For major auction sales of high-end items, prices keep skyrocketing; new website helps keep track of the escalating market. Plus all of this begs the question: Collecting for hobby enjoyment or for investing?
When it comes to MLB prospects to keep an eye on, dealers say the Chicago Cubs farm system and Cuban refugees top the list. From Kris Bryant to Yoan Moncada, card sales are heating up.
Football fans can look for 2015 Upper Deck Inscriptions Football in stores on March 11, complete with rookie autograph cards of top prospects like Marcus Mariota, Jameis Winston, Melvin Gordon III, Todd Gurley and many more.
Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays and Bud Selig draw crowds with today’s best,
including Clayton Kershaw, Jose Abreu, Jacob deGrom and Corey Kluber in New York chapter awards dinner of the BBWAA.
War Bond Game” was $800 million extravaganza in 1943, with numerous baseball Hall of Famers.
A look at the small but distinctive Motorola baseball set from the mid-1970s that includes Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner and Ty Cobb. The sales promotion items have their own niche of collectors today.
Fans of commemorative card sets will be looking to Panini this week, as the card company rolls out an exclusive set for the 2015 NBA All-Stars and the newly minted Super Bowl champion New England Patriots.
For those seeking signatures of historic and innovative leaders, Steve Jobs is a tough one on the list – one collector’s journey.
Playing Monday morning quarterback with a 15-year-old list of the 20th century’s most collectible athletes. Is it right this time? A 21st century edition of the most sought-after athletes in the memorabilia market. Ruth tops the list, of course.
The gimmick to add new attractions and buyers to the standard pack of cards has, years later, taken on a collecting life of its own. Inserts from the 1960s and ’70s are gaining steam in the collector’s market.