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.
An early morning heist of signed NHL jerseys in Ontario has police hoping for leads.
A bountiful collection of stories and hobby news rounded up in one neat little package.
It’s not quite the nationwide promotion collectors got used to for nearly two full decades, but McDonald’s in Canada are back in hockey cards.
A card shop owner lands one of the ten Golden Ticket baseballs signed by a trio of all-time greats.
Pull redemption card #1 from the 2012 Topps Prime 9 promotion? Take it to your local hobby shop and exchange it for a Willie Mays.
Rich Klein with some thoughts on hobby friendships.
An east coast auction house is offering numerous lots of vintage sports memorabilia as part of a three-day bidfest.
Hobby shops offer up some positive vibes about the sports card market in 2012…as long as you’re willing to work at it.
If your profits aren’t measuring up, it might be time to revisit some tips for selling your sports card and such on eBay.
ABC is offering its own sports memorabilia shop reality show this spring with “Ball Boys’, shot at Robbie’s 1st Base in Baltimore.
Rich Klein’s wishes for 2012 include good vibes for the sports card show and hobby shop community.
Beckett has launched its latest price guide book, this one catering to professionally graded cards of all kinds.
Rich Klein examines some of the modern trading card industry’s watershed moments.
A sports memorabilia dealer spotted Willie Gault’s stolen Super Bowl XX ring and now the man who was selling it is behind bars.
Rich Klein’s visit to Barnes & Noble jogged the memory banks about card shops past and present.
A Washington man who turned his hobby into a business is still hoping someone can help find the man who swiped $30,000 worth of vintage sports cards from his shop last month.
Vintage Sports Images has launched a new website and bulked up its eBay presence with a line of negatives and slides from games past.
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.
Our box buster says 2011 Bowman Chrome is hot (again) as it offers a prospecting buzz and ten years of history.