Early Auction Previews

Grey Flannel Auctions’ Holiday Catalog will featuring a wide range of vintage graded cards, game worn jersey and autographed memorabilia. Visit our site to register and follow us on social media to watch us build this sale.

Catalog Deadline Quickly Approaching 

Whether you have an extensive collection or just an odd rare keepsake, we welcome your inquiry and look forward to helping you receive the most for your collectibles.

We have assembled a superb team of experienced specialists in all areas of Sports Collectibles including:

  • Game-Used/Game-Worn Jerseys, Bats & Equipment
  • Vintage Sports & Historical Autographs
  • Championship Jewelry, Trophies & Awards
  • Pre-1970s Sports Cards 
  • Entertainment, Rock n’ Roll, Political, Americana & Historical Memorabilia

Let us know what you have and a member of our staff will get back to you within 24 hours!

1902 Baltimore Orioles Flannel Just Consigned!

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Incredible 1902 Baltimore Orioles Game-Used Road Flannel Jersey (Player Family LOA • Earliest Known Example • Graded 9+) 

 The Orioles’ second season in Baltimore would ultimately prove to be their last, as the team was moved to New York after the season, where they became known as the New York Highlanders. The Yankees franchise began play in the 1901 season as the Baltimore Orioles. In 1903, Frank Farrell and Bill Devery purchased the franchise after it ceased operations and moved it to New York City, renaming the club the New York Highlanders who were officially renamed the Yankees in 1913.

Oct. 5th Scottsdale Appraisal & Authentication Fair

Come find out “What’s it worth?”… Hosted by Grey Flannel Auctions & James Spence Authentication!

Saturday, October 5th

10:00am – 4:00pm | Walk-Ins Welcome

16411 N 90th St, Suite #107, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Have your autographs authenticated without having to mail them off by James Spence Authentications.

Grey Flannel will be buying outright and paying cash for all qualified material.

Experienced specialists in all areas of Sports Collectibles will he on-hand including:

  • Game-Used/Game-Worn Jerseys, Bats & Equipment
  • Vintage Sports & Historical Autographs
  • Championship Jewelry, Trophies & Awards
  • Entertainment, Rock n’ Roll, Political, Americana & Historical Memorabilia

What’s My Memorabilia Worth?

We are pleased to now offer free verbal non-binding appraisals on your treasured collectibles.

Our Appraisals Services Department will get you the necessary information you need whether it be pre-sale auction estimates, estate planning or just plain curiosity.

We have assembled a superb team of experienced specialists in all areas of Sports Collectibles including:

  • Game-Used/Game-Worn Jerseys & Equipment
  • Sports & Historical Autographs
  • Championship Jewelry, Trophies & Awards
  • Pre-1960′s Sports Cards
  • Entertainment, Rock n’ Roll, Political, Americana & Historical Memorabilia

We offer complimentary initial assessments of individual items, collections, and estates to assist in determining the extent of the required appraisal service.

Contact us today and a member of our staff will get back to you within 24 hours:

         Phone: (631) 288-7800 ext. 3

         Email:   Info@GreyFlannelAuctions.com 

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Ali – Mary Jo Kopechne / Kennedy Letter

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Muhammad Ali Handwritten & Dual-Signed Letter With Controversial Chappaquiddick Incident & Kennedy Content

In 1969, Senator Ted Kennedy careened a car off a bridge, killing passenger Mary Jo Kopechne. Kennedy was impacted both personally and politically as the story of the night’s events remain unclear today. The story gathered national headlines and the controversial matter captivated some of the country’s biggest stars. Following the tragic event, the iconic Muhammad Ali personally reached out to the Kopechne family to offer not only his condolences, but also his personal thoughts regarding the story. Offered is Ali’s handwritten letter to the Kopechne family that details his distaste with the Kennedy’s and the totality of the events that occurred. Ali signed the bottom of the letter as both Muhammad Ali and Cassius Clay. An incredibly rare insight into the thoughts of one of the greatest athletes regarding a controversial event.

FAIR WARNING! The Auction Is Winding Down And May Close At Any Time…

The auction is winding down and may close at any time without further notice. If you have been waiting until the last-minute to get your final bids in, now is the time. If you truly have interest in winning a lot we encourage you to place your bid(s) asap as this sale may close earlier than expected.

Thank you to all who participated in another fantastic Grey Flannel auction!

Auction Action by Paul Lucas of ESPN & Uni-Watch

Thanks Paul! To view this post and other fine uniform related discussions head over to Uni-Watch.com

Our friends at Grey Flannel Auctions are running another catalog auction, which means it’s time for me to showcase some of the most interesting items they’re selling. Here we go:

• I always like leagues that deviate from the standard black/white zebra-striped officiating uniforms. The World Football League’s blue/gold jerseys (shown at right, click to enlarge) are a prime example. Bid on it here.

• Love love love the striped collar on this 1891 (!) Cy Young baseball card. Scroll over the thumbnail to get the full effect.

• With Willie McCovey’s recent death, a bunch of his memorabilia is now up for auction. McCovey was left-handed, so it seems odd that this trophy for his 500th home run shows a right-handed batter figurine (and a righty glove to boot).

• Speaking of McCovey, I really like this 1971 All-Star Game platter. Never seen that type of item before!

• One last McCovey entry: The Giants usually styled his NOB with a raised “c,” as seen here and here, but this one has a base-aligned “c.”

• I never really noticed before how the Astros’ 1972 road jerseys had matching radially arched chest lettering and NOBs, while the ’73 design had matching vertically arched chest lettering and NOBs.

• This 1980 Reds jacket design, with the team logo down toward the bottom, is one of the oddest jacket formats I’ve ever seen.

• Speaking of jackets, check out this 1967 Earl Monroe College Division championship beauty.

• Oh baby, it doesn’t get much better than this century-old Yankees dugout sweater!

• It’s rare enough for a MLB team to have TV numbers on one sleeve. But in 1979 and ’80, the Cardinals had them on both sleeves!

• Attention, Brinke Guthrie! We don’t often see tennis gear come up for auction, but here’s a 1991 autographed Jimmy Connors warm-up top.

• I love everything about the lettering styles on this mid-1970s 76ers warm-up jacket.

Want to see more? You can click through all of the auction listings — more than 500 of them — here.

Overtime! 450+ Lots Just Posted

In addition to the 563 lots highlighted in the printed catalog, our July 17th auction also features 450+ lots that are available online-only.

These late additions can be viewed in our overtime section by clicking here.

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