Posted on October 11, 2013 – 12:20 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Bill Mastro, Honus Wagner, PSA, T206 | Comments (12)
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.
Posted on September 3, 2013 – 1:25 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, Dennis Eckersley, Hank Aaron, Memory Lane Inc., Mickey Mantle, Nolan Ryan, PSA, Ron Santo, Sandy Koufax, Ted Williams, Topps, vintage baseball cards, Willie Mays | Comments (2)
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.
Posted on August 29, 2013 – 2:03 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Beckett Grading Services | 1992 Bowman, Beckett Grading Services, BGS, eBay, fake cards, graded card, Mariano Rivera Rookie Card, PSA | Comments (22)
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.
Posted on July 18, 2013 – 12:24 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey | 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention, Beckett Updates, BGS, Chicago, Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Bulls, In The Game, Leaf Trading Cards, Michael Jordan, National Sports Collectors Convention, NSCC, Panini America, press pass, PSA, The National, Topps, Upper Deck, Yasiel Puig | Comments (0)
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.
Posted on July 1, 2013 – 7:32 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf | 1952 Mickey Mantle, BGS, Bo Jackson, Evan Mathis, Frank Thomas, Mickey Mantle, nfl, Philadelphia Eagles, PSA | Comments (11)
Philadelphia Eagles guard Evan Mathis is an avid card collector. He owns some of the hobby’s rarest cards.
Posted on February 27, 2013 – 9:29 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1909-11 T206, ESPN, Honus Wagner, Honus Wagner T206, PSA | Comments (14)
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.
Posted on February 14, 2013 – 1:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett 20 Questions, Football, Hockey, Non-Sports | BVG, featured, Goudey, Joe Namath, Julius Erving, MLB, NBA, nfl, NHL, PSA, T206, Topps, Wayne Gretzky | Comments (20)
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.
Posted on February 12, 2013 – 5:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Golf | 2012 SP Game-used, Annika Sorenstam, featured, LPGA, PSA, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Upper Deck | Comments (8)
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.
Posted on January 4, 2013 – 10:05 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Grading Services, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2012 Heroes of Sport, BGS, buybacks, featured, PSA | Comments (152)
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.
Posted on July 27, 2012 – 5:30 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | authentication, baseball, baseball bats, game-used bats, game-used memorabilia, Hall of Famers, MLB, PSA | Comments (3)
PSA is helping bring order to the chaos of game-used baseball bat collecting with a new resource for collectors.
Posted on May 25, 2012 – 10:50 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Football, Hockey, Pro Wrestling | BGS, COMC, Donruss, Fleer, Jose Canseco, Mailday, Nick Swisher, PSA, Topps, University of Alabama, Upper Deck | Comments (7)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds for a mailday video … just for fun.
Posted on May 8, 2012 – 1:30 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Delmon Young, derek jeter, Dmitri Young, Ernie Banks, featured, Hank Aaron, Pete Rose, PSA, Reggie Jackson, Roberto Clemente, Roy Campanella, Ryan Braun, SCP Auctions, Stan Musial | Comments (15)
Dmitri Young has been a serious baseball card collector for some time — a collector of only PSA 10 grade Gem Mint Rookie Cards.
Posted on May 2, 2012 – 6:01 pm | Author: chrisolds
Basketball | Beckett Grading Services, BGS, Chicago Bulls, Fleer, Heritage Auctions, Michael Jordan, Nike, PSA, Skybox, Star, Upper Deck | Comments (5)
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.
Posted on December 21, 2011 – 4:31 pm | Author: chrisolds
Beckett Updates | Beckett Graded Card Price Guide, Beckett Grading Services, BGS, graded cards, PSA, SGC | Comments (1)
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.
Posted on August 26, 2011 – 2:38 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, Bowman, Eddie Plank, featured, Honus Wagner, Joe Jackson, Memory Lane Inc., Mickey Mantle, Nap Lajoie, PSA, Topps | Comments (6)
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.
Posted on July 26, 2011 – 4:49 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, baseball cards, Brooklyn Dodgers, Casey Stengel, Jackie Robinson, Memory Lane Inc., New York Yankees, Pee Wee Reese, PSA, Roy Campanella, Vintage cards | Comments (0)
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.