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  In This Issue Of Sports News:

  Collector News

Chantilly and the National Headline Upcoming Shows for Heritage Auctions

With bidding just about underway for our highly anticipated August Platinum Night Auction, Heritage sports representatives will be making multiple consignment trips in July, while eagerly in search of high quality sports cards and memorabilia.

Collectors in the Washington D.C. area will have a chance to visit with Heritage sports representatives Tony Giese and Pete Calderon at the "Chantilly Show," July 12-14, which will be held at Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, Virginia. To make an appointment or for more information, please contact Tony Giese at TonyG@HA.com or (214) 409-1997 or Pete Calderon at PeterC@HA.com or (214) 409-1789.

In addition, consignment director Lee Iskowitz will be at our New York City office on Thursday, July 11 and Thursday, July 25 to view potential sports consignments. If you have vintage sports cards, autographs or memorabilia, please make an appointment to stop by our 445 Park Ave. office by contacting at LeeI@HA.com or (214) 409-1601 to discuss your consignment.

Also, Heritage sports representative Chris Nerat will be in the Green Bay, Wisconsin area July 27 and 28 visiting with consignors. If you would like to make an appointment with Chris, please contact him at ChrisN@HA.com or (214) 409-1615.

And lastly, nearly our entire sports department will be in Chicago on July 30 through August 4 for the National Sports Collectors Convention, and our Platinum Night Auction (August 1). We will be available at the show and for larger consignments we will also by appointment. For more information, please contact Chris Nerat at ChrisN@HA.com or (214) 409-1615.

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34th National Scheduled for Chicago July 31-August 4, 2013

The National Sports Collectors ConventionThe National Sports Collectors Convention, the largest collectibles show of its kind, returns to the Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, July 31-August 4, 2013. The National is a five day extravaganza featuring nearly 100 autograph guests, 500+ exhibitor booths, 50 corporate booths and a week of non-stop buying selling and trading of sports memorabilia.

Highlighting the National is the Tristar Autograph Pavilion with a Hall of Fame roster of signers. Some of this year's featured guests include:

Baseball — Cal Ripken Jr., Ernie Banks, Johnny Bench, Pete Rose, Carlton Fisk, Robbie Alomar, Jim Palmer, Wade Boggs, Tony Gwynn, Jim Rice, Rickey Henderson and more. They are joined by many first time National signers and future Hall of Famers including Chipper Jones, Pedro Martinez, Mike Piazza, Frank Thomas, Randy Johnson and more.

Football — Mike Ditka, Frank Gifford, Eric Dickerson, Mean Joe Greene, Lou Holtz, Lawrence Taylor, Bart Starr, Dan Hampton and others

Hockey — Former Blackhawks Bobby Hull, Tony Esposito and Brian Campbell will be guests.

Basketball — Hall of Famers Jerry Lucas, Elvin Hayes and Chris Mullin will appear along with NBA Rookie of the Year Damien Lillard.

Other Sports — Boxers Larry Holmes, "Sugar" Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns, Roberto Duran, Roy Jones Jr and Shane Mosley will appear. Triple Crown Jockeys Steve Cauthen, Ron Turcotte and Jean Cruget will sign along with Laffit Pincay, Patrick Valenzuela, Pat Day and Jorge Velasquez. World Cup Soccer superstar Mia Hamm will be at the National.

Tickets for the 34th National are now on sale through the National's web site at NSCCShow.com. Single day admission tickets are available and are good for any one day of the show. But the best buy is one of our week-long VIP Packages.

VIP Packages include: Admission to all 5 days of the show, access to the show floor one-half hour ahead of the general public for all 5 days; a VIP Lounge, a gift package of promotional cards created exclusively for the National plus a VIP Reception on Wednesday afternoon featuring free autograph guests Dwight Gooden, Neal Anderson, Dick Fosbury & Bob Beamon. VIPs also get tickets for 12 free VIP signers. VIP Signers include Jerome Walton, Jeff Reardon, Pat Listach, Larry Brown, Ralph Garr, Eric Davis, Mel Renfro, Gary Peters, Gary Beban, Ed Olczyk, Murray Bannerman, Ronnie Bull, Rick Monday, Jack McDowell, Ron Kittle, Lamarr Hoyt, Jim Morrissey & Milt Pappas. The SuperVIP Package option provides a free weeklong parking pass at the nearby Rosemont Public Parking Garage, a double set of the promotional cards as well as tickets for all 18 VIP signers. For full details and to purchase tickets to the National, please visit our web site a NSCCShow.com.

