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Tag Archives: The National

The NSCC: Who’s signing in Baltimore this year?

Here’s the lineup of signers for the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Topps unveils NSCC promo card plans

You can see Bryce Harper at the 2012 National Sports Collectors Convention.

Voices from the 2011 NSCC: ‘What do you collect?’

Collectors respond to a single question — “What do you collect?” — at the 2011 National Sports Collectors Convention in Rosemont, Ill.

At the National: Topps collector Q&A session

Topps held a Q&A session with collectors during the National Sports Collectors Convention last week in Chicago where it addressed concerns and questions about everything from product inclusions to future plans.

Voices from the show: The Complete Video Series

The entire ‘Voices from the Show’ video series.

A story about Beckett from a past National …

Collector Nancy Skaggs stopped by the Beckett booth to tell a story about what she did to take up time while waiting on family members at the National several years ago and how she’ll always remember Beckett because of it. Check it out …

At The National: Ripping Panini wrapper redemption packs & more …

Beckett Media’s Chris Olds caught up with another collector, Chris Gilmore, to rip a couple of boxes of Panini America products and get his hands on what were arguably the hottest wrapper redemption packs at the show.

Voices from the show (Extended): Dennis Swain

All the way from Anchorage, Alaska, dealer Dennis Swain explains why the eight-hour plane ride to Chicago was well his worth the time and trouble.

Voices from the show (Extended): Marcus Hall

Collector and Second City conservatory student Marcus Hall stops by The National to discuss the show and open a box of Topps Triple Threads Football for the camera.

Voices from the show (Extended): Carlos Torrez

Panini America football brand manager Carlos Torrez talks about the company’s presence at The National and explains how the NFL lockout has impacted the hobby.

Voices from the show (Extended): Michael Hattley

Michael Hattley of Touchdown Treasures explains his passion for odd and unusual sports memorabilia — and offers his opinion on why The National should spread its wings to other cities throughout the country.

Random sightings from The National …

One of the best things about the National Sports Collectors Convention are the surprises that one can find by merely walking the floor.

Collector Box Busters: National Treasures at NSCC

Beckett Media’s Chris Olds caught up with one father-son duo as they ripped a case of National Treasures football cards … here’s what they pulled from a final pack.

Leaf’s Joe Jackson cut autograph finds a home

A one-of-a kind “Shoeless” Joe Jackson card was given away by Leaf at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago.

My moment with “The Man” says it all about Ric Flair

This fleeting one is mine — mere seconds among the hustle and bustle of a show that had thousands of collectors and fans inside the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. And, of course, this moment involved “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair.

That’s a wrap at the 2011 NSCC

While I haven’t actually seen a fat lady singing, the 2011 National Sports Collectors Convention has come to a close.

2011 NSCC Voices from the show: Ron Sylvester

Ron Sylvester from Trini 6 Sports Cards & Memorabilia (Delaware) takes us on a tour of the hits from his booth at the show.

Ongoing gallery: Day five at the NSCC

Beckett media’s final ongoing gallery from day five at the 2011 National Sports Collectors Convention.

2011 NSCC Voices from the show: Dealers who buy

Dealers who buy explain what they’re looking for and what might deter them when acquiring collections and pieces from hobbyists at the NSCC and beyond.

If there’s one word to define the National Sports Collectors Convention, it’s …

As the final day of the National Sports Collectors Convention begins here in a few minutes, I find myself pondering just how I would sum up the show so far — in a single word.