Monthly Archives: July 2012

Topps readies Mini promos for NSCC

Topps announced even more that it has planned for the National Sports Collectors Convention set for Aug. 1-5 in Baltimore.

U.S. Postal Service releases MLB stamps today

A series of MLB All-Stars Forever stamps is now available featuring four Hall of Famers.

Beckett.com By the Numbers: 2011-12 Limited

The 2011-12 Limited basketball card set has arrived on Beckett.com.

Box Busters: 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a pair of 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter boxes in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Topps Inception football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into a pair of 2012 Topps Inception boxes in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2011-12 SP Authentic hockey cards

Join Beckett Hockey’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2011-12 SP Authentic cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Onyx Authenticated announces NSCC plans

The company announced its plans for the show set for Aug. 1-5 in Baltimore on Thursday.

Updated: Shop owner cuts up 36-card NT booklet

Greg Lambert recently had the booklet professionally laser-cut to make 36 separate cards.

Box Busters: 2012 Upper Deck Soccer

Join Beckett Media’s Brian Fleischer and Dave Sliepka as they rip into a box of 2012 Upper Deck Soccer in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Panini announces NSCC event for high-rollers

Panini America will host an exclusive event for high-rollers at the NSCC on Aug. 4.

Jeremy Lin, Houston Rocket … now what?

We want to know … what do you think this will do for Lin’s cardboard?

2012 Score Football evokes memories of old

With 2012 Score on its way on to shelves, the product brings a reminder of the popular football brands of the past.

Box Busters Preview: 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a hobby box of Allen & Ginter — this time without technical difficulties — in a preview of what’s to come in a Box Busters vid soon.

Who would be your football Fan Favorites?

Topps wants to see who collectors would include in a Fan Favorites football set.

ESPN talks cards with Orioles’ Manny Machado

ESPN’s “Mint Condition” recently caught up with Orioles prospect Manny Machado to talk about the hobby.

Upper Deck reveals $200 a pack Marvel cards

Upper Deck is changing the way it does entertainment cards.

First look: 2012 Prime Signatures football cards

The sophomore campaign of Prime Signatures Football is getting a few upgrades from Panini America.

First Look: 2012 Topps Mini Relics & autos

Now, it’s time to see what the autographs and Relics will look like — and find out who’s who on those respective checklists.

A long-awaited Major League mailday

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he completes a collecting journey of sorts with a recent mailday for an item he has written about several times in the past.

Box Busters Preview: 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips a hobby box of 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter in this latest episode of Box Busters … well, sort of.

UD offers redemption pick up and raffle at NSCC

Upper Deck is including a program for redemptions at its booth at the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Upper Deck reveals more in SP Authentic

When 2011-12 NHL SP Authentic hits the streets tomorrow, some collectors might find extra autographs in their boxes – which might cause a little confusion.

Card Gallery: 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter

This year’s edition of Topps Allen & Ginter officially arrives in hobby shops today.

First look: Warehouse 13: Season Three

Rittenhouse Archives is also creating another set with Warehouse 13: Season Three, which comes out in October.

Panini offers trades for redemptions at NSCC

If you have any outstanding older redemptions with Panini America, the National Sports Collectors Convention is where you can make a trade.

First look: In the Game’s Forever Rivals

One of the greatest rivalries in sports takes place on the ice between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Ohio man finds obscure cards in attic; Could be worth millions

Digging through an attic can be fun by uncovering old family treasures, secrets and sometimes even a stash of old baseball cards.

Sportkings announces NSCC VIP and redemption programs

If you like games, the Sportkings booth may be the spot for collectors at the National Sports Collectors Convention.

A little more on 2012 Score Football

There are a couple different products set collectors look forward to during the football season. One of the big ones comes out next week – 2012 Score.

ITG’s Price talks Broad Street Boys

Beckett Media’s Susan Lulgjuraj caught up with ITG’s Dr. Brian Price to discuss its Broad Street release.

Ripping Retail: 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips a box of 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter cards in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.

Panini teases its National VIP set

Panini America offered the first glimpses at its plans for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention on Monday

Baseball Card Exchange to give away rarity at NSCC

One of the rarest Topps baseball cards of the 1990s — if not the rarest — can be yours at the National Sports Collectors Convention Aug. 1-5 in Baltimore.

Triple Play focuses on fun, kids … will it work?

Kids are the focus in the upcoming 2012 Triple Play baseball card set, which arrives on July 23 with all kinds of surprises.

You pick who wins our Sandy Koufax autograph

Now, after nearly 150 entries, we want you to pick the winner. We have narrowed it down to three: