The artifacts on display at the National Convention are simply amazing. One-of-kind artifacts are available at every turn, and now comes the news that SCP Auctions is not only displaying a 1936 Olympic gold medal of Jesse Owens, but the company will also be offering the famous relic in its November auction.
Cards made the way they used to be: Charles Mandel, creator of Helmar Brewery trading cards, has collectors in mind for his artwork, not the average fan. Collectors wouldn’t have it any other way.
With the growth of the Internet and the decline in sports collectibles show, sports collectors clubs have waned in number. But here are a few that are doing just fine, thanks, with another one starting up in southern California.
In a tour of varying hobby topics, resident SCD columnist George Vrechek takes a look at super-seniors, card indices, Kut Outs, 1956 flat hats and Ty Cobb. Come along for the ride.
‘Full Count Find’ includes an important group of 1915 Cracker Jack cards, early 20th century caramel cards, T206 examples and 1950s Topps cards. The find will be part of Love of the Game’s next auction to be held in August.
From a T206 Eddie Plank PSA 5 and T206 Cy Young (Cleveland, Portrait) PSA 8 leading the prewar cards, it’s a big deal to consider the postwar offerings might hold even greater appeal to bidders at Greg Bussineau.
A Top 10 list of the most underappreciated caramel cards of Baseball Hall of Famers – who do you think is best? Here’s a look at some of the best ‘E’ cards produced.
The final tally is in for the spring Robert Edward Auction event. The rookie card of Babe Ruth and the famous T206 Wagner led the way, but other results – like a Ruth/Gehrig ball for $343,650 – were equally impressive. Let’s go through some of the highlights.
The 1957 Topps Baseball set that brought the standard size to baseball cards fulfilled collectors with HOFers and provided plenty of quirks throughout. This lengthy article covers the set from every angle, thanks to plenty of dealer input. Which card is your favorite of the bunch?
Newest Baseball Hall of Fame exhibit focuses on scouts and their legacy on the game and an amazing database of scouting reports that is accessible to anyone. Just another reason to head to Cooperstown.