Tag Archives: National

Topps readies Bowman homage for VIPs at National Sports Collectors Convention

For VIP bag buyers, Topps will have a five-card set of 1953 Bowman “cards that never were” — a checklist that includes Ernie Banks, Al Kaline, Ted Williams, Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays.

At the National: 23 memorable Michael Jordan items

00000 By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Michael Jordan still stands tall in Chicago. Jordan reigned over basketball and the hobby during the 1980s and 1990s, leading the Bulls to six championships. Jordan’s greatness, charisma and collectibility continue to spark hobby innovation. Air Jordan’s legacy emerges on the floor of the National Sports Collectors Convention. […]

At the National: Sam Snead items, Lou Gehrig hat and Christy Mathewson card highlight Heritage auction

A collection of items from Sam Snead’s golfing career sold for $1.1 million (including premiums) Thursday, the centerpiece of Heritage’s “Platinum Night” auction.

At the National: Fans line up to meet Eric Dickerson and other sports legends

00000 By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Collectors gathered at the Tri-Star booth Thursday, clamoring to meet their favorite athletes. Rick Monday and “Mean” Joe Greene drew faithful crowds, with fans excited for autographs and photo opportunities.

At the National: Day 1 highlights

00000 The National Sports Collectors Convention opened Wednesday, giving hobbyists a chance to look at priceless cards and memorabilia – and pick up some special items, too. Here’s a recap from the Beckett team.

At the National: A musical reprieve from sports collectibles

00000 By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Collectors gathered at Will Simmons’ booth Wednesday, considering the purchase of famous signatures and rare posters. Posters and signatures are pretty common at the National Sports Collectors Convention. But where other dealers sell sports memorabilia and cards, Simmons focuses on rock & roll memorabilia and vintage guitar picks […]

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.

TriStar gives collectors a history lesson at The National

Off to the side of the corporate section at the National Sports Collectors Convention, in its own nestle of the floor, the TriStar booth shows off its few hobby products with a vast appeal.

Ongoing gallery: Day three at the NSCC

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