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.
New Collectors.com brings buyers to one site for coins, trading cards, autographs, paper money and stamps, with more categories to come. More than 9 million listings available in these categories now.
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.
Professional Sports Authenticator has created the PSA Digital Card Album, a way for collectors to display and share their card sets online in a format resembling a traditional trading card album.
About 120 footballs are expected to be used in the game in the game between New England and Seattle at the University of Phoenix stadium in Glendale, Arizona. All will be “marked” by PSA/DNA to combat counterfeiting.
A new feature, called PSA Shop Button, lets you conveniently find nearly every card offered online, including those that will either upgrade or fill a hole in your set.
Everyone wants the stars when it comes to autographs. Forgers are happy to oblige. PSA/DNA has released its annual Top 10 Most Dangerous Autographs list, and Mike Trout is added to the list.
Modern cards aren’t thought to bring values their vintage counterparts bring, but all that has changed with third-party grading. Gem Mint cards are being scooped up by the high-rollers at skyrocketing prices.