Leonard Joel

Sporting Memorabilia

A mainstay of the Leonard Joel Collectables department, sporting memorabilia regularly appears in our monthly, quarterly, and biannual Collectables auctions and achieves record results.

Now consigning for auction. Click here to submit items for online valuation or contact us to book an appointment in Sydney or Melbourne.

Last year alone, Leonard Joel hosted two of the most significant single-owner collections of sporting memorabilia in Australia – the personal collection of AFL legend Ron Barassi, which was acquired by a single owner prior to auction, and the Martin Sheppard collection of Olympic Memorabilia this past December. Our specialists are prepared to assist you across all sporting categories, including cricket, AFL, rugby and horse racing.

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Our expertise


Allison Therrien


Leonard Joel are delighted to welcome Allison Therrien to the Collectables department.

Allison has spent the last four years working in the Arts industry in the U.S, Hong Kong and Melbourne, she brings to Leonard Joel enthusiasm, a passion for collectables, and a keen eye for detail which is sure to build on the success of the quarterly auctions.

t 03 8825 5625
e allison.therrien@leonardjoel.com.au


Chiara Curcio


After joining Leonard Joel as valuer in 2011, Chiara took on the management of the Objects and Antiquarian Books auction in 2013 and has been responsible for developing specialist and thematic auctions within the company. Most notably the highly successful auction of the Estate of Laszlo Erdos in April 2014, which achieved an extraordinary 150% sale rate by value.

In 2015, Chiara extended her thematic auction expertise with the management of the largest tribal art & artefacts auction in Australian history; The Mark Lissauer Collection of almost 1000 objects. Recently in 2016, Chiara extended her portfolio by managing the Graham Geddes collection in Armadale.

Chiara’s passion for interior decoration & quality products has helped her develop the single owner department with a focus on luxury contents auctions, she has recently managed the Contents of a Malvern residence and The Contents of an International Luxury apartment.

Chiara brings a broad knowledge of the decorative arts, fine furniture, Asian arts, antiquarian books and associated disciplines, and an affinity with vintage fashion and collectables.

t 03 8825 5635 m 0412 653 315
e chiara.curcio@leonardjoel.com.au