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Sports Memorabilia Auction - Results



Join us as we reflect on our recent Sports Memorabilia Auction featuring collections from legendary footballers and athletes who had a profound impact on their sport.

Bidders were spoilt for choice with countless treasures up for grabs. The auction featured a wide range of price estimates, providing seasoned collectors with a golden opportunity to enrich their collections with standout pieces. Simultaneously, this auction also served as a good opportunity for new collectors to take their first steps into the fascinating world of Sports Memorabilia. This event was highly anticipated with the catalogue reaching over 10,000 views online prior to the event.

Some of the highlights which sold across the two days include.

  • Lot 455: 1966 FIFA World Cup winner's medal presented to Ottorino Barassi of FIFA's Executive Committee. £32,240 (Part of the Ottorino Barassi Collection)
  • Lot 802: Bobby Charlton red No.11 England v. Portugal match worn short- sleeved shirt. £27,280
  • Lot 99: Jackie Paterson 9 carat gold and enamel Lonsdale belt. £24,800
  • Lot 741: Bruno Conti blue No.16 Italy v. Brazil 1982 World Cup short-sleeved shirt. £23,560
  • Lots 689 - 693: The Billy Wirght Collection. £25,792
  • Lots 621 - 623, 629 and 635 - 688: The Raymond Kopa Collection. £66,023.80
  • Lots 428-460: The Ottorino Barassi Collection. £131,812

(Please note that the prices above include buyer’s premium.)

Head of Sporting Memorabilia/Collectables, David Convery commented on the auction: “The sale overall was a great success with competitive bidding from our buyers in the UK, Europe and around the world. The auction achieved over £950,000 in total, with buyer’s premium - proof of the burgeoning sports memorabilia market around the world.

Highlights from the sale included the Ottorino Barassi collection which fetched £131,812 in total, including the highest single price in the auction of £32,240 for the 1966 World Cup medal. The high price for Beckam's boots is proof of his enduring popularity, and his place in the pantheon of football history."

As these pieces of history find new homes the legacy of these sporting legends lives on.

Browse the full results here: https://bidlive.grahambuddauctions.co.uk/auctions/8743/srgrah10060

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