Vintage Sports Card Packs a Challenge on eBay

The popularity of unopened packs and big time auctions keeps collectors on the prowl for rare, authentic wax.

Editor’s Blog: First Pack, Old Pack, National Impressions, Prime 9

Topps PRIME 9 #5 is revealed, some nostalgic remembrances about baseball cards and childhood, a 1972 Topps pack rip and another take on this year’s NSCC.

A Tale of Two Sports Card Businesses

Two sports card businesses in the same geographic area both find success; one online…the other clinging to the brick-and-mortar method.

Unopened Baseball Cards: True Test of Willpower, Patience

The iconic pack is still the foundation of collecting. To open or not open…that is the question.

PA Dealer Still Appealing; Seized Items Still on Hold

Appeals continue, so the state of Pennsylvania won’t be selling off what it seized from Roger Hooper.

California Card Shop Rolls On

A video visit with Mossette’s Sports Cards, one of the longest tenured shops on the west coast.

How High Will 8.5 1952 Mantle Go?

With higher grade examples all residing in private collections, the only PSA 8.5 will have plenty of fans this weekend.

Vintage Unopened Baseball Card Boxes Part of Auction

Mini baseball card time capsules are on the block in a major sports memorabilia auction. To open or not to open, that is the question.

Rare ’60s wax pack sells for $3500+

An ultra rare unopened 1966 Topps Plaks wax pack graded GAI 6 sold on eBay this weekend for a hefty price.