Profile

Sports Memorabilia Australia has been retailing, auctioning and valuing sporting antiques since 1993. I am the official valuer for the National Sports Museum, Bradman Foundation, Australian Rugby Archives and SCG Museum. We provide valuations to insurance companies and the general public. I am an accredited valuer for the Commonwealth Government’s Cultural Gifts Programme. I co – wrote a History of the Australian cricket cap – The Baggy Green in 2009 – this has won several accolades. I now also provide an acquisition service to Museums securing items of sporting memorabilia from athletes, whom the Museum is wishing to promote and honour as a part of their local sports-people Hall of Fame.

Projects

Full Collection Valuation

Australian Rugby Union Archives - February 2010 and July 2015. 

The Rugby Club, Sydney - 2010 and 2016.

Tennis Australia Collection – 2017

Cultural Gifts Program Valuation

Bradman Museum – CGP Donor - April 2011. 

National Sports Museum – CCP Donors – 2010, 2012, 2016, 2017

Single Significant Valuation

Museum Victoria; Nicky Winmar’s “Proud to be Black” 1993 St Kilda Jersey – June 2012

New Zealand Rugby – Significant RWC All Black’s jerseys – 2017

Long Term Collection Valuations

National Sports Museum; Valuation of Loans/ Donation and 5 yearly full collections valuations – 2010 to 2017.

Sydney Cricket Ground Museum – 2014 to 2016.

Acquisition Service

Liverpool Sports Hall of fame; liaised with local sportsmen and women and co-ordinate loan/donation of items.

Organise collection, delivery and insurance with full acquisition documentation. 2011-2014

Seminar Oganiser

New Zealand rugby Museum/SMA – July 2016 - ‘Protecting the Legacy’ All Blacks jersey seminar

Australian Society for Sports Historians – July 2017 - the Bi anneal Conference with day 3 specific to Aust/NZ Sports Museums “The Business of Sport” held at UTS/SCG and NRL

Contact Information

Michael Fahey
Owner
Sports Memorabilia Australia
Sydney NSW
Phone: 94200558
Fax: N/A

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Operation and Staffing

Commenced: 1993
Number of staff: 1
Staff basis: Sole operator
AICCM member: N/A
GST registered: Yes
ABN: 94074266210

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