Tag Archives: Michael Jordan

First Look: 2014-15 Upper Deck Lettermen

000000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Upper Deck is ready for another exciting season of collegiate-themed basketball card products and they will kick things off in November with the release of 2014-15 Upper Deck Lettermen. Boasting an average of two autographs per box, at least one of the signatures pulled will be a […]

Beckett Auctions Puts Pieces of Hobby History Up For Bid in August

Unique memorabilia cards of some of baseball’s greatest names are up for grabs, including a dazzling 2006 Upper Deck Epic Four Barrel featuring Hall of Fame home run hitters Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx, Mel Ott and Eddie Mathews.

Beckett Auctions features iconic cards, autographs, memorabilia and more

This month’s collection features hundreds of lots with more than 50 autographed sports jerseys including Robert Griffin III, Barry Sanders and Terry Bradshaw.

Box Busters: 2013-14 SP Authentic basketball cards

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Derek Ficken as they rip into boxes of 2013-14 SP Authentic basketball cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First look: 2014 Leaf Best of Basketball

The card company is coming out with 2014 Leaf Best of Basketball on May 30 with a price around $275 a box.

UD Black back as a standalone product

Upper Deck brought UD Black back as a standalone basketball product this season.

New Upper Deck Master Collection set puts together 30 great athletes

Each box will come with one autograph from all 30 athletes.

Your Turn: What’s your favorite sports card error or variation?

For the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we want to know which mistakes on past sports cards strike you as the most interesting or memorable. Tell us in the comments.

First look: 2013-14 Fleer Retro Basketball cards

Upper Deck is putting out 2013-14 Fleer Retro Basketball out in May with a new configuration.

First look: 2013-14 SP Authentic Basketball

There are three autographs in every box.

South Bay’s high-end basketball buyback product out this week

The Super Break will be available in a limited quantity with just 200 boxes made.

Michael Jordan’s UNC memorabilia sells for nearly $55K

A number of unique college items once belonging to Jordan sold at auction on Sunday for nearly $55,000 at the 2014 Goldin Auctions Winter Auction.

Goldin Auctions says Jordan family won’t dispute UNC items

Both Jordan’s diploma and letter from Dean Smith have surpassed $10,000 in bidding.

Michael Jordan’s UNC diploma and recruiting letters up for auction

A number of unique Michael Jordan items have hit the auction block.

Newest Upper Deck employee cards feature Michael Jordan autograph

Upper Deck is known for its special employee-only creations, and this year’s item stands out for a number of reasons.

The King and S.I. — New Jersey collector pursues lifelong autograph project

Imagine a collecting challenge that spans decades into the past and has at least one new autograph addition arriving every single week.

Michael Jordan ‘flu game’ sneakers sell for more than $100K

The sneakers Michael Jordan wore during his famous “flu game” sold for $104,765 through Grey Flannel Auctions on Thursday.

Michael Jordan 16-autograph Exquisite card surfaces

The Michael Jordan 16-autograph card from 2012-13 Exquisite Collection surfaced.

Beckett 20 Questions on … Collecting USA

With all of the collecting potential to be found with the latest arrival sporting the Red, White and Blue on cardboard, we figured it was time for another 20 Questions.

Upper Deck reveals booklet card 16 Michael Jordan autographs

Upper Deck released images of 16-autograph booklets that will be in 2012-13 Exquisite Collection Basketball.

First look: 2012-13 Exquisite Collection Basketball

All on-card, all the time – that’s way 2012-13 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection Basketball will be for collectors.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1994 Action Packed minor league baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box (and more) of 1994 Action Packed baseball cards in this latest edition of Ripping Retail.

UD Infinite cards only available through credit card program

Collectors may have noticed an interesting card from Upper Deck on the secondary market – UD Infinite.

Michael Jordan’s birth certificate ends up on eBay

Michael Jeffrey Jordan’s birth certificate is back on the market.

Michael Jordan’s “flu” sneakers consigned to Grey Flannel

Michael Jordan’s game-used sneakers from Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals will hit the auction block.

Upper Deck creates rare Precious Metal Gems for employees

Several collectors noticed interesting cards showing up on eBay – purple Precious Metal Gems.

Hobby showdown: Who do you choose when it comes to your cardboard?

Who do you choose? It’s a simple question, but when it comes to cardboard it might not always be an easy choice.

First look: 2013-14 Upper Deck Black Basketball

Upper Deck will release 2013-14 Black Basketball as a standalone high-end product in January.

Introducing the Friday Hot List

We’re putting together a weekly Hot List that encompasses the best of the best.

Beckett 20 Questions on … Rookie Cards

It’s no secret to many of those who buy, sell and collect that there’s one type of card that will outsell all the others no matter what happens to a player during or after his career.

At the National: 23 memorable Michael Jordan items

000000 By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Michael Jordan still stands tall in Chicago. Jordan reigned over basketball and the hobby during the 1980s and 1990s, leading the Bulls to six championships. Jordan’s greatness, charisma and collectibility continue to spark hobby innovation. Air Jordan’s legacy emerges on the floor of the National Sports Collectors Convention. […]

At the National: Beckett gets its first winner in the NSCC scavenger hunt

The Beckett Cover Cards scavenger hunt had its first winner at the 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention on Wednesday.

NSCC Notebook: Catching up on what’s going on at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention

This year’s National Sports Collectors Convention is just two weeks away for non-VIP ticket-buyers. Here’s a rundown of what’s new from the announcements for the show.

Box Busters: 2013 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions

Join Beckett Sports Card Monhtly’s Chris Olds and Bryan Hornbeck as they rip into boxes of 2013 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1994 Upper Deck Fun Pack baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 1994 Upper Deck Fun Pack cards — a $5 box buy at the local shop — in this latest retro edition of Ripping Retail.