A local shop does it right in terms of its inventory in a tourist town. However, the enthusiasm level needs to be turned up a notch.
The online buy/sell venue Check Out My Cards branches out past 8 million cards. Find out why – from the CEO and from those who use the site on a daily basis.
In a sale live now and ending Dec. 9, Steiner Sports is offering the Deacon Jones Collection, including individual championship rings and awards, along with 63 items in the Mariano Rivera Farewell Collection.
The mystery items continue with a batting practice photo-op involving Willie Stargell, Ernie Banks and ….that’s the mystery.
SCD readers have items in their collections they cannot identify. Can you? Some are pendants, some are signed balls. We’ll be running reader inquiries periodically here.
Records fell by the wayside in the latest Heritage Auctions event that tallied more than $6.2 million. Babe Ruth, Joe Jackson and Lou Gehrig took top honors in different collecting categories, with Ruth’s 1935 unworn jersey topping them all at $286,800.
As the Long Beach Expo approaches, more details on the event are being announced. The latest news is that Dennis Rodman will be appearing on the Saturday of the show’s run.
When the dust settled, Goldin Auctions’ second sale had a total of $3.2 million in bids, led by a T206 Honus Wagner for $2.1 million. Other famous cards also did well, as did an iconic Knicks jersey.
Organizers for the 2013 Industry Summit have announced a record number of attendees registered for this year’s event, which will also include a visit by ESPN’s Michelle Steele to tape segments for the network’s Mint Condition episodes.
The Long Beach Expo will have autograph guests for the first time in more than a decade, bringing in Magic Johnson, Jerry West and jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. to help draw in sports fans, along with a display of nine T206 Honus Wagner cards.