A treasure trove of memorabilia from some of the biggest names in sports, entertainment, politics and American history sold for $2.65 million in the Goldin Auctions 2015 Winter Auction at www.GoldinAuctions.com.
Among the more than 1,000 lots of memorabilia that sold were five lots that surpassed $50,000 including: 1942 Joe DiMaggio jersey for $169,400; a 1920 autographed Chicago White Sox baseball featuring six players banned in the Black Sox scandal, including Joe Jackson, for $81,070; a 1952 Topps Baseball graded near set for $72,600; Al Pacino's 1973 "Serpico" Golden Globe for $62,920; and a 2012 Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl Ring from Jamal Lewis for $50,820.
"This was undoubtedly our most eclectic auction ever with a wide array of sports, entertainment and historical artifacts, and as a result we had more bidders than ever before," said Ken Goldin, founder of Goldin Auctions. "We were thrilled to make these items available to such a wide array of collectors and realize great prices for our consignors."
Here's a look at some other highlights of the Goldin Auctions 2015 Winter Auction. For a complete list of prices realized, visit http://www.goldinauctions.com/catalog.aspx.
Lot #343 - 2003 Derek Jeter Used & Signed Fielder's Glove ($44,770)
Lot #38 - 2011 NY Giants Player Super Bowl Ring ($43,560)
Lot #141 - 2013 Mariano Rivera Final Win Game Used Home Jersey, Pants & Cap ($32,670)
Lot #7 - 1909-11 T206 White Border Near Set ($31,460)
Lot #14 - 1990-91 Michael Jordan Home Uniform - Jersey & Shorts ($29,040)
Lot #35 - 1983 LA Raiders Ted Watts Player Super Bowl Ring ($26,620)
Lot #11 - 1965 Mickey Mantle Game Used Bat ($22,990)
Lot #29 - 2009 AJ Burnett NY Yankees (additional) World Series Ring ($22,990)
Lot #384 - Babe Ruth/Lou Gehrig Signed Ban Johnson 1926-27 OAL Baseball ($20,570)
Lot #347 - 2013 Mike Trout Games Used & Signed Glove ($20,570)
Lot #37 - 2007 N.E. Patriots Matt Estrella "SpyGate" AFC Championship ($16,940)
Lots #53-61 - The Oscar Taveras Collection ($16,880)
Lot #63 - 1986 Gary Carter World Series Game Used Catchers Mitt ($10,285)
Pop Culture, History & Entertainment
Lot #1148 - First Pen Used by LBJ to Sign the Civil Rights Act ($39,930)
Lot #4 - Al Pacino's 1969 Tony Award for the Broadway Show "Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?" ($33,880)
Lot #9 - 1999 Jimmy Page Concert Used 1959 Gibson Les Paul Prototype ($24,200)
Lot #1389 - Benjamin Franklin Handwritten & Signed Document Dated November 4, 1789 ($20,570)
Lot #1152 - 1848 Peter Force Engraving of the Declaration of Independence ($19,360)
Lot #1150 - James Dean Signed 5th Grade Notebook ($10,285)