First Leg of Red Auerbach Memorabilia Auction a Success

First Leg of Red Auerbach Memorabilia Auction a Success

The first installment of a three-part sports memorabilia auction centered around Red Auerbach's personal items and prized memorabilia collection resulted in a total of $785,550 in sales. Bidding was competitive for the former coach's many valuable and rare items. Some of the highlights include:

  • Auerbach's Boston Celtics NBA Championship rings from 1957 ($80,750), 1962 ($78,709), 1974 ($41,435) and 1981 ($82,727)
  • Auerbach's 1968 Basketball Hall of Fame induction ring ($50,062); which was sold through SCP Auctions, included several championship rings (selling from $40k to over $80k)
  • A full set of the coach's golf clubs ($36,404)
  • A cigar humidor owned by the late coach ($18,840).
  • Bob Cousy Boston Celtics game-worn rookie jersey ($41,435)

The auction was held by SCP Auctions. They will be selling the remaining items in Auerbach's collection over the summer and fall of this year.

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Let Me Tell You a Story: A Lifetime in the Game Auerbach, Red, Feinstein, John
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1980 TOPPS #354 RICK AUERBACH Ungraded Cincinnati Reds
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Trey Treutel is an Ole Miss grad and a lifelong sports fanatic. He is a huge fan of the NBA and NFL, as well as soccer, college basketball and college football. As a kid, he collected football and basketball cards. As an adult, he started collecting basketball cards again on a whim, and has since expanded to other sports and entertainment options. Find Trey on Twitter at @datreute.

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