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Jamaal Wilkes Basketball Hall of Fame Trophy Sells for Nearly $45K

Jamaal Wilkes Hall of Fame trophy

The trophy given to NBA great Jamaal Wilkes upon his induction into the Hoop Hall just two years ago has been sold at auction.

Updated: NJ Prosecutor Questioned Over Autograph Auction

Bergen auciton

How did some questionable autographs wind up being sold at a prosecutor’s auction? WPIX-TV’s report says it seems to involve a comedy of errors.

Antique Printing Processes Identification Part 5 of 6: Miscellaneous Processes

T220 Silver Coburn with man

A look at collotype, gravure, serigraphy and other printing processes used in vintage sports cards and memorabilia.

SCP Has T206 Wagner, ’52 Mantle, Jackie Robinson Memorabilia

PSA 1 T206 Honus Wagner PSA 1

Part of a massive T206 collection, the newly-graded T206 ‘Chesapeake’ Wagner card carries a pre-sale estimate well into six figures.

Notes: Collector Says Mastro Cost Him $300K; Home Invasion Arrest; Panini Signs Wall

Mastro 1933 Goudey Ruth

An angry collector chimes in on the Mastro case, a second man is arrested for a scary sports card home robbery
and Panini will put John Wall on its packs.

Rare Baseball Memorabilia Highlights Mile High’s Final 2014 Auction

Silk pillowcase 1915 Boston Red Sox

Century-old baseball memorabilia and some rarely offered high-grade vintage cards are part of the annual Holiday Premium Catalog Auction.

Give Them a Cup: 2014 Topps Rookie All-Star Team Released

Jose Abreu 2015 Topps

A tradition that dates back 55 years returns as the 2014 Topps Rookie All-Star team is announced. Winners receive the familiar ‘Rookie Cup’ on their 2015 cards.

Malzahn Sweater Auction to Benefit Managers on a Mission

Iron Bowl 2013 Gus Malzahn sweater

Gus Malzah’s sweater vest from the instant classic that was the 2013 Iron Bowl could sell for big bucks for a charity run by a group of student managers.

Photo of the Day: The Galloping Ghost in 1925

Red Grange Illinois 1925

An iconic, original news photo of the legendary Red Grange dates from his final season at Illinois.

NFL Salute to Service Auction Benefits Veterans Programs

Salute to Service NFL Auction

The Pat Tillman Foundation, USO and Wounded Warrior Project will all benefit from the auction and other initiatives.

Photo of the Day: Thurman Munson at Kent State

Kent State photo Thurman Munson

No Fu Manchu but Thurman Munson was wearing pinstripes as early as 1967.

Rare 1942 Rose Bowl Trophy Found in Trash?

1942RoseBowl

Moved out of California in the days after Pearl Harbor, the 1942 Rose Bowl produced a piece of memorabilia that was almost lost to history.

Photo Used to Make Rare 1959 Fleer Ted Williams Card Up for Bid

Bucky Harris-Ted Williams 1959

An image used to make a card that caused a rift between Fleer and Topps and resulted in one of the hobby’s most famous short prints, is our Photo of the Day.

Photo of the Day: Hockey and the Iron Horse

1934 New York Rangers Lou Gehrig

The Yankees star first baseman’s streak was underway and he took time out to greet some NHL colleagues who were doing the same in this rare photograph.

Mantle Photo with Family Dates from First Yankee Spring Start

Mickey Mantle family 1951

With family members ready to take him back to Oklahoma for an Army physical that could have changed his draft status, Mickey Mantle’s name was penciled in.

Vintage Buy of the Week: Ultra-Rare 1915 E106 Nap Lajoie

1915 E106 American Caramel Nap Lajoie

Acquired at the recent Boston show and part of a rare set issued by American Caramel Company, fewer than 25 graded E106 Lajoie cards exist.

Photo of the Day: Fans Cheer DiMaggio During Streak

Fans cheer Joe DiMaggio 1941

How many of these did Joe DiMaggio receive from the Yankee Stadium crowd during the magical year of 1941?

Photo of the Day: Image Used for 1960 Topps Rival All-Stars Card

1957 Ken Boyer-Mickey Mantle photo

The Don Wingfield photograph that became the 1960 Topps Rival All-Stars card featuring Mickey Mantle and Ken Boyer is part of RMY Auctions’ current sale.

Raw to Graded: Tips for Turning a Profit

Mickey Mantle 1953 Topps

Forbes’ David Seideman hopes his efforts at grading cards turn out better than they once did.

Photo of the Day: Jackie Robinson, Gridiron Star

Jackie Robinson UCLA Football 1939

Before he was a Dodger, Jackie Robinson was dodging tacklers as a football standout. This rare 75-year-old photo showcases one of his greatest moments.