When an athlete’s collectible popularity goes south, shop dealers local and nationwide feel the impact and adjust. Here is what some dealers are doing with Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson memorabilia.
Another bonanza selection of game-used jerseys is set to enter the market with the second part of the Delbert Mickel Estate Collection offered this fall, courtesy of SCP Auctions. Mays, Musial, Aaron among the selections.
Upper Deck’s Ultimate Man Cave Contest searches for the five best man caves in North America to help decorate with exclusive memorabilia.
Topps Heritage is one of the most popular releases for the company for the year. This October comes a bonus – the High Number Set – featuring all of the game’s big second half call-ups.
It’s no wonder after Goldin Auctions sold Babe Ruth’s 1918 Boston Red Sox player’s contact for more than $1 million that more Ruth contracts would surface. Goldin Auctions is now offering The Babe’s first and last contract with the Yankees.
Clean Sweep’s latest auction is headlined by a PSA 9 example of the rare 1958 Topps Pancho Herrera error card.
Muggsy Bogues, formerly the NBA’s mighty mini mite, signs through the mail and has plenty of display-worthy photos, including those with Manute Bol and Michael Jordan.
A software flaw when purchasing cards was exploited by three former employees of Dave & Adam’s Card World to the tune of $1.3 million.
Sam Snead’s tournament used driver, part of more than 100 victories for the legend, leads the offerings of Heritage Auctions’ Sept. 25-26 sale, along with the Bob Burkett Collection of Early Golf Memorabilia featuring the only Bobby Jones’ trophy in private hands, from the 1916 Cherokee Country Club Invitational.
Behind the scenes at every game, Major League Baseball authenticators, usually current or former members of law enforcement, are taking artifacts from the playing field and making them available to fans – in a rapid fashion and filling custom orders.