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.
Cardboard paradise awaits bidders in the upcoming Mile High Card Co. auction, with highest-graded examples, set breaks and more.
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.
Jim Abbott, the heralded pitcher who was born without a right hand, credits his no-hitter in 1993 for instilling part of his five core values in life. He discusses his baseball career and his role as a motivational speaker.
The collection of 1910-11 M116 Sporting Life baseball cards, which encompasses nearly half of the 288-card set, came to Goldin Auctions from a family in the Midwest while going through their grandfather’s holdings earlier this year.
Phantom Punch gloves, Ruth bat, Mantle jersey, Jeffrey Maier glove, Koufax jersey among big-ticket items that push Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night Auction total past $9.8 million.
University of San Francisco Dons jersey of Ollie Matson among the items in SCP Auctions April auction lineup. The jersey, dating to 1951, is a beauty, but so is the life of Matson, from college through the professional ranks. Matson is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Memory Lane is once again holding an I Own It Now Sale. The $1 million catalog includes a complete 1935 National Chicle Football complete set, and dozens of high-grade singles of the prewar and postwar eras.
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.