by Rich Klein This past weekend the brotherhood (AKA the Men’s Club) at my synagogue (Adat Chaverim, Plano TX) celebrated its bar mitzvah and I was honored with giving one of the readings. The event’s coordinator attempted to tailor each reading to the honored person. My part included these words: “There were business associates who […]
A New York man turns a tidy $20,000 profit (less taxes, we assume) on his purchase of a National Treasures Jeremy Lin rookie card.
A $1,000 investment is looking sweet for one New York collector who loves the Knicks but isn’t afraid to make a profit on the team’s new sensation.
In spite of recent headlines, the sales prices of last year’s top NBA rookie have dipped.
Rich Klein’s memories of the 1983 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago when sales were beyond brisk.
A look at the schedule for World Series.
Kobe Bryant puts his John Hancock on some Panini prizes.
A willingness to take a chance has paid off for eBay’s largest volume seller of vintage sports cards.
From Aparicio to Zimmer, they come to add their signature to whatever fans bring to the table.
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.
Whether you run multi-million dollar auctions or sell cards out of your basement, the National Sports Collectors Convention will offer you a chance to set up a booth… if you can handle the expense.
Observations…and a suggestion or two as the National heads into the weekend.
A wild and wacky start to what’s already been an active, eventful affair.
Pete Rose visits an Indianapolis shop, with no shortage of fans and collectors interested in having him add his familiar signature.
It had a big impact on Baltimore last year and the thousands of collectors, dealers and companies who descend on the city this week should be a boost for Chicago too.
Some of the best Babe Ruth baseball cards you’ll see will be on display and PSA/DNA plans to give away some autographed memorabilia with a definite Chicago flavor.
Topps is producing five rookie cards to be given away at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention.
A pair of giveaways from PSA at the National. They’re still playing ‘Where’s That Championship Puck’ in Chicago and one media outlet digs into into the baseball cad investment angle. It’s all in the blog.
Canada-based In The Game is coming to Chicago with some special cards in tow.
Those who purchase a VIP or Super VIP badge at this year’s National will see some exclusive Panini cards in their bags, including…Terrelle Pryor?