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Tag Archives: NSCC

Topps readies Allen & Ginter promo cards of Masahiro Tanaka and Jose Abreu for National

Two of baseball’s hottest rookies will headline Topps’ wrapper redemption programs at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland.

Beckett 20 Questions on … Cleveland and the National Sports Collectors Convention

We’re curious about what you know about Cleveland, so here are the latest 20 questions all with an NSCC or Cleveland-centric twist.

National Sports Collectors Convention adds Case Breakers Pavilion and main stage to show floor

The 35th National Sports Collectors Convention will be held July 30-August 3 at the I-X Center in Cleveland.

Initial autograph guests announced for 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention

Tickets are on sale for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention.

Family’s love of collectibles turns into a family business

Chuck Whisman’s home was filled with trading cards and memorabilia. Even his young daughters would comment on how their dining room table was completely hidden by the goods.

NSCC Pack Wars: Olds vs. kids for 2013 Topps Minis … PART 2

What happens when Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds takes on kids in Pack Wars on the floor of the National Sports Collectors Convention?

NSCC director Mike Berkus talks show success, group breaks and West Coast venues

With the NSCC over, director Mike Berkus spoke to Beckett Media about the show.

NSCC Pack Wars: Olds vs. kids for 2013 Topps Minis … PART 1

What happens when Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds takes on kids in Pack Wars on the floor of the National Sports Collectors Convention?

NSCC case break: 2012 Upper Deck Exquisite Football

Steel City Collectibles partnered with Upper Deck at the 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention for a multi-case break of 2012 Upper Deck Exquisite Football.

At the National: Boxing legend Larry Holmes mingles with fans

Boxing legend Larry Holmes interacts with fans at the 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention.

At the National: Lelands displays NY Renaissance warm-up – ‘the greatest team nobody knows’

By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Above an iconic baseball card and million-dollar trophy rests an item Josh Evans has spent three decades searching for – a jersey representing the early 1900s New York Renaissance. “The Rens are the great basketball team of all-time that nobody knows,” said Evans, chairman for Lelands Auctions. Lelands is [...]

NSCC Gallery: Modern, BGS slabs, vintage autos and more put on show at the show

From Exquisite creations with elite names to vintage autos and BGS-graded modern-day stashes, there’s plenty to see on the floor of the National Sports Collectors Convention.

NSCC Box Busters: 2013 Bowman Inception baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2013 Bowman Inception that he won as part of the Topps Q&A session after Day 3 of the the National Sports Collectors Convention.

At the National: Collectors in the Olympic spirit with pins, medals and more

The National Sports Collectors Convention hosted the Olympic Pavilion, a place with dealers and collectors with all of the above and more.

At the National: 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle stolen from dealer’s display

By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Thieves stole a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle from a dealer’s case at the National Sports Collectors Convention – and now authorities and fellow dealers are trying to track down the card. Jeff Foy, a dealer with Indianapolis-based Card Country, said he believes a group of three people were likely [...]

At the National: Grey Flannel Auctions shows off its Jerry Lucas collection

By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Jerry Lucas was one of the greatest players in basketball history. Grey Flannel has the memorabilia to prove it. The auction house is showcasing items from Lucas’s iconic career – from his days at Ohio State and in the Olympics, onto the Cincinnati Royals, San Francisco Warriors and New [...]

NSCC Notebook: VIP winner, table top baseball and pretty paintings

A look at what’s going on the 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention.

At the National: Collectors can get customized sketch cards on the spot

Collectors can get customized sketch cards at the 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention.

At the National: It’s no secret, vintage remains a driving force (card gallery)

Walk aisle after aisle and you’ll see more vintage than you can imagine.

At the National: Sam Snead items, Lou Gehrig hat and Christy Mathewson card highlight Heritage auction

A collection of items from Sam Snead’s golfing career sold for $1.1 million (including premiums) Thursday, the centerpiece of Heritage’s “Platinum Night” auction.