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Dentist’s Collection of Baseball Memorabilia Goes Up in Flames

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A three decade collection of baseball memorabilia sitting in an old home that served as a St. Louis dental office is destroyed by fire.

Editor’s Blog: Cypres Museum, Stolen Footballs, Our New Apps

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A columnist’s view of the Sports Museum of Los Angeles, stolen autographs, some final game hypothesis, our new smartphone apps and a Twitter milestone.

2012 NFL Experience Tickets on Sale, Schedule Released

NFL Experience

The NFL Experience sets up shop in Indianapolis prior to Super Bowl XLVI, with more than four dozen autograph guests and a card show again part of the party.

FBI Agent: Large Numbers of Jerseys or Jersey Pieces in Evidence

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The FBI says it has seized thousands of replica jerseys or pieces of jerseys during its investigation of six sports memorabilia dealers recently charged with fraud.

1920 World Series Baseball an Unexpected Gift

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Putting Cleveland Indians memorabilia on display in his office turned out to be great advertising for a deputy who now owns a cool ball.

Collector Who Witnessed 9/11 Attack Reflects

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A New Jersey collector had a front row seat to the terrorist attacks ten years ago.

Framing Sports Memorabilia a Wise Move

Elway framed photo

Some tips on protecting your stuff.

Gretzky Collector Wheels and Deals

Gretzky

Shawn Chaulk owns some of the best hockey memorabilia outside of the sport’s Hall of Fame.

Collector Chronicles Championship Jewelry

Cowboys Super Bowl ring

The Uni Watch blog detours into the fascinating arena of rare and valuable title bling.

Editor’s Blog: Baseball Card Museum, Lady Collector, Heroin and Cards Don’t Mix

E. Paul Miller

A couple of collector stories…and one who will likely be collecting a prison sentence.

Younger Collectors Find Own Hobby Niche

Young ollectors share their enthusiasm

From game used jerseys to autographs and cards, younger collectors try to balance limited funds with a desire to build their collections.

Game Worn Jersey Case Leaves Questions

Mike Ornstein

What ultimately became of dozens of jerseys passed off as game-worn and distributed to hobby outlets by sports marketing agent Mike Ornstein?

Spectrum Auction: $25 For All You Can Carry

Spectrum

In a style that might have been right at home in the wild west days of the sports memorabilia hobby, everything inside–and outside–Philadelphia’s Spectrum was an all-you-can carry buffet for collectors and fans.

eBay Changes Includes Cheaper Insurance

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eBay continues to roll out new options including analytics and a package shipping insurance option that’s cheaper than the post office.

Louisville Man’s Collection Hard to Beat

Dave King

Dave King’s determination has helped build one of the best sports collections around.

Ex-Postal Employee Sentenced for Mail Theft

Helping himself to sports cards intended for others was just part of the problem.

Collectors Universe Opens Paris Office

Collectors Universe

The parent company of PSA and PSA/DNA is setting up shop in Europe to serve its coin customers–and create new ones.

Texas Stadium Imploded; Fan’s Collection Lives On

A Dallas man’s impressive Cowboys collection sat in the shadows of the stadium that is no more.

Operation Bullpen over…sort of

The FBI's well publicized "Operation Bullpen" caught some bad guys and got a lot of publicity.  Now it's over.  But the FBI is still interested in the hobby.