The Helms Athletic Foundation (HAF) was a Los Angeles-based sports organization founded in 1936 and home to some of the most prized pieces of sports memorabilia in the 1940s and ’50s. Now some of those pieces will be in the upcoming SCP Auctions sale.
The art of autograph forgery isn’t limited to simply placing a signatures on an item. As ‘Operation Bullpen’ author Kevin Nelson details, forgers were craftsman who did their homework to deceive collectors, playing on an appearance of vintage to sway buyers.
There are a bevy of new insert sets that will have collectors clamoring to crack these packs of SP Game-Used Hockey. First up are the “Draft Day Marks” autograph cards that profile talented rookies and veterans on the day they were drafted.
With a great slate of games coming up for the weekend, why not try and guess the winners for a chance to win a signed 8-by-10?
The collection features hundreds of items spanning the breadth of Dundee’s extraordinary career and includes some of the most historically important Muhammad Ali memorabilia ever offered to the public, including fight-worn gloves of Ali-Liston and Ali-Frazier I. The auction is live now and ends Dec. 1.
Play Beat the Blogger: Pick the winner of 10 football games and you could win a free, signed 8X10 photo.
With Father’s Day coming up, here is a neat story about a photo found at a show that sent two brothers into hysterics.
The popular Topps Heritage brand hits the minor league circuit, going with the 1963 Topps Baseball design and offering two autographs in every box. Plus, you could be a pro baseball player for a day.
The name says it all: Topps Triple Threads. The name implies lots of relic cards, and Topps is coming through in its September release of the popular baseball card product.
In addition to the Priority Signings wrapper redemption program at the spring Toronto Expo, Upper Deck will also feature a case breaker program that will qualify for instant prizes.