Collectors Universe: Growth in Card, Autograph Business

Collectors Universe

The parent company of PSA and PSA/DNA reports on its financial results for fiscal 2015. The company also launched a new collectibles aggregation website.

Goldin Auctions Strikes Deal with Ruth Museum

Game worn Babe Ruth cap Goldin Auctions

The long-term agreement gives the company exclusive title to hold events at the birthplace of The Babe.

Update: Detroit Media Tracks Story of Abandoned Cards

cards abandoned warehouse

That pile of junk era cards in an old Detroit building may have belonged to a now-deceased Detroit dealer who’d owned them for years.

Q&A with Louisville Slugger Museum Director Anne Jewell

Anne Jewell

As Executive Director of the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Anne Jewell has one of the dream jobs in all of baseball.

Goldin Auctions Summer Events Net $4.4 Million in Sales

1987 NL MVP award plaque Andre Dawson

Andre Dawson’s 1987 MVP award and a 1932 Babe Ruth cap were among the headliners in the second half of a two-part event.

Confirmed: Topps Expanding Digital Efforts in Florida

Topps Company logo

Topps is moving forward with a new development studio in Florida for its digital endeavors, hiring a staff of 15.

Mantle Card Giveaway Helps MHCC to Record Consignments

Hobitzel T206 no stats

After giving away a ’52 Topps Mantle, Mile High Card is bringing a record number of consignments to auction including a 1951 Bowman Mantle rookie graded 8.

Banks Jersey Tops Newly Launched SCP Auction

1912 Hassan Triple Folders

Bidding is underway for an Ernie Banks game-worn jersey, Eisenhower’s golf bag, a top-notch Triple Folders set and hundreds of other items via SCP Auctions.

1952 Topps Mantle Hits $400,000 in Goldin Auctions Sale

Michael Jordan game jersey 1997-98 Goldin Auctions

Two PSA 8 Mantle cards sold for nearly $800,000 combined within 24 hours at separate auctions during the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Mantle Card, Jersey Top Heritage Auction

Roberto Clemente 1955 Topps PSA 8

A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle graded PSA 8 and one of his late career game-worn jerseys generated the highest bids in a live auction Thursday night.

Jim Craig’s ‘Miracle on Ice’ Memorabilia for Sale

1980 USA Olympic warmup suit Jim Craig Collection

The 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey hero’s game-Used Jerseys from the historic Soviet and Finland wins and the iconic American flag that draped his shoulders are part of the deal.

T205 Near Master Set Leads off Huggins and Scott Auction

George Digby 1967 Red Sox AL Championship ring

Huggins & Scott’s new auction includes a nearly complete master set of T205s and a historic baseball cap.

Online Generosity Nets Young Collector a Windfall


A young collector’s trip to a card shop turned into a frenzy of box breaks thanks to some generous viewers.

SCP Auctions Strikes Deal With Basketball Hall of Fame

SCP Auctions logo

SCP Auctions is the new auction and appraisal partner for the Naismith Hall of Fame, with its first event taking place during induction weekend.

Unopened Boxes, Cases Prominent in New Collect Auctions Catalog

Fleer 1986-87 Fleer basketball wax box

Dozens of vintage and post-1970s sports card boxes and cases are among hundreds of items up for grabs at Collect Auctions.

Kris Bryant Autographs Now a Fanatics Exclusive

Autographed Kris Bryant cap

Cubs rookie Kris Bryant signed a new autograph contract with Fanatics and got busy putting his name on items over the weekend.

Chuck Daly’s Dream Team and NBA Memorabilia Coming to Auction

1992 Dream Team autographed basketball

Items from the career of Hall of Fame coach Chuck Daly, including a game-used and team-signed gold medal game ball from the Dream Team will be up for bid.

Banks, Williams Jerseys, Championship Awards Part of SCP Booth Display

Johnny Murphy 1938 World Series pocket watch

SCP Auctions is bringing a couple of Hall of Fame jerseys and several other valuable pieces from its upcoming auction to the National Convention.

Family Helping Family: Large Graded Collection in Market

Cal Ripken 1982 rookie Traded card PSA 10

When card collectors need to raise cash, being ready to buy–and sell– can make a deal happen fast.

All-Star Auction Preview on CNBC

MLB FanFest Auction 2015

David Hunt visits Squawk Box to talk about the sports memorabilia business and show off some of the items in this year’s FanFest Auction in Cincinnati.