The Goldin Auctions Opening Day Auction generated more than $1.6 million in sales for more than 1,400 lots of sports, entertainment, pop culture and historical memorabilia.
Among the highlights were a 2010 San Francisco Giants World Series ring selling for $42,480, Kobe Bryant's Olympic sneakers autographed by all of his teammates selling for $38,561 and a one-of-a-kind Aston Martin Vanquish sports car produced for the 50th anniversary of the Basketball Hall of Fame and autographed by 50 NBA greats, which sold for a whopping $138,533.
"It is clear that collectors continue to clamor for the diverse memorabilia we have offered up for auction," admits Ken Goldin, founder of Goldin Auctions. "It's exciting to see so much enthusiasm and optimism in the industry as we embark upon our biggest auction ever – the Babe Ruth Centennial Auction this July."
A complete list of sale prices for the Goldin Auctions Opening Day Auction is available here. Some of the other highlights include:
Lot #1 - Ted Williams 1960 Fielders Glove - $88,158
Lot #19 - Michael Jordan Game Used Bulls Road Jersey 4/29/98 Playoff Game -- $39,547
Lot #28 -Leroy Nieman Original Dwight Gooden No-Hitter Painting - $27,010
Lot #3 - Dizzy Dean Single Signed "Sweet Spot" Baseball -- $25,190
Lot #18 - 1996 Derek Jeter Game Used and Signed Rookie Season Bat - $22,887
Lot #6 - 1965 Sandy Koufax Game Used Cap - $19,785
Lot #5 - 1967 Don Drysdale Game Used Jersey - $18,895
Lot #29 - 1926-33 Babe Ruth Single Signed Barnard Baseball - $15,244
Lot #15 - 1980 George Brett MVP Season Game Worn Road Uniform - $14,864
Lot #45 - St. Louis Rams Super Bowl XXXVI NFC Championship Ring - $14,738
Lot #39 - Reggie Jackson Rolex - $13,858
Lot #319 - 1920's Babe Ruth Single Signed HR Special Ball - $13,513
Lot #320 - Honus Wagner Signed ONL Ball - $10,555
Lot #32 - 2013 Miguel Cabrera Historic Game Worn Heavily Inscribed Jersey - $10,078
Lot #719 - Mickey Mantle Don Wingfield Photo - $3608.
The company's next event, the Goldin Auctions Babe Ruth Centennial Auction, will include both a Live Auction for up to 200 super premium items on July 12 at the Babe Ruth Birthplace & Sports Museum in Baltimore and an Online Auction of more than 1,000 items on July 13. The Live Auction will be preceded by a special preview night at the museum for registered bidders on July 11.