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2011 NSCC Voices from the show: Father-son duos

Father-son duos at The National Sports Collectors Convention

2011 NSCC Voices from the show: Michael Russek

Michael Russek of Grey Flannel Auctions takes us through the highlight-reel-worthy items up for grabs in a current company auction.

2011 NSCC Voices from the National: Nick Matijevich

Hobby figurehead Nick Matijevich offers a rundown on show exclusives, redemption programs and the overall Press Pass presence at The National.

Ongoing gallery: Day three at the NSCC

Beckett continues photo coverage of day three at the National Sports Collectors Convention

2011 NSCC Voices from the show: Tracy Hackler

Tracy Hackler gives us a brief tour of the goods at the Panini America booth.

As always, vintage has heavy presence at The National … even in my first purchase

A common refrain from some groups of collectors seemingly every year is that there’s a heavy vintage presence at the National Sports Collectors Convention … and, ironically, my first two card purchases had three things in common.

2011 NSCC Voices from the show: Barry Sullivan

Show goer and on-again collector Barry Sullivan discusses The National as it pertains to his early encounters and return to the hobby.

Ongoing gallery: Visuals from day two at the NSCC

Beckett’s ongoing photo coverage from day two at the 2011 National Sports Collectors Convention

Ongoing gallery: visuals from day one at the NSCC

Beckett delivers the National Sports Collectors Convention in a daily, ongoing picture show.

It has begun: NSCC coverage begins today

A Beckett prelude to the NSCC news to come.

Tip Sheet: Five ways to enjoy The National from afar

Five ways to keep up with The National without actually going to The National …

Panini presents puck-lover prizes for the National

Panini recently stepped up to show off its event-exclusive hockey cards for those making the trek to next week’s National Sports Collectors Convention. I

Topps plans collector Q&A at The National

The company is planning a Q&A session with 100 collectors next Thursday beginning at 4 p.m. Those who want to attend need to stop by the Topps booth and reserve a seat as they will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis.

First look: 2011 TRISTAR Obak baseball cards

TRISTAR will have plenty of things in store at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention just two weeks away in Chicago and one of them is the debut of its latest baseball card set, 2011 Obak, which also is known as “A History of the Game.”

Topps readies Heritage rookie redemptions for NSCC

As previously reported, Topps will be giving away five rookie cards as part of a wrapper redemption program during the National Sports Collectors Convention next month in Chicago — and on Wednesday it confirmed who the cards will feature.

TRISTAR bringing “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair, other TNA stars, to The National

The Naitchonal, err National, Sports Collectors Convention got a little bit cooler following the announcement that TRISTAR will be bringing “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair to the show next month in Chicago as an autograph guest along with three other stars from TNA Wrestling.

In the Game reveals redemptions, VIP cards for NSCC

In The Game announces plans for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago.

Panini previews VIP pulls for The National

Panini reveals its presence in the National Sports Collectors Convention VIP package

Lou Gehrig’s Japan Tour jersey, Joe Jackson’s bat headline Heritage’s National convention auction

Heritage Auctions has plenty in store for its auction taking place on Aug. 4 in conjunction with the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago — and the highlights set to hit the auction block include “Shoeless” Joe Jackson’s Black Betsy bat and a uniform worn by New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig during the 1934 Tour of Japan.

The National: Plans are starting to come together

While The Show Issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly is still in production, an A-List autograph guest was announced by TRISTAR on Tuesday — one that prompted an immediate re-write of the five autographs to get rundown of guests at the show.

Topps Vault will auction rare items at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention

VIP attendees will have one more event to attend at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago as The Topps Vault will be auctioning 10 one-of-kind and rather significant items during the VIP reception on the opening day of the show.