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Sunday Internet Auction Highlights

HA.com/Sports is the place to be every Sunday night for collectors of fine sports memorabilia and trading cards.

Over 100 lots will close to initial bidding at 10 PM CT. On a lot-by-lot basis, starting at 10:00 PM CT, any person who has bid on the lot previously may continue to bid on that lot until there are no more bids for 30 minutes. For example, if you bid on a lot during Normal Bidding, you could participate during Extended Bidding for that lot, but not on lots you did not bid on previously. If a bid was placed at 10:15, the new end time for that lot would become 10:45. If no other bids were placed before 10:45, the lot would close. If you are the high bidder on a lot, changing your bid will not extend the bidding during the 30 Minute Ending phase (only a bid from another bidder will extend bidding).

No other major sports memorabilia auction house provides its clientele this much bidding excitement. It's just another reason why Heritage is the World's Largest Collectibles Auctioneer.

Call or email today to discuss consigning your fine sport collectibles and trading cards to an upcoming Heritage auction.

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Charity KidSwing Golf Tournaments Auction #542

Charity KidSwing Golf TournamentsThe KidSwing Golf Tournament was founded in 2003 by former Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) patient, Ben Sater. When he discovered that patients receive treatment regardless of their ability to pay, he decided to use his love for golf to give back to the hospital by creating KidSwing, a 9-hole, best-ball scramble for players ages 7 to 18 of all levels of golf ability.

KidSwing is a unique fundraising concept that is unparalleled. Unlike other charity golf tournaments, KidSwing is all about kids helping kids and gives local businesses and corporations the opportunity to help.

There is no entry fee to play in the tournament, but players are encouraged to raise $100 by asking their friends and families to sponsor them. Building on the tremendous success of the original KidSwing-Dallas, two more tournaments were created — KidSwing-McKinney in 2008 and KidSwing-Trophy Club in 2011. More than 300 players participated in the Dallas, McKinney, and Trophy Club tournaments in 2012. Since its inception, KidSwing has raised an astounding $1.4 million for TSRHC.

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HA.com: A brand new look!

Check out our new look!

Coming soon, you will see a brand new look on HA.com! We've reorganized the content and personalized the page, so that you will see information that matters to you. Inside the site, although the look will be a little different, the functionality of the item pages, search pages, and the MyHeritage pages is unchanged.

Visit our sneak preview page here!

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  Consign Today

Top quality collectibles will also be given featured placement in print ads within such trade publications as Sports Collectors Digest, Sports Market Report and Beckett Elite, providing maximum hobby exposure. Generous cash advances are available. Call or email one of our consignment directors today to discuss your collection.

Chris Ivy
at 800 872-6467 ext. 1319
or email at CIvy@HA.com

Derek Grady
at 800 872-6467 ext. 1975
or email at DerekG@HA.com

Mike Gutierrez
at 800 872-6467 ext. 1183
or email at MikeG@HA.com

Mark Jordan
at 800 872-6467 ext. 1187
or email at MarkJ@HA.com

Lee Iskowitz
at 800 872-6467 ext. 1601
or email at LeeI@HA.com

Peter Calderon
at 800 872-6467 ext. 1789
or email at PeterC@HA.com

Jonathan Scheier
at 800 872-6467 ext. 1314
or email at JonathanS@HA.com

Chris Nerat
at 800 872-6467 ext. 1615
or email at ChrisN@HA.com

Rob Rosen
at 800 872-6467 ext. 1767
or email at RRosen@HA.com

Tony Giese
at 800 872-6467 ext. 1997
or email at TonyG@HA.com

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  Employment Opportunities

As the fastest growing American-based auction house, financially rock-solid Heritage Auctions continues to grow and seek the best talent in the industry. If you are a specialist or have strong general collectibles knowledge, we want to hear from you. These specialists will, in some cases, head new departments and in others will enhance existing department expertise. We have positions open at our headquarters in Dallas as well as at our new state-of-the-art galleries in prime locations in both Midtown Manhattan and Beverly Hills.

