Case breaking is all the rage in the hobby, as young and old look for big hits on their own time for a lot less money.
Five days at the National Sports Collectors Convention and still didn’t see it all. From Nixon to Snoop Dogg and everything in between, here’s what I did see.
The National celebrates 36 years, seeing an uptick in vintage cards, grading and a generational shift toward case breaking. Dealers, customers weigh in on the latest incarnation in Chicago.
National Sports Collectors Convention filled with giveaways, access to unique memorabilia and plenty of exclusive trading cards courtesy if card manufacturers. The hobby’s five-day main event is ready to kick off in Rosemont, Ill.
Silver and gold engraved keepsake gifted to English fighter Charley Mitchell for lasting three, rain-soaked hours with Boston’s John L. Sullivan may bring $30,000 at auction. Bidding is currently at $8,500 leading up to the July 30 live event.
Tristar readies for 120 autograph guests for The National, its largest lineup to date, including 18 Miracle On Ice team members. Here’s a preview of things to come, and signers you won’t want to miss.
A collection of rare personal memorabilia from Pittsburgh Pirates hurler Harvey Haddix, including items from his 12-inning near-perfect game and 1960 World Series title are up for bids in the 2015 Goldin Auctions Summer Auction.
Mile High Card Co. will be accepting consignments at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago July 29-Aug. 2, and one consignor will be taking home a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle PSA Authentic.
In addition to daily giveaways, PSA will be handing out free copies of the ‘Evolution of the Baseball Card’ poster at the National Sports Collectors Convention while supplies last.
SCP Auctions will showcase items for its august auction during the National Sports Collectors Convention, including jerseys from Ted Williams and Ernie Banks and Olympic and championship relics.