Enormous Sports Memorabilia Auction
8000 Esham Road, Parsonsburg, MD 21849
October 9th, 2015 @ 5:00 PM
Selling from the Estate of Robert L. Schweitzer of Newark, DE
A treasure trove of sports memorabilia accumulated by a true collector over 40 years. Trading cards from Ty Cobb to Mickey Mantle to Cal Ripken. Bobble heads from 1962 Mickey Mantle to Derek Jeter. Officially licensed clothing, jackets and hats from MLB All Star games, World Series, NHL Playoffs and NCAA championship games all tagged. Autographed Hall of Fame baseballs and Bats. Danbury mint stadiums, Exclusive McFarland figurines. Jerseys, pennants, lithographs and posters. Factory card sets, Football rookie cards of Raymond Berry, Jim Brown and other stars of the 1950’s. Pennants and Programs from All Star Games including Baseball and Hockey. Vintage Baltimore Colt and Orioles memorabilia and autographs including Unitas, Lenny Moore, Ripken, Palmer and Brooks. This collection is massive and has something for everyone.
Auctioneers Note: This will be part one of a two part auction sale. This collection is so huge it cannot be sold in just one day. It has been decades since a single collection of this size has been brought to market. Allen and Marshall is pleased to bring such a sizable collection to auction at no minimum and no reserve!!
Directions: Our Auction Facility is located in Parsonsburg on the Eastern Shore of Maryland Approx. 100 Miles north of Norfolk, VA, 55 Miles South of Dover, DE, 100 East of Washington, DC and 18 miles West of Ocean City, MD. At the intersection of Rt. 50 and the Rt. 13 Bypass merge onto Rt. 50 East towards Ocean City and follow for 3.9 miles to the intersection of Rt. 50 & Forest Grove Rd. Turn North (left) onto Forest Grove Rd. and follow for 0.5 miles to Old Ocean City Rd. Right onto Old O. C. Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to Esham Rd. Left onto Esham Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to burgundy/tan building on left. Signs Posted.
About the Collector: Dr. Bob Shweitzer was a lifelong devotee of sports. Bob served as Chair of the UD Athletic Department’s Professional Sports Counseling Panel and on the Athletic Department’s NCAA Compliance Committee. Dr. Schweitzer refereed lacrosse for over 30 years, as a member of the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Official’s Association, and as chief assigner for the state of Delaware high school men’s lacrosse. He coached baseball and softball for his children’s teams, and was a dedicated supporter of University of Delaware athletics. As an avid sports collector he was best known for his dedication and support of the University of Delaware students and student athletes. He played an important role in recruiting athletes like Joe Flacco to the UD Sports Program. Bob’s association with sports went far beyond the college level and he attended hundreds of MLB games mostly with the Orioles and Phillies. Allen and Marshall is proud to be chosen as the auction company of choice to market and sell such a prolific collection.
DESCRIPTION OF ITEMS: Please view the Online Catalog below for a complete listing of the 684 Lots with Descriptions and over 2,500 Photographs.
ONLINE BIDDING: We are offering Online Pre-Bidding and Live Bidding available via PROXIBID on the Sports Memorabilia Auction.
Terms Personal Property: Cash Or Approved Check Day of sale. Visa/MC/Amex/Discover. 13% Buyer Premium. 3% Discount for cash or check. Everything Sold “As Is” with no warranties of any kind. Auction conducted inside & outside of 10,000 Sq. Ft. facility. Two Auctioneers. Some seating provided. Food served by Johnny’s of Salisbury, MD .
Preview: Day of the Auction from 12 PM – 5 PM
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