Everything you ever learned about preserving your collection might be wrong – report from the Baseball HOF & Museum. The Baseball HOF held an inaugural Care and Conservation Workshop with some surprising information on what they deem as safekeeping for collectibles.
A group of seven cards, believed to be among the rarest of the popular T206 card set, were found in a paper bag. The Ty Cobb 1909-11 T206 cards with Ty Cobb backs have since been graded and have a value of more than a million dollars.
Approximately 120 footballs will be used in Super Bowl 50, and all of them will have the imprint of PSA/DNA to ensure authenticity in the future.
PSA will offer dual grading for autographed cards. Simply, collectors can get their card and signature graded in one shot.
The combined total value of the 25 million sports, entertainment and historical collectibles that PSA experts have now examined, authenticated and certified is well over $1 billion.
PSA is offering a chance for collectors to win autographed memorabilia from baseball and football stars every month for the next year.
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.
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.
PSA will be giving away items related to Chicago’s sports immortals, and a new “vintage break” will offer high-end items, for a high-end entry fee.
Embedded holograms are now being used on PSA holders for cards, packs and tickets to enhance security for collectors.