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$1.25 Million Autographed Aston Martin Offered at Auction

Autographed Ashton Martin Vanquish

Fifty basketball Hall of Famers have autographed a valuable Aston Martin Vanquish automobile set to go on the auction block.

Eli Manning’s Lawyers: Fake Memorabilia Lawsuit “Baseless”

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Eli Manning’s attorneys have asked a court to dismiss a lawsuit over his game used and game worn memorabilia.

Panini to Replace Redemption Cards with Rewards Program

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Panini Rewards will soon replace player-specific redemption cards. The company also shares news of plans for Flawless Football and Immaculate Baseball.

Fanatics Authentic Plans Six Major Shows Starting This Weekend

Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular

The Chicago Sun-Times shows are now in the hands of Fanatics Authentic which has plans to conduct a trio of shows there and at least three more elsewhere.

Rich Klein: Stadium Club, Topps Tek Make Return As Redemption Issues Drag On

2000 Topps Tek Derek Jeter

Topps confirms it’s bringing back Stadium Club and Tek. Rich Klein has thoughts on that along with the business of licensing and redemption cards as the Industry Summit continues in Las Vegas.

Abdul-Jabbar Teams With Amazon.com for New Athlete Autograph Venture

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-jabbar is the face behind a new autograph and higher end basketball display case business.

Panini Produces Exclusive Cards to Kick Off Beckett Accelerator Software

Andrew Luck auto 2014 Summit

A low numbered group of 2014 Industry Summit exclusive Prizm cards will be given to dealers who can list them for sale on Beckett Accelerator.

World Football League Cards a Labor of Love

WFL Cards

Four collectors and historians have just released the second of three planned series of WFL football cards.

What’s Hot in the Shop: It’s Industry Summit Time

Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas

The 2014 Industry Summit kicks off Sunday in Las Vegas and Mike Fruitman is hoping the card makers show shop owners some respect while recalling some personal highlights from the past.

Harper, Topps Renew Deal

2012 Triple Threads Bryce Harper autograph

Look for Bryce Harper autographed baseball cards in Topps products for the forseeable future after the young star renewed his exclusive deal with the company.

Pack Searching: Is It Time for a ‘Store Registry’?

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After watching an overzealous sports card pack searcher defile the stock at Target, Dr. Paul Lieber is a little miffed.

Gehrig, Cobb Cards Top Memory Lane’s I Own It Now Results

Lou Gehrig 1933 Delong

A high grade 1933 Delong Gum Lou Gehrig card and a 1932 U.S. Caramel joined a T205 Ty Cobb at the top of the I Own It Now sales chart.

1991 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Blazed Super Premium Trail

1991 Stadium Club pack

Our eBay Set of the Week is a sentimental favorite among collectors who remember the dawn of Topps’ Stadium Club brand.

Four Guilty in Fake Jersey Cases Now Serving Time in Federal Prison

Prisons Federal Bureau logo

The four men sentenced to prison time in connection with the sale of fake ‘game worn’ jerseys are serving out their sentences at minimum security facilities.

Steiner Clearing Out Some Yankees Game-Used Memorabilia

Yankees game worn jersey Matt Daley

Steiner Sports is selling off some Yankees game used memorabilia from last year as a new season begins.

Upper Deck’s ‘Find the Reggie’ Launched Chase Card Craze

Reggie Jackson signed 1990 Upper Deck Heroes card Find the Reggi

The 1990 Upper Deck ‘Find the Reggie’ promotion raised the stakes for insert cards but do you remember there were two different versions of the signed card?

Beckett Accelerator Aimed at Helping Sellers Move Singles Easier

Beckett Accelerator

A software program called Beckett Accelerator is at the core of the new Beckett Business Solutions, with a goal of letting sellers list large quantities faster.

NPR: Upper Deck’s Arrival Launched Sea of Changes

1989 Upper Deck packs

National Public Radio puts Upper Deck’s 25th anniversary in historical perspective while visiting a local sports card shop.

PSA Parent Company: We’ve Certified 50 Million Items

E98 Wagner PSA10

Collectors Universe, which got into the coin grading business in 1986, then followed with sports collectibles, has hit a big milestone.

Cincinnati TV Station Tackles Charity Auction Fakes

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The Fox affiliate in Cincinnati delves into a big local charity auction and discovers a big mess highlighted by a visit to Coach’s Corner.