vintage sports cards

Ohio Collectors Show Returns Next Month

The annual Ohio Sports Collectors Show is a month away with the usual vintage appeal but a major NFL prospect will also be there signing autographs.

Who’s Next? Vintage Cards With Potential to Climb

Soaring prices for the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, Michael Jordan rookie and others beg the question of which cards could see dramatic price increases in the coming months.

15 Iconic Sports Cards You Can Own Without Being Wealthy

Not every popular trading card costs more than your car. Here are 15 iconic sports cards from across the generations that are worth buying or saving for.

8 Sports Card Issues Rarer Than the T206 Wagner

A look at several vintage sports cards that are much harder to locate than the fabled T206 Honus Wagner.

Gary Hughes Collection Highlights Memory Lane Winter Auction

Memory Lane kicks off its new auction Saturday with a baseball executive’s high-end card collection, some rare unopened boxes and hundreds of top end sports cards.

Game-Worn Jerseys, ’52 Mantle Top $7.15 Million Heritage Auction

The assembly of recently consigned game-worn football jerseys from hobby pioneer John Kindler has already garnered nearly $450,000 in sales.

Best Football Cards of the 60s Include Champions, Tragedy

From Hall of Famers to tragic stories of lives cut short, a look at 10 of the best football cards of the 60s.

1970s Unopened Cases, Boxes Headliners at Collect Auctions

Another group of still unopened 1970s cases and boxes are up for grabs at Collect Auctions.

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

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

Vintage Pack Break of the Week: 1978-79 Topps Basketball

Underappreciated and inexpensive, 1978-79 Topps basketball packs offer a good chance to pull a big name. Watch as Just Collect Inc opens a pack.

eBay Policy Changes Produce Sterling Results for Smaller Auction House

Lee Behrens of Sterling Sports Auctions says rising costs for eBay sellers have helped his company grow.

Editor’s Blog: NSCC Still Overwhelms

No matter how many times you go to the National Sports Collectors Convention it’s hard not to be awed by the sheer volume of material in the room.  And calling it a ‘room’ seems inadequate.  The Stephens Convention Center is an airplane hangar for 767s.  It’s a cement floored foundry where the product and the […]

VIDEO: First Time Dealer at the NSCC

A small dealer goes head to head with the big boys on the show floor of the 2012 National Sports Collectors Convention.

Abdul-Jabbar Headlines Spring 2012 Sun-Times Show

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and John Havlicek are two of the guests at the 44th Chicago Sun-Times Show in Chicago.

Seattle Card Store Burglary Suspect Caught on Cam

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.

Razor Sharp Vintage Sports Cards Highlight New Catalog Sale

A PSA 10 1956 Topps Mickey Mantle, plus mint, graded rookie cards of Willie Mays, George Mikan, Michael Jordan and Bobby Orr are among the offerings.

1961 Post Cereal High Grade Find

Mom never dreamed that box of Alpha Bits would yield such a mother lode.

Richie Ashburn Items, Vintage Material in Huggins & Scott Auction

More than three dozen pieces associated with Richie Ashburn lead off the industry’s latest sports memorabilia catalog auction.

2010 Ending With Changes at SGC

James Spence Authentication has made an investment in card grading firm SGC, while personnel moves are also happening.

Face-to-Face Offer Leads to Big Consignment

Some collectors prefer a more personal touch in the internet age.