In 1955, Bowman introduced a quirky baseball set that couldn’t match Topps’ allure, yet collectors are still seeking its rewards. Today, the TV set design and brown borders drive collectors crazy.
The 2013 version of Leaf’s Metal Draft Baseball has all of the top prospects, including Cuban refugee Jose Abreu. And with a 33 percent cut in production run, every signature is on-card.
The Blue Wave wrapper redemption programs have been a big hit with Topps, often exhausting supplies in little or no time. the latest involves Bowman Chrome Baseball, and you can start sending in UPC codes and wrappers today.
Memory Lane offered an amazing assortment of rookie cards in its latest sale, including a 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle that brought $220,150 and an eye-popping $11,718 price for a 1976 Topps Dennis Eckersley.
The Graham Collection of high-grade rookies, including a 1951 Bowman Mantle PSA 9 and 1939 Play Ball Ted Williams PSA 9, and Dr. William McAvoy’s oddball sets raise the bar in Memory Lane’s latest sale that ends Thursday.
Love of the Game Auctions’ latest sale ends Saturday, and leading the pack currently is a near set of 1914 Cracker Jacks that are rated No. 4 on the PSA Set Registry. Not far behind is a T206 Eddie Plank and a great high-grade set of 1964 Topps Baseball.
Love of the Game Auctions has plenty of head-turning lots, none of which is more exciting than the 1914 Cracker Jack near set that ranks fourth on the PSA Set Registry. Bidding is already past $10,000.
With fewer cards and a noticeably missing Babe Ruth, the 1934 Goudey set will never be as popular as its 1933 sibling, but there are still plenty of reasons to give it a look.
Memory Lane will offer an amazing array of rookie cards from the Graham Collection in its next sale, including a PSA 9 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle, a 1916 M101-5 Babe Ruth and high-grade rookie cards of more than two dozen Hall of Famers.
Cards made the way they used to be: Charles Mandel, creator of Helmar Brewery trading cards, has collectors in mind for his artwork, not the average fan. Collectors wouldn’t have it any other way.