Tag Archives: vintage

BGS Diary Predictor (July): What will Olds submit?

We recently introduced the BGS Diary and it seems like a few of you liked hearing about what — and why — Beckett Baseball Editor Chris Olds submitted what he did for grading.

Win a 2015 Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron box from Beckett Radio

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Radio Host Beckett Radio is pleased to announce it is giving away a box of 2015 Upper Deck Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron on the latest episode. Be sure to listen in to see how you can win this box from them. Send your answers in to radio@beckett.com or on their Twitter page […]

Building The List: Where do you buy your vintage?

For our upcoming Vintage Issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’re doing a vintage edition of The List — 50 vintage dealers who you should know. Maybe you buy from a certain dealer on eBay or use a certain dealer on a certain site? Maybe you buy from an established dealer who has a website or a storefront and you think they do a good job and the world should know about them? Tell us.

Beckett 20 Questions: Retro sets & vintage cards

With plenty of popular retro brands, there are plenty of new options to revisit the old, and we want to ring in the new year with 20 Questions on both pieces of this collecting puzzle.

How much did this Willie Mays rookie sell for?

How much do you think it sold for? Tell us by taking the poll below.

At the National: It’s no secret, vintage remains a driving force (card gallery)

Walk aisle after aisle and you’ll see more vintage than you can imagine.

Turning back the clock: 1989 Topps baseball cards commercial

By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Ah, the Gregg Jefferies days … I was recently watching a TV broadcast from 1989 when I came across a gem – a commercial for Topps team sets. Only $12.95 plus tax! Sure seems like a good investment.

Football’s Mad Men: Who is your essential mid-century quarterback?

By Andrew Tolentino | Football Editor Despite hype and promise, the forthcoming issue of Beckett Football will not feature top rookie prospect Andrew Luck on the front cover. Instead, we’re turning back the pages of time and hobby history to reflect on an era of style, circumstance, and stardom. Oh, and we’re also giddy over […]

Box Busters: A hobby shop vintage grab bag

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into something he picked up at a hobby shop (gasp!) and found a great piece of trivia inside in this latest edition of (sorta) Box Busters.

Elston Howard’s story sparks my interest in vintage

Elston Howard was the first black player in New York’s history – and yet I feel he has fallen through the proverbial cracks when it comes to Yankee history.