In an annual tradition, PSA will provide collectors with a unique visual experience at the National Sports Collectors Convention July 31-Aug. 4. PSA will display $2 million worth of Cracker Jack cards, hand out the latest book on the subject, “Cracker Jack Collection: Baseball’s Prized Players” and host signings by the authors.
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.
PSA/DNA sees hundreds of signed items on a daily basis, so they know what counterfeiters and the unaware are trying to pass into the marketplace. The company has released the Top 5 sports and celebrity signatures who are most likely to end up in the “not good” category.
It’s like those commercials when the customer at the grocery store is the 1 Millionth Customer. Well, PSA just hit 20 million certified submissions, and the lucky collector who submitted that piece was awarded with a Bryce Harper autographed ball.
Adding to an already amazing website that features free information on sports collectibles (facts, images, values and more), PSA has announced a new feature – AutographFacts – that is now live.
Following in the footsteps of its Letters of Authenticity, PSA/DNA has announced that all of its Certificates of Authenticity will also include embedded holograms going forward.
From Baltimore to Long Beach, Calif. – those ‘Black Swap Find’ cards are getting around. The Long Beach Expo, to be held Sept. 6-8 will feature select cards from the find, as sports collectibles continue to gain more presence at the show.
The free online resource from PSA known as CollectibleFacts has added professional model bats to its lineup of features, called ProBatFacts.
By now you have heard about the amazing E98 set that was found untouched in Ohio. Here is some further details from PSA about the find and how Heritage is poised to set records in its National Convention auction.
In a comprehensive and exhaustive effort, PSA has launched CollectibleFacts that features background information on cards sets, star players in each set, values and more. And it’s free.