Beckett is producing a new magazine aimed at vintage collectors and a new Almanac for older sports cards.
A minority owner of an MLB franchise chimes in on the Mastro Auctions case, Topps takes Turkey Red to Target and info on a new T206-pure silver product.
Rich Klein says he’s surprised Beckett didn’t cut vintage cards from its monthly magazine long before now.
Beckett Media has purchased the annual Industry Summit conference in Las Vegas.
The jousting continues between former partners Beckett and COMC with the latter’s legal response to a lawsuit filed last month.
Beckett Business Solutions will launch early next year, aimed at uniting dealers around the country to help collectors find what they’re looking for. Not much is known yet but they’ve brought a hobby veteran on board to help steer.
Rich Klein looks at the recent releases of a couple of sports collectible price guides and how they relate to the companies that issue them.
Stacy Marlow had never purchased a full box of baseball cards in her life but her first one produced a card worth thousands of dollars.
Rich Klein rambles back to the early days of the Beckett Almanac, a massive undertaking without the benefit of speedy, smart computers.
Beckett has compiled its first sports autograph price guide book with over 430 pages of values and exemplars of sports stars’ signatures.
Rich Klein recalls early efforts to confirm that some older Topps cards were truly harder to find than others.
Rich Klein gets together with some old friends from back in day at Beckett wonders why MLB Network wasn’t offering classic Stan Musial and Earl Weaver and why listening is important.
A new book of cartoons created by Beckett’s senior grader pokes good natured fun at collectors of all kinds.
Not everything in the 1990s was overproduced and some of it was groundbreaking. Chris Harris has five of the most underrated products that are getting on in years now.
Cam Newton and Andy Dalton proved you can become an instant hobby star as a rookie quarterback. Now, new faces try their hand and collectors haven’t been shy about rolling the dice.
For many serious baseball card collectors, the mid-1980s marked the beginning of the end for worthwhile collecting. With interest in the hobby increasing, card companies began churning out sets in never before seen quantities, flooding the market with cards that today are barely worth the paper they’re printed on. Yet there are still a few […]