For many fans of the baby boomer generation and younger, the NFL starts in the 1960s. The first Super Bowl. The Packers. The Giants. The birth of the Cowboys. But pro football--and football cards--were coming of age a little earlier. Some of the most legendary names in the sport are found on 1950s football cards issued by Bowman and Topps, including many iconic rookie cards … [Read more...] about 1950s Football Cards: Ten You Should Own
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2012 Topps Football Preview: More of the Same…But Different
by Chris Harris For years, football card collectors have wanted Topps’ flagship football set to have its own identity. Since 2006, the base set of Topps Football has shared the same design of that year’s baseball set, so when football card collectors rip open 2012 Topps Football, they’ll find a set with a design distinct from baseball. However, appearances aside, … [Read more...] about 2012 Topps Football Preview: More of the Same…But Different
Upper Deck “Evolution” is a Mystery
One company is doing some serious marketing for its latest football card release. 2011 Upper Deck football is set for release next month and the company has created a series of teaser videos that have collectors wondering what "new evolution" they're touting. The company says it will debut a never-before-seen insert card set inside the product on April 12. What is it, you … [Read more...] about Upper Deck “Evolution” is a Mystery
Busy Bidding in Huggins & Scott Auction
Nearly 99% of the items offered in Huggins & Scott's January 2011 Masterpiece auction were sold according to the company. A wide range of collectibles received over 7500 bids in the 590-lot internet/telephone auction. Those who would scoff at the interest in modern trading cards might be surprised to learn that the auction was highlighted by the sale of four Razor … [Read more...] about Busy Bidding in Huggins & Scott Auction
If Football Is Top Spectator Sport; Why Are Baseball Cards Still King?
by Craig Paulson America loves football. The most profitable sports franchises are NFL teams. Despite the weak economy, football stadiums regularly have sold out their stadiums for their games. Baseball is not quite so successful. Weaker teams often play in front of small crowds and in many markets, it is rare to have stadiums with more than half their seating capacity … [Read more...] about If Football Is Top Spectator Sport; Why Are Baseball Cards Still King?
1935 National Chicle Set Took Years to Build
The second best 1935 National Chicle set on PSA's Set Registry is on the auction block starting tonight --a monument to perseverance. … [Read more...] about 1935 National Chicle Set Took Years to Build
Ten Underpriced Football Rookie Cards
Wading through the abyss of post-1990 football rookie cards can be difficult, but there may be some relative bargains out there. … [Read more...] about Ten Underpriced Football Rookie Cards