In Part 1 of a two-part series, long-time autograph dealer and appraiser Les Wolff has some warnings about collections ruined by improper care and discusses his efforts to educate those interested in taking up the hobby. Les Wolff likes to tell the story about a Fortune 500 executive who was eager to show off the memorabilia hanging in his office. While the items were … [Read more...] about Protecting Your Investment: Les Wolff’s Advice For Memorabilia Collectors
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If you’re a dice rolling kind of collector, the National Sports Collectors Convention has a couple of chances to do it big. One event will involve a $100,000 memorabilia-focused draw featuring lock boxes and prizes ranging from $2,500 to $25,000. The other is a set break of 1952 Topps Baseball cards including the #311 Mickey Mantle. Limited to 20 entries at $5,000 per … [Read more...] about 6-Figure Memorabilia Draw; 1952 Topps Break at NSCC
By Kelly Johns I saw an article the other day claiming that sports memorabilia is one of the top 10 biggest wastes of money. Chris Pummer, who wrote the article claims that, "This market for the celebrity struck may be the greatest separator of fools and their money ever." He lists premium coffee to go and cigarettes as a few other "biggest wastes of money." I agree … [Read more...] about Autographed Sports Memorabilia: Worth the Investment?