Posted on July 25, 2014 – 12:56 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Game-used bat barrel, game-used memorabilia, Panini America, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (3)
There’s just one spot on a game-used baseball bat that says it all — and it makes for some of the most-impressive game-used cards possible.
Posted on October 23, 2013 – 3:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Beckett 20 Questions | Albert Pujols, autographs, Bowman, Classic, diecuts, Donruss, Errors & variations, Fleer, fun, game-used memorabilia, hobby shop, Ichiro Suzuki, Joe DiMaggio, Ken Griffey Jr, Michael Wacha, packaging, Panini America, printing plate, Redemptions, Topps, Upper Deck, Yasiel Puig | Comments (14)
Here’s the latest installment of Beckett’s 20 Questions … this time focusing on baseball cards.
Posted on October 16, 2013 – 5:35 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Football | Bernie Gernay, Brad Horne, Bradley Wells, game-used memorabilia, game-used memorabilia fraud, Jerrod Oldridge, JO Sports Co., Panini America, Steve Jensen, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (10)
Two men who were charged with selling fake game-used jerseys to card companies to be used in memorabilia cards were sentenced in a U.S. District Court on Wednesday with probation and jail time among the end result while three others are scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 25.
Posted on July 30, 2013 – 12:11 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention, game-used memorabilia, Heritage Auctions, NSCC, St. Louis Cardinals, Stan Musial | Comments (0)
The memorabilia collection of one of the greatest hitters in Major League Baseball history is headed to the auction block and will be on display at the National Sports Collectors Convention starting Wednesday.
Posted on July 3, 2013 – 4:36 pm | Author: chrisolds
Basketball | 2012-13 Gold Standard, Boston Celtics, game-used memorabilia, Grey Flannel Auctions, NBA, Panini America, Pete Maravich | Comments (13)
Ever seen an $18,000 piece of sports memorabilia cut up with a pair of scissors?
Posted on June 26, 2013 – 1:08 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2013 Topps Allen & Ginter, Allen & Ginter, Babe Ruth, game-used memorabilia, Hank Aaron, Joe DiMaggio, MLB, New York Yankees, Topps | Comments (9)
The Bambino’s Relics are coming to Allen & Ginter.
Posted on February 28, 2013 – 11:26 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Panini Prime Cuts, 2012 Panini National Treasures, game-used memorabilia, Walter Johnson, Washington Nationals, Washington Senators | Comments (9)
Before the arrival of 2012 Panini National Treasures on Wednesday, Johnson appeared on a total of just four total game-used memorabilia cards — all 1/1s.
Posted on October 20, 2012 – 10:15 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | baseball bats, game-used memorabilia, Ichiro Suzuki, New York Yankees, Orix Blue Wave, Seattle Mariners, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (0)
It’s no secret that baseball players can be a superstitious, ritualistic and detail-oriented bunch.
Posted on October 16, 2012 – 4:00 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | featured, game-used memorabilia, Hunt Auctions, New York Yankees, Nick Swisher, Oakland A's, Upper Deck, USA Baseball | Comments (7)
In a collecting world where people often demand that the details of an item are documented heavily, my two jerseys are probably lackluster.
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 October 11, 2012 – 12:40 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Football, Hockey, MMA, Non-Sports, Pro Wrestling, Racing, Soccer | game-used memorabilia, itg, Panini America, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (24)
In an upcoming issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’re going to explore the world of game-used cards and memorabilia.
Posted on October 5, 2012 – 11:44 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | baseball cards, Chad Hermansen, game-used memorabilia, Instagram, New York Yankees, Reggie Jackson, Rickey Henderson, Roger Maris, Topps, Twitter | Comments (6)
Some of us out there have noticed the peculiarities of cardboard and other collectibles when they have been viewed using Instgram.
Posted on September 22, 2012 – 8:29 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2012 Topps Triple Threads, autographs, featured, game-used memorabilia, MLB, Topps, Triple Threads | Comments (7)
One of the hobby’s most-popular high-end products arrived for the seventh-straight year this week packing within it some of the hobby’s most-colorful memorabilia cards, some big names and some big ink.
Posted on September 13, 2012 – 12:00 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Bradley Wells, Donruss, FBI, featured, game-used memorabilia, MLB Properties, MLBPA, Panini America, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (28)
Olds’ Opinion: Allegation of problems in the game-used industry shouldn’t mean every item or every memorabilia card is suspect.
Posted on September 10, 2012 – 4:52 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Hockey | 2011-12 Panini Prime Hockey, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, game-used memorabilia, Panini America | Comments (9)
Check out this Box Busters video with Beckett Hockey Editor Susan Lulgjuraj opening 2011-12 Panini Prime.
Posted on September 6, 2012 – 1:46 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey | Authentic Sports Inc., Bradley Wells, game-used memorabilia, Historic Auctions | Comments (26)
A Florida-based dealer pleaded guilty to mail fraud charges in a federal court on Thursday for his role in marketing and selling fraudulent game-used memorabilia.
Posted on August 4, 2012 – 12:36 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball | 2012 National Sports Collectors Convention, game-used memorabilia, Mel Ott | Comments (5)
BALTIMORE – The bat Frank Robinson used to hit his 500th home run sat in its own display case in the front of a booth. Onlookers stopped and marveled. It brought attention to JT Sports’ booth where game-used bats were everywhere.
Posted on July 27, 2012 – 5:30 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | authentication, baseball, baseball bats, game-used bats, game-used memorabilia, Hall of Famers, MLB, PSA | Comments (3)
PSA is helping bring order to the chaos of game-used baseball bat collecting with a new resource for collectors.
Posted on June 8, 2012 – 12:04 pm | Author: chrisolds
Basketball | featured, game-used, game-used memorabilia, game-used shoes, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Nike, Panini America, Panini Father's Day, Phil Knight | Comments (18)
When it comes to game-used memorabilia, not much is more iconic for a basketball player than his shoes.
Posted on May 20, 2012 – 11:57 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, featured, game-used memorabilia, New York Yankees, SCP Auctions | Comments (5)
A circa 1920 New York Yankees road jersey worn by Babe Ruth sold for a record $4.4 million early this morning through SCP Auctions.