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Vintage Buy of the Week: Thousands of Vintage Cards to Enter Market

Vintage Baseball Cards Just Collect

Hundreds of T206 cards, dozens of iconic Hall of Famers and several complete sets have been purchased and will soon be up for bid after a major collection is sold.

Ramblings: 1959 Topps Rookie Cards Foresaw Future Managers

Felipe Alou 1959 Topps

Future managers, including some very successful skippers, abound in the 1959 Topps baseball set.

Records Fall in Memory Lane Auction

1951 Bowman Mantle PSA 8

New bars have been established for some high grade rookie and star cards after the dust settled on Memory Lane’s Spring Break Auction.

Babe the Brave: 1935 Goudey Card an Affordable Farewell

Babe Ruth 1935 Goudey

He shares it with three other members of the historically bad Boston Braves but the 1935 Goudey Babe Ruth gives us one final card from his legendary career.

1967 Topps Yaz Captures a Memorable Year

1967 Topps Carl Yastrzemski

Replacing Ted Williams was a tall task but within six years, Carl Yastrzemski was carving his own legacy and the Red Sox were having an (almost) dream season.

From Open Flies to Dead Guys, Topps Not Kind to 1966 Cubs

1966 Topps Don Landrum button fly variation

From the ‘open fly’ Don Landrum variations to a deceased player’s photo on one of their best pitcher’s cards, Cubs fans had to be shaking their heads.

Editor’s Blog: Rare 1923 Lections Card Set Includes Meusel Miscue

1923 Lections Emil Meusel

Bob is Irish and Irish is Bob in the rare 1923 Lections set. The story–plus news of some one-of-a-kind Satchel Paige memorabilia.

How to Use a Black Light to Identify Reprints and Fakes of Antique Paper Collectibles

The fedora hat's inside tag fluoresces brightly under blacklight, showing that the hat is modern.

Learn how to use a black light identify many modern reprints and fakes of antique paper collectibles and memorabilia.

1964 Topps Curt Flood: What’s the Deal?

1964 Topps Curt Flood

Why is the 1964 Topps Curt Flood so expensive? Ask the person hoarding them.

Editor’s Blog: Hobby is Too Expensive? Say WHAT?

Old baseball cards

The hobby’s ‘too expensive’ you say? Actually, it’s not and we’ve got list of cheap baseball cards of Hall of Famers for less than what you spent on lunch.

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 […]