Catching up on its huge backlog, Beckett Grading Services has now reopened its standard service.
The company says customers can expect a 4-5 month turnaround time for the service, which costs $30 per card without subgrades and $50 with subgrades.
Diego Maradona’s jersey from two of the most famous goals in modern soccer history will soon be taking over the title of most expensive sports jersey ever sold.
Bidding opened at Sotheby’s London Wednesday for the shirt worn by the late star in Argentina’s famous 1986 meeting with England in the World Cup and a bid of 4 million pounds ($5.2 million) has already been placed. With the buyer’s premium factored in, bidding has already surpassed the $5.6 million paid for a Babe Ruth jersey several years ago.
Bidding on the Maradona jersey is set to run through May 4. It’s on display in Sotheby’s London showroom through the end of the sale.
Diego Maradona’s 1986 World Cup ‘Hand of God’ shirt is on display at @Sothebys in London, before it is offered at auction. pic.twitter.com/XDsEUl0WZd
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The next big baseball milestone should happen very soon with Miguel Cabrera closing in on 3,000 hits. He’ll be part of a very exclusive list of players who also have 500 homers.
The Baseball Hall of Fame is always looking to add items from historic moments to its collection. Here’s a look at how they do it.
The Atlanta Braves are holding a sweepstakes for a 2021 World Series ring. Proceeds benefit the team’s foundation.
Dave & Adam’s Card World has created a charitable arm of the company called Cards Matter. The company says it will be providing assistance to people within the sports collectibles hobby who are in need.
They’re creating a monthly video series, highlighting recipients. The first is now online.
One of three sets of jerseys worn by the U.S. Olympic Women’s Hockey team at the Beijing Olympic Games are at MeiGray Auctions.
Twenty-three royal blue jerseys worn during the team’s 3-2 preliminary round loss to Canada and a 4-1 win over the Czech Republic are up for bids through May 5.
The U.S. women took home the silver after losing the gold medal game to Canada.
All proceeds from the auction benefit the USA Hockey Foundation.