A rare century-old Ty Cobb brand tobacco tin is going back on the auction block after a short dalliance with eBay.
A group of rare vintage Cuban baseball cards from the collection of Richard Merkin are among the items up for bid.
Collectors have wondered for years what became of the jersey Bobby Thomson was wearing when he hit the ‘Shot Heard ‘Round the World’. It may have been sitting in one man’s collection for the last six years.
Robert Edward Auctions has acquired a large group of rare pre-War cards from the estate of a long-time collector, including the T206 set’s most prized rarity.
Week 7 is devoted to #7 as Topps continues to fill out its late-season redemption set.
A one-of-a-kind full ticket from the first ever big league All Star Game and a 63-year-old pack of basketball cards were among the highlights as Memory Lane closed out its latest catalog auction.
Columnist Bill Simmons is back at the National Sports Collectors Convention, marveling, mocking and generally having a grand time with everything the dealers brought to Chicago.
A willingness to take a chance has paid off for eBay’s largest volume seller of vintage sports cards.
The NBA MVP award earned by Dave Cowens in 1973 was the top selling item in the Basketball Hall of Fame auction, with a host of vintage NBA and ABA jerseys also bringing big bucks.
Dealers have to come ready to meet a variety of collectors at a big show and collectors have to be ready to move on what’s not likely to be there the next time around.
Whether you run multi-million dollar auctions or sell cards out of your basement, the National Sports Collectors Convention will offer you a chance to set up a booth… if you can handle the expense.
A few more observations and information from the last day of the 32nd National.
A string of thefts from dealer booths put a damper on the National Sports Collectors Convention for dealers who lost valuable inventory.
Observations…and a suggestion or two as the National heads into the weekend.
Seven items brought bids of more than $100,000 in a Thursday night auction, topped by jerseys from two of baseball’s most important figures.
An undiscovered error, more on Barry Halper and other auction notes in today’s Editor’s Blog.
Two top tier baseball card sets from distinctly different eras, brought over $111,000 late last week.
One-of-a-kind tickets and packs, a collection of vintage Dodgers items as well as high-grade cards and autographs are just some of what will be up for bid.
Some potential bargains are being offered this weekend… and we have the info on a contest for pizza-loving NASCAR fans.
The photos span decades of history and chronicle the events, people and places that have shaped the sports world, each representing a unique moment in time.