The second day of The National was capped off with Heritage Auctions Platinum Night sale, led by game-used caps, Sam Snead memorabilia and some impressive cards.
Just two days away from its Aug. 1 Platinum Night Auction, Heritage Auctions created more headlines with the news it will offer the Stan Musial Collection in October. Items offered by the Musial family will include milestone game-used treasures, correspondence and mementos from Musial’s personal collection.
It’s better than stapling nine-pocket sleeves of cards to your wall: Topps is offering Archive Print of MLB players’ 1970s-90s baseball cards. Decorate that memorabilia room.
The National Sports Collectors Convention is no stranger to the city of Chicago. The show has been held in the area eight times, with plenty of publicity shining on the event, from a proposed Bartman appearance to O.J. making a “surprise” stop.
Here is a quick rundown of card manufacturers’ plans for wrapper redemption programs at the National Convention. Many companies are offering new sets/cards each day of the July 31-Aug. 4 event.
Media outlets always ask about the current card market. When they start talking about how today’s market pales in comparison to two decades ago, I know they are only talking about the modern card market.
New pennant price guide covers vintage baseball and football pennant from the 1900-70s. Images and values for all pennants listed.
Goldin Auctions got press with Kobe Bryant memorabilia, but the auction is filled with cards, game-used beauties and tough signatures. A T206 Ty Cobb with Cobb back, Jackie Robinson bat from 1949 and a Yogi Berra mitt are just some of the treasures to be found.
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National Convention organizers have released the location for the show through 2019. Aside from the Midwest staples, the surprise is Atlantic City in 2016.