What SCP Auctions calls the "greatest 19th Century baseball autograph find in hobby history" is making an impression on collectors of rare baseball memorabilia--and those fascinated by the pro game's early history. A program from a testimonial banquet given to Mike "King" Kelly by the Boston Elks Lodge in May of 1887 and carrying an autographed photo of the charismatic, … [Read more...] about Rare King Kelly Program Passes $100,000
Pete Rose is back in his hometown, Sharpie in hand. Rose is making the rounds of local stores in conjunction with the release of a new documentary on his baseball career entitled: 4192: The Crowning of the Hit King. Produced by a Cincinnati area production company, the DVD has been released, a few months after the 25th anniversary of his record-breaking hit. As the … [Read more...] about Rose Still a Hit in Cincinnati
The arrival of baseball season means some big shows around the country. The Sun-Times Show sets up in Chicago this weekend. Several dealers who were there spent last weekend in King of Prussia, PA for another edition of the Philly Show. The long-running event took place at the Valley Forge Convention Center with numerous autograph guests and a strong dealer … [Read more...] about Philly Show Brought Signers, New Dealers
A triple bogey in his personal life has put the once undisputed king of golf collectibles in the...bargain bin? … [Read more...] about Tiger Transgressions Hurting Memorabilia Market?
A three decades-long obsession with autographs has Scott Smith in constant harmony with his Sharpie and a magazine. … [Read more...] about SI King Always Hunting Autographs