In yet another legal battle involving Upper Deck, Upper Deck International, based out of the Netherlands, has sued its subsidiary in California over the Yu-Gi-Oh! forgery debacle that cost both businesses millions of dollars.
Yesterdays Legends, a Kevin Huard Presentation, in conjunction with New England Picture Co. and Sure Shot Promotions, has signed Boston Bruins Stanley Cup champion goalie Tim Thomas, winner of the 2011 Conn Smythe Trophy and Vezina Trophy, to an exclusive memorabilia agreement.
The news of Heritage Auctions’ big sale during the National has been spread around. A nearly $5 million auction will do that. Leading the pack was nearly $1 million from the Lou Gehrig auction alone. Here is rundown of the big items in the auction, proving once again, that rarity and quality will always bring top dollar no matter what the economy is doing.
Bidding ends this Thursday for Collect Auctions’s latest sale, which includes an impressive lineup of vending boxes, great team-signed baseballs and a top-shelf signed HOF postcard collection.
Upper Deck Victory: Be the first to own official NHL rookie cards of top prospects Cody Hodgson, Joe Colborne, Jonathan Blum and Matt Frattin.
Topps has released the redemption list for USA Baseball in the Bowman Platinum set.
Update from the National: Vintage Authentics’ Steve Jensen was taken away in handcuffs on Thursday morning on the floor of the National Convention, charged with mail fraud for selling fake game-used jerseys.
Former Upper Deck senior product manager Karvin Cheung will join Panini as product development manager for NBA and NHL brands.
Latest collegiate product from Upper Deck will feature an autographed card in every pack.
Nate D. Sanders will offer Ray Guy’s Super Bowl rings as part of its Aug. 9 auction. Guy, who has filed for bankruptcy, has been ordered by a judge to sell the rings.