Second Part of Red Auerbach Auction Yields Almost $300K
The second installment of the Red Auerbach collection featured by SCP Auctions in their inaugural monthly sports auction has totaled $298,875 in sales. The three-part auction has shown demand still exists for the historic coach and the items serve as reminders for his long-tenured legacy. As expected, the 1976 Championship Ring belonging to Auerbach brought in the largest amount. Highlights of the auction, which featured 100 lots of Auerbach memorabilia, are listed below and include the final bid amount.
- 1976 Red Auerbach's Boston Celtics Championship Ring - $37,668
- Red Auerbach's Engraved Boston Celtics World Champions Watch - $3,944
- Red Auerbach's 1000th Win Watch - $3,523
- John Morgan and Morgan Wooten Signed Photo Inscribed to Red Auerbach - $2,167
- Red Auerbach's 35th Anniversary "Greatest Coach in NBA History" Watch - $2,052
- Red Auerbach's 1967 Cigar Smoker of the Year Presentational Humidor - $2,022
- Red Auerbach's Cigar Humidor with Engraved Name Plate - $1,837
- Red Auerbach's 1980 John W. Bunn Award Presented by NBA Hall of Fame - $1,789
- Red Auerbach's Miller Lite All-Stars Uniform, Jacket and Photo - $1,626
- Red Auerbach's La Aurora Cigar Humidor - $1,477
The auction also featured over 900 other lots that were filled mostly with baseball memorabilia and cards. Several highlights and their final bid amounts are listed below.
- 1938 Pasadena Junior College Year Book signed by Jackie Robinson Four Times - $2,623
- 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers World Champions, Team-Signed Baseball - $2,484
- Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig Signed Baseball - $2,291
- Babe Ruth Cut Signature: PSA 8 - $2,291
View the full results of the auction at the SCP Monthly Auctions website.