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Posted on September 6, 2013 – 2:25 pm | Author: chrisolds
Multisport, Non-Sports | 2013 Topps 75th Anniversary, Non-Sports, Topps | Comments (12)
Topps is celebrating an anniversary this December — its 75th anniversary of making cardboard of any kind — and it’s all culminating in a single take-a-look back product that’s all about pop culture and Topps’ place in it documenting it via cardboard.
Posted on May 24, 2013 – 7:59 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Non-Sports | 1980s, collecting, fun, Garbage Pail Kids, harris toser, mars attacks, movies, music, Non-Sports, philly non-sports card show, rocky iv, TV, Wacky Packages | Comments (5)
It’s easier to describe what non-sports cards aren’t – cards depicting mainstream athletics – than what they entail. Movies. Scenery. Bugs. Art. TV. World leaders. Lingerie models. Pop music. Broadcasters. Historical figures. Superheroes.
Posted on October 12, 2012 – 2:19 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett 20 Questions, Football, Golf, Hockey, MMA, Non-Sports, Pro Wrestling, Racing | BenchWarmers, featured, game-used memorabilia, memorabilia cards, Non-Sports, Panini America, Relics, Rittenhouse Archives, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (24)
Here, we present 20 questions — some serious, some fun — that we want to know your answers for.
Posted on September 23, 2012 – 11:55 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Non-Sports | Marvel Comics, Non-Sports, Upper Deck, Upper Deck Marvel Premier | Comments (8)
The time is almost here for Upper Deck’s Marvel Premier.
Posted on April 17, 2012 – 10:52 am | Author: chrisolds
Non-Sports | 2012 Americana Heroes & Legends, astronauts, Dwight Eisenhower, Kerri Strug, Non-Sports, Panini America, Sally Ride | Comments (2)
Panini America’s latest chapter of its popular Americana line of non-sport cards arrives this summer with 2012 Americana Heroes & Legends, a product that will return to a more traditional format, too.
Posted on April 2, 2012 – 4:41 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Non-Sports | Non-Sports, Philly non-sport show, Video Games | Comments (0)
Non-sports cards are having a major show of their own this month with new products, Bench Warmer models and bigwigs from the card companies.
Posted on March 6, 2012 – 1:42 pm | Author: chrisolds
Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Non-Sports | 2012 Star Trek Complete The Next Generation Series 2, Non-Sports, Rittenhouse Archives, Star Trek | Comments (0)
Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds and Bryan Hornbeck as they rip into a box of 2012 Star Trek Complete The Next Generation Series 2 cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.
Posted on March 6, 2012 – 1:41 pm | Author: chrisolds
Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Non-Sports | autographs, Non-Sports, Rittenhouse Archives, The Brady Bunch | Comments (2)
Join Beckett Media’s Bryan Hornbeck and Chris Olds as they rip into a set of 2012 Rittenhouse Brady Bunch cards from Rittenhouse Archives in this latest edition of Box Busters.
Posted on February 29, 2012 – 8:37 pm | Author: chrisolds
Non-Sports | 1966 Monkees Series A, 2011 Pop Century, autographs, Davy Jones, music memorabilia, Non-Sports, The Monkees | Comments (3)
Davy Jones, one of the four members of the 1960s band The Monkees, died on Wednesday at age 66, leaving a career chronicled via music, television shows and, of course, trading cards.
Posted on February 17, 2012 – 11:15 pm | Author: chrisolds
Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Non-Sports | 1991 Pro Set SuperStars MusiCards (UK edition), box breaks, George Michael, Madonna, MC Hammer, music memorabilia, Non-Sports, Pro Set, R.E.M., Ripping Retail, Rolling Stones, Vanilla Ice, Whitney Houston | Comments (4)
Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 1991 Pro Set SuperStars MusiCards (UK edition) in search of a Whitney Houston card or two in this latest episode of Box Busters.
Posted on December 29, 2011 – 4:04 pm | Author: chrisolds
Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Non-Sports | 2011 Topps American Pie, featured, Non-Sports, Topps | Comments (5)
We know you guys love some of the stuff that Chris Olds rips into in his Ripping Retail videos … now, Beckett Media contributing editor Susan Lulgjuraj gets into the act.
Posted on September 19, 2011 – 8:06 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Non-Sports | autographs, baseball cards, Billy Beane, Brad Pitt, Chad Bradford, featured, Jeremy Brown, Michael Lewis, MLB, Moneyball, Nick Swisher, Non-Sports, Oakland Athletics, Sports Illustrated | Comments (2)
The newest piece of Moneyball memorabilia is this week’s issue of Sports Illustrated, which features Brad Pitt on the cover. This is sure to be a popular item for sports-minded autograph seekers to get signed.
Posted on August 11, 2011 – 5:43 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey | Century Collection, featured, NBA, NFL draft, NHL, Non-Sports, Panini America, The National, totally certified, Wrapper Redemption | Comments (1)
Beckett Media’s Chris Olds caught up with another collector, Chris Gilmore, to rip a couple of boxes of Panini America products and get his hands on what were arguably the hottest wrapper redemption packs at the show.