In an event that happened earlier this spring, the Hobby visited the Smithsonian with a presentation on tobacco cards, wire photos and memorabilia. A great night of stories, facts and fun.
Those who collect baseball board games and the like know Mark Cooper. He assembled one of the best collections known to date, with complete games and fabulous boxes many have never seen. Now the entire collection is available via private treaty through Heritage Auctions.
Fleer World Series sets: Offbeat, vintage Fall Classic cards with Laughlin art still on target with collectors.
Kevin Dineen pursues collecting with the same passion and intensity that made him a 355-goal scorer during a stellar 19-year NHL career. Dineen, 47, is the new head coach of the Florida Panthers, following six years behind the bench of the AHL’s Portland Pirates.
One of the surprises we got upon opening our wax packs of 1960 Topps Baseball in the summer of 1960 was a group of cards in a different design that was labeled “Topps All-Star Rookies.”In our neighborhood, the highlight of …
In a continuation of an interview with hobby pioneer Bruce Yeko, he talks about attending early card shows, other early dealers and how he acquired Goudey uncut sheets for $10.
Now, over a decade after these items first appeared on the pages of Sports Illustrated and a Sotheby’s auction catalogue, an investigation conducted by a board member of the Ty Cobb Museum has determined these once-venerated items are far from genuine. Thanks to his research, a long-standing baseball fraud has been exposed and the record is finally set straight.
Roy Oswalt has one strict rule when it comes to memorabilia collecting. Pitchers only. He doesn’t have or want anything from hitters, his professional arch-enemies, whose lives he’s made miserable since breaking into the big leagues nine years ago.
It’s one thing to show your team support through face paint. It’s an entirely different manner to tatoo the auction auctographs of members of the team all over your body. One Colts fan did just that.
Visually pleasing, memory-evoking and most importantly affordable, vintage card pack wrappers and displays have now become a popular hobby niche.