BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Invaluable, the world’s leading online marketplace for fine art, antiques and collectibles, is again partnering with Hunt Auctions and NFL Auction to offer online bidding for the Super Bowl LII Live Auction, taking place Saturday, Feb. 3, in Minneapolis, MN. This is the 10th consecutive year Hunt Auctions and NFL Auction have hosted the Super Bowl auction.
“The Super Bowl LII Live Auction is one of the most anticipated sports memorabilia auctions of the year, and we’re extremely proud to be working with Hunt Auctions once again to expand the reach of this incredible sale to football fans around the world,” said Rob Weisberg, Invaluable CEO. “I know our bidders will be thrilled to see items from the two Super Bowl teams and current and former NFL superstars.”
David Hunt, president of Hunt Auctions, said: “We are honored to continue our relationship with NFL Auction with our annual Super Bowl Live Auction event, and thrilled to once again partner with Invaluable for online bidding. This event has appropriately evolved into the premier football related auction venue in the country. As we reach the milestone of our 10th annual Super Bowl Live Auction it is with great pride that we present another exciting grouping of materials which in various manners will benefit worthy NFL Auction related charities.”
Hundreds of NFL items - including game-used jerseys, helmets, cleats, footballs and recent Super Bowl memorabilia - will be offered. All items are authentic, and come straight from the playing fields of the nation’s NFL stadiums. All proceeds from these items benefit the NFL’s charities including NFL Play 60, NFL Foundation, Breast Cancer Awareness and Salute to Service Campaigns.
With Super Bowl LII coming to the iconic football city of the Minnesota Vikings, items from the personal collections of three legendary Vikings players - Hall of Fame members Carl Eller, Chris Doleman and Brett Favre - will be offered as part of the 450 lot live auction taking place at the Minneapolis Convention Center at 11 a.m. CT. Each player collection includes several items of significance provided directly to the auction by the respective players.
Online bidders can visit www.invaluable.com/huntauctions to register and bid in real time during the live auction. The live auction begins at 11 a.m. CT at the Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN.
Invaluable, the world’s leading online marketplace for fine art, antiques and collectibles, features a live online bidding platform that allows collectors and dealers to bid in real-time in auctions held around the world. As the leading developer of SaaS and e-commerce applications for the auction industry, Invaluable provides auction houses with e-commerce and marketing solutions, as well as auction management software. Invaluable’s best-in-class historical price database includes more than 58 million complete auction results, totaling more than $204 billion in value. Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Boston, Invaluable also has offices in the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Australia. For more information, visit www.Invaluable.com or follow us on Twitter: @InvaluableLive.
ABOUT HUNT AUCTIONS
Exton, Pennsylvania based Hunt Auctions has been a leader in the sports memorabilia auction industry for 25 years. Numerous former players and their families have trusted their collections with Hunt Auctions including Ted Williams (HOF), Joe DiMaggio (HOF), Roberto Clemente (HOF), Brett Favre (HOF), Whitey Ford (HOF), Curt Flood, Gale Sayers (HOF), Tony Dorsett (HOF), Tony Gwynn (HOF), Joseph Carr (HOF), Leo Durocher (HOF), Robin Roberts (HOF), Earl Weaver (HOF), Commissioner Bowie Kuhn (HOF), Warren Spahn (HOF), Johnny Bench (HOF), Johnny Unitas (HOF), Clem Labine, Mickey Vernon, Jake Pitler, Thurman Munson, Roy Campanella (HOF), Harmon Killebrew (HOF), Bill Mazeroski (HOF), Kent Tekulve, Steve Blass, Johnny Pesky, Charles “Kid” Nichols (HOF), Jim Palmer (HOF), Bucky Walters, Walter Johnson (HOF), Bill McKechnie (HOF), Willie Mosconi, Randall Cunningham, Joe Frazier and Norm Van Brocklin (HOF). Hunt Auctions is also the Official Auction Company of Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and the Official Auctioneer of the MLB All-Star FanFest®. Hunt Auctions has worked with numerous institutions to include: The National Football League, Philadelphia Phillies®, Pittsburgh Pirates®, Baltimore Orioles®, Boston Red Sox®, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, National Baseball Hall of Fame, Chicago Bulls, National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame and Baseball Assistance Team.
ABOUT NFL AUCTION
NFL Auction brings fans closer to the game with, one-of-a-kind memorabilia straight from the playing field. NFL Auction is the official auction site of the National Football League and the only place to bid on guaranteed and authentic, signed, game-used items and unique NFL experiences. NFL Auction donates 100% of its proceeds to support NFL and team charities and has generated more than $10 million since 2001. For more information, please visit www.nfl/com/auction.