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Tag Archives: PSA

Mastro pleads guilty to mail fraud, admits trimming famed Honus Wagner card

Former auction house executive Bill Mastro pleased guilty to mail fraud in a U.S. District Court on Thursday and in the process admitted that he had trimmed the most-expensive and most-famous baseball card in existence as part of his testimony.

High-grade vintage powers Memory Lane auction

A PSA 9 copy of Mickey Mantle’s 1951 Bowman Rookie Card sold for a reported record-high during Memory Lane Inc.’s $1.4 million summer catalog auction completed this weekend.

Buyer beware: I bought a fake card on eBay

Part of me still hoped they this was just a bad joke so I asked how they knew. I got an education on cards that day.

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.

Philadelphia Eagles guard Evan Mathis shows off his impressive collection

Philadelphia Eagles guard Evan Mathis is an avid card collector. He owns some of the hobby’s rarest cards.

ESPN short examines the $2.8 million Honus Wagner — and its legal baggage

An ESPN 30 For 30 segment, “Holy Grail: The T206 Honus Wagner” explores the tale of the world’s most valuable — and controversial — baseball card.

Beckett 20 Questions on … vintage cards

For the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’ll take a look back at the older days of collecting and we want to know what you think with this latest batch of 20 questions.

Box Busters: 2012 SP Game-used golf cards

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Bryan Hornbeck and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2012 SP Game-used golf cards from Upper Deck in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Heroes of Sport + contests

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into a case of 2012 Heroes of Sport in this latest edition of Box Busters.

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.

Olds’ Hobby Mailday: May 25 edition

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds for a mailday video … just for fun.

Dmitri Young puts collection on auction block

Dmitri Young has been a serious baseball card collector for some time — a collector of only PSA 10 grade Gem Mint Rookie Cards.

Massive graded Michael Jordan card stash hits auction block via Heritage

A massive haul of professionally graded Michael Jordan rarities and high-condition cards could heat things up on the auction block through Heritage Auctions with the final buzzer set to sound on Friday here in Dallas.

Beckett Media publishes its first graded book

If you’ve been missing the Beckett Graded Card Investor magazine or are late buying a Christmas gift for your collector, you might have a new option from Beckett.

Memory Lane to sell million-dollar vintage PSA collection of landmark singles and sets

Memory Lane Inc. has acquired a collection consisting of more than 20,000 PSA-graded vintage cards from a long-time collector in the northeast — a million-dollar-plus highlight reel of cardboard history.

Dem Bums take center stage in Memory Lane auction

A long-time collector of the Brooklyn Dodgers has decided to part ways with his 30-year stash of Dodger Blue treasures and Memory Lane Inc. will be the place for fans to look in its 2011 Summer Classics Auction which starts on Saturday and runs until Aug. 30.