Big sales, big inventory, big crowds…all part of the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago. Notes and more inside.
Like a cardboard Fort Knox, Burbank Sports Cards houses a massive inventory of singles from vintage to current era players… and the beast must be fed.
A pro offers tips for how to go about insuring sports memorabilia now and keeping your policy up to date.
What’s hot in the shop this week? How about perseverance? On its 20th birthday, Mike Fruitman looks a good natured look back at how his Denver area sports card shop has survived the hobby’s ups and downs.
2012 Black Friday sports memorabilia deals are underway online. Here are some sites offering specials for collectors and gift givers.
Want to collect the good stuff but aren’t sure where to start? Auction house officials tell us what they tell new clients.
Collectors of American sports cards–especially basketball–are a dedicated lot in the Land Down Under, chasing the same cards with a similar passion, despite a few hurdles.
Poor 1990s cards. You try to sell them and you can’t. You try to give them away and someone thinks you’re a terrorist.
A writer takes a wistful look back at the cards of his childhood.
Replacing the contents of a box with junk commons and returning it to Target? Wow.
Two sports card businesses in the same geographic area both find success; one online…the other clinging to the brick-and-mortar method.
Dozens of protestors turned out at a New Jersey card shop where Michael Vick signed autographs.
Michael Vick’s upcoming paid autograph session at a New Jersey memorabilia store has caused a stir
Selling expensive sports cards can be a risk…but one dealer’s long-running partnership with eBay offers a guaranteed price and no back-end selling fees.
Some collectors prefer a more personal touch in the internet age.
PSA is now a corporate sponsor at the Baseball Hall of Fame and will have a presence in Cooperstown.