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Spring 2021 Auction now closed - $1,615,000 USD realized!

6/16/2021
Our Spring 2021 Auction is now live!
Our Spring 2021 Auction is now live and will close on June 15th!

Our Spring 2021 Auction is now live with 1,497 lots of quality hockey memorabilia and cards, including items from the Personal Collection of Felix Potvin!

Other featured items include:
  • Not one, but three 1979-80 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Unopened Wax Packs, Graded PSA 7 & 8, with the Wayne Gretzky Rookie Card Showing on Back! Only 8 Such Packs Certified by PSA
  • 1980-81 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Card #250 HOFer Wayne Gretzky graded PSA 10
  • Maurice Richard's Circa 1953 Montreal Canadiens Game-Worn Wool Jersey with Great Provenance
  • Guy Lafleur's 1972-73 Montreal Canadiens Stanley Cup Championship 10K Gold and Diamond Ring with His Signed LOA
  • A scarce 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics Games Official Torch and Stand with Great Provenance
  • Connor McDavid's photo-matched 2016-17 Edmonton Oilers Game-Worn Pre-Season Captain's Jersey with LOA from his first NHL Pre-Season Game Wearing the "C"!
  • And more!

Our auction rules have changed: please read them before bidding

Start bidding now
5/19/2021
NEW AUCTION CLOSING PROCEDURES

- IMPORTANT -
NEW CLOSING PROCEDURES

#Winter2021Auction
 
The final day of bidding for this entire auction is Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021. The initial bidding period will close at 11:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time) on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021.

You must place an initial bid on an item before 11:00 PM on auction closing night to be eligible to bid on that item during the extended bidding period that starts at 11:00 PM.

This means that if you have not bid on a particular lot before 11:00 PM you may not bid on that lot after 11:00 PM. Therefore, if you are the only bidder on a lot at 11:00 PM you will be instantly declared the winner.

At 11:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time), the “30-Minute Rule” starts and EACH lot will close individually after that lot goes 30 minutes with no new bids. Whenever a new bid is placed on a lot, the 30-minute timer will be reset and the countdown will restart for that particular lot. If you are the current high bidder on a lot and you change your ceiling bid after 11:00 PM, this will not extend the bidding time, only a bid placed by another bidder will do so.

Our auctions generally go on well into the night, if you do not want to stay up late please read the “absentee bids” information below.
 

ABSENTEE BIDS:

We encourage early and absentee bidding if you are unable to bid by phone or internet and do not want to stay up late on the final day of the auction. Absentee bids can be left on our web site at classicauctions.net. We at Classic Auctions Inc. will place bids on your behalf up to these amounts only as they are bid against competitively by other bidders. 

Read more about closing procedures and absentee bidding

Still have questions?  Contact us now
2/22/2021
It's a great time to invest in trading cards

It's a great time to invest in trading cards

- Here's why -

As the famous internet personality and entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk would say, trading cards are the current generation’s “art”.   And even more, sportcard prices have spiked in recent years partly because "Men and women from the 80s who grew up with sports cards now have young kids and love seeing their kids get into the same hobbies they loved."

Gary Vee even goes as far as saying that "sports cards are about to explode in culture and value".

Consequently, over the last few years, we've even seen companies create and release indices with real values from the top 500 cards (Top500) and the the top 100 cards (Top100) and comparing it with historical value from the stock market (S&P 500).

And if you're wondering, those indices are showing a 10-year return on investment of 165% for Top500 and 275% for Top100, a significant outperformance of the S&P 500 over the same period!



Now is really the time invest in trading cards!

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Our Fall 2020 Auction Card Selection

Our Fall 2020 Auction is now live with an impressive 267 Vintage Sports and Non-Sports Cards and Premiums lots, including 30+ Gretzky Rookie cards and a sensational selection of vintage and modern rookies.



Hurry up, our Fall 2020 Auction will close on October 20th 2020.

10/5/2020
Fall 2020 Auction is now live!

Fall 2020 Auction - Bidding starts now

Our Fall 2020 Auction is now live with 1280 lots, certainly one of our largest offering we've ever put together.

VIEW THE AUCTION NOW

This auction is important for us because it marks the start of a new era for Classic Auctions.  As you probably noticed (or will notice), we upgraded our look and improved our website experience.  And this is just a start.

We're committed to reaffirming our position as the world's largest hockey memorabilia and cards auction house by offering the best experience possible to both our consignors and the collectors.


Now let's get the bidding started!

9/25/2020
Notice anything different about us?

Notice anything different about us?

Our logo and website have changed!

We improved the user experience and added new content to our website in addition to a small refresh of our look. Let us know what you think on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

We also released a new company presentation video that we hope you'll enjoy.  Make sure to leave your comments when watching and stay tuned for more videos and more content coming up shortly (in both French and English).

Watch it on our YouTube Channel

Make sure to follow us for new announcements and for the launch of our Fall 2020 Auction!

9/23/2020
Meet our experts on the Classic Auctions Summer 2016 Road Trips!

GAME WORN JERSEYS
June 29th, 2016



HOT ON THE HEELS of our amazing Spring 2016 Auction, which closed at over $1.3 MILLION REALIZED, we are touring all over Canada and the Eastern US in the coming weeks and WE WANT YOUR ITEMS! CASH ADVANCES are available for quality items or collections for our upcoming events!

Classic Auctions is looking for memorabilia, from any era, in the following categories:
  • Game-worn jerseys and equipment
  • Trophies and awards
  • Championship rings
  • Vintage photos
  • Vintage autographs
  • Pre-1980 trading cards
  • Vintage programs
Our established dates are below, and if your area is not in the list, drop us an email or call us at 450-638-7058 to request a meeting.  We will go anywhere for the right items!

Some of the collections in our Fall 2016 Auction will cause your jaw to drop, and your precious items would look great and fetch top dollar displayed next to them. Don't miss out!


BOOK YOUR MEETING - UPCOMING DATES/CITIES:

Toronto, Windsor, Detroit - July 11-15| Request a meeting
National SCC Show, Atlantic City, NJ - August 1-8| Request a meeting
East Coast USA - August 1-8| Request a meeting

More dates to follow...

 

RECENT RESULTS 
In case you missed it, our Spring 2016 Auction closed with total sales realized over $1.3M! Here are some of the highlights:






Your items could be available in our next event side by side with some of these remarkable pieces! Consign with Classic Auctions for great results. Reach out to us today at [email protected].

Cheers, 

Greg
Director of Marketing
Classic Auctions
6/29/2016