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NSCC Notebook: Preview & Day 1 nuggets … (updating)

Nuggets and notes from this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention … look for this file to be updated throughout the day on Wednesday, the sneak-preview night for the show.

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.

Topps adds Yasiel Puig Gypsy Queen card to its National wrapper redemption programs

There’s one more promo card to chase at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention.

Oyo SportsToys heads to The National with projects for kids, free limited-edition figures

Oyo SportsToys hopes it can build a little fun into the National Sports Collectors Convention.

The 2013 NFL rookies show off their art skills

Panini America revealed artwork many of the 2013 NFL rookies created while at the NFL Players Association Rookie Premiere.

Your Turn: What would your one-item National Sports Collectors Convention want list include?

If you could find a single item or card — and only one — at The National what would it be?

Famous Fabrics to announce winner of Fab Four cut card at NSCC

Collector who opened Famous Fabrics – Music, Music, Music and found a redemption for a chance to win the card will finally learn the winner at the 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention.

Panini lets collectors trade redemptions at NSCC

They can trade in their older Panini America redemptions for cards at the show.

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.

Beckett Covers cards return at National Sports Collectors Convention

The Beckett Covers promo cards will return at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention that starts two weeks from today in Chicago.

Panini lands Yasiel Puig for autograph deal that includes appearance during National

Puig goes to Panini.

First look: 2013 Topps Mini baseball cards (with full final checklist; updated with images)

Topps unveiled the first glimpses at its first online-exclusive product of the year to Beckett Media on Thursday.

Yasiel Puig highlights Leaf’s National Sports Collection Convention redemption

Los Angeles Dodgers sensation Yasiel Puig is the star of Leaf’s six-card redemption set.

Upper Deck makes plans for the 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention

Upper Deck has a number of plans for the 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention.

Upper Deck previews National VIP set

Upper Deck gave collectors a sneak peek at its VIP cards for the National Sports Collectors Convention taking place next month.

Topps readies promotional cards for National Sports Collectors Convention

The National Sports Collectors Convention is set for next month in Chicago and Topps will be there with wrapper redemptions for collectors.

Press Pass readies NSCC promotional cards

Press Pass will be back in action at the National Sports Collectors Convention next month in Chicago with a pair of promotions available to collectors.

Stars set to sign at National Sports Collectors Convention (complete lineup & start fees listed)

More than 90 stars from several sports will be on hand during The National to sign during various times for the five-day show.

Beckett 20 Questions on … The National

This year’s National Sports Collectors Convention is less than two months away and that means card companies and collectors already are preparing for the biggest showcase of the year.

Autograph tickets for the National Sports Collectors Convention go on sale today

The National Sports Collectors Convention is nearly two months away, and now is the time for collectors to get started with their planning.

Olympic Pavilion returns to National Sports Collectors Convention

The Olympic Pavilion is returning the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago this summer.

Readers Write: Meeting heroes at Cooperstown

Here’s the latest of many letters in response to Beckett Baseball Editor Chris Olds’ run-in with Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson as found in the October 2012 issue.

Panini VIP event offers experience beyond show

Panini America’s VIP party on Aug. 4 showed how a bit more might be possible in the hobby — as the company put on a show beyond the card show during the NSCC weekend.

What did you get at The NSCC? I got Reggie …

What I got in that last hour was something I never in my life could have expected — something I could have never want-listed or dreamt about. It wasn’t a Rookie Card or an autograph. What I got was Reggie Jackson.

AT THE NATIONAL: Hall of Famer Earl Weaver affirms $3 thrift-store find with a glance

“Does it have the pocket for my cigarettes?” asked Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver when presented with one of his old jerseys at the National Sports Collectors Convention.

AT THE NATIONAL: Forget me not … tales from the bargain bins

“And if you pick out a lot, I’ll give you a good deal.”

AT THE NATIONAL: Inside a Topps redemption set

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he opens a 2012 Bowman Platinum Blue parallel set that a collector provided.

AT THE NATIONAL: 2012 Onyx Platinum Prospects

Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds and Susan Lulgjuraj as they rip into a box of 2012 Platinum Prospects from Onyx Authenticated in this latest edition of Box Busters.

The National is still The One for many of us

The hobby, the trading card industry and the collecting world’s showcase event — the National Sports Collectors Convention — is under way in Baltimore and, in a word, it’s … unbelievable.

AT THE NATIONAL: Tearing into 2012 Topps Mini

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Beckett contributor Ben Aguirre as they rip into and chat about a box of 2012 Topps Mini baseball cards at the 2012 National Sports Collectors Convention Thursday in Baltimore.

AT THE NATIONAL: Your Beckett starter kit

If you’re heading to the National Sports Collectors Convention this weekend, here are all of our past stories written leading up to the event all in one place.

Get your hands on Tracy Hackler at the NSCC

Panini’s hobby marketing manager (and more) will be found inside packs at the NSCC.

Three last-minute tips for the National

In two days, the National Sports Collectors Convention will kick off in Baltimore with a sneak peek. Here are some tips if attending.

ESPN’s Mint Condition talks The National

ESPN’s “Mint Condition” catches up with Mike Berkus of the National Sports Collectors Convention to discuss next week’s show in Baltimore.

Panini America NSCC wrapper redemption to include plates, cracked ice … and Bryce Harper

Panini America’s plans for its wrapper redemption program for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention have not yet been fully revealed with the start of the event just 10 days away.