Robert Edward Auctions

A Wall of Wallachs

What’s behind a southern California man’s obsession with stockpiling cards of a certain former big league third baseman?

Vintage Tabletop Football Games Celebrated in New Book

A comprehensive guide to tabletop football games showcases more than 275 different games that have been marketed over the past century.

Justin Wilson Auction Benefits Late Driver’s Family

A series of benefit auctions is underway as the racing community rallies around the family of Justin Wilson, the driver killed during a race last month.

Card Show Coming to Iowa Field of Dreams Area

A new card show is set for next weekend in Dyersville, IA, on the same day of a softball game and autograph session featuring former big league stars.

Notebook: PSA Reaches Milestone, $1.3 Million Court Award in Rogers Case

PSA has now certified 25 million items…and an Arkansas court hands over a large judgment against John Rogers.

Tom Willis Not Done Tossing Out First Pitches

Thanks to a Georgia collector, a man born without arms is getting closer to his goal of showing off his impressive first pitch in every big league ballpark.

Collector Loans Ruth Cap to Complete Little League Museum Display

A generous collector chased down Babe Ruth’s 1934 Tour of Japan cap to go with the uniform he’d loaned to the Little League Museum in 2013.

Helmar Card of the Week: Hank Mathewson

Hank Mathewson–and another brother Nick–weren’t on the same big league talent level as brother Christy but Hank now has a card thanks to Helmar.

They Played There? Cards for 10 Short Term Rental Players

Some players joined a team just long enough to find their way onto cardboard.

Notes: Chrome SPs; Flagship Variation; New Boxing Auto Authenticator

Look for five rookie short prints in Topps Chrome. A variation is uncovered in Series 2.. and a new boxing only autograph authentication service launches.

Is the Time Right to Buy a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle?

Prices for 1952 Topps Mantle cards at certain grade levels continue to climb and that could mean if you don’t get in now, you’ll regret it later.

1939 Gehrig Interview: Autograph Seekers Part of Series Distraction

A local radio interview, preserved for decades, lets us listen to Lou Gehrig expound on baseball topics including a reference to autographs.

Photo of the Day: Hap Felsch in 1919

An original image of Chicago White Sox star Oscar “Happy Felsch”, one of the eight players banned from baseball for the Black Sox scandal, is up for bid.

Young Cancer Survivor Presented with His Own Baseball Card

Daniel Alexander and his family were honored at the National Sports Collectors Convention. He’s also been “adopted” by the Notre Dame baseball program.

War Veteran Selling Card Collection to Pay Bills

Iraqi war veteran Brad Solomon, diagnosed with blood cancer, is selling off his baseball card collection to cover living expenses.

Beckett Launches Vintage Publications

Beckett is producing a new magazine aimed at vintage collectors and a new Almanac for older sports cards.

Notes: Mantle’s Message, Big Vintage Buy, Famous Belt for Auction

Mantle’s playful jab at his fellow 500 home run club members in 1989 is coming to auction. A belt from a legendary 19th century bout is too… and a big vintage collection purchase.

Rogers Arrested for Contempt

Failing to comply with a court order in connection with a local bank’s lawsuit, sports memorabilia dealer and photo archive business owner John Rogers has been jailed.

Helmar Card of the Week: Hooks Wiltse, A Giant Among Men

Nicknamed for his fielding ability, Hooks Wiltse was Robin to Christy Mathewson’s Batman on the great John McGraw Giants teams more than a century ago.

Third Man Arrested in Violent Home Invasion Card Robbery

A 27-year-old Chicago man is in jail in connection with a 2014 Chicago area home invasion robbery in which a six-figure collection of cards was stolen.