At a bare minimum of $1,500 per briefcase, 2013-14 Panini Flawless Basketball packs six autographs, a couple actual gemstones and some new subsets.
Fake autographs produced by the notorious Operation Bullpen conspiracy still plague the collecting hobby years after the FBI brought the ring down. In the first of a 5-part series, author Kevin Nelson recaps the case and begins to reveal some of the photos you’ve probably never seen.
A Kodak employee tested an early home movie camera in 1929, using his son obtaining a Babe Ruth signed baseball as his script. Now that ball, perhaps the only one with video provenance, is up for bid through Memory Lane.
TriStar Productions has announced its lineup for the 2012 Houston Collectors Show in January, with some current Hall of Famers scheduled to sign autographs and one who could be in the club by then.
Top NFL draft pick Andrew Luck becomes first NFL player to join Panini Authentic, the autograph and memorabilia division of Panini America.
More Hank Aaron autographs, some famous names to the checklist and a few other extras will be collectors’ reward for waiting a bit longer for 2012 Topps Tribute.
The initial list of autograph signers for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention is out, with a collection of Baseball Hall of Famers leading the way.
The New York Giants celebrate their Super Bowl win by grabbing a Sharpie and we also get a look at the Golden State Warriors’ pile of swag.
Cleaning out her grandfather’s estate brought a unique moment in baseball history back to life–and into an auction.
The new contract means Panini America will be able to include autograph and memorabilia trading cards of Howe in its hockey card products for the first time. Howe also will appear on the company’s packaging and promotional materials.
You’re promised at least 3–maybe 4 hits and a pair of autographs in the summer release of 2012 Topps Tier One.
In The Game Trading Cards will have Mr. Hockey, Gordie Howe, in its upcoming hockey card products, including autographs and memorabilia.
Some Tim Tebow autographed cards have been hustled into 2012 Topps Supreme football–and the company is using his comeback games for another news series of signed cards in another upcoming product.
The trade winds blew Chris Paul rookie cards all over the place during the on again, off again trade to L.A. Now that the young superstar has settled in Clipper-land, they could be poised for growth.
Among the hottest targets for autograph seekers? Presidential candidates.
Somewhere down the line, these pricey boxes could yield some valuable rookie cards…but which ones? Rich Klein digs in.
High schoolers signing autographs? Yup..and lots of ’em. The Army All-America football game kept teen stars busy.
Rich Klein takes a brief foray into the 2011 Bowman Sterling football mini boxes, part of the collection of six inside each master box from Topps.
Juan Martinez sees your Blake Griffin and raises you an Eric Gordon rookie card. Is he the next Russell Westbrook?
One generation’s baseball hero has finally signed something for Topps–a contract that will guarantee Ken Griffey Jr. autographs in Topps products.