Clean Sweep Auctions presents a wide-reaching lineup, from a 1952 Mantle to rare signed pieces to game-used equipment. Bidding ends Jan. 28.
Collecting on the Big Island: Hawaii doesn’t sound like a collector’s paradise, but big-time athletes come to compete, and collecting is alive and well.
Third-party grading has grown by leaps and bounds in the card hobby, and prices has skyrocketed as a result for those in high grades. PSA and SGC are the heavyweights in third-party card grading; Orlando and Hileman share details on how the process has changed.
Three shop owners explain how the move online has benefited their businesses. For some, nearly all of their business is online, while others use the medium to tout new products and upcoming promotions.
Goldin Auctions is offering its most diverse lineup to date, with items ranging from a Joe DiMaggio Jersey to James Dean notebook. Also included are vintage cards, presidential signed documents and items related to Hollywood’s elite.
A new feature, called PSA Shop Button, lets you conveniently find nearly every card offered online, including those that will either upgrade or fill a hole in your set.
Topps has appointed Jeremy Strauser as General Manager of Digital, hoping to further capitalize on the popular apps such as Topps BUNT.
Everyone wants the stars when it comes to autographs. Forgers are happy to oblige. PSA/DNA has released its annual Top 10 Most Dangerous Autographs list, and Mike Trout is added to the list.
Len Brown spent 41 years at Topps, coming up with the text kids memorized and recited for decades; he recounts his time here. From being asked as a kid about his thoughts on products to producing the cards himself, Brown has seen plenty of cardboard history.
George Johnson has spent nearly 30 years in the sports collectibles industry. He has seen mob scenes and guests that delighted crowds. He reflects on his Midwest shows and discusses a new opportunity in Arizona.