Tag Archives: autographs

Is Buffy the Empire Slayer next?

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst | Commentary Wooden stakes and charms vs. lightsabers and Force lightning? Most likely not. However, it was announced yesterday that Sarah Michelle Gellar, star of the 1990s horror hit TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer will don the headphones and mic to do voiceover work for a character on Star […]

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Mini Chrome football

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Dan Hitt as they rip into boxes of 2014 Topps Mini Chrome in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps WWE + win our kiss card

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Matt Bible as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps WWE in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Panini readies Donruss wrapper redemption

If you’ve opened boxes of 2014-15 Donruss basketball cards, save those wrappers.

Top 5: Notable Leonard Nimoy cards

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst | Commentary “Live long and prosper.” These words will forever resonate with Trekkers, Trekkies and anyone who is even remotely familiar with the world of science fiction. It is Beckett’s sad duty to report that the world has lost a television icon. Leonard Nimoy, most notable […]

First Look: 2015 Topps Triple Threads baseball

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor The 10th edition of Triple Threads might have more in store than ever — and some cards do. Topps revealed the first glimpses at 2015 Topps Triple Threads on Monday and it includes four “Deca” sets that include 10 swatches among multiple-panel booklets as a nod to this […]

Ronda Rousey auction ends at $10,103

By Matt Bible | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Analyst Apparently, $10,000 isn’t a stretch at all. Beckett.com reported on Friday that a 2012 Topps Finest Red Refractor Autograph 1/1 of Ronda Rousey  was up for auction on eBay. The auction was at $5,900 after 56 bids. Well, the auction has concluded and the card has sold. The final […]

Beckett Auctions “All Star” Auction Ends Sunday

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Media Beckett Auctions current auction is in its last few days before it closes for good on one-of-a-kind items like a complete BGS 9.5 set of 1986-87 Fleer Basketball, a Rawlings/Adirondack bat featuring 41 HOF signatures including Willie Mays, Ted Williams, Don Drysdale, and many more! The auction ends Sunday, […]

Rousey card could be knockout acquisition

Even in the card world, Ronda gets a little rowdy.

Signing habits said plenty about Dean Smith

When the basketball ranks lost one of its biggest legends on Saturday night, I immediately thought of one card in my collection.

The best $50 I ever spent on an autograph

It started with a Sunday newspaper feature and it turned into a treasure. All it took was a road trip, some cash and some faith.

Win this Odell Beckham Jr. auto in the April BSCM

If you’re plugged in online, then you might have heard about Odell Beckham Jr.’s recent #SignMyTweet session.

Box Busters: 2014-15 SPx basketball cards

Join Beckett Basketball’s Derek Ficken and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014-15 SPx in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014 Panini Country Music + contest

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Matt Bible and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Panini Country Music in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014 Elite Extra Edition baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2014 Elite Extra Edition from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First Look: 2015 Panini Americana trading cards

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor One of Panini America‘s core non-sports brands, Americana, is back after a three-year hiatus. Set to arrive on April 8, the sixth edition of the non-sports line is back to its original roots with celebrities the main thrust of a brand that will have four hits […]

Beckett By the Numbers: Martin Luther King Jr.

How many cut autographs — or for that matter how many trading cards — does Martin Luther King Jr. appear on?

Box Busters: 2014-15 SP Game-used Edition hockey

Join Beckett Hockey’s Eric Norton and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014-15 SP Game-used Edition in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014 Bowman Sterling baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2014 Bowman Sterling in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014 Panini Contenders football

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Dan Hitt as they rip into a box of 2014 Panini Contenders in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Strata football

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Dan Hitt as they rip into a box of 2014 Topps Strata in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Press Pass VP confirms company is finished (updated)

NASCAR’s lone trading card manufacturer, Press Pass, will be closing its doors.

Beckett Grading to host James Spence on Saturday

Beckett Grading Services will host James Spence Authentication for on-site autograph authentication at Beckett Media headquarters on Saturday (Jan. 3) for collectors who are interested in professional grading or need items examined and/or slabbed.

Hobby Q&A: David Cone revisits his perfect game

Beckett had a chance to talk to a number of the players on hand at the press conference (look for a feature in an upcoming magazine), but we wanted to give you a little taste beforehand. Here’s our Hobby Q&A with Cone …

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Chrome football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2014 Topps Chrome in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Steiner readies ‘game-changer’ autograph line

Steiner Sports says it’s going to change the autograph game with a line that it’s unveiling on Tuesday in New York City.

Box Busters & Gallery: 2014 Panini USA Baseball

Join Beckett Baseball‘s Chris Olds as he rips into a 2014 Panini USA Baseball box set in this edition of Box Busters. What will he find inside? Watch and find out … After the jump, you can see a full gallery of card images — front and back — from the set. It’s literally everything […]

Preview Gallery: 2014 Topps High Tek

One of the more-unique creations of the late-1990s is back on Wednesday and it’s Tek from Topps.

Box Busters: 2014 Panini Crown Royale football

Join Beckett Football’s Derek Ficken and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Panini Crown Royale in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014 Panini Prizm Perennial Draft

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2014 Panini Prizm Perennial Draft Picks in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First look: 2014 Topps Dynasty baseball checklist

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor Topps continues to tease what is its priciest single-card pack of baseball cards in the company’s history for a Dec. 3 release and the latest information released Wednesday is the most-important one of all for collectors deciding whether or not to dig in on the premium brand. The autograph subject checklist. The brand is 2014 Topps […]

Box Busters: 2014 James Bond Archives

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Matt Bible as they rip into a box of 2014 James Bond Archives from Rittenhouse Archives in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Rittenhouse’s Star Trek Aliens delivers variety

Rittenhouse boldly goes where no one has gone before with the latest release in the Star Trek card universe: Star Trek Aliens.

Box Busters: 2014 Limited football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Limited in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014-15 Totally Certified basketball

Join Beckett Basketball’s Derek Ficken and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014-15 Totally Certified in this latest edition of Box Busters.