The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for December 9, 2013
We've traveled to the far corners of the World Wide Web to track down the top sports card and memorabilia stories for today, December 9, 2013. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- 2013 Topps Five Star Baseball Autographs Guide - Get full details on the 2013 Topps Five Star Baseball Autographs. See the set, know the short prints, get a full checklist and much more.
- Top 10 Selling Sports Card Hobby Boxes - Get a list of the top 10 selling sports card hobby boxes for the week of November 30 to December 6, 2013 based on quantity of completed eBay sales. 2013 Topps Chrome Football is on top for the third straight week.
- 2013 Bowman Sterling Baseball Cards - Although not due out until late next week, you can see the full checklist now.
- 1991 Topps Desert Shield Baseball Cards - Given out to troops involved in the first Gulf War, 1991 Topps Desert Shield Baseball is one of the most valuable and historical sets from the early 1990s. Unfortunately, it’s also known for fakes.
- Jesse Owens 1936 Olympic Gold Medal Sells for Nearly $1.5 Million - Jesse Owens won four Olympic Gold Medal in the shroud of Nazi Germany in Berlin in 1936, breaking records in the process. The medal itself broke another record after selling for $1.46 million.
- 2014 Breygent Bates Motel Trading Cards - 2014 Breygent Bates Motel brings the popular A&E series and Psycho prequel to trading cards for the first time. The set includes autographs, prop and costume cards.
- Pelé Cards, Rookie Cards, and Memorabilia Guide - The greatest of all-time, Pelé cards and autographs are some of the most popular soccer options despite the fact that he has not played professionally since the 1970′s. We take a look at some of his top early cards as well as an autograph guide, shopping guide and more.
- Ichiro Suzuki Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide - Comprehensive guide to buying Ichiro Suzuki cards and autographed memorabilia. Includes a full rookie card checklist, analysis, autograph exemplars and more.
- Roy Halladay Baseball Cards: Rookie Cards Checklist and Buying Guide - Roy Halladay baseball card collecting guide. Includes a rookie card checklist, analysis and more.
- Dwyane Wade Rookie Cards and Autograph Memorabilia Buying Guide - Comