Archive for December, 2013

Amazing Collection of Football Championship Rings Coming to Auction

December 26, 2013

Goldin Auctions’ 2014 Winter Auction Begins January 13th.

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Descriptions are not available yet, but visiting the Goldin Auctions Web Site, reveals some amazing items coming to their 2014 Winter Auction.

At least 12 Football Championship rings are included. Perhaps the showcase item is a player 2012 Super Bowl Ring. The ring, belonging to Damien Berry, a reserve running back who has had issues with the law and is currently not in the league.

Baltimore Raven rings were awarded to the player’s in June of 2012 and this is the most current NFL Super Bowl Ring issued. This is the first Super Bowl XLVII ring to hit the market place and truly the first player ring available to collectors from that Super Bowl.

Also included is a rare 1958 Baltimore Colt’s player’s ring from the one of the most historic championship games in NFL history, three player-size 49er rings, a player’s Chief’s Superbowl IV Ring, and a few other gems.

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Careful – Don’t Trust That Babe Ruth Signature

December 24, 2013

You know the Babe Ruth-signed ball you’ve been thinking about buying on E-Bay for a Christmas gift?

Babe Ruth Fake Signatures

Maybe you should hold up on that.

Once again, Ruth’s signature is the most forged among athletes, according to PSA/DNA Authentication Services.

Other Yankees stars, such as Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle and Joe DiMaggio are also high on the list too, that’s compiled annually.

“There’s probably less than a 50-50 chance autographs offered in the marketplace of many current and former sports and entertainment celebrities are genuine,” said Joe Orlando, President of PSA/DNA, a division of Collectors Universe, Inc.

Here’s This Year’s list:

1. Babe Ruth
2. Lou Gehrig
3. Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio
4. Michael Jordan
5. Yasiel Puig
6. Muhammad Ali
7. Tiger Woods
8. Derek Jeter
9. Wayne Gretzky
10. LeBron James

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