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Sy Berger, Long Time Topps’ Executive Dies at 91

Sy Berger

A collection of stories and video from the life and times of Topps co-founder Sy Berger, who passed away early Sunday at age 91.

2014 Leaf History of Baseball Cut Signature Box Break

Leaf History of Baseball Cut Signatures box 2014

We break open a box of the new Leaf Cut Signatures History of Baseball.

Basketball Hall Sues Grey Flannel, Terminates Contract

Basketball Hall of Fame Auction

Attorneys for the Basketball Hall of Fame say they haven’t been paid monies owed for the 2014 auction and partnership agreement.

Amazon Now Offering ‘Make an Offer’ Option

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Amazon’s new ‘Make an Offer’ option mirrors eBay and includes thousands of sports cards, autographed items and game-used memorabilia from major sellers.

Fear the Brow: Anthony Davis Rookie Cards Heat Up

Anthony Davis autograph patch card Panini Immaculate

Prices are rising and we have a look at the hottest Anthony Davis rookie cards. At 21, the future is so bright, that famous unibrow may come in handy.

T206 Wagner Brings $403,664, 1952 Mantle Sets New Mark

Honus Wagner T206 SCP Auctions

A T206 Honus Wagner had the share the spotlight with a huge price attained by a PSA 8 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle in SCP Auctions’ Fall Premier early Sunday.

Topps 2014 Dynasty Baseball Hitting Shelves

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2014 Topps Dynasty Baseball releases Wednesday, promising one autographed card per box including some cut signatures from past legends.

Huggins and Scott Auction Features Long-Time Collector’s Memorabilia

Joe Jackson Collins-McCarthy

A 40-year collection of autographs, memorabilia and cards helps kick off Huggins & Scott’s latest auction.

Rose, Morgan Headline Annual Thanksgiving Show

Rose-Morgan

Several members of the Big Red Machine return to Cincinnati in November for the annual Thanksgiving weekend show.

Cubs Launch Wrigley Field Collection

Win Flag Wrigley Field Collection

The ballpark is getting a facelift and the Cubs are hoping sales from their new Wrigley Field Collection of memorabilia will help pay the bills.

Lawsuit Adds More Intrigue to FBI Investigation

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An expensive purchase of baseball memorabilia included items made long after their purported dates of origin, leading to a lawsuit.

Upper Deck Holds On to Notre Dame License; Plans New Products

Upper Deck Notre Dame box

Panini has wooed a huge list of schools but Notre Dame has renewed its commitment to Upper Deck with a new deal for trading cards in place.

Panini: Over 200 Flawless Football Cards ‘Mistakenly Labeled’

2014 Flawless football

After looking deeper into issues raised by collectors, Panini America says a significant number of cards aren’t as advertised.

Cheap Basketball Card Boxes: Determining the Best Buy

2014-15 Prizm basketball

The basics of basketball card budgeting to get the best bang for your buck.

1927 Yankees Photo and Unique Decal Bat Highlight Hunt’s Louisville Auction

Decal bat Louisville Slugger auction

The annual live auction at the Slugger Museum and Factory drew a crowd of phone and cyber bidders but also an audience that saw some history change hands.

Collector Suing over Mays Items in Halper Auction

Halper auction Mays jersey

Fifteen years have passed, but a Pennsylvania collector has gone to federal court over two Willie Mays items an authenticator now says are bogus.

Game-Worn Jerseys, ’52 Mantle Top $7.15 Million Heritage Auction

Auburn jersey Bo Jackson

The assembly of recently consigned game-worn football jerseys from hobby pioneer John Kindler has already garnered nearly $450,000 in sales.

Current, Former Stars Set to Sign Autographs at Chicago Show

Stephens Convention Center NSCC

The former Chicago Sun-Times Show returns this month when dozens of autograph guests join hundreds of dealers for the Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular.

Bobby Hull WHA Jersey Sells for $122,057

Winnipeg Jets WHA jersey Bobby Hull

Consigned by his son Brett, the inaugural season Winnipeg jets gamer sold for more than a Bobby Orr jersey offered in the same auction.

Revenues Up at PSA Parent Company

Collectors Universe

Collectors Universe has announced financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2015 and business was good.