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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.

Vintage Baseball Sets With the Most High Grade Cards

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle PSA 8

PSA’s Population Report has a lot of numbers after 20 years. We’re breaking down the vintage baseball card sets from the 1950s, 60s and 70s by submission totals and percentage of high grade cards.

Black Swamp Find, Family Coming to National

Some of the E-98 Black Swamp cards

You’ll get to meet some of the cards found in the Ohio attic if you can make your way to Baltimore for the National Sports Collectors Convention.

PSA: Old Baseball Card Find is “Ultimate Buried Treasure”

E98 1910 baseball cards

UPDATED WITH RAW VIDEO: The Black Swamp hit the fan Tuesday as the national media jumped all over the ‘old baseball card find’ story we brought you last week. Even NBC Nightly News thought it worthy. We see their story and hear from PSA about hundreds of E98s heading for auction after sitting in a box for perhaps more than a century.

1895 Mayo’s Cut Plug Set Worthy of Attention…Investment?

Cap Anson 1895 Mayos Cut Plug

If you don’t mind less than perfect, the 1895 Mayo’s Cut Plug baseball card set is a collecting challenge and history lesson rolled into one.

‘Black Swamp Find’ of 1910 E98 Cards Heading to Auction

E98 baseball cards

A collection of long lost and pristine E98 cards has been uncovered and consigned to a major auction.

The Babe Helping Elevate Sports Cards, Memorabilia

Babe Ruth 1920 jersey Yankees

As much as it sells for, are Babe Ruth baseball cards and memorabilia still undervalued?

1934-36 Batter Up Cards Offer Unique Challenges

Batter Up wrapper

Start with die cuts, add in color tint variations and a large quantity of big names and the 1934-36 Batter Up issue from National Chicle is definitely unique. Might they be a little underpriced too?