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Weil Baking Ruth Among Big Sales at $8.3 Million Heritage Auction

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Several new records were set in Heritage Auctions’ latest catalog sale, held over three days.

US Distributor, Case Breakers Look to Asia for Business

Japan case breaking

Wholesaler GTS Distribution and a crew of case breakers are in Taiwan and Japan right now, hoping to expand the concept and show off Topps’ Asia exclusives.

Cincy Fest Show Planned for July

Northern Kentucky Convention Center

A Cincinnati area promoter has plans to bring more than 30 former players to sign autographs at an event leading up to the All-Star Game.

Ohio State Selling More Football Jerseys, Helmets

Game-worn Ohio State Chrome helmet

The national champs are digging into the equipment room again, this time holding an auction of 2014 game-worn and older game-issue type jerseys and chrome helmets.

Henderson, Other Rookie Cards Set Records at Auction

Rickey Henderson PSA 10 rookie card

A 1980 Topps Rickey Henderson nearly tripled the previous top price paid in Mile High Card Company’s latest auction.

Topps to Create Heritage 51 Collection Set

Mike Trout 2015 Topps Heritage 51

Topps will create Heritage 51 Collection, a boxed set product, with parallels and an autograph.

NSCC Adds Guests, Times to Autograph Schedule

Signed Rickey Henderson photograph

Several Hall of Famers have been added to the 2015 NSCC show roster and the appearance dates and times for this year’s autograph guests have been set.

Murakami to Return to U.S. for Autographs

1965 Giants rookie card Masanori Murakami

The first Japanese-born player to appear in the big leagues, Masanori Murakami is heading out on a book tour that will include autograph opportunities.

Super Break’s Latest Product Goes Ultra High-End

Box-Breakers

It’s the Rolls Royce of repacks. Super Break’s 2015 Deluxe Box Breakers product includes thousands of dollars worth of items ranging from Thomas Jefferson to Michael Jordan.

Goldin Finalizing Roster for NSCC Live Auction

Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps PSA 8

Goldin Auctions will offer dozens of premium lots at its live sale during this summer’s National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago.

Ichiro Autographs Coming to Topps

2015 Allen Ginter Topps Ichiro autograph

The long dance is over and Ichiro autographs–such as they are–will start appearing in Topps products this summer.

PSA Report: “Strength in Grading Activity, Pricing”

Collectors Universe

Collectors Universe, parent company of PSA and PSA/DNA, releases its third quarter financial report with more growth in its grading and authentication services.

Sy Berger Elected to Shrine of the Eternals

Sy Berger

The Baseball Reliquary has elected the late Sy Berger, long-time head of Topps, to its ‘Shrine of the Eternals’, which honors memorable baseball figures.

When NBA Courted Young Fans Through Cards

Nuggets

A new story on Vice Sports has former NBA team and league executives recalling the dawn of the league’s own trading card efforts and the fun behind them.

2015 Topps Five Star Baseball Will Be Leaner, Cheaper

Ken Griffey Jr 2015 Five Star Jumbo Patch

Look for a cheaper product with two autographs per pack when 2015 Topps Five Star Baseball arrives early this fall.

Mastro Sentencing Date Set

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Having pleaded guilty to fraud charges, former auction house executive Bill Mastro is expected to face prison time.

NFL Draft Results and the Football Card Market

Marcus Mariota Leaf Touchdown Kings

With the pieces now in place, a look at the potential impact first round picks and their 2015 NFL rookie cards.

Premium Rookie Cards, New Look Kick off MHCC Auction

PSA 9 Hornung

Numerous popular rookie cards in PSA 10 grades highlight the auction that opens Friday on a new-look website for the Colorado-based company.

Show Coming to Washington’s FedEx Field

Washington DC

The home of Washington D.C.’s NFL team will be home to a three-day event hosted by Fanatics Shows in September.

Mantle Items, Top End 1957 Topps Set Pace SCP Sale

Mickey Mantle jersey 1952

An early Mickey Mantle bat and jersey sold for over $470,000 while one of the best known sets of 1957 Topps baseball cards hit more than $200,000.