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Vintage Set Break of the Month: 1933 Goudey

Babe Ruth 1933 Goudey

Four Ruths, Gehrig, Foxx and some solid cards of Hall of Famers will be randomly distributed as Burl’s rolls out a ’33 Goudey set break this month.

Rare Baseball Card Found in Old Bible

Walter Johnson T222 Fatima 1914

A rare baseball card featuring a big league Hall of Famer is found by a family going through belongings of a deceased relative.

1939 Goudey Premium Find

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SGC has just authenticated a fresh find of 267 high-grade 1939 Goudey Premiums. We get the first look on the floor of the National.

Mays Rookie Stolen from Rob Schneider’s Home

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Actor/comedian Rob Schneider and his family were victims of a burglary Friday.

Walter Payton Rookie Cards Show Strong Growth

1976 Topps Walter Payton

Finding a Walter Payton rookie card isn’t hard but prices for higher grade examples have been moving upward.

Vintage Set Break of the Month: 1967 Topps Baseball

Tom Seaver 1967 Topps

The break is back with low cost spots open and a chance to land some prime rookie cards and Hall of Famers from a popular set.

Mile High to Give Away 1952 Topps Mantle at NSCC

Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps PSA Authentic

Consign during the National and you might leave Chicago with one of the most popular cards ever made.

1950 Bowman Baseball a Trend Setter

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Stan the Man and Joe D. may have been no-shows, but the 1950 Bowman baseball set aptly chronicled the Whiz Kids and set a standard for issues that followed.

Eddie Mathews Baseball Cards Cross Two Eras

1954 Topps Eddie Mathews

On the anniversary of his 500th homer off another Hall of Famer, a look back at Eddie Mathews baseball cards and a list of the current most popular issues.

Old Mill Jackson, E93s Top Mile High Auction

Old Mill Joe Jackson T210

A lower grade example of Shoeless Joe’s first card brought more than $71,000 but the lone mint PSA graded Standard Caramel Ty Cobb went even higher.

10 Cheap Football Card Sets From the 50s to the 80s

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Which older football card sets seem to go above and beyond for value? Here are ten picks across four decades.

Topps All-Star Cards Have Rich History

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Vintage Topps All Star baseball cards gave collectors at least two chances to find a card of some of the game’s top players.

1948 Bowman Baseball Set Launched Post-War Card Market

Stan Musial rookie card

The small but mighty 1948 Bowman baseball set is loaded with Hall of Fame rookie cards and the seeds of a burgeoning hobby.

Collecting Challenge the Yankees Game Cards

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A collector’s childhood passion for the 1960s Challenge the Yankees board game cards resulted in one of the top graded sets in the PSA registry.

1951 Topps Major League All-Stars Set is a Toughie

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From the dawn of Topps as a baseball card maker, the story of the now scarce 1951 Major League All-Star set. We’ve got the info and a checklist.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1955 Bowman Baseball

Bowman 1955 Baseball 5-Cent Wrapper

Who needs Sandy Koufax when you can have umpires inside tiny wood-grained television sets? At least the 1955 Bowman set made the impending Topps monopoly easier to swallow.

High-Grade Vintage Set Breaks in Memory Lane Auction

Sandy Koufax 1957 Topps

Several top quality sets and near sets, including T205, E93, 1952 Topps and 1957 Topps will be parceled out during the 1,500 lot event.

Family History: 1860 Brooklyn Atlantics CDV at Auction

Brookyn Atlantics CDV 1860

A card passed down through the family of one of the members of the 1860 Brooklyn Atlantics is on the auction block.

Editor’s Blog: Best Old Baseball Card Sets to Own

Joe DiMaggio baseball card 1941 Play Ball

Your criteria may vary but here are a few thoughts on some of the best vintage baseball card sets to own from an average collector’s perspective.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1974 Topps Baseball

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1974 Topps baseball cards could see the future, from all-in-one issues to traded sets to the Washington Nationals. Come read about the beginning of an era.