rare model bat game used, signed and inscribed “my personal best bat”; The Dick Williams Collection (Lots #10-16) including Williams’ 1972 Oakland A’s World Series Trophy and his 1999 Yankees World Series ring; (Lot #78) 1954 Topps #128 Hank Aaron rookie card PSA NM-MT 8; (Lot #90) 1955 Topps #164 Roberto Clemente rookie card PSA NM-MT 8; (Lot #52) 1951/52 Parkhurst #66 Gordie Howe rookie card PSA NM-MT 8; (Lot #3) 1921-31 Babe Ruth game-used bat; (Lot #8) 1975 Terry Bradshaw game used Steelers home jersey; (Lot #4) 1998 Shaquille O’Neal game used, signed and photo matched Lakers home jersey dated Feb. 4, 1998.
Headlining the entertainment and pop-culture collectibles is (Lot #1) Ric “The Nature Boy” Flair’s scarlet and silver sequined robe worn at WCW and WWE matches from 2000-2003. The subject of the widely popular recent ESPN documentary has signed and inscribed the inside of the robe “To be the man you’ve got to beat the man!” Other highlights include: (Lots #1086-1093) several lots from Tupac Shakur including his State of Nevada Death Certificate and several lots of lyrics, photos and other personal items; (Lot #1081) Jimi Hendrix worn multi-color suede vest; (Lot #1072) 1964 Beatles signed photo card, letter and ticket; (Lot #1078) a copy of Tom Cruise’s twice signed Top Gun contract; (Lot #202) complete 103-card 1999 Pokeman 1st edition PSA Gem MT 10; and (Lot #1082) a Marilyn Monroe signed and inscribed 8”x10” photo addressed to the 82nd Fighter Squadron.
Collectors of Presidential memorabilia have the opportunity to bid upon the actual acceptance speech on the podium with Barack Obama at the 2008 Democratic Convention in Denver. The 54-page binder (Lot #1082) includes several hand-written notations and impeccable documentation. Other historical and Presidential lots include: (Lot #1083) an amazing Abraham Lincoln signed 2.25”x3.5” photo graded PSA/DNA Mint 9; (Lot #1071) 1959 Malcolm X signed typed letter to Elijah Muhammad with content about his strained relationship with his wife; (Lot #1084) 1963 Christmas card signed by President Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy; (Lot #1067) 1793 Thomas Jefferson signed Indian Trade Proclamation; (Lot #1068) 1794 Martha Washington hand-written and signed letter; (Lot #1065) 19th century 52nd Congress and Politicians multi-signed autograph book with 288 signatures including Wilson, Coolidge, F. Roosevelt and Cleveland.
The annual Holiday Auction includes 1,250 lots of sports, entertainment, history and pop-culture memorabilia. For an auction catalog, visit GoldinAuctions.com. The company is also currently accepting consignments for its 2018 Winter Auction.