Modern cards aren’t thought to bring values their vintage counterparts bring, but all that has changed with third-party grading. Gem Mint cards are being scooped up by the high-rollers at skyrocketing prices.
The Long Beach Expo will be held Sept. 4-6, complete with great sports displays and the chance to hold a bat of the great Bambino.
Vintage cards, especially those in high grades, continue to set new standards in the industry. Memory Lane’s latest auction saw records fall for a Paul Hornung rookie card and a 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth card among an impressive list of prices realized.
More than 20 rows of sports collectibles made the I-X Center in Cleveland a mecca for collectors during the 2014 National Convention.
Producers for the hit series ‘Antiques Roadshow’ say the the recent taping in NYC revealed the largest sports memorabilia find for the show to date, with a collection of 1870s Boston Red stockings memorabilia estimated at $1 million.
More than three dozen pieces featuring Yasiel Puig are currently available from Fanatics Authentic, the company that has just signed the star outfielder to an exclusive memorabilia deal.
Information is hard to come by on some prewar card issues, especially when it comes to postcards. Featured here is exhaustive and informative information on the rare 1908-09 Rose Company Postcards, complete with recent sales.
The football trading card market got a shakeup on Day No. 2 of The National. Panini has announced an exclusive agreement with the NFLPA. Topps still plans some kind of role with football cards.
Sporting Life Art Cards will give away 100 promotional cards each day at the National Sports Collectors Convention.
Babe Ruth’s fabled 1927 season, an Armenian Olympian at Antwerp, Iwo Jima, The Monkey Trial and other eye-witness accounts to history are all found in ‘The Last Leaf.’