Jerome Bettis leads Class of 2015 at Pro Football Hall of Fame, plus
side trips to the Bridgestone Classic and a Tim Brown signing make for one exciting late summer weekend in Ohio. Here’s a recap.
Taking a spin around online auctions, Larry Canale spotlights the Mets starting pitchers, some big-money altered cards, Willie Mays and a running back looking to get back to hobby prominence, Adrian Peterson.
Clean Sweep Auctions sets the table with a National Chicle near set, 1962 Jell-O complete set and Babe Ruth signed bat, among other treasures.
Focus on licensing and lighting in regard to Topps basketball cards with Butch Jacobs, the former directory of photography for the company. Why the backward jerseys and what exactly are “bathroom” shots?
Triple Crown winner American Pharoah brings renewed interest in horse racing, following big prices paid for Secretariat items this year. Is horse racing on the public’s radar once again?
The National’s Tristar Autograph Pavilion brought in 126 guests, Manny was Manny and the Miracle on Ice Team wowed the crowd. Plus, Tristar says possibilities abound for Atlantic City.
Exclusive series with former Topps Director of Photography Butch Jacobs continues with special look at action shots, logos and helmet-less players in Topps football card lore.
PSA is offering a chance for collectors to win autographed memorabilia from baseball and football stars every month for the next year.
Case breaking is all the rage in the hobby, as young and old look for big hits on their own time for a lot less money.
Early 1970s Topps Candy Lids present condition challenges, yet the confection curiosities are popular with player, team collectors. Hall of Famers abound, but good luck finding them well centered in any of the three years of issue.