Jerry West made his NBA debut more than 50 years ago. John Humphreys has been collecting West and University of West Virginia memorabilia for even longer than that. The owner of The Court, a barbershop in the Allegheny Mountain town of Lewisburg, WVa., Humphreys boasts hundreds of West photos, autographs, magazines, jerseys and other pieces. Many of them are displayed … [Read more...] about Just Call It The Jerry West Barbershop
A group of century-old T6 Murad Tobacco premium cards hit eBay recently--a consignment of rare vintage premium cards being handled by New Jersey-based Just Collect, Inc. This rare set consists of 25 cards, each featuring a different American university. Each card measures 5” x 8” and is the oversized version of the far more common T51 set Murad College Series. The T6 … [Read more...] about T6 Murad College Series Cards Hit Market
Steiner Sports has been expanding its memorabilia empire into the college ranks in recent years, reaching deals with Syracuse University and Notre Dame for certain items. Not long ago, the New York-based company dipped into the Southeastern Conference and the University of Alabama. They were supposed to be selling pieces of stadium turf and items from the lockerroom. … [Read more...] about Is Steiner-Alabama Deal a Go…or No?
Walter Bond was just out of college at the University of Minnesota when someone broke into his apartment near campus and stole his NCAA Elite 8 ring. That was in 1991 and truth be told, he hadn't thought about it much in recent years. He's got teenage daughters now. Police records are funny, though. They stay in the system a long time. Earlier this month, a drug … [Read more...] about NCAA Tourney Ring Returned
A throwback jersey auction generated huge interest at the University of Nebraska. … [Read more...] about Game-Worn Nebraska Jerseys=$100K