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Grey Flannel Auctions has been the industry standard for more than 25 years. Family owned and operated in Scottsdale, Arizona, Grey Flannel Auctions specializes in vintage game-used jerseys and high-end autographs where all major sports are represented, with an emphasis on provenance, authenticity, and rarity throughout. Their summer auction ends on June 27th, so be sure to check out the sale and especially these four treasure troves!

The opening lot is an incredibly rare, high-grade 1961 Fleer basketball card set. Every card has been professionally encapsulated and graded by PSA at a tremendous “MINT 9.” This set has the second-highest-weighted GPA on the PSA set registry and is perhaps the most sought-after basketball set ever offered within the hobby. Superstars represented in the set include Wilt Chamberlain, Hal Greer, Sam Jones, Oscar Robertson, Lenny Wilkins and Paul Arizin. The opening bid on the set is $25,000, though because this set is so rare, there's no telling how high it might go.

Next in the sale is a jersey worn in the 1969-70 season by Richie Guerin and in the 1970-71 pre-season by “Pistol” Pete Maravich. Two basketball legends, Richie Guerin and Pete Maravich, wore the very same #19 Atlanta Hawks jersey; one as he was ending his Hall of Fame career and the other as he was just beginning his. This hardwood rarity worn by two Hall of Famers has been graded a perfect 10 by Photo-Match.com due to its outstanding condition and rarity. Entered as Lot 42, the bid will open at $10,000.

 

Here we have San Francisco 49ers jersey Jerry Rice wore during his greatest statistical game, Dec. 18, 1995, against the Minnesota Vikings. Jerry Rice is widely considered to be the greatest wide receiver in NFL history. Rice caught 14 passes for 289 yards and scored three touchdowns in a 37-30 shootout victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Cataloged as Lot 206, the jersey requires an opening bid of $2,500.

 

 

The final highlight, Dennis Eckersley’s 1988 World Series jersey. This jersey was worn while serving up the iconic walk-off home run to injured Dodgers slugger Kirk Gibson and is a true piece of baseball history from one of the sport’s most recognizable moments. This jersey is accompanied by Letters of Authenticity from the A’s equipment manager, the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the Dodgers. The historic, game-used jersey representing America’s pastime and LA’s last championship is entered as Lot 513, with an opening bid of $10,000

 

Other than these four particularly striking sports memorabilia, the sale has much to offer. Additional highlights include a late 1960s Willie Mays San Francisco Giants Game-Used Mitt, Aaron Rodgers Green Bay Packers game-used road jersey and a 1952 Paul Arizin NBA All-Star game eastern conference game-used durene jersey, to name a few.

The 50th edition of the fully illustrated catalog detailing all lots in their Summer 2018 Auction is now available to view at Barnebys.

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