Absentee bidding for Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night event at the National Sports Collectors Convention is underway, with heavy bidding already taking place for a PSA 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, Clemente rookie card, DiMaggio jersey and much more.
SCP Auctions will offer a 1968 Ernie Banks Cubs jersey in its August Mid-Summer Classic. Completely unknown to the collecting community, it has rested quietly for more than 40 years in the possession of a Cubs-loving family by the name of the Bermans.
Dozens of game-used bats from baseball immortals up for auction during Goldin Auctions’ Premium Live Auction at the National Sports Collector’s Convention on July 31 and online through Aug. 8.
VIP signers at the 2015 National Convention include Hall of Famers Nate Archibald, Jan Stenerud, Jim Langer and Lem Barney and 14 other athletes.
With little jabs at the hobby here and there, Bill Simmons and fellow writer Rembert Browne take on The National, making the rounds and commenting all the while.
The National Sports Collectors Convention, opening July 30, has numerous giveaways, rare displays and more; here’s a guide to make sure you get to all of the attractions. You have until Aug. 3 to see everything.
The National Sports Collectors Convention brings more than 100 athletes under one roof over five days; here’s a rundown of who’s coming and what to expect.
One of the founding fathers of card collecting, Jefferson Burdick, is well known in the industry and has his collection features in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. During the National Convention in Cleveland, a handwritten, two-page letter penned by Burdick will be given away.
The National Convention is always full of superb memorabilia. And then some booths bring in special displays for the show that go above and beyond. Memory Lane will showcase a Babe Ruth display that allows fans to swing his bat and admire his rare cards and photos from his career.
The National Convention is fast approaching, slated for July 30-Aug. 3 in Cleveland. Topps has announced its plans for the event, which includes meet-=and-greets, wrapper redemption program and case breaks.