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Just Collect Launches 10,000+ Card End of Year Auction Party

Mike Schmidt 1973 Topps card

A mammoth group of vintage sports cards is being sold off this weekend on eBay as Just Co;llect wraps up 2013 with its biggest auction of the year.

Five Affordable T206 Hall of Famers

T206 Rube Waddell

Want some important T206 cards but don’t have a big budget? Here are five players with impressive careers and still unimpressive prices.

PSA 8.5 Babe Ruth Signed Baseball, Vintage Cards Highlight I Own it Now Catalog

Signed Babe Ruth 8.5 PSA DNA Baseball

One of the highest graded Babe Ruth signed baseballs in existence joins a huge array of vintage card sets and singles as Memory Lane Inc previews its I Own it Now catalog sale.

High Grade Novelty Cutlery Postcards Sell for $90,000

Walter Johnson Novelty Cutlery

Tucked in a regional auction company’s online catalog, some are 1908-1910 Novelty Cutlery postcards featuring the likes of Honus Wagner garnered new respect.

T206 Society Launches at SoCal Show

culvercity12

A new website devoted to buying and selling cards from the T206 set is a father/son affair.

Unique Portrait Photography Makes D381 a Popular Set

Wagner

Rare cards featuring honest photos of some pre-War greats are just part of what collectors love about the D381 sets issued by bakeries from long ago.

Rich Klein’s Ramblings: A Chat with PSA’s Joe Orlando

PSA DNA President Joe Orlando

He was one of the company’s earliest supporters back in the 1990’s and a few years later, PSA recruited Joe Orlando. He’s been there ever since.

4th Rated PSA Set of 1914 Cracker Jacks Hits Auction Block

John McGraw 1914 Cracker Jack

A high-ranking set of 1914 Cracker Jack baseball cards is up for grabs in Love of the Game’s current auction, but it’s not certain whether they’ll go one at a time or all to one hungry buyer.

Chicago Crowd Makes Dealers Happy

Vintage Baseball Cards

If you’re a collector who loves the hobby so much you occasionally have dreams about it, chances are the sheer volume and variety of vintage baseball cards for sale at the annual National Sports Collectors Convention surpasses anything your subconscious mind can work up.   From prominent dealers who have been to hundreds of shows over […]

Field of Dreams Find: Mile High Lands Century-Old Card Sets in Iowa

Collins-McCarthy Babe Ruth

For those who make their living selling baseball cards, anywhere you find a great collection is a Field of Dreams.  But when the caller on the other end of the line is from Iowa and beautiful, old black and white cardboard images almost come walking out of a cornfield, the story is the stuff of […]

VIDEO: Vintage Unopened Remains a Hot Commodity

1972 Topps packs

Other than certain elements of the rare, high-end vintage baseball card and memorabilia market, few segments have drawn as much consistent, unyielding interest as vintage, unopened packs and boxes.  Few dealers specialize in them, partly because they’re not easy to find (prior to the 1980s, only a few dealers saved more than a small number […]

1906 Fan Craze Set: What’s Not to Like?

Photo from Just Collect Auctions

It was once a game, but for today’s vintage collectors, the 1906 Fan Craze baseball cards stand on thier own merits.

Quirky 1921-23 National Caramel Set Relied on Repeats

Wally Pipp

The National Caramel set issued during the early 1920s includes some familiar photos, error cards and a scarce card of Babe Ruth.

W514 Babe Ruth: The Next Break Out Bambino Baseball Card?

Babe Ruth 1919-1921 W514

Looking for a little value with your baseball card history? Only a few higher grade examples of the W514 Babe Ruth exist, making it a target for potential growth.

Memory Lane’s I Own it Now Sale Includes 3 High End Babe Ruth Signed Baseballs

Babe Ruth autographed baseball grade 8.5

Among the 1,000+ lots in the private sale catalog are three Babe Ruth signed baseballs, all grading between PSA 7.5 and 8.5.

1888 Goodwin Champions Inspired Today’s Issues

Goodwin Anson

Modern era collectors can buy boxes of Upper Deck’s takeoff, but what about the original 1888 Goodwin Champions set? These 124-year-old beauties aren’t that far out of reach if you’re OK with lesser grades.

1966 Topps Grant Jackson 591

Grant Jackson 1966 Topps rookie card

It’s a card that’s seemingly on the want list of every 1960s baseball card collector. Find one at a show? Good luck. But is the single printed 1966 Topps Grant Jackson rookie card really the scarcest in the set?

Talking Antique, High Grade Baseball Cards

Jake Beckley PSA 8 T206

Whether they promoted tobacco or a sports newspaper, baseball cards from more than a century ago are cooler than ever. Check out a few–and hear why sometimes the technical grade doesn’t match the overall quality as we talk with eBay superseller Just Collect.

Locked Up Since 1980s, Trimmed T206 Wagner Now Up for Bid

Trimmed T206 Honus Wagner Authentic

The number of graded grails has gone up. A newly encapsulated T206 Honus Wagner quietly owned by a collector for years is now on the auction block.

Selling Sweet Singles Back in Style

1967 Topps

Publicity over some recent finds of vintage baseball cards has brought more out of the woodwork and into card shops.