SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, November 10, 2020 – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present Sports & Rock ‘n’ Roll Memorabilia on Sunday, November 22, 2020. Featuring over 135 lots from an avid San Francisco Bay Area collector and fan, the auction offers an intriguing range of items, most of them autographed by sports stars or famed musicians.
Lot 18, 1992 U.S. Olympic Dream Team Signed basketball; Estimate $4,000-$6,000
The sports memorabilia include items from baseball, basketball, football, boxing and hockey. Among the baseball lots are signed bats, jerseys and cards from the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants in 2014, 2012 and 2010; signed baseballs by Ozzie Smith and Hank Aaron; bats signed by the San Francisco Giants team and Buster Posey; photos signed by Frank Thomas; and other images. Basketball offerings include an NBA Golden State Warriors basketball covered in Swarovski crystals; balls signed by Shaquille O’Neal, Jason Kidd and the 1992 U.S. Olympic Dream Team; and signed photos of Magic Johnson, Joe Smith, and Larry Johnson.
For boxing fans, there are autographed boxing gloves, including by Manny Pacquiao, Oscar de la Hoya, Mike Tyson, Ricky Hatton, Robert Duran, Joe Frazier, and Marco Antonio Barrera; plus several souvenir boxing gloves. Among the football offerings are helmets (full size, mini or replica) signed by Bo Jackson, Brett Favre, Peyton Manning, Dick Butkus, Emmitt Smith, Barry Sanders, Andrew Luck, and a few teams; several signed footballs and jerseys; and numerous framed photos and/or sports cards of celebrated players and teams, many signed. A highlight is the autographed “Legends of Sports” framed Gold Edition, featuring signatures of Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, and Mohammed Ali. Signed hockey sticks by Wayne Gretzky and Gordie Howe round the sports collectibles.
Lot 97, Paul McCartney signed guitar; Estimate $2,000-$4,000
Rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia include signed album covers, most framed, by Metallica; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; Pearl Jam; Jethro Tull; Bad Co; Staind; Alice in Chains; U2; and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Among the many signed and framed guitars are ones from Paul McCartney, U2, Kiss, Guns ‘n’ Roses, Slash, Rush, Jimmy Page, Nickelback, Metallica, Seether, Stone Temple Pilots, ZZ Top, Pearl Jam, AC/DC, Aerosmith, Def Leppard, The Who, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Green Day, The Black Crows, and Chickenfoot. There are also several signed posters and framed posters, including for the “Batman” movie, Acoustic 4 A Cure, Staind and Sammy Hagar. Limited edition collectibles of John Lennon and Slash complete the auction.
Turner Auctions + Appraisals begins its online auction on Sunday, November 22, 2020, at 10:30 am PST; sale items are available for preview and bidding now. The auction is featured live on Bidsquare.
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