Bowman Football 2015 Box Break

A pre-season product packing a big stack of cards in each box, Bowman Football for 2015 seems to be selling well. Just don't expect rookies in NFL jerseys.

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Ramblings: Best Sites for the National

As I write this and you read this, the best and most important show of the year will be coming up in Chicago. I have written many times that at this point of the National’s history I believe it is best served by keeping a great collectors market in the show rotation.  Some argue it […]

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Panini National VIP Set Adds to List

Panini is the latest company to announce goodies for VIP ticket holders at the NSCC in Chicago later this month.

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Deal: ARod 3000 Hit Ball is Returned

Collector Zack Hample will benefit but his favorite charity is getting a big boost from the 3,000 hit ball Alex Rodriguez belted for a homer last month.

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Vintage Set of the Week: 1955 Bowman Baseball

Who needs Sandy Koufax when you can have umpires inside tiny wood-grained television sets? At least the 1955 Bowman set made the impending Topps monopoly easier to swallow.

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Deal: ARod 3000 Hit Ball is Returned

Collector Zack Hample will benefit but his favorite charity is getting a big boost from the 3,000 hit ball Alex Rodriguez belted for a homer last month.

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Vintage Set of the Week: 1955 Bowman Baseball

Who needs Sandy Koufax when you can have umpires inside tiny wood-grained television sets? At least the 1955 Bowman set made the impending Topps monopoly easier to swallow.

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Bowman Football 2015 Box Break

A pre-season product packing a big stack of cards in each box, Bowman Football for 2015 seems to be selling well. Just don’t expect rookies in NFL jerseys.

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Topps Plans Wrapper Redemption Set, Other Promos for FanFest

Topps has produced a special card set for the 2015 All-Star FanFest in Cincinnati. They’re also offering a trade in program and other promotions.

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Connor McDavid Signs Autograph Deal With Upper Deck

The NHL’s top draft pick, just 18, will appear on product packaging for 2015-16 trading card products and sign autograph cards exclusively for Upper Deck.

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2015 Panini Fathers Day Packs

What’s Hot in the Shop: Father’s Day Packs Return

Panini America is back in the Father’s Day business…and business is about to be good says Mike. He’s got packs out the wazoo and hopes your store does too.

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Ramblings: Best Sites for the National

As I write this and you read this, the best and most important show of the year will be coming up in Chicago. I have written many times that at this point of the National’s history I believe it is best served by keeping a great collectors market in the show rotation.  Some argue it […]

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Mike Schmidt Collection, Part 2, Set for Auction

Another of Mike Schmidt’s Gold Gloves and even his Little League Baseball cap are coming to auction this summer in Chicago.