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Taxidermy King is presenting a live and online auction of exotic trophy mounts from the collections of legendary big game hunters and autographed memorabilia from one of the top sports collections of all time, plus unique western items with 1300 lots total.

(Austin, Texas) – Up for auction this week in Austin are over 1300 lots from 8 estates containing hundreds of big game trophy mounts from several legendary hunters’ private collections, a significant private collection of sports memorabilia, artwork, decorative and collectible western items, and antiques. Highlighted in the sports collection is a boxing glove signed by the great Muhammad Ali and helmets autographed by many of the most noted and celebrated figures in football such as Joe Namath, Roger Staubach and Tom Brady. The sale is being held in a new auction house location for Taxidermy King as well as online.

Some other important figures whose autographed items are in the sports collection include Eli, Archie and Peyton Manning, Earl Campbell, Vince Young, Joe Montana, Dick Butkus, Robert Lee Griffin, III (RG3), Brett Favre, Phil Simms, Drew Brees and Terry Bradshaw. “We have some of the most spectacular collections of exotic trophy mounts ever seen and an impressive sports memorabilia collection including signed helmets by almost ‘anybody who was somebody’ in football history,” said John Brommel with the Taxidermy King auction house.

Taxidermy mounts in the sale include many full body such as a huge Crocodile double-mount springing up in the air to catch its prey, massive Whitetail Deer mounts with Boone and Crockett Club record-book ratings of 400, plus other numerous species. A partial listing comprises Alligator, Black, Grizzly and Brown Bear, Leopard, Bongo, American Buffalo, Cougar, Longhorn, Giraffe, Lion, Zebra, Elk, Moose, Rocky Mountain Bighorn, Monkey, Caribou, Mule Deer, Wolf, Fish, Birds, Black Hawaiian Ram, Wildebeest, Blackbuck, Blue Duiker, Cape Buffalo, Bush and Red Duiker, Springbok, Eland, Fallow Deer, Red Stag, Aoudad, Jack-a-lope, Gemsbok, Mountain Goat, Gazelle, Impala, Kudu, Lechwe, Mouflon Sheep, Nilgai, Nyala, Sable, Sika Deer, Tahr, Val Rhebok, Reedbuck, Chamois, Kob, Spanish Ibex, Steinbok, Oribi, Javelina, Axis Deer, Coyote, Sitatunga, Tur, Turkey, Water Buffalo, White Bearded Gnu, Bobcat, Genet Cat, Grey and Red Fox, Wolverine, Badger, Grizzly Bear, Klipspringer, Raccoon, Serval Cat, Beaver, Skunk, Armadillo, Muskrat, Musk Ox, Topi and African Porcupine Squirrel and many more.

Additional items in the sale are Ivory objects and tusks, bronze statues, African and western art and decorative items, horns, antlers, hides, skulls comprising Lion, Longhorn, Hippo and Rhino and others, knives, cowboy and Indian artifacts including arrowhead displays and turquoise jewelry, antler chandeliers and lamps and furniture. Some of the most unusual items are wooden Indians, Bear, Cougar, Lion and Tiger rugs, Cowhide pillows and placemats, a 1920’s hand-forged chandelier from a Texas church, an antique juke box, and a large antler Christmas tree.

There are 6 ways to bid. Live, absentee, phone, online at, online at, and online at Online preview is available at the previous links noted and in-person public inspection/preview times are Thursday, January 21st from 10am-7pm and Friday 8am-10 am

The two-day live auction will be held at 205 Farley Dr., Austin, TX 78753 and conducted by Mark Thomas auctioneer #13784. The auction starts at 10:00am CST both Friday, January 22nd and Saturday, January 23, 2021 with Internet bidding available. Call John Brommel with the Corner Shoppe at 512-626-8824 or the week of the auction at 817-338-4801 to set up phone bidding. Visit TaxidermyKing for more information. Note: an 18% buyer’s premium will be charged, offer for sale void where prohibited by law and some items can only be purchased by Texas or U.S. residents.

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