Former Mets’ clubhouse man Charlie Samuels avoided jail time by admitting he owned a huge collection of memorabilia that wasn’t his to keep.
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The owner of Vintage Authentics was arrested by investigators from the U.S. Postal Service Thursday morning on the floor of the National Sports Collectors Convention as law enforcement agents swooped in to nab the man they are convinced is responsible for perpetually bringing fake superstar “game worn” jerseys to market.
It’s known for producing what may be the grandfather of all baseball cards but Peck & Snyder Sporting Goods was more than that.
Old and cheap is good.
It’s part museum and part shrine, but collectors will appreciate the mountains of memorabilia inside the new Montreal Canadiens’ Hall of Fame.