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1975-76 Topps Basketball Bulked Up Ahead of Merger

The last ABA cards, 36-pack boxes and a team photo taken at the airport. Forty years on, a look at the ups and downs of the 1975-76 Topps Basketball set.

Notebook: 1952 Mantle, T206 Plank at Auction

A GAI 7 1952 Topps Mantle and a PSA 2 T206 Plank are at auction, old boxes bring bucks, John Rogers is arrested, Yogi’s appraisal fair and a new book on electric football games.

1970s Unopened, Autographed Items at Collect Auctions

Dozens of vintage unopened boxes and packs and hundreds of autographed items are on the block in Collect Auctions’ new catalog.

Unopened Product Bonanza at Collect Auctions

More than four dozen lots in Collect Auctions’ latest sale are devoted to unopened material including a 1975 Topps Baseball vending case.

Vintage Cards Set Records in Memory Lane Auction

Collectors aggressively chased down high-end cards and memorabilia as Memory Lane closed out its Past and Present Auction with sales of over $1.5 million.

More Vintage Unopened, Lefty Grove Items at Collect Auctions

1970s and 80s unopened sports card boxes and cases, autographed sets and partial sets and some items from Hall of Famer Lefty Grove are up for bid now.

Vintage Pack Rip at the National: 1958 Topps Football

If you liked 1968 Topps baseball, you’ll love the 1958 Topps football cello pack break at the NSCC. Watch the boys from Just Collect–and a gathering of fans–dig in.

NSCC: Vintage Pack Market Strong

New buyers entering the market are helping fuel the rush to vintage unopened sports card packs and boxes. A chat with BBCE’s Reed Kasaoka.

Massive ’70s Find Hasn’t Dulled Appeal of 1964 Topps Giant All-Stars Set

A huge stash entered the hobby long ago, but 50 years after its release, the 1964 Topps Giant All-Stars set remains one of the most attractive ever produced.

Baseball Card Exchange Retail Shop to Open April 12

One of the hobby’s biggest buyers and sellers gets back in the retail store game this spring. Baseball Card Exchange now has a date for its opening which will feature a pro doing the national anthem, a Hockey Hall of Famer and more.

Vintage Pack Break of the Week: 1983 Topps Cello Football

Got a hankerin’ for a pack rip? We’ve got you covered with a 1983 Topps Football cello break.

Early Baseball Hall of Famer Autographs, Vintage Unopened Material Highlight Auction

Collect Auctions’ latest catalog event closes this coming week with Ruth, Gehrig, Cobb, Clemente and others among dozens of autographed items up for bid.