Monthly Archives: December 2012

Collectors should have fun with changing times

Let’s hope that 2013 can be fun for collectors and collecting.

Beckett Baseball: Look back at 2012 via our covers

We want you to pick our best Beckett Baseball cover for 2012.

Beckett Sports Card Monthly: Take a look back at 2012 via our covers

Beckett Sports Card Monthly is where we give readers a little more to read about your hobby each and every month.

Beckett Basketball: A look at 2012 via our covers

As 2012 winds down, we figured we’d take a few minutes to take a look back at 2012 via the covers of Beckett Basketball.

Week 17: Monday Morning Collector

The final week of the regular season proved to be an exciting one.

Adrian Peterson breaks 2,000 rushing yards

Adrian Peterson finished with 2,097, nine yards shy of breaking Eric Dickerson’s record.

Box Busters: Wacky Packages Old School Series 4

Wacky Packages Old School is back with another series, poking fun at brands from the 1970s.

Retro makes a comeback in football

Collecting used to be much simpler.

Beckett by the Numbers: 2012-13 Limited

The 2012-13 Limited basketball card set has arrived on Beckett.com

First look: 2012 Leaf Legends of Sport

Legends of Sport is scheduled to come out at the end of January and each box will contain three autograph cards.

First look: 2012-13 Panini Gold Standard

Panini America unveiled the first looks at its 2012-13 Gold Standard basketball cards on Friday.

Goldin Auctions donates money to Sandy Relief Fund

Goldin Auctions donated $5,000 to the American Red Cross South Jersey Region after the company’s inaugural auction.

Immaculate Reception press pass up for auction

Mike Silverstein, who covered the game for ABC Radio that day, is auctioning his locker room press pass signed by Steelers Franco Harris, John “Frenchy” Fuqua and Joe Greene.

Press Pass previews 2013 Total Memorabilia

Total Memorabilia comes out in February, just in time for the Daytona 500.

Box Busters: 2012 Bowman Sterling baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2012 Bowman Sterling baseball cards in this Box Busters preview video.

Panini partners with Heart of Dallas Bowl

Panini America was named the official trading card and sports and entertainment collectibles partner for the Heart of Dallas Bowl, played New Year’s Day.

Topps releases Wacky Packages Old School 4

Wacky Packages Old School 4 Stickers gives collectors that chance, again.

Free Price Wednesday: 2012 Bowman Chrome Draft

In this edition of Free Price Wednesday, we’ll look at some 2012 Bowman Chrome Draft baseball cards.

Week 16: Monday Morning Collector

There is just one week left to the season and more records could possibly fall.

Guest column: Why kids should collect cards

A 12-year-old from Fargo, N.D., Parker Stenseth, offers some ideas why kids should collect baseball cards.

Box Busters Preview: 2012 Panini Golden Age

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2012 Panini Golden Age cards in this Box Busters preview video.

Ripping Retail: An old wax conundrum

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he discusses a problem with some older wax packs in this Ripping Retail video.

First look: 2013 Topps Tier One baseball cards

Tier One is back for Year Three.

Leaf acquires Ace Authentic tennis cards

Tennis cards will have a new home.

First Look: 2013 Topps Big League Minis

Topps is getting into the game with the stars of the game.

Leonard Nimoy highlights upcoming Transformers release

Leonard Nimoy will forever be known as Mr. Spock., but he will soon appear in a trading card set as another character.

Beckett 20 Questions on … the ‘other’ sports

In the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’ll take a look at those sports that don’t normally get as much attention — racing, MMA, soccer, boxing, Olympic sports, wrestling, tennis, rodeo and more.

Beckett Certified Appraisal launches

Beckett Media is proud to announce Beckett Certified Appraisal, an exciting new service that will give values to rare and unique cards.

Box Busters: 2012-13 Limited basketball cards

Join Beckett Basketball’s Rob Springs and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2012-13 Limited from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Absolute football cards

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

First look: 2013 Upper Deck Football

One of the most popular aspects of 2012 Upper Deck Football was the College Mascot Patch cards. Collectors love to show their school pride.

Box Busters: 2012 Marvel Beginnings III

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Bryan Hornbeck and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2012 Marvel Beginnings III from Upper Deck in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012-13 Black Diamond hockey cards

Join Beckett Hockey’s Dave Sliepka and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2012-13 Black Diamond from Upper Deck in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012-13 Classics Signatures

Join Beckett Hockey’s Dave Sliepka and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2012-13 Classics Signatures from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Card Gallery: 2012 Panini National Treasures

Panini has teased the arrival of the high-end product, which will have a 2012 branding despite it not likely arriving until next year.