Joel Embiid Philadelphia 76ers Game-Worn/Photo-matched Jersey

Welcome to Sports Memorabilia Insider for March 15th, 2022 – FREE Edition.

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In this episode, Horacio spoke with Alan Goldsher, Head of Content at Collectable. Alan is the host of Collectable Daily, interviewing some of the biggest names in the sports industry. He talks about useful insights his guests have shared, being a professional musician, a published author, and his path toward being a podcast host.

Sports Memorabilia performance 2022

The downtrend accelerated last week as the index dropped 4% which was its biggest one-week move in 2022. The sports memorabilia index is now down 10% year to date.

The trend is not our friend with sports memorabilia.

Last Week

Fractional Secondary Markets

Red across the board as no single memorabilia category had a positive return for the week. Golf memorabilia was the largest percentage decliner at 9%, while basketball’s 5% drop had the most impact on the index.

All stats come from assets trading on the secondary markets at Otis, Collectable, and Rally

Early Jordan memorabilia were some of the lone bright spots in the sports memorabilia bloodbath: his 1984 signing day jersey gained 12.8% and the 1991 game-worn home uniform was up 10%.

This is a 1991 Michael Jordan game-worn Chicago Bulls home uniform seen from the crucial season that decided the 28-year-old’s basketball career.

Zion Williamson’s high school sneakers dropped 29.9% on Rally as it looks less and less likely with each passing day that he will see any meaningful game action this season.

Rally’s Muhammed Ali’s 1975 fight-worn boots fell victim to the recent weak boxing memorabilia market as they tumbled 28%.

Auctions

The Goldin Elite Auction concluded on Sunday, March 13. Some of the items of note included:

Wow! The highest-grading Ruth baseball.

The Lelands Winter Classic 2022 auction also concluded on Sunday.

Cue epic record needle-scratch sound effect!

This Week and Next Week

Fractional Market IPOs

Collectable has the only IPOs of the week as they offer two game-worn NBA jersey assets:

2021 Joel Embiid Philadelphia 76ers Game-Worn/Photo-matched Jersey

  • Market Cap: $37,500
  • Retained Equity: $0
  • Inferred Value: $15,000
  • Drop: 3/15/22 on Collectable
  • Our Opinion: [INSIDERS ONLY]

1994 Charles Barkley Phoenix Suns Game-Worn/Photo-matched Jersey

  • Market Cap: $151,000
  • Retained Equity: $0
  • Inferred Value: $70,000
  • Drop: 3/20/22 on Collectable
  • Our Opinion: [INSIDERS ONLY]

That’s Sir Charles to you.

Secondary Markets

Collectable debuts one asset for live trading this week:

1925 Lou Gehrig Exhibit Image – Type III Photo

  • Platform: Collectable
  • Trading Date: 3/17/22
  • Market Cap: 51,500
  • Inferred Value: $32,500

Auctions

The Goldin Monthly Sports and Pop Culture auction wraps up this week.

There are a number of Philadelphia 76ers game-worn pieces with proceeds being donated to the Sixers charitable foundation: a complete James Harden and Joel Embiid uniform highlight the memorabilia offerings.

For fans of poor acting in 90’s movies, Heritage has this fine piece in their weekly auction: a 1996 Michael Jordan signed Space Jam Cartoon Animation Cel Display. There is also a baseball signed by 11 members of the 500 home-run club, which, at a current bid of $630, seems like a great budget play to get several of the game’s all-time greats on one ball.

Little known fact: Sylvester the Cat had a 15 handicap in his prime years.

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With a background in finance & intelligence analysis, Wyatt has an unhealthy obsession with finding the best blue chip investment opportunities. His previous newsletter, Fractional, resonated deeply with subscribers, bringing actionable insights and unconventional trading strategies. His rare book collection specializes in banned editions. He currently lives in Spain with his beautiful wife, three young boys, and dog Monty.

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