RUNNEMEDE, N.J., Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldin Auctions is accepting donations of sports and entertainment memorabilia through September 8, for a special Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund Auction in which 100 percent of the bid price and buyer's premium for every item will be donated to the American Red Cross. The special auction, which has been approved by the American Red Cross, is being held as part of the Goldin Auctions October Legend Auction, running through November 4, at GoldinAuctions.com. Ken Goldin, Founder of Goldin Auctions kicked off the fund raiser by donating $10,000 worth of his personal memorabilia to the auction.
Goldin Auctions will accept memorabilia valued at over $200 that do not need to be authenticated including; trading cards, comic books, autographs, political memorabilia, game-used memorabilia and more. Donors can have their name printed in the catalog alongside the items they donate. Items must be consigned by September 8, and arrive at Goldin Auctions by September 12. To consign an item, visit GoldinAuctions.com.
"We encourage the sports memorabilia community to come together to help the American Red Cross help the people of Texas during this difficult time," said Mr. Goldin who conducted a similar auction following Superstorm Sandy in 2012. "Whether you can donate an item or place a bid, you can be assured that the full purchase price will help people in need."
About Goldin Auctions
Sports memorabilia impresario Ken Goldin has sold more than $600 million in memorabilia from many of the biggest names in sports, history and pop culture and was the pioneer of using the medium of television to sell sports memorabilia. Over the past few years, Goldin Auctions sold Babe Ruth's 1918 contract for a record $1.02 million, a Honus Wagner T206 card for a public sale record $3.12 million, the Mike Piazza Post-9/11 home run jersey for $365,000, and the 1979-80 Wayne Gretzky PSA 10 rookie card for a record $465,000. Goldin Auctions strives to break new ground and offer collectors the best in collectible treasures up for auction in the marketplace. All game worn or autographed items come with team, player, league or additional LOA from industry leading authenticators; and collectors can bid with confidence that their proxy/ceiling bids remain confidential. For more information, visit www.goldinauctions.com.
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