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Chris Paul Rookie Cards Getting Long Term Boost With Trade to L.A?

Chris Paul Exquisite Rookie

The trade winds blew Chris Paul rookie cards all over the place during the on again, off again trade to L.A. Now that the young superstar has settled in Clipper-land, they could be poised for growth.

Topps, Leaf Commit to Industry Summit

Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas

Topps aims to help retailers make money while Leaf is creating a special giveaway for attendees.

Eric Gordon Rookie Cards: The Next Russell Westbrook?

Exquisite Eric Gordon signed rookie card

Juan Martinez sees your Blake Griffin and raises you an Eric Gordon rookie card. Is he the next Russell Westbrook?

Trade You a Blaster Box for Some Smack…

theft

One of two men convicted of stealing boxes of cards and trading them for drugs will spend time in the pokey.

Big Find of 19th Century Baseball Cards

1869 Peck and Snyder Cincinnati Red Stockings

Robert Edward Auctions has latched onto several new to market trading cards including eight 1870s era baseball issues.

Rogers Archive Grows: Newspapers Gladly Trade Photos for Convenience

baseball photo

Collector John Rogers continues buying up the archives of photographers, newspapers and other publications.

Editor’s Blog: Are Collectors Smarter?

kids baseball cards

Does a strong interest in sports cards lead to a better education and potentially a higher standard of living?

Editor’s Blog: PSA 10 Gretzky Rookie, Libel Suit, More Bogus Jerseys

Wayne Gretzky PSA 10 rookie card

A trio of quick hits as we head for Super Bowl weekend including an autograph dispute, a big consignment and more raids by federal agencies.

Topps Does Vegas, Waiting for the ’11s, Remembering the Bird-Magic Rookie

2011 Topps Pujols

The Editor’s Blog talks industry news, the snowy wait for ’11 Topps, the Bird/Magic rookie card and OPC hockey.

Bad Trade: Family Member Swaps Williams Swag for Auto Repair

1958 Topps Ted Williams

A suburban Chicago family is minus a nice collection of Ted Williams memorabilia. But the car runs like a top.

Arrest in Rash of Card Store Burglaries

cards

Police in Washington zero in on a man they say spent time in three card shops…but not during business hours.

Seedy Autograph Element Talks Tough Online

Those who dare expose the peddlers of phony signatures sometimes find themselves on the receiving end of some bizarre behavior.

Editor’s Blog: Free Classifieds

free classified ads online

Another option for buying/selling your stuff.

SoCal Man’s Cards for House Trade Offer Still Open

He hasn’t made a deal yet, but the man looking to swap what he says is a valuable vintage baseball card collection for a new house, is getting a few offers. At 57, Clyde Bone is ready settle down with his new fiancee. He just needs a house. And he’s ready to trade his baseball […]

Hawaii Trade Conference Cancelled

A couple of notes to wrap up the week…. F & W Media has cancelled the 2010 Hawaii Trade Conference because of "economic conditions and a lack of industry support" according to a post on the Sports Collectors Digest website. The annual event hosted by the company brought card companies, shop owners and other industry […]