(Newport Beach, California) - Responding to collectors' requests to certify autographs signed during an athlete's rookie era, two new services now are available from the PSA/DNA division of Professional Sports Authenticator
Victor Moreno, CEO of AmericanMemorabilia.com of Las Vegas, NV, in association with Rocco DiPierro CEO of Kingdome Sports of Boca Raton, Florida examined a collection of 600 Vintage Game Used Major League Baseball Bats in Boca Raton last week. The consignor, who wishes to remain anonymous, chose AmericanMemorabilia.com to handle the sale of his amazing collection.
NEWPORT BEACH, CA - Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT), a leading provider of value-added authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of high-value collectibles, announced today that it has provided services under its PSA/DNA division to WPT Enterprises Inc. (NASDAQ: WPTE) to authenticate memorabilia from the WPT World Championship to be aired on June 29, 2005.
With the distinctive “thwack” of the auctioneer’s gavel and a raucous cheer from a couple of hundred bidders and interested spectators, the contract that sent Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees was knocked down at a cool $1 million in the middle of the June 10 Sotheby’s/SportsCards Plus auction in New York City.
Newport Beach, CA) - How well do you know your autographs? The first-ever PSA World Series of Autograph Authentication will be held at this summer's 26th annual National Sports Collectors Convention. The champion of the competition will earn a year of bragging rights and a $2,500 cash prize.
NEW YORK — The 1919 contract that shipped Babe Ruth from Boston to the Bronx sold at auction Friday for a staggering $996,000, delighting its new owner a die-hard Yankees fan and a hunger-relief group designated to receive a financial windfall from the sale.