A February sports show in Houston sounds nice, and collectors came up in force for the Tristar Productions event. A solid autograph lineup helped the cause.
Collect Auctions delivers its largest offering of unopened product to date, headlined by a 1975 Topps Baseball vending case and nearly 50 other lots.
A look at, and maybe a listen to, the Mattel Instant Replay records. They are plastic, touchy in terms of functionality and even slabbed? Revisit the 1970s relics, and learn if your player and discs still have any worth.
These are considered the first ever pre-Air Jordan gamers to hit the hobby. He only wore this style of shoe during the early portion of his rookie campaign before switching full time to Air Jordans later in the season.
Professional Sports Authenticator has created the PSA Digital Card Album, a way for collectors to display and share their card sets online in a format resembling a traditional trading card album.
Topps BUNT, the exclusive trading card app of Major League Baseball, has been releasing Spring Training cards since pitchers and catchers reported in late February.
“This is a truly unique auction,” said Auction Director Al Crisafulli. “It’s filled with rare and valuable material, whether it be tough 19th century cards and memorabilia, high-end football cards or hard-to-find Negro Leagues items, we think the auction will be interesting to collectors because it’s got a lot of things they may never have seen before.” Bidding ends Mar. 28.
From E cards and T206 examples through the heyday of Topps and Bowman releases from the 1950s, Greg Bussineau’s spring auction is loaded with must-see examples. Check out the full lineup.
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?
The personal collections of athletes continue to head to the auction block. The latest to use the services of SCP Auctions is Rod Woodson, who will have rings, trophies and jerseys among the 70 lots in the April sale.