Tag Archives: game-used memorabilia

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 […]

Artist uses game-used baseballs to make dress

Spring training is the home of surprises — and we have our first for the year.

Preview Gallery: 2014 National Treasures baseball

A hobby heavyweight returns to the baseball field this week with the arrival of 2014 National Treasures from Panini America.

Panini acknowledges additional Flawless mistakes

According to the Panini announcement today, cards of Andrew Luck, Calvin Johnson Jr., Cam Newton, Joe Flacco and Ryan Tannehill were mislabeled in Flawless’ Patches insert.

Box Busters: 2014 Panini Classics baseball cards

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

Auction Watch: Auburn gem, Jeter’s glove & BGS

Auction Watch is compiled by Chris Olds every month in Beckett Sports Card Monthly and Beckett Baseball. Want to see even more action from the Auction Block? Pick up an issue.

Introducing … the game-used wallet?

Thanks to Berkeley, Calif.-based Tokens & Icons, there is a whole new line of game-used memorabilia out there with the practical in mind for the sports collector with everything from stadium seats to game-used jerseys making their way into high-end everyday objects that can be used.

BSCM Bonus: More game-used memorabilia pieces from inside Panini America’s vault

IRVING, Texas | The national treasures that make their way into collectors’ hands via Panini America’s trading cards or its game-used memorabilia division, Panini Authentic, are locked away behind two massive locked doors at the heart of the company’s headquarters.

Box Busters: 2014 Panini Immaculate Collection baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Derek Ficken as they rip into boxes of 2014 Panini Immaculate Collection cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2013-14 Panini Immaculate Collection basketball cards

Join Beckett Basketball’s Chris Olds and Derek Ficken as they rip into boxes of 2013-14 Panini Immaculate Collection cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Card Gallery: 2014 Panini Immaculate’s game-used baseball cards

The debut edition of Panini Immaculate arrives on Wednesday, and it’s got some game-changing jumbo game-used memorabilia cards inside — cards that will demand you stop and look.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Triple Threads baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Derek Ficken as they rip into boxes of 2014 Topps Triple Threads in this edition of Box Busters.

Your Turn: What would you want to see in a memorabilia card?

We want to know … what would you want to see in a memorabilia card?

Game-used memorabilia cards are still cool — if they are creative

Their canvas is our cardboard and their creativity is what we collect.

Bat barrel nameplates: The sweetest spot of game-used lumber and rarest of bat cards

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.

Beckett 20 Questions on … baseball cards & more

Here’s the latest installment of Beckett’s 20 Questions … this time focusing on baseball cards.

Two dealers get prison time, probation for sale of fake game-used jerseys

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.

Stan Musial’s family selects Heritage for auction; items to be displayed at The National

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.

Follow an $18,000 Pete Maravich game-used Celtics jersey from auction block to the blade and beyond

Ever seen an $18,000 piece of sports memorabilia cut up with a pair of scissors?

Babe Ruth Relics will be included in Allen & Ginter

The Bambino’s Relics are coming to Allen & Ginter.

Walter Johnson’s game-used memorabilia presence expands in National Treasures

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.

Yet one more reason to love game-used bats

It’s no secret that baseball players can be a superstitious, ritualistic and detail-oriented bunch.

Game-used: You may never know that it’s real

In a collecting world where people often demand that the details of an item are documented heavily, my two jerseys are probably lackluster.

Beckett 20 Questions: Collecting game-used

Here, we present 20 questions — some serious, some fun — that we want to know your answers for.

Your Turn (BSCM Game-used Issue) — What are your thoughts on memorabilia cards these days?

In an upcoming issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’re going to explore the world of game-used cards and memorabilia.

Collecting even more details via Instagram

Some of us out there have noticed the peculiarities of cardboard and other collectibles when they have been viewed using Instgram.

High Fives: 2012 Topps Triple Threads baseball

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.

Commentary: Possible issues in some parts of game-used industry shouldn’t taint everything

Olds’ Opinion: Allegation of problems in the game-used industry shouldn’t mean every item or every memorabilia card is suspect.

Box Busters: 2011-12 Panini Prime Hockey

Check out this Box Busters video with Beckett Hockey Editor Susan Lulgjuraj opening 2011-12 Panini Prime.

Florida dealer pleads guilty to mail fraud charges

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.

AT THE NATIONAL: Mel Ott bat stolen from dealer

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.

PSA launches resource for game-used collectors

PSA is helping bring order to the chaos of game-used baseball bat collecting with a new resource for collectors.

Panini bringing rarely done relics to NBA cards

When it comes to game-used memorabilia, not much is more iconic for a basketball player than his shoes.

Babe Ruth game-used jersey sells for $4.4 million

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.

Steiner selling Yankees’ game-used throwback unis

Only two times in New York Yankees history has the team worn throwback uniforms.