Beckett hires a sales manager for Asia and Australia, Panini will hand out packs of special camo bordered cards at Sunday’s game, a new tennis card product is out and something called No Pants Box Breaks.
News & Notes: Beckett Opens Asian Office; Broncos Card Giveaway, Tennis Anyone? And…Um…Something Else
Notes: Musial Auction Generates $1.2 Million; Collector’s Universe Among Top Small Companies on Forbes List
Editor’s Blog: Fake Autographs in UK, Iowa Show Draws Stars, Jeter Glove & Beat Up Bronko at Auction
No matter how many times you go to the National Sports Collectors Convention it’s hard not to be awed by the sheer volume of material in the room. And calling it a ‘room’ seems inadequate. The Stephens Convention Center is an airplane hangar for 767s. It’s a cement floored foundry where the product and the […]
There will be more than 90 athletes past and present who get paid for showing up and scribbling autographs but the real stars of the National Sports Collectors Convention are out on the main floor of the convention center; the hundreds of vendors traveling from across the U.S. and Canada bringing sports history for sale […]
There will be at least one T206 Honus Wagner for sale at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention. Bring your ID and your bank’s routing number. The asking price is $1.2 million. Lelands announced Thursday it would be offering the Wagner card at the show, scheduled for July 31-August 3 in Chicago. The card is […]
Dozens of well-known athletes and entertainers were at Lake Tahoe over the weekend for the American Century Championship, a celebrity golf tournament. Twenty years ago, it was a haven for autograph seekers but once word spread that you might be able to snare some free superstar signatures if you were pesky enough, the gates became […]