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2015 NFL Rookie Premiere Means Autographs, Photos

NFL Rookie Premiere Logo

At least 40 NFL newbies will sign trading cards and stickers and pose for rookie cards as part of this week’s 2015 NFL Rookie Premiere in Los Angeles.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

DOJ-U-S-ATTORNEYS-OFFICE

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.

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.

Price Realized Is Hobby’s Sales Record Keeper

Mickey Mantle jersey 1952

With a database stretching back more than 20 years, Price Realized helps collectors do their homework. Forbes.com put the spotlight on the site this week.

Panini Promising 2 Autographs in 2015 Cooperstown Product

2015 Panini Cooperstown dual auto Nolan Ryan George Brett auto

Making use of its Hall of Fame partnership, Panini will produce a fourth Cooperstown-oriented set with Babe Ruth and new inductees among those featured.

PSA Adding Security Feature to Holders

embedded hologram PSA holder

An embedded hologram is aimed at increasing the security of PSA’s encapsulated cards, tickets and unopened trading card packs.

Notes: World B’s Mink Coat at Auction, REA on FBN, E Card on 1908 Magazine

Mink coat World B Free

Nothing says 70s hoops like a flashy former NBA star’s black mink coat…plus Fox Business discusses the T206 Wagner and a fun find on a 1908 Baseball magazine.

T206 Wagner Soars Past $1 Million on Opening Day of Bidding

PSA 3 T206 Honus Wagner

In less than seven hours, the consignor of the latest T206 Honus Wagner to hit the auction block had already realized a profit…with 23 days left.

Panini Signs Deal with Mariota

Panini 2015 Marcus Mariota autograph

Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota will get star treatment from Panini America as the company’s 2015 football card products arrive.

Unopened Product Bonanza at Collect Auctions

1975-Topps-vending-case

More than four dozen lots in Collect Auctions’ latest sale are devoted to unopened material including a 1975 Topps Baseball vending case.

eBay Adjusts Pricing for Sellers

eBay-sports-cards

eBay has announced some changes it says are aimed at getting sellers to use the most effective listing format and durations.

Topps, Panini Reveal Product Additions, Adjustments

MLB MLBPA licensees logos

Topps is eliminating some products and changing release dates of others while Panini is promising more options for collectors in its Rewards program.