Boxing autograph collectors have a new authenticator to turn to. WBC Authentication will deal exclusively in boxing signatures.
The Lou Gehrig game-used bat got plenty of attention of late for its story as being used for protection near the front door of a residence. Now a photo-match has been found for the bat, raising its provenance, profile and value.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has named SCP Auctions its official auction and appraisal partner, taking over the annual basketball-themed auction and involved in the September induction weekend festivities.
Bobby Orr’s 1972 All-Star Game jersey tops $95,000 o to headline Lelands’ latest auction. Ali robe matches price of Orr jersey.
Mile High Card Co. will be accepting consignments at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago July 29-Aug. 2, and one consignor will be taking home a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle PSA Authentic.
Topps has planned special activities around the All-Star festivities where baseball fans won’t want to miss a day. Topps will offer exclusive baseball cards, giveaways and a special day for baseball fans to rediscover cards.
American Legends is offering 133 cards from the 1940 Gum Inc. Superman set on eBay, with some examples among the highest-graded specimens available.
A circa 1860 team card of The Brooklyn Atlantics, passed down in the family of player Archibald McMahon, to be sold by Heritage Auctions during its Platinum Night sale during the National Convention. Bidding is past already $22,000.
PSA will be giving away items related to Chicago’s sports immortals, and a new “vintage break” will offer high-end items, for a high-end entry fee.
VIP signers at the 2015 National Convention include Hall of Famers Nate Archibald, Jan Stenerud, Jim Langer and Lem Barney and 14 other athletes.