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Gehrig Watch Tops Bidding in SCP Auctions $3 Million Sale

Aug 28, 2014

“Lou Gehrig’s 1928 World Series watch is one of the most significant items ever offered at auction representing baseball’s beloved ‘Iron Horse,’” said Dan Imler, vice president of SCP Auctions. “We are thrilled to see this treasure sell to an advanced collector for a price worthy of its quality and historical importance.” – See more at: http://www.sportscollectorsdigest.com/uncategorized/john-moores-trophy-tops-bidding-in-scp-auctions-2-9-million-sale#sthash.hLAEMli5.dpuf

The top lot from the Helms/LA84 Collection was the prestigious John Moores Trophy, a sterling silver masterpiece that was established in 1938 to recognize the World’s Amateur Baseball Championship, which went for $195,072. In total, the auction of 850 sports memorabilia lots brought in a combined $2.9 million. – See more at: http://www.sportscollectorsdigest.com/uncategorized/john-moores-trophy-tops-bidding-in-scp-auctions-2-9-million-sale#sthash.hLAEMli5.dpuf

 
 

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