Tickets to this year's Super Bowl start at around $2,500 for a rotten seat. You'll pay at least $4,000 to get a good look at the two teams. Worth it? Maybe if you're a big fan of either team with a lot of money to burn. But vintage sports ticket stubs offer a little better long term investment. Besides, they're way more cool. We tracked the top ten stub sales on eBay over … [Read more...] about Top Selling Sports Ticket Stubs on eBay
How rare are Bobby Jones signed golf balls? Rare enough that someone paid $55,866 for one over the weekend. Green Jacket Auctions had it as the premier item in its latest sale. This one scored points because it was in great shape and signed by fountain pen in the 1930s. Back then, there were no Sharpies, ya know. What few other Jones balls exist were signed much … [Read more...] about Editor’s Blog: Jones Scores, Lotta Stubs, Sheen Signs
Stan Sherr’s first football game was the 1938 NFL Championship at the Polo Grounds. He nearly froze, but his New York Giants beat the Green Bay Packers 23-17. That helped kick-start an intense interest in the Giants and all sports and through it all he kept virtually every ticket stub from every game he ever attended, from that first one through the next several … [Read more...] about Lifetime Ticket Collection Full of Memories
eBay has given us many things. Instant access to hundreds of thousands of items, 24/7. Competition in the marketplace. The ability to sell our stuff and make some cash inside of a week. But one of the best gifts the auction giant has given us--for free--is a never-ending supply of sports memorabilia that is...well...a little different. One such item defies the edict … [Read more...] about Anyone for a $2,000 Ticket Stub Sombrero?
They were once ornate. Big, sturdy pieces of cardboard that proved you were there. Tickets to sporting events have changed over the years. Some pro teams have all but gotten rid of them in a move toward modern convenience. Others extend the privilege of the stub worth saving only to their season ticket holders. Over 100 years of spectator sports have left our … [Read more...] about The Art of the Stub