The first World Cup was in 1930 and if you are looking for memorabilia from then or even the subsequent World Cups up to 1966 you will find posters, autographs and programmes, but not much else. We can blame 1966 and World Cup Willie for the era of collectable memorabilia. […]
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how they were discovered, where they have been purchased, when, for how much, where they have been, how they have happened to survive. This is a particularly interesting card in that it has never been up for auction, or been photographed, or even been seen before in the modern collecting world.
A Babe Ruth game-used bat, dating to the Boston Red Sox’ 1918 World Series winning season – arguably the most important piece of lumber from baseball’s most iconic player – realized $537,750 at Heritage Auctions Oct. 1-2 Signature® Sports Memorabilia Auction.
Top artists, Sir Peter Blake, Jack Vettriano, Stella Vine, Gerald Scarfe and Rankin have created portraits of British sporting stars to help raise money for the charity, Sport Relief.
Baseball is the common theme for Thomas Kinkade’s latest paintings. The two pictures are Fenway Park and Yawkey Way. Yawkey Way is the first watercolour study to be offered as a Limited Edition print.
An oil painting of Tiger Woods by Ayrshire-born artist Craig Campbell is to be sold by Bonhams on 27 January in the Golfing Memorabilia sale in Chester.
A League Of Legends At Christie’s Football Sale – -George Best, Bobby Moore, Chopper Harris, Rivelino and Eric Cantona all represented at Christie’s autumn sale of football memorabilia
Christie’s Football Memorabilia on 13 September will include the jersey worn by George Best during the Manchester United versus Northampton Town F.A. Cup match in 1970, when he scored six goals and played arguably his finest ever football performance, as well as the jersey worn by Brazilian legend Rivelino in 1970 World Cup Final..
One of the earliest known paintings depicting a football game made £266,250 when it went under the hammer at Bonhams in Edinburgh on the 25th August.
A new auction world record has been achieved by Bonhams & Butterfields at its first US Golf Sale, held yesterday (5 May 2006) at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum, in Brookline Massachusetts. The dollar coin sized Bramble-patterned ball fetched a staggering US $10,516 and was bought by the renowned Minikahada Golf Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Bjorn Borg, one of the greatest sportsmen
of all time and the only person to win five consecutive
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championship titles, has instructed
Bonhams to sell all of his Wimbledon-winning trophies and
two racquets from his 1976 and 1980 final matches. No other
tennis player has sold a Wimbledon-winning trophy at auction