Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Medfield Coalition for Public Education's annual fundraiser (with 60 items on which to bid) ends tonight at 10 p.m.
The following information was taken from the MCPE website and the online auction website. Back by popular demand, the Medfield Coalition for Public Education (MCPE) is offering its most popular educational experiences from auctions and raffles past. Kids and parents alike love these one-of-a-kind items and teachers and administrators love to give back. This year's offerings include everything from Principal for the Day to a Ride to School in a Medfield Police Car. Bidding runs through tonight, April 9, at 10 p.m. Here's a look at the many experiences you could win (along with the current high bid at press time). What looks good to you?
Monday, February 25, 2013
Curt Schilling's famous "bloody sock" sold for $92,612.50 at auction this weekend. Also, check out some of the other "unique" items that sold during that auction.
The famous "bloody sock" worn by former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling during game two of the 2004 World Series was sold at auction on Saturday for $92,612.50 including auctioneer fees, according to the Huffington Post. An anonymous buyer is the new owner of the sock that Heritage Auctions had predicted would bring in $100,000. BaseballNewsSource.com says: The famous sock was loaned to the National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum, but after Schilling’s videogame company “38 Studios” went bankrupt, he decided to put the sock up for auction. Bidding began at $25,000. Schilling defaulted on a $75 million loan from the state of Rhode Island listed the sock as bank collateral in a bankruptcy filing in Massachusetts after investing …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The famous "bloody sock" worn by Curt Schilling during the 2004 World Series was put up for collateral for his video gaming company and is now on the auction block.
Bidding is under way for Curt Schilling's "bloody sock" worn by the former Red Sox pitcher in the 2004 World Series. Schilling had listed the sock as collateral to secure a loan for his now failed video game company, 38 Studios. The sock is expected to bring in more than $100,000. Schilling's outstanding debts are close to $100 million. Chris Ivy, director of sports for Texas-based Heritage Auctions, said bidding opened at $25,000 and was up to $32,500 by Monday and was at $60,000 by Monday night. According to Heritage Auctions, "The Bloody Sock" worn by pitcher Curt Schilling in his profoundly gutsy performance in Game Two of the 2004 World Series, consigned by Schilling himself, will be sold as part of Heritage Auctions' Feb. …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Most of the items remaining at the 38 Studios offices in Rhode Island were auctioned off last week. Items included animation equipment, office furniture and figurines of owner Curt Schilling.
An auction held last week of items from 38 Studios, Curt Schilling's Rhode Island based video company, raised $650,000 toward the company's outstanding debt of more than $75 million, according to www.Boston.com. According to the article, more than 1,000 people registered to bid Tuesday on what was left of 38 Studios, including sophisticated animation equipment, office furniture, and figurines of Schilling. Rhode Island’s Economic Development Corp. released the dollar figure on Friday. The EDC said earlier that about 95 percent of the items were sold. An initial auction, at a studio in Maryland acquired by 38 Studios, raised $180,000. For the full story, click here. Related stories
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Office contents from Curt Schilling's former video game company were auctioned off on Tuesday.
The contents of Curt Schilling's now-defunct video game business were up for auction on Tuesday during the second of two auctions held to empty the Providence offices and raise money toward the $75 million (plus interest) 38 Studios owes the state of Rhode Island. The state fronted the former Red Sox pitcher's company the money with which to create and produce the video game "Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning." The company laid off its full staff in May and filed for bankruptcy in June. Items at auction on Tuesday included everything from graphic animation equipment to model airplanes Schilling is said to have made and kept in his office, according to www.boston.com. Receive updates to this story and other breaking news in your inbox or …