The Long Beach Expo continues to grow as a destination of choice with sports collectors. This year, Goldin Auctions is offering to display items from Michael Jordan’s college days, including his diploma.
Puig joins Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle and other sports stars whose names have appeared over the years on PSA/DNA’s “Most Dangerous Autographs” list. PSA said it oversaw more than 400,000 autograph submissions in 2013.
PSA CardSlugger test your knowledge of baseball cards by asking a player’s name, card manufacturer, year of the card and other questions. The game keeps track of hoe many you get right, with prizes awarded at the end of the “season.”
PSA announces a new holder with added security benefits, along with news that new holders are on the way to accommodate different-sized cards.
Collectors Universe, parent company of PSA/DNA, has been named by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Small Companies.”
PSA’s ‘Race to 100,000’ Set Registry Sweepstakes have wrapped up, with a baseball card collector from St. Paul winning a PSA 8 1915 Cracker Jack card of Christy Mathewson valued at $12,000.
The number of sets on the PSA Set Registry is approaching some impressive milestones. As the number nears 100,000 (now at 85,000), PSA will be offering a series of giveaways, with the top prize being a 1915 Cracker Jack Christy Mathewson PSA 8, valued at $12,000.
For those who have watched ‘Pawn stars’ on the History channel, you know they have various experts come on the show to help identify, authenticate and provide value to items. The latest expert to join the ranks is PSA/DNA’s Steve Grad.
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.