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.
Goldin Auctions knows how to get people’s attention – give them some money. At the upcoming National Convention, Goldin Auctions is offering $1,500 in prizes to those who register to bid in the company’s upcoming auctions, as well as those who are already on their bidding list.
The figures are almost as iconic as the sports they represent – Hartland of Ohio LLC has announced a new management team, did an overhaul of their website and has a new list of figures collectors can soon scoop up.
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.
A beautiful design up front and in back, along with production oddities that drive collectors batty, earmark the 1963 Topps Baseball set. Here’s to 50 years for this collector favorite.
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.
Super Bowl rings have become expensive and popular collectibles. Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about Super Bowl rings, including which team introduced the mega-sized rings.
‘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.
The line “If you build it, they will come” is from”‘Field of Dreams” but it also applies to corporate events and the legendary ballplayers they attract. And even while they are paid handsomely to be there, that doesn’t mean they will cater to the fans.