Grey Flannel Auctions (GFA) was founded in 1989 by Hobby pioneer Richard Russek as a direct to collector marketplace specializing in high end game-used jerseys and vintage Hall of Fame autographs. Now managed by Michael Russek, Richard's son, GFA quickly transitioned into one of the industry's best authenticators and dealers of high profile sports memorabilia.

With a well established and ever growing bidder base of 30,000+ pre-qualified proven enthusiasts, GFA puts asses in the seats! Simply put, we reach the right buyers. Your treasures will achieve their true market potential in a Grey Flannel auction catalog.

To date, GFA has held 52 elite catalog auctions satisfying collector needs of every kind with one-of-a-kind pieces; realizing record prices and private sales in excess of $75m.

Industry leading results including the highest prices ever paid for a game-used basketball jersey (273k), football jersey (115k), Babe Ruth’s “Called-Shot” uniform (1.1m), and MJs “Flu Game” sneakers (104k).

• Game-Used/Game-Worn Jerseys, Bats & Equipment

• Vintage Sports & Historical Autographs, Championship Jewelry, Trophies & Awards

• Pre 1970 Vintage Trading Cards (All Sports)

• Entertainment, Rock n’ Roll, Political, Americana & Historical Memorabilia

Achieving record auction prices is all about bidder confidence. Our longstanding 20-year relationship with Hobby titans Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA), PSA/DNA, Photo-Match.com and James Spence Authentications gives our bidders the ability to go all in!

Unparalleled references including the NBRPA, MLBPAA, NFL Alumni as well as countless Hall of Famers from every sport. Recent consignors include Rick Barry, “Pistol Pete” Maravich (family), Bob Pettit, Joe Morgan, George Gervin, Orel Hershiser, Gary Carter (family) and Evander Holyfield all who have used our services to rave reviews.

Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have fundamentally transformed the business landscape. GFA is on the cutting edge of social media marketing, employing a dedicated team to promote your material through these channels as well as utilizing email marketing with strategically timed reminders to keep your material in front of hobby collectors.

Professional quality printed catalogs and our easy to navigate website brings your material directly to targeted collectors. We are constantly updating our auction platform to make the bidding process as user friendly as possible. Data Synch and a Mobile Responsive Website Design have pushed our online presence to new heights rarely achieved by others in the industry.

Generous and immediate cash advances are readily available. Grey Flannel has direct access to $1M in liquid funds for qualified material. With a cash advance you get a significant sum right away - with the balance coming after the auction - without compromising your upside potential.

From rare game-worn jerseys to vintage bats that helped shape the game of baseball, the vaunted history of sports holds untold treasures and Richie, with sons Michael and Darren, and their company Grey Flannel Auctions, is on the hunt to find 'em all in the brand new Discovery Channel HD, TV series All-Star Dealers.