Broken up and sold individually, the ’52 set included high grade examples of some of the top cards. An SGC-graded Aaron rookie also broached six figures.
Modern Sports Card News
Now that you know more of the athletes, Mike’s breaking a box of 2016 Topps Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls, one that included a little extra.
At a comic and card shop in flood ravaged Louisiana, a local TV report shows what nature can do to years worth of inventory.
Never offered publicly before, one of only two PSA 10 Topps rookie cards of The Great One sold for a six-figure price in a $3 million catalog auction conducted by Memory Lane
Sports Memorabilia News
After some legal challenges, several pieces from the collection of Cubs’ legend Ernie Banks are on the auction block, including his Hall of Fame ring.
Around the Hobby
Hall of Famer Paul Molitor turns 60 this week. We’ve got a cardboard cross-section of his career including those issued with bread, pizza–and by police.
A trophy from the last time golf was an Olympic sport has emerged and is at auction; updates on some vintage card auctions and Ichiro’s stuff is going on display in Cooperstown.
What’s Hot in the Shop
As the NSCC played on in New Jersey, Mike was chained to the shop as a boatload of new products hit the market. He’s got the rundown of the top 5 sellers right now.
A look at the different kinds of early “card photographs”, including how to judge their age by the type and style of cardboard backing.