LSC is uniquely positioned to help you most effectively monetize your valuable sports cards and memorabilia with security and discretion. LSC is among the world’s most trusted and respected buyers, brokers and auction agents for significant sports cards and memorabilia. LSC agents have publicly and privately transacted some the industry’s most valuable individual objects and collections, serving the hobby’s most advanced collectors, Hall of Fame athletes and their estates, as well as institutions such as San Diego Hall of Champions, Newport Sports Museum, and the Helms Athletic/LA84 Foundation. Whether you are looking to sell a single item or a large collection, LSC is your ideal partner. All private brokerage is conducted with total transparency and confidentiality.
Valuation & Appraisal
Legacy will provide you with a quick and free evaluation of your sports cards and memorabilia. Please send any available photographs of your property along with summary information through our email submission portal. Alternatively, please contact LSC directly by phone for further information.
When & Where to Sell
LSC utilizes unparalleled market intelligence to assist you in determining the most advantageous avenue for selling. Options include immediate purchase, transparent brokerage to our network of private collectors, and strategic placement with one of our auction house partners. An LSC specialist will discuss with you the most appropriate option to most effectively meet your needs in monetizing your property.
Sports auctions are typically a volume business. It is all too common for competing auction houses to “Over-promise and Under-deliver.” Quality items and collections can suffer from assembly line processing and get diluted is a sea of property (often thousands of lots offered in a single auction). With over twenty years of the industry’s highest level of auction experience, and dozens of world record prices to our credit, LSC in an invaluable partner in maximizing the auction consignment process. We assist clients with identifying synergistic market conditions, strategic venue placement and deal structure. LSC works in concert with auction house partners on presentation and marketing and conducts parallel public and private marketing efforts of client’s consigned property. Our specialist will suggest catalogue estimate ranges, opening bids and discuss any recommended reserves for the property. LSC will also facilitate cash advances for consigned property. LSC can also arrange for and direct single owner auction events for private or estate collections that meet certain criteria.
LSC’s objective is to help sellers realize the highest possible NET proceeds in the most efficient and transparent way possible. In line with our partnership philosophy, our fees are generally among the most competitive in our industry. LSC’s fee structure is pre-determined with sellers upon consultation and is aligned appropriately with the resources required to deliver the best possible results.
LSC offers flexible and accommodating payment options per client needs. For any private brokerage transactions, LSC will typically issue full payment of proceeds within 5 days of completion. Payments for direct purchases can be completed within 24-48 hours. Net proceeds for consigned property to auction is typically paid within 35 calendar days after the auction, however LSC can arrange for advances and/or expedited payment options. Payments are typically made via check or bank wire unless otherwise agreed to.