Unique Sports Memorabilia Up for Auction on Upcoming Cruise

by Holly Riddle

Aug 18, 2019

Sport Memorabilia

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Via a partnership with Julien’s Auctions, Cunard offers an exclusive auction exhibition during the Queen Mary 2 trans-Atlantic crossing, New York City to Southampton, Sept. 15–22.

The exhibition is in advance of a Julien’s Auctions’ sports memorabilia auction Nov. 14, at the Standard Oil Building in Beverly Hills, featuring 350 pieces collected over three decades. Cruisers have the exclusive opportunity to bid on choice items due to appear at the auction.

“Julien’s Auctions brings exclusive events to our guests onboard furthering our mission of creating lasting memories for our passengers,” said Josh Leibowitz, senior vice president, Cunard North America. “It will be a thrill for Queen Mary 2 passengers to see up close famed sports memorabilia from the greats such as Babe Ruth and Muhammad Ali.”

Auction highlights include a Brooklyn Dodgers Babe Ruth uniform, a baseball signed by Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe, baseballs signed by Babe Ruth, Muhammad Ali boxing shorts and more.

“These items represent the dreams and ambitions of the sportsmen who captured the hearts of millions,” said Brett Hughes, managing director, global sports, Julien’s Auctions. “To own any of these items will doubtless be a dream come true for the lucky buyers. For true fans, the value of each lot is beyond price and will become a family heirloom.”

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