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Philly Show Postponed Until June

Philly Show

Delays in the construction of a new casino have forced Hunt Auctions to postpone the spring Philly Show to a June weekend.

Take A Bite Out Of 2012 Topps Finest UFC

Topps 2012 UFC Finest Edgar

Ewww. The ‘relic’ concept just got a little crazier as 2012 Topps UFC Finest includes pieces of fight-worn mouth guards.

Sports History: Top 5 Selling Game Programs on eBay

1926 Rose Bowl program

Baseball is only part of the equation when it comes to vintage game programs. Check out some cool pieces of football history that make up the last of the top 5 selling sports publications on eBay over the last 30 days.

Triple Platinum: A First Look at 2012 Bowman Platinum Baseball

Bat Plate Bryce Harper

We’ve got the lowdown on 2012 Bowman Platinum baseball, plus a sneak peek at some of the cards, a checklist and more.

Bat Authenticator John Taube Profiled

John Taube

Shore News Today visits with local resident and well-known bat authenticator John Taube.

Gold Ticket Redemptions Part of Topps’ 2012 Promo Push

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Topps Gold Ticket Redemptions will be scarce, but they’ll be good for a triple signed baseball from three big names.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Digitizing Burdick Collection

Jackie Robinson rookie card

The collection of the man who literally wrote the book on baseball cards–or at least catalogued them–may be coming to a computer near you.

2012 Topps Series Two Baseball Preview and Checklist: Even More Gold

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2012 Topps Series II is still six months away, but the company is already revealing a little about what collectors can expect.

Rich’s Ramblings: Special New Year’s Edition

Richs Ramblings

Rich Klein’s wishes for 2012 include good vibes for the sports card show and hobby shop community.

Ramblings: More Women, Mailbag, Fun With Topps Million

Richs Ramblings

Rich Klein follows up on Ramblings past and is really addicted to online trading via Topps’ Million Card Giveaway promotions.

Tracking Babe Ruth Cards For Sale on eBay

1933 Goudey Babe Ruth

A look at the vintage–and not so vintage–market for Babe Ruth cards.

Tipping Points in the Trading Card Industry

Richs Ramblings

Rich Klein examines some of the modern trading card industry’s watershed moments.

2011 Bowman Draft Picks and Prospects Box Break

2011 Bowman Draft Picks and Prospects box

Topps offers its annual eye on the future with Draft Picks and Prospects baseball. Boxbuster Rich Klein digs in.

Industry Under Microscope in Wake of Jersey-Gate

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Guilty pleas in a case of faked game jerseys caught the attention of NFL teams and the Chicago Tribune, which delves into the industry.

Tebow: Winning Games=Winning Bids

Tim Tebow rookie card 2010 Exquisite

Tim Tebow has plenty of believers–or at least fans–in the football card market. Tebow rookie card sales on eBay have nearly tripled since he became an NFL starting quarterback.

Dreier Collection Consigned to Auction

Legendary Auctions

A multi-million dollar west coast collection of rare sports cards and historic sports memorabilia will be sold in the open market over the next couple of years.

Card Shop Owners React to Black Friday Promotions

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Panini made a late move to try and drum up business for hobby shop owners. Did it work? Depends on who you ask.

Upper Deck’s Day With the Cup Inserts Offer Unexpected Chase

Chara Day with the Cup

Upper Deck’s 2011-12 Series One Hockey packs include chase cards that show Boston Bruins’ players toting the Stanley Cup around the world.

Rare King Kelly Program Passes $100,000

Signed Mike "King" Kelly photo

The only known surviving program from a Boston Elks dinner honoring Mike “King” Kelly is attracting some national attention as bidding heads for the finish line, already into six figures.

The $400 Michael Jordan Autograph

1996 Jordan auto SPx

What may be one of the year’s only basketball card products has made getting a Michael Jordan autograph a more attainable proposition.