Philadelphia Sixers Collectibles And Memorabilia

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Philadelphia Sixers Collectibles And Memorabilia are items relating to the professional American basketball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Brief history/biography

The Philadelphia 76ers (also known as the Sixers) were established in 1939 and joined the NBA in 1949.

The team colors are red, blue and white.

The Sixers won three NBA Championships in 1955, 1967 and 1983, 11 Conference titles in 1950, 1952, 1955, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983, and 2001, and five Division titles in 1977, 1978, 1983, 1990, and 2001.

Some of the most notable and famous athletes who have played for the team include Charles Barkley (who played for the team from 1984 to 1992), Wilt Chamberlain (who played for the team from 1965 to 1968), Billy Cunningham (who played for the team from 1965 to 1972), Julius Erving (who played for the team from 1976 to 1987), Hal Greer (who played for the team from 1958 to 1973), Bailey Howell (who played for the team from 1970 to 1971), Moses Malone (who played for the team from 1993 to 1994) and Dolph Schayes (who played for the team from 1948 to 1964).

Types of Philadelphia Sixers Collectibles And Memorabilia

Jerseys

Sotheby's in New York sold Wilt Chamberlain's used 1968 Philadelphia 76ers home jersey for $20,400 in June of 2006 and Hal Greer's used 1972-1973 Philadelphia 76ers road jersey for $2,700 in June of 2006.

Grey Flannel Auctions in Westhampton, New York sold:

  • Luke Jackson's used 1970-1971 Philadelphia 76ers home jersey for $16,000 in September of 2009
  • Charles Barkley's used 1989-1990 Philadelphia 76ers jersey for $6,000 in September of 2007
  • Billy Cunningham's used 1969-1970 Philadelphia 76ers jersey for $9,500 in September of 2007
  • Charles Barkley's used and signed 1989-1990 Philadelphia 76ers for $7,500 in September of 2006
  • Andre Iguodala's 2004-2005 rookie Philadelphia 76ers jersey for $600 in September of 2007
  • Moses Malone's used 1983 Philadelphia 76ers jersey for $500 in September of 2008
  • Allen Iverson's used and signed 1996-1997 Philadelphia 76ers jersey for $900 in September of 2006
  • Julius Erving's Philadelphia 76ers jersey (circa mid-1980s) for $4,200 in September of 2007
  • Charles Barkley's used 1989-1990 Philadelphia 76ers jersey for $1,500 in September of 2009
  • Hal Greer's Philadelphia 76ers road jersey (circa early 1970s) for $3,000 in June of 2007
  • Julius Erving's used and autographed 1985-1986 Philadelphia 76ers home jersey for $2,500 in September of 2006

Uniforms

  • Grey Flannel Auctions, Inc. in Westhampton, New York sold Charles Barkley's used and signed 1989-1990 Philadelphia 76ers uniform for $1,100 in September of 2009.

Guide for collectors

Memorabilia that was once owned, signed or used by Wilt Chamberlain (who played for the team from 1965 to 1968), Charles Barkley (who played for the team from 1984 to 1992), Billy Cunningham (who played for the team from 1965 to 1972), Julius Erving (who played for the team from 1976 to 1987), and Hal Greer (who played for the team from 1958 to 1973) is considered to be the most valuable.

Restoration of a Philadelphia 76ers jersey, Championship ring, Championship trophy or uniform is not recommended.

For more information regarding where to find Philadelphia 76ers memorabilia, visit www.sixers.com or www.nba.com/sixers.

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