Heritage is seeking to hire the world's best specialists in the following categories:

  • Asian Art Specialist
  • Classic Cars Specialist
  • Coin Buyer: (San Francisco, Dallas, New York)
  • Decorative Arts & Design Specialist
  • European Art Specialist
  • Modern & Contemporary Art Specialist: (New York, Beverly Hills)
  • World Coins Director: Hong Kong

If you are interested and feel you have the qualifications we seek, please email your resume and salary history to Experts@HA.com.

We are also seeking to fill the following corporate positions:

  • Client Data Specialist: Dallas, part-time
  • Client Services Representative: Dallas
  • Currency Cataloger: Dallas
  • Currency Consignment Director: Dallas
  • e-Publishing Expert: Dallas
  • Interns
  • PHP Web Developer: Dallas
  • Web Marketing & Social Media Specialist: Dallas
  • Web Marketing Specialist: Dallas

If you are interested in applying for one of these Corporate positions, please apply here.

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  Around Heritage

Art from the Heart Auction Benefiting Dallas Challenge #541

Art from the Heart AuctionBidding in the Art from the Heart Auction supports Dallas Challenge in its mission to help youth stay in school, off drugs and alcohol, and out of the criminal justice system. Artists and celebrities create one-of-a-kind pieces of artwork for our auction. Proceeds support programs dedicated to improve the health, education and well-being of children and youth from our community. Thank you from Art from the Heart!

For more information, contact Jeri Carroll at 214-409-1873 or JeriC@HA.com.

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More information about Charity auctions.

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  Sports Trivia
Instant Quiz:

Answer this quick question and see how you stack up against your peers.

Who was the first African American manager in Major League history?

       A) Jackie Robinson
       B) Frank Robinson
       C) Brooks Robinson
       D) Satchel Paige
       E) Hank Aaron



Look for the answer, results and more details in the next issue of Heritage Sports News.

Last issue's question:

Famed Boston Celtics guard also played for which Major League team?

E) Derek Fisher (240 career playoff games) (43%)

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  Current Auctions
Sports Auctions
July 16 KidSwing Golf Tournaments Auction #542
July 16 KidSwing Golf Tournaments
Auction #542

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Sunday Internet Sports Auction Sunday Internet Sports Auction #151327
Closes July 7
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Sunday Internet Sports Auction Sunday Internet Sports Auction #151328
Closes July 14
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Sunday Internet Sports Auction Sunday Internet Sports Auction #151329
Closes July 21
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Sunday Internet Sports Auction Sunday Internet Sports Auction #151330
Closes July 28
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Other Signature Auctions
July 11 Art from the Heart Auction Benefiting Dallas Challenge #541 July 11 Art from the Heart Auction Benefiting Dallas Challenge #541
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July 11-14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando #1187 July 11-14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando #1187
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July 27-28 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas #7078 July 27-28 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas #7078
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Other Internet Auctions
Weekly World Coin Auction Weekly World Coin Auction #231327
Closes July 4
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Friday Modern Coin Auction Friday Modern Coin Auction #241327
Closes July 5
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Weekly Internet Rare Books and Autographs Auction Weekly Internet Rare Books and Autographs Auction #201327
Closes July 5
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Sunday Internet Coin Auction Sunday Internet Coin Auction #131328
Closes July 7
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Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction #161327
Closes July 7
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Sunday Internet Comics Auction Sunday Internet Comics Auction #121327
Closes July 7
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Tuesday Internet Currency Auction Tuesday Internet Currency Auction #141328
Closes July 9
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Weekly Internet Luxury Accessory Auction Weekly Internet Luxury Accessory Auction #251328
Closes July 9
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Tuesday Internet Watch & Jewelry Auction Tuesday Internet Watch & Jewelry Auction #171328
Closes July 9
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Tuesday Internet Coin Auction Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #131328
Closes July 9
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