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Vintage Buy of the Week: Forgotten 50’s Collection Rescued

Football cards 1950s

Some were dirty, others nibbled on by rodents and bugs but there were plenty of surviving stars in a 1950s sports card collection found in New Jersey.

A Look At Victorian Sports Trade Cards, Scraps and Die Cuts

1888 'Scrapps Tobacco' Die Cuts, Baseball Dan Brouthers (HOF) Detroit. Baseball collectors used to erroneously think these were tobacco cards, thus the name.

Some are rather standard; others show a 19th century sense of humor. Victorian era trade cards, scraps and die-cuts pose a fun challenge for collectors.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1978 Topps Baseball Meant Change

topps 1978 baseball box

Double prints be darned, the 1978 Topps Baseball set and the packs it came in were bigger. So was the price, but thanks to a few key rookie cards, it’s a vintage standout.

Spurned by Card Shop, Find of 1916 M101-4 Cards Heads to Auction

Joe Jackson 1916 Sporting News card

A rare complete set of 1916 Sporting News baseball cards has been discovered and is expected to bring big bucks when Goldin Auctions offers it next month.

5 Cool Vintage Willie Mays Cards You Can Own Without Going Broke

1962 Topps Managers Dream

On the 60th anniversary of his famous catch, we offer five important Willie Mays cards you can own that don’t require a buff bank account.

Vintage Buy of the Week: Hockey Card Bonanza

hockey cards vintage

A Pennsylvania collector’s vintage post-War hockey card liquidation will put some top cards into circulation.

Vintage Set of the Week: Woof! 60 Years Later, Red Heart Baseball Card Set Still Barking

Mickey Mantle 1954 Red Heart

The 1954 Red Heart baseball card set may have come from a dog food manufacturer, but it’s no mutt with collectors.

1966 Topps Punchouts Are Ultra Scarce

Display box 1966 Topps Punch Outs

You may know about the rare set that arrived a year later, but the 1966 Topps Punchouts are even more scarce as Topps tested the new game-oriented product.

Vintage Buy of the Week: Hall of Fame Hoard

old football cards

A huge collection of baseball and football Hall of Fame rookie cards from Texas is coming to market.

Real vs. Not So Real: Tips on Authenticating T206 Cards

T206s from a Goldin Auctions near set sale

The most famous card in the world is often the target of counterfeiters. Here are tips on spotting a fake Honus Wagner and authenticating T206s as a whole.

Large 1911 Turkey Red Collection Highlights Auction

T3 Walter Johnson

Mile High Card Company launches its Extra Innings Auction Monday with dozens of 1911 Turkey Red cards, a Derek Jeter jersey and more on the block.

Vintage Buy of the Week: All ‘7’ 1957 Topps Near Set

1957 Topps baseball stars

Near mint with every card uniformly graded at a level that affords a puncher’s chance of completion, our Vintage Buy of the Week is a near set of 1957 Topps.

REA Pulls Back Curtain on 2nd Fall Auction

Joe Jackson Cracker Jack 1915 PSA 7

M101-5 Ruth, Cracker Jack Jackson, T206 Plank…they’re all among over 1,300 lots about to go on the auction block at Robert Edward Auctions.

1965 Topps Joe Namath Rookie Card Sells for $60,000

PSA 9 Joe Namath rookie card

One of only four Joe Namath rookie cards ever awarded a PSA 9, the card was sold privately from the #1 Finest 1965 Topps Football set.

Set of the Week: 1940 Play Ball is a Slice of Baseball History

Joe DiMaggio 1940 Play Ball

A boatload of stars past and present make it fun but here’s the kicker: most cards in the 1940 Play Ball set aren’t that expensive.

Now Graded, Huge Tobacco Card Collection Generates Headlines

T206 collection Saco River

A treasure trove of original T206 cards will enter the market for the first time next year.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1968 Topps Baseball

Nolan Ryan 1968 Topps

The 1968 Topps Baseball set arrived part way through a tumultuous year in America and gave us two of the most important post-War rookie cards.

Vintage Buy of the Week: Cards Avoid Dumpster, Head for Auction

Willie Mays 1962 Post Canadian

Our Vintage Buy of the Week takes us to Canada where a childhood collection of Post Cereal cards almost wound up in a landfill.

Cornering the 1964 Topps Curt Flood Market

1964 Topps Curt Flood

Our story on the premium prices for a certain 1964 Topps card led ESPN The Magazine’s Mina Kimes to a California man who’s crazy about Curt.

Ruth Cards, High-Grade Hornung Rookie Smash Records

1933 Goudey Babe Ruth 149 PSA 8

Bidders chased down hundreds of high grade and seldom offered vintage sports cards in Memory Lane’s Summer Rarities Auction, with several new sales records set.