Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Spectrum auction set to begin on Friday

As the Spectrum nears a date with the wrecking ball, Comcast-Spectacor will begin selling rare, collectible souvenir items from inside the legendary arena via auction at, beginning on
Friday, October 8 at 9 a.m. and concluding on Sunday, October 17 at 9 p.m.

A final, one-day, on-site sale of any unsold remaining auction items and building assets will take place at the Spectrum on Tuesday, October 19 at 10:30 a.m.

Items include memorabilia, jerseys, photos, plaques, posters, banners, flags, letters, glass doors, neon signs, goalie nets, basketball nets, seating and directional signs, team mirrors, player benches and lockers and more.

In addition to these items, a pair of permanent Spectrum seats can be reserved for $395 while a single seat can be reserved for $295. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Comcast-Spectacor Foundation.

"The Spectrum will live forever," said Comcast-Spectacor President Peter Luukko. "Our fans can keep the Spectrum going in their home, their office, or any other place they would like by owning some very unique
items from the Spectrum."

Fans can also purchase the complete photographic history of the Spectrum entitled "God Bless the Spectrum" for $24.95 or a piece of the basketball court for $39.95 (3-inch by 5-inch piece) or $69.95 (10-inch
by 10-inch) at

Demolition of the Spectrum, which will commence in November with the dismantling of the interior, will make way for Philly Live, a spectacular new retail, restaurant, and entertainment district. Cordish Company, of Baltimore, MD, a world-renowned developer of similar projects throughout North America, is partnering with Comcast-Spectacor in Philly Live.

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