Memory Lane’s latest I Own It Now Sale tallied more than $620,000 in sales involving 350 lots. Twenty lots brought more than $5,000 each.
From the Industry Summit in Las Vegas, Panini America announced it has reached an exclusive multi-year autograph agreement with Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg. First product to feature Strasburg will be 2012 Prizm Baseball ion April.
Topps’ reign as the exclusive trading card of Major League Baseball will remain through 2020 it was announced today.
Panini America has announced Tim Franz as its new director of sales. Franz previously worked for Donruss, Fleer and Topps.
T206 Walter Johnson PSA 8, 1957 Topps Ted Williams PSA 9 among high-grade singles offered by Greg Bussineau. Plus a great set break of 1938′s Horrors of War.
ESPN’s Grantland takes a look at the baseball card hobby, specifically the most famous of the T206 Wagner cards, is a 15-minute video that features Keith Olbermann and PSA’s David Hall.
Topps staged a great attack on the Bowman baseball card reign in 1952, so Bowman bounced back in 1953 with original color photography, star appeal, multi-player cards and for the first time statistics on the back of Bowman cards.
One way to get some attention for the start of the baseball season – and a flagship baseball card set release – is to create a 90-foot-by-60-foot baseball card and bring along Prince Fielder for the unveiling.
The pickers will be out in full force as word spreads that an 1865 Brooklyn Atlantics CDV found in a photo album at a flea market brings $92,000 at auction.
Organizers for the 2013 Industry Summit have announced a record number of attendees registered for this year’s event, which will also include a visit by ESPN’s Michelle Steele to tape segments for the network’s Mint Condition episodes.