A Pittsburgh area auction company sold items from the estate of former Pittsburgh Steeler L.C. Greenwood on Sunday.
A story in Monday’s Pittsburgh Tribune indicated that while some of Greenwood’s football memorabilia was sold, there was a lot of clothing and other personal items. They also reported auction company workers found two of Greenwood’s Super Bowl rings stored in a place they never expected.
Beckett is suing Zistle.com for what it says is a case of copyright infringement over trading card checklists. It’s the latest in a series of similar legal actions taken by the company in recent years. You can read the court documents here and some analysis here.
A new offer has been made for the assets of sports memorabilia dealer and photo archivist John Rogers. Last week, Georgia-based Red Alert Media Matrix Inc. asked for the court to approve a new deal worth $28 million and one million shares of stock in Red Alert.
The company made an offer earlier this year for Rogers’ assets, but nothing materialized.
Rogers has been hit with several lawsuits totaling millions of dollars from businesses and individuals who say he owes them money. A string of deals concocted by Rogers went south with several plaintiffs alleging fraud.
Arkansas Business offers the latest on the case, but reports that the valuable Conlon Collection baseball photos aren’t part of the proposed deal.
One of two gem mint graded examples of what is a common star card from a modern era set sold late Sunday night on eBay for a price that might put your head on a swivel.
FYI: A ‘9’ in the same grade can be had for about $17,000 less. Ungraded, near mint examples can usually be found for around $20…or less.