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Dryden, Howe gamers lead results in jersey auction

Posted on 10th December 2013 by hockeymedia in Auctions,Game-Used,The Want List | Tags:

NHLKen Dryden and Gordie Howe game-worn jerseys were the top sellers in the latest Gamewornauctions Fall 2013 hockey memorabilia auction. In all, collectors spent nearly than $550,000 on more than 500 lots in the Fall auction that closed Nov. 27, 2013.

The 1971-72 Montréal Canadiens Ken Dryden game-used jersey sold for $64,737 (including the 19.5% buyer’s premium); the 1960s Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe game-used jersey sold for $49,918 (also including the buyer’s premium; proceeds benefiting Possibilities International).

Final bids on the two jerseys were $54,173 for the Dryden gamer (after 26 bids) and $41,772 for the Howe gamer (after 16 bids). The two other game-used jerseys that garnered bids in excess of $10,000 were the 2005-06 Pittsburgh Penguins Sidney Crosby gamer ($12,210 after 23 bids) and 2012-13 Chicago Blackhawks Jonathan Toews gamer ($11,918 after 27 bids).

Two lots drew an auction-high 34 bids: the 1998-99 Philadelphia Flyers Eric Lindros game-used jersey ($6,967) and the 1970-71 Rochester Americans Serge Aubry game-used jersey ($2,903).

Of note, all 75 jerseys in the Vintage Game Worn Jerseys category drew at least one bid. Of the 165 jerseys in the Modern Game Worn Jerseys category, 152 lots drew at least one bid.

MOST EXPENSIVE HOCKEY JERSEYS

1971-72 Montréal Canadiens Ken Dryden game-used jersey ($54,173 after 26 bids)
1960s Detroit Red Wings game-used jersey ($41,772 after 16 bids)
2005-06 Pittsburgh Penguins game-used jersey ($12,210 after 23 bids)
2012-13 Chicago Blackhawks game-used jersey ($11,918 after 27 bids)
1977 Cleveland Barons Ray Martyniuk game-used jersey ($8,724 after 31 bids)
1975-76 Winnipeg Jets Bobby Hull game-used jersey ($8,630 after 14 bids)
1983-84 Detroit Red Wings game-used jersey ($8,630 after 14 bids)
1981-82 Montréal Canadiens Guy Lafleur game-used jersey ($7,846 after 13 bids)
1986-87 Edmonton Oilers Paul Coffey game-used jersey ($7,581 after 18 bids)
1998-99 Philadelphia Flyers Eric Lindros game-used jersey ($6,967 after 34 bids)

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