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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.

Panini Adds More Schools; Promises College-Specific Products

Panini America logo

Panini America has struck a deal with Licensing Resource Group that will lead to college sets and cards of players in their collegiate uniforms.

Ruth Contract, Mike Schmidt Collection Paces Auction

Signed Babe Ruth 1934 Yankees contract

Babe Ruth’s signed 1934 Yankees contract sold for more than $278,000 at Goldin Auctions, which also offered several pieces from the career of Mike Schmidt.

Panini Snares Jeter Autographs for Upcoming Releases

Signed Derek Jeter card

Using cards it produced during its days as Donruss, Panini landed a quantity of Derek Jeter autographs for use in upcoming baseball releases.

Gurley Admits to $3,000 in Autograph Money Over 2 Year Period

Autographed Todd Gurley jersey JSA

Georgia running back Todd Gurley has been suspended four games after the NCAA says he admitted to taking $3,000 from dealers to sign autograph they could sell.

Ramblings: Shop Owner Prefers to Concentrate on Brick-and-Mortar Business

Lower Level Mike Bergmann

Selling online isn’t in the cards right now for one Canadian card shop owner, who’s trying to grow his customer base the old fashioned way.

Panini Strikes Deal With 3 Schools; Upper Deck Responds

Panini college logos

Three major universities have signed contracts with Panini, which says more are on the horizon. Upper Deck says it’s concerned about ‘mismanagement’ of the CLC license.

Ruth Rookie, Record Price for Rare McKinley Card Push REA Auction Over $4 Million

1916 Babe Ruth M101-5

Babe Ruth shared the stage with a rare 1932 U.S. Caramel card of a former U.S. president as Robert Edward Auctions wrapped up its 2014 Fall Auction.

Upper Deck to Include Euroleague Basketball Players in 2015 Products

Euroleague Basketball logo

The deal for cards includes autographs and game-used memorabilia, allowing Upper Deck to tap into top European prospects and stars for upcoming card sets.

Trout Signs New Endorsement Deal with Topps

Mike Trout Topps autograph

His signature may not be a thing of beauty but it’s in demand and Topps now has Mike Trout’s name on an exclusive deal for its products and apps.

1/1 Ruth-Frazee Legendary Cuts Card Joins Other Rarities in Beckett Auction

Legendary Cuts Ruth-Frazee autographs

Beckett’s Baseball Legends Auction is underway with a variety of hard-to-find cards both new and old plus some that may not cost more than tonight’s dinner.

Goudey Lajoie, Other Rarities Up for Grabs at LOTG

Nap Lajoie 1933 Goudey

A 1933 Goudey Nap Lajoie, a set of T206 cards and hundreds of other items are up for bid in the Love of the Game Fall Auction.

Poor Frauds: Artificially Aged Fakes Still Fooling Buyers

Fake 1921 W551 BABE RUTH CUT SIGNATURE STRIP CARD

How some sellers are making reprints look old and exploiting a gray area in eBay’s auction rules to make money.