Ranking the Population of Early Mantle Cards

Our infographic puts the population of graded early Mickey Mantle cards in focus.

Mantle Cards Set More Marks in Memory Lane Auction

1950s Mickey Mantle cards and other high-grade vintage material climbed to new heights as Memory Lane closed out its latest catalog auction with more than $2.1 million in sales.

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.

Mantle Card Giveaway Helps MHCC to Record Consignments

After giving away a ’52 Topps Mantle, Mile High Card is bringing a record number of consignments to auction including a 1951 Bowman Mantle rookie graded 8.

1952 Topps Mantle Hits $400,000 in Goldin Auctions Sale

Two PSA 8 Mantle cards sold for nearly $800,000 combined within 24 hours at separate auctions during the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Mantle Card, Jersey Top Heritage Auction

A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle graded PSA 8 and one of his late career game-worn jerseys generated the highest bids in a live auction Thursday night.

Mile High to Give Away 1952 Topps Mantle at NSCC

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’.