Sports cards are one of eBay's most popular categories, helping build the online auctioneer into a global force. A look at a recent one month period of activity on eBay courtesy of Terapeak reveals which sellers are the most prolific in terms of listings, which dealers sell the most and which actually sell what they list. Sports Collectors Daily examined total listings, … [Read more...] about Who Are eBay’s Biggest Sports Card Sellers?
One of baseball's most famous errors is about to be for sale. The 1986 World Series ball that turned the tide of a World Series and turned a highly respected hitter into a target for merciless fans. The ball hit by Mookie Wilson that trickled through the legs of the hobbling Red Sox first baseman in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series will go on eBay this month priced at $1 … [Read more...] about Buckner Ball Bouncing Back to Market
If you had been an aggressive baseball card collector in 1922, you had plenty of options. More than two dozen sets issued exclusively that year are listed in the Standard Catalog of Baseball Cards. Eighty-nine years ago, they were little more than a novelty; something to help sell candy more than anything. Now, the variety and volume of cards, attractive pricing and the … [Read more...] about Variety, Quantity Make 1922 Attractive Target Year for Card Collectors
Offering a unique mix of sports, historical and entertainment items, Iconic Memorabilia’s Holiday Autographs & Memorabilia Auction is set to close this Wednesday, December 15. Carving out a niche by always providing a unique auction selection, Iconic’s current sale features nearly 1,100 lots of memorabilia not only in all fields of interest, but in all price ranges as … [Read more...] about Wide Variety of Signed Items Part of Iconic Auction
Mark Wells' situation aside, the sale of memorabilia that once played a big role in an athlete's life isn't always about a need for cash. Some just get tired of looking at it. Others have no heirs to give it to. Most figure they've had it long enough and are ready to trade it for cash to help themselves, their favorite charities or family members. It's a good deal … [Read more...] about Athletes Parting With Items Keeps Everyone Happy
An ongoing auction of over 140 hockey jerseys worn by the teams in the Vancouver Olympic games continued with the silver medal-winning USA shirts closing Tuesday night. The blue shirts were used in the Americans' 3-1 win over Switzerland on February 16. Patrick Kane's #88 brought the largest bid at $4825, a far cry from the Sidney Crosby Team Canada shirt that netted over … [Read more...] about US Olympic Hockey Jerseys Raise $44K for Haiti
The Edmonton Oilers' fan base extends far beyond the boundaries of Alberta. Famous for their glory days of the 1980s when Wayne Gretzky and friends were patrolling the ice, the Oilers have a huge regional fan base in western Canada as the only game around. Many fans and collectors showed up over the weekend when the team held its annual garage sale with everything from … [Read more...] about Oilers Garage Sale Draws Crowd
Here is this week's trivia contest. Answer all 7 questions correctly and you'll be entered into a random drawing for a sports card box from Blowout Cards. For the second straight week, our winner is Eric Schmid of Kansas. The answers to last week's questions are below. Remember, you have to get each part of every question correct in order to be in the running. Here are … [Read more...] about Trivia Tuesday: New Contest
Great finds, big sales and some serious generosity top our best vintage sports card stories of 2009. … [Read more...] about Top Vintage Sports Card Stories of 2009
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?