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.

Heritage Auction Has Chicago Flair, PSA 8 Mantle

PSA 8 1952 Topps Mantle

Memorabilia of Chicago icons and this 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, are generating plenty of interest at Heritage Auctions’ Summer Platinum Night.

1953 Topps Mickey Mantle on the Rise

Mickey Mantle 1953 Topps

Major price increases in the last couple of years have collectors holding higher grade 1953 Topps Mickey Mantle cards feeling good.

Ramblings: Mistakes, I’ve Made a Few

2011 Topps Update Mike Trout

Impatience is often at the heart of poor decisions when it comes to selling cards. But too much patience isn’t good either.

Goldin Finalizing Roster for NSCC Live Auction

Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps PSA 8

Goldin Auctions will offer dozens of premium lots at its live sale during this summer’s National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago.

Nolan Ryan Rookie Card Prices Continue Upward Trend

Nolan Ryan 1968 Topps rookie

You could have done worse things with your money than buy card #177 in the 1968 Topps set and recent prices indicate the sharp upward trend is continuing.

The 10 Most Important Baseball Cards of the Modern Era

1984 Donruss Mattingly BGS 9.5

More valuable and popular cards exist but these 10 baseball cards helped to shape the hobby into what it is today.

T206 Wagner Brings $403,664, 1952 Mantle Sets New Mark

Honus Wagner T206 SCP Auctions

A T206 Honus Wagner had the share the spotlight with a huge price attained by a PSA 8 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle in SCP Auctions’ Fall Premier early Sunday.

Game-Worn Jerseys, ’52 Mantle Top $7.15 Million Heritage Auction

Auburn jersey Bo Jackson

The assembly of recently consigned game-worn football jerseys from hobby pioneer John Kindler has already garnered nearly $450,000 in sales.

Testimony: 2009 Plane Crash Destroyed $2.4 Million Collection

Buffalo Plane Crash

Doug Wielinski lost his life in 2009 when a commercial plane crashed into the family’s Buffalo area home.

Prison Time, Restitution Ordered for PA Man Who Ripped Off eBay Buyers

Prisons Federal Bureau logo

Steven Norris is heading to prison and will have to pay back eBay buyers after he and his brother kept cashier’s checks or sent reprints of vintage cards.

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.

Cobb, Young, Wagner, Mantle Highlight New Just Collect Auction

Ty Cobb Cracker Jack 1915 PSA 3

Hall of Famers from every era including some high grade examples from one man’s lifelong tobacco card collection are up for grabs.

Ramblings: Buying at the Dip

Fred McGriff rookie

Rich Klein follows up his 1994 strike column with a recollection of the player it may have hurt the most and some advice for ‘buying at the dip’.

Mile High’s 1952 Topps Set Could Be One for the Ages

Topps 1952 Baseball Set

The best 1952 Topps Baseball Master set ever to hit the block is joined by the all-time finest 1965 Topps football set in Mile High Card Company’s new auction.

Barry T. Malkin “In Memoriam” Collection Highlights Huggins and Scott Auction

Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps

A 1952 Topps Mantle, a complete 1934 Goudey set and other items that were part of the collection of a late employee headline Huggins and Scott’s latest auction, which also includes Walter Payton’s old driver’s license.

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

1952 Topps Mantle ungraded

A card that once kept sales figure chart arrows pointing upward has seen dips at certain grade levels over the last couple of years. It may be a buyer’s market for the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle.

Tracking the Top Selling 1950s Cards

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle

Got Mick? More collectors do after a stretch of sales involving Mickey Mantle cards from the 1950s. We track the big sale across the board this summer.

Vintage Card Giveaways Help Inaugurate New St. Louis Area Show

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle PSA 1

Some collectors at this weekend’s All-American Sports Collectors Show walked away with some well-loved, but still valuable door prizes as the three-day event tried to stake its claim as a yearly event.

T206 Wagner, Top Shelf Vintage Cards Populate Memory Lane’s I Own it Now Catalog

PSA 2 T206 Wagner card

Some of the hobby’s top cards and sets, including a T206 Honus Wagner and 1916 Sporting News Babe Ruth rookie card are on the market.