Some well-known sports personalities sign as many autographs as they can to keep the value low and, they hope, keep the opportunists to a minimum. Others don’t sign many at all to keep the price up so they can make more money in their next private signing deal or card company autograph contract. One factor that neither philosopher can control is how long they have … [Read more...] about How Does Death Really Affect The Value of An Autograph?
SCP Auctions, working as the agent for a private collector, purchased the 1954 Hank Aaron rookie jersey being sold by Heritage Auctions of Dallas on Friday. The winning bid, with the company's 19.5% buyer's premium, came to $167,300. Aaron, known to most fans as having worn the number 44 during his career, started with number 5 when he first arrived in the Braves' camp. … [Read more...] about Hank Aaron Rookie Jersey Brings $167,300
The 2010 National Sports Collectors Convention is in the rear view mirror and life is back to normal for those who make it a big part of their summer. Here's a short video produced by the same newspaper that gave us the 1914 Babe Ruth rookie card, The Baltimore Sun: ----------------- Heritage Auctions says its 'Platinum Night' auction brought in over $1.8 million in … [Read more...] about National Sports Collectors Convention Notes: Final Edition