Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 8, 2008
Ironclad Authentics is proud to announce the launch of IroncladAuctions.com, an online auction platform designed to give collectors an opportunity to purchase and sell unique, authenticated memorabilia through a trusted name in the sports industry.
In addition to the daily online auctions, IroncladAuctions.com will host its first annual Ironclad Legends Auction, a special auction designed to celebrate sports and entertainment legends.
The Ironclad Legends Auction will begin during the 2008 Major League Baseball All-Star Fan Fest and run through to baseball's annual Hall of Fame induction on July 27th. Products will include a 1943 original Babe Ruth signed NBC contract, a Mickey Mantle/Roger Maris "Safe at Home" original 1 sheet movie poster, a Don Mattingly bronze statue, unique signed items from Lou Gehrig and Cal Ripken Jr. and game used signed jerseys from some of baseball's greats. Select products will be on display in Ironclad's exhibition booth at the MLB All-Star Fan Fest in New York and in Cooperstown, NY during induction weekend.
"We are very excited to expand our reach throughout the memorabilia and collectibles category by launching IroncladAuctions.com" said Ray Schulte -Ironclad Authentics Co-Founder. "In addition to giving collectors the opportunity to purchase and sell memorabilia on IroncladAuctions.com through events like the Ironclad Legends Auction, we also offer charities and non-profits a no-risk opportunity to meet fundraising goals by developing their own auctions on our platform".
Ironclad Auctions is currently offering individuals the opportunity to sell their personal memorabilia on consignment for this special Ironclad Legends Auction as well as for the daily auction platform. Prospective consignors and sellers of quality material are encouraged to contact Ryan Foley at 800-820-7923 or visit http://www.IroncladAuctions.com for more information.
About Ironclad Authentics
An affiliate of Ripken Baseball, Ironclad Authentics is one of the fastest growing full-service marketing companies specializing in programs that guarantee the authenticity of hand-signed collectibles and licensed product. Affiliated with MLB's Authentication Program, Ironclad supplies signed, fully authenticated memorabilia from current and former athletes to wholesalers, distributors and individuals around the country. The company holds the exclusive signature rights to both Cal Ripken Jr., inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2007; and New York Yankees former superstar Don "Hitman" Mattingly.
The newly formed IroncladAuctions.com was introduced by Ironclad Authentics in March of 2008. This platform gives customers the ability to both buy and sell their items through an established memorabilia company. The platform also serves as a hub for charity organizations to hold online auctions to raise money without any prepaid risk.