Focus on licensing and lighting in regard to Topps basketball cards with Butch Jacobs, the former directory of photography for the company. Why the backward jerseys and what exactly are “bathroom” shots?
In the fourth installment of “trying to collect it all series,” the focus turns to basketball and its limited vintage offerings. Here is an overview of what has been produced and how Topps has dominated the basketball market.
Muhammad Ali, game-used bat, and unprecedented sports card offerings anchor largest Heritage Sports auction in history. Highlights include a Cassius Clay robe, more than 30 Sets on the PSA Set Registry, the No. 3-ranked 1914 Cracker Jack set and “Pistol Pete” Maravich game-worn New Orleans Jazz jersey.
Memory Lane’s Spring Break Auction will kick off April 25, with a break-up of several high-end Bowman sets, numerous Mint singles from other popular sets and plenty of Ruth-signed items.
Memory Lane has acquired what is dubbed The Rocky Mountain Collection consisting of more than 300 of the tops cards in the hobby in unheard of grades. The collection ranks No. 3 on the PSA Set Registry.
Grey Flannel’s annual Basketball Hall of Fame auction is one of the marquee events of the year for game-used basketball jerseys and related artifacts from some of the biggest names in the sport. This year’s list of collectibles are linked to names like Jerry Lucas, Wilt Chamberlain and Oscar Robertson.
A life-long admiration of Pete Maravich led to a massive collection and new pictorial book about the flashy guard, from LSU through the pros and beyond.
With the Final Four being held this weekend, we revisit one of the true legends in NCAA (and NBA) history – Pete Maravich. From his Keds shoes to 1970 Topps rookie, collectors still can’t get enough of the flashy guard.