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Portraits of the expert, reports on the latest auctions and highlighting of the market for sports collectables, find all the press articles concerning Jean-Marc Leynet and his field of expertise.


Posted on 11/16/2022

Portrait: Jean-Marc Leynet, a passionate expert

Jean-Marc Leynet is the essential expert in auctions of sports items.
This Saturday in Paris, he is organizing a major sale on the theme of football, including a Diego Maradona jersey...


Posted on 02/16/2022

After Foot, the Review of Gilbert Brisbois and Daniel Riolo

Through the writing of several articles, Jean-Marc Leynet contributes to the review of After Foot, the famous program dedicated to football broadcast on RMC…


Posted on 05/24/2019

Jean-Marc Leynet, the expert in the sale of sporting objects

A former adviser to Louis Nicollin, Jean-Marc Leynet is the leading expert in auction sales of sports items.
Friday and Saturday, a major sale takes place at Drouot, including a Zinedine Zidane jersey...


Posted on 03/28/2020

Jean-Marc Leynet: "The Nicollin collection is stopped"

Recently, After Foot devoted part of its program to the topic of collecting football shirts and sporting items. The guest of the day, Jean-Marc Leynet declares having worked for a long time for Louis Nicollin…


Posted on 11/20/2022

Auction: a Swiss jersey sold for €25,000, those of Mbappé and Zidane for more than €3,000

In a full house at the Hôtel Drouot (Paris IXe), a sale of a few hundred jerseys delighted football fans. A red jersey caused a sensation this Saturday at the Hôtel Drouot in the IXe arrondissement of Paris during an exceptional sale of 440 lots including 76 French team jerseys worn or prepared…


Posted on 11/20/2022

French team: 300 football shirts, including 76 blue (french) ones, were auctioned this weekend in Paris!

On Saturday, an exceptional event took place in Paris, more precisely at the Hôtel Drouot in the 9th arrondissement. Le Parisien reports that more than 440 lots, including 300 shirts worn by players who have marked the history of football have been auctioned…


Posted on 11/18/2022

Stories from the World Cup: An auction of mythical football shirts!

To carry out this auction, a lot of authentication work was done upstream. The essential expert of auctions Jean-Marc Leynet was requisitioned to appraise a few dozen jerseys. He notably authenticated 76 outfits of the French Blues…


Posted on 11/10/2022

Unusual. A ticket from the 1925 Coupe de France football final of FC Rouen at auction

An auction of football collectibles is taking place on November 19, 2022 at the Hôtel Drouot, in Paris. Among the prizes is an invitation ticket to the 1925 Coupe de France football final between CASG Paris and FC Rouen…


Posted on 10/09/2018

Zidane's 1998 shirt sold at auction: "The work of expertise will be done to determine by whom exactly it was worn"

Jean-Marc Leynet, an expert in sporting items, assures franceinfo that the 1998 World Cup final jersey offered for auction is "authentic". But that there is a doubt that the number 10 of the Blues wore it well during the first half...


Posted on 10/14/2018

And Alain Mimoun's pair of shoes went for 12,000 euros!

An auction of legendary sports items was organized this Saturday, at the Drouot hotel (9th). From Zidane to Mimoun, via Forget and Anquetil, all sports were represented there. Lot number 400 was to be the highlight of the day. To the chagrin of many collectors, the jersey worn by Zinedine Zidane in the 1998 France-Brazil World Cup final never showed up


Posted on 05/27/2021

The business of the "worn" football shirt

What fan hasn't dreamed of owning their favorite player's football shirt? There are hundreds of them on online sales sites. How much are they worth and how can you be sure they're soaked in the sweat of football stars? Is it a good investment or even a long-term investment? Pigeons investigates this gigantic business...


Posted on 11/19/2019

The big business of the shirts worn in matches

There are dozens and dozens of pages filled on online sales sites. The "match-worn jersey", the "match-worn jersey", the "Trikot" or the "Camiseta” which are soaked in the sweat of your idols. In this market once reserved for an elite that has become an unnamed brothel, it is increasingly difficult to tell the difference between authentic nuggets and rip-offs...


Posted on 10/12/2018

Shirts hunting has become a sport for the pros

The abortive auction this Saturday of a tunic supposedly worn by Zidane in the 1998 World Cup final underlines the difficulty of distinguishing the unique piece from the copy in a footballing universe increasingly broken in merchandising. It was supposed to be the sale of the year in the world of sporting goods auctions but it was canceled for a few centimeters…


Posted on 06/08/2018

Insider delights

Become a shareholder of a club, buy it or collect relics: three ideas to reconcile investment and passion for football. Attention, unstable ground…


Posted on 07/08/2016

Let's be sports!

Posters, shirts, balls… Slideshow of the football souvenir market. A match in which the collectors are the players and the auction houses are the referees. With only one goal: to win!…


Posted on 02/18/2016

Sports auctions are on the rise

In recent years, auctions related to the theme of sport have been growing steadily in France. The turnover has thus doubled in the space of ten years…

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