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All of the images you see on this site are of items sold in the past by us on our AntiqueAthlete.com website. If you are interested in buying or selling vintage sports memorabilia, that is the site for you.
What is Sports Memorabilia Museum?
Sports Memorabilia Museum is the world’s experts on antique sports memorabilia and their valuations and showcases our collection here on our site. Our huge showcase of pro and college sports memorabilia makes us a favorite for sports fanatics and collectors all across the globe. Sports Memorabilia Museum deals in antique sports memorabilia ranging from collectibles such as bobbleheads, baseball cards, and pennants to actual sporting equipment, such as game-used bats, football cleats, and uniforms. We work hard to track down and showcase the highest quality vintage sports equipment and memorabilia. Growing up with a passion for sports collectibles, our owner is the authority on valuations and has been growing his knowledge of the market for decades. That passion combined with our global reputation means we have access to some of the more rare and unique pieces still out there! Our sister site, Antique Athlete, has listings for all of our pieces if you’re interested in purchase. But if you simply enjoy collecting, history, or have a love of the game, Sports Memorabilia Museum offers a beautiful and exciting curation that will keep you engaged for hours! When you visit our site, you’ll find a huge selection of rare, one-of-a-kind sports antiques. Our owner hand-picks each item and is the most trusted name in sports memorabilia valuations across the world. If you have any questions about our pieces, give us a call. You’ll be connected directly to our owner, so you can expect immediate attention to your inquiry.
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Are these products for sale?
Everything on our site is just a display of products that are not for sale. We have another site called Antique Athlete that is for buying and selling sports memorabilia. There are a lot of vintage items for sale there!
What kind of Sports Memorabilia do you have on display?
At Sports Memorabilia Museum, we display all sorts of sports memorabilia from the past. We have vintage baseball memorabilia, vintage football memorabilia, vintage basketball memorabilia, vintage boxing memorabilia, vintage hockey memorabilia, vintage tennis memorabilia, vintage golf memorabilia, vintage bobbleheads, vintage college sports memorabilia, and any other vintage sports memorabilia you can think of! Visit our site to see a blast from the past from decades and even over a century ago!
Where are you located?
We are actually a virtual museum which means you can only see our products online. The cool thing about being digital is that you can view our items everywhere! Whether you are at home, on the go, or anywhere in the world, as long as you have internet connection, you can view our stunning, history packed items! Also, Sports Memorabilia Museum is absolutely free, so you can see the detailed photos and read the history on all of the products we have had for absolutely no charge at all. We have the option to subscribe on our Antique Athlete website, so you be the first to know when any new products show up on our site, and purchase your one of a kind historical memorabilia.
Is it free to look at the Sports Memorabilia Museum?
Yes! Sports Memorabilia Museum is not like other museums. It is only online and digital. You can browse through all of our products completely free of charge!
What is the oldest baseball you have on record?
1840-60's Lemon-Peel Style Baseball. This is an exceptional antique baseball which dates back to the days of Abner Doubleday. This is the same style of baseball which is displayed at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Amazingly, the leather has remained supple and the stitching is completely intact.
What is the oldest basketball you have on record?
We had a very RARE Outer Seam Laced basketball which dates from 1900 to 1910 era laced basketball. This style basketball, with the extruded seams, is an extremely rare version. The purpose of the exposed seams was to allow the basketball to be used outdoors and last longer. It resulted in the balls being used very hard and in rough conditions therefore the remaining examples are few. This example is made of chocolate brown, suede leather and exhibits a modest amount of use leaving the basketball with an ideal vintage patina! A great addition to any vintage basketball collection!
What is the oldest hockey puck you have on Sports Memorabilia Museum?
We have had a 1900-10’s Spalding “Official National League ” Hockey Puck. This is an exceptional early hockey puck. Unbelievably, the Spalding Official National League paper label still remains attached on the puck and is very readable. The puck itself does show some hard time on the ice but has loads of character and displays very nicely. Additionally, the sides of the puck are embossed with the Spalding logo and the word "OFFICIAL." You can see it under out hockey memorabilia tab!