Saturday, January 25, 2014

Super Bowl Live Auction has Manning jerseys, Chili Peppers drums for sale

Peyton Manning's grass-stained jersey. Eli Manning's grass-stained jersey. Whatever your poison, the Discount Bowl Live Auction has it.

Now through Feb. 1, an auction preview and appraisal fair is ongoing at the NFL Shop at Super Bowl, located in Macy's Herald Square.

The actual auction is on Feb. 1, Super Bowl eve. What prices are we looking at? Anywhere from $10,000 to $15,000 for Peyton's Broncos jersey, and $5,000 to $7,500 for Eli's Giants jersey. Hey, we know which Manning made the Super Bowl, amirite?

But shirts of the brothers Manning aren't the only memorabilia on offer. There's also a Colin Kaepernick-worn 49ers jersey ($6,000 to $8,000), Super Bowl XLVII opening kickoff coin ($3,000 to $5,000) and 1997 Denver Broncos Super Bowl ring (a whopping $20,000 to $30,000), in addition to a slew of other valuable items - 150 in total. Auction proceeds benefit NFL-supported charities such as the Wounded Warrior Project and the American Cancer Society.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers, who will play Super Bowl halftime with Bruno Mars, are also participating in an NFL auction of a drum kit and drum sticks, to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The drums will go to auction after they've been used in the halftime show - that auction runs until Feb. 7 at

Throughout the Hunt Auctions appraisal fair, visitors can have their own sports memorabilia valued for free. To call ahead and reserve an appraisal appointment, call (610) 524-0822.

NFL Shop at Super Bowl is in the fourth floor of Macy's, at 151 W. 34th St. in New York; the store is also hosting a series of appearances from athletes and celebrities.

To see the auction items, visit Pre-bidding on the website ends at 6 p.m. Jan. 31. The live auction starts at noon on Feb. 1. Bids can be made either in person or by phone.

Call (610) 524-0822 or email to reserve a phone line.

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