A slimmed down version of the mothership, the 2012 Topps Heritage Minors cards offer some new players and old concepts.
Rich Klein raps about the early days of a now familiar Topps product while unwrapping this year’s Chrome baseball.
You think the National got busy at times? You should have been around during the ‘boom years’. Rich Klein remembers a one day show for the ages and the friend he helped promote it.
It’s the one show you’ve got to get to–at least once. Rich Klein ought to know. He’s been to 30 of them.
Rich Klein has some thoughts as he does his 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter box break. He also finds something unexpected–and we don’t mean the video of Kate Upton that’s also located conveniently inside this review.
Rich Klein talks 1982 card shows, is made to feel really old after his wife calls the cops on him …and recalls an NSCC softball game in which Beckett’s founder was the all-time catcher.
The manufacturer makes sure no one goes away without an autograph in 2011 Topps Precision football.
It’s a couple of weeks after the launch of 2012 Topps Series One. Rich Klein breaks open a box now that things have settled a bit.
Anyone who sells a sizable volume of cards or memorabilia on eBay is getting a 1099 form from the government through Paypal.
Rich Klein with some thoughts on hobby friendships.
Rich Klein remembers Mike Remlinger’s girlfriend, 1991 Bowman, Topps’ information void and…O.J. Simpson.
The price per card is steep when it comes to 2011 Topps Supreme football. Rich Klein tackles a 4-card pack.
Somewhere down the line, these pricey boxes could yield some valuable rookie cards…but which ones? Rich Klein digs in.
Rich Klein follows up on Ramblings past and is really addicted to online trading via Topps’ Million Card Giveaway promotions.
Collectors seem to like 2011 Topps American Pie–at least those who knew better than to expect a fair number of sports cards inside those wrappers.
Rich Klein examines some of the modern trading card industry’s watershed moments.
Topps offers its annual eye on the future with Draft Picks and Prospects baseball. Boxbuster Rich Klein digs in.
Rich Klein enters the octagon with the newest UFC product from Topps.
It’s been an interesting week for Rich Klein, whose physical ramblings earned him some black and blue marks and a little perspective on what we should make the focus of our ‘collection’.
Rich Klein has some thoughts on pioneering women in the sports card and memorabilia profession–from show promoters to dealers and beyond.