Cops say they’ve got their Parkhurst hockey thief. One online card dealer is doing a bang-up business. We’ve got word of some free autographs from former Cub stalwarts at the National and a big online retailer is ready to hook you up with 10% off.
Stats AND player-specific cartoons the back of baseball cards? Now those were the days. ESPN’s Jim Caple waxes nostalgic…with a new twist.
Some extra nice American Caramel cards join rare old tickets, contracts, photos and programs in an auction set to launch this weekend.
The Editor’s Blog tracks a stolen Mickey Mantle signed baseball, gets the goods on a good deed and a big thumbs up from a stock analyst for the parent company of PSA and PSA DNA.
Both new and vintage sports memorabilia drew bidders in Memory Lane Inc.’s spring auction.
A new e-book gives vintage card collectors and wannabes a look at some of the hobby’s true oldies but goodies.
Some more crime…and when a prize isn’t really a prize. Read it in the Editor’s Blog.
A consignor looking to build business interests consigns a pocket of some classic cards including a sharp mid-grade Mantle.
A familiar name in the sports card business has announced the creation of an online auction company that will provide collectors and dealers another venue to buy and sell.
Decades-old rarities mix with vintage cards and items with a $10 starting bid in Hunt Auctions’ 1200-lot internet/phone auction.
A little revolutionary. A little counter culture. The 1971 Topps set brought us innovation and drives today’s mint freaks to drink.
2011 Topps Heritage is like a magnet.
A near set of T206 cards and what may be the last autograph Thurman Munson ever signed are among the hundreds of items on the block this month at Huggins & Scott.
A collection of Mickey Mantle baseball cards is among items stolen during a home break-in, but the plot takes a positive twist.
A Massachusetts man got away for awhile, but his bad habits apparently allowed the law to catch up to him.
The National Sports Collectors Convention keeps its publicity eggs in the Schulte Sports basket.
A 94-year-old signature of Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig is out of the closet and up for bid.
Buying and selling baseball cards is an easier proposition when you’ve got cards sharp enough to shave with.
Thieves broke into a Montana shop and stole several items worth thousands of dollars–but left behind some important items.