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Posted on January 11, 2013 – 3:12 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2013 Allen & Ginter, 2013 Allen & Ginter Checklist, 2013 Topps Allen & Ginter, featured, MLB, tobacco cards, Topps | Comments (35)
Topps teased the design for the eighth edition of its Allen & Ginter baseball set on Tuesday morning.
Posted on December 21, 2012 – 11:36 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2012 Panini Golden Age, Black Sox Scandal, Bob Woodward, Bobby Fischer, Carl Bernstein, featured, Joe Jackson, Lefty Williams, MLBPA, Panini America, Three Stooges, tobacco cards, Watergate | Comments (11)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2012 Panini Golden Age cards in this Box Busters preview video.
Posted on August 30, 2012 – 10:15 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1887-89 Old Judge Cabinet N173, Mike "King" Kelly, Old Judge, tobacco cards | Comments (0)
An 1887-89 Old Judge Cabinet N173 card of Hall of Famer Mike “King” Kelly hit the auction block after being found in a trunk of old papers.
Posted on August 22, 2012 – 8:39 am | Author: Admin
Baseball | Joe Doyle, T206, tobacco cards | Comments (2)
Joe Doyle has the distinction of being pictured on the rarest card in the famed T206 set.
Posted on March 20, 2012 – 9:17 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1952 Topps, 1986-87 Fleer, Eddie Plank, Honus Wagner, Memory Lane Inc., Michael Jordan, T206, tobacco cards | Comments (3)
It’s a Honus Wagner T206 tobacco card, and it headlines Memory Lane Inc.’s Holy Grail Auction, which launches on April 21 and ends on May 5. The opening bid is $550,000.
Posted on January 19, 2012 – 11:39 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Bowman, Memory Lane Inc., Mickey Mantle, Pete Rose, T205, tobacco cards, Topps, vintage baseball cards | Comments (2)
The breaking of a massive collection of high-grade vintage baseball cards has begun through Memory Lane Inc. with more than 4,000 key cards from baseball’s golden years available to collectors.
Posted on December 31, 2011 – 11:56 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2003 Topps 205, 2003 Topps 205 Series 2, Delmon Young, Dontrelle Willis, featured, Felix Pie, Hank Aaron, MLB, Rich Harden, T205, tobacco cards, Topps | Comments (2)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2003 Topps 205 Series 2 baseball cards in this retro edition of Box Busters.
Posted on December 19, 2011 – 9:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Al Kaline, Eddie Plank, Honus Wagner, Stan Musial, T206, tobacco cards, Topps, Ty Cobb, Vintage cards, Willie Mays | Comments (0)
A PSA 5 specimen of one of the hobby’s more sought-after pre-war cards sold for more than $100,000 as had been expected in Memory Lane Inc.’s Winter Classics Auction that closed on Saturday night.
Posted on December 1, 2011 – 10:52 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1909-11 T206, Baseball Hall of Fame, Christy Mathewson, MLB, New York Giants, tobacco cards | Comments (7)
Recently, though, I added a card that had quietly screamed for my attention in recent years, a card that, to me, defines perfection for its time — though my copy is nowhere near perfect at all
Posted on August 4, 2011 – 8:34 pm | Author: chrisolds
Beckett Updates, Non-Sports | Allen & Ginter, American Editors, N1, non-sports cards, The National, tobacco cards | Comments (1)
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.