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Photos from the 2011 Toronto Sports Card Expo

Toronto Expo

Couldn’t make it to Toronto over the weekend? Here are some photos from the Sports Card Expo.

2011 Topps Chrome Football Box Break

2011 Topps Chrome football box

A strong rookie class and a popular brand are spelling sales for dealers. What’s inside our buster’s box?

Rich’s Ramblings: Remembering Lud Denny and Pro Set

Richs Ramblings

Rich Klein remembers the meteoric rise and disappearance of Pro Set trading cards.

Ramblings: Parsippany Card Shows and Trivia With Barry Halper

Richs Ramblings

Rich Klein rambles back from the World Series and remembers the days of an east coast show and one particular hobby dealer.

Rare Ty Cobb Tobacco Tin to be Sold by Memory Lane

Tobacco Tin Ty Cobb brand

A rare century-old Ty Cobb brand tobacco tin is going back on the auction block after a short dalliance with eBay.

Ramblings: Remembering H & H Hobbies

Richs Ramblings

Rich Klein goes back to the 1980s where a New Jersey sports card shop was always buzzing.

Despite ‘Terrible’ Location, San Diego Shop Rolls On

All Star cards Santee

You’ll probably miss his sports card shop if you’re driving by but after 24 years, Jerry Mudra pretty secure in how to survive in business.

2012 Topps UFC Knockout Packs A Punch (literally)

2012 UFC Fistograph Jumbo

You can get up close and personal with the fist of a martial arts star and find utographs and relics in the 2012 Topps UFC Knockout.

Philly Show This Weekend

Philly Show

Sports card and autograph collectors will descend on eastern Pennsylvania for the latest installment of one of the hobby’s longest running events.

Topps Chrome 2011 Baseball Box Break

2011 Topps Chrome box

It’s been a hobby staple now since the mid-1990s. So what’s inside this year’s 2011 Topps Chrome Baseball? Rippin’ Rich Klein is ready to reveal all.

Editor’s Blog: Panini/Donruss Back in the Game

Panini Contenders Josh Hamilton

Panini America continues to make its mark across the sports landscape, but can they compete without an MLB license?

Rich Klein’s Ramblings: The Craziest National of Them All

1991 National Sports Collectors Convention promo card

Hobby stalwart Rich Klein is back with more recollections of the old shows–and the people who were there.

Editor’s Blog: Hosmer Autos in Chrome, Aaron PRIME Redemption, Stolen Goods

Topps Prime 9 Aaron

Topps product updates and a NorCal burglary nets baseball cards and a baseball signed by (we think) a Hall of Famer.

Topps Adds Hall of Famer Relics to Tier One Baseball

2011 Topps Tier One Baseball Base Koufax

Out with the new and in with the old for Topps, which hopes adding some legendary relics will boost sales when the product arrives this fall.

Cinci Duo Finally Gets Wagner Card Slabbed

Wagner-Cobb-Edwards

Two men convinced they’ve got a version of the T206 Honus Wagner card have finally found someone to encase it in plastic and put an ‘authentic’ label on it.

2011 Ringside Boxing Round 2 Box Break

Ringside oxing box

A high-end, guaranteed autograph box awaits collectors who spar with 2011 Ringside Boxing, Round Two edition.

The National: Then and Now

Chicago 2011 National Sports Collectors Convention

Rich Klein hasn’t missed a National since the Reagan presidency. He takes us back in time while reminiscing with hobby friends and offering some memories of what the hobby’s big show used to be like.

Buying Vintage Sports Cards Offers Options

National Sports Collectors show

Dealers have to come ready to meet a variety of collectors at a big show and collectors have to be ready to move on what’s not likely to be there the next time around.

2011 Bowman Platinum USA Autograph List Unveiled

Chris Elder

Topps will hand out autographed cards from the U.S. college national team to collectors who find a redemption card in 2011 Bowman Platinum.

National Notes: Monday

nscc logo

We’ve got the show hours, what one auction company is bringing to whet your appetite for fall and Panini details its wrapper redemption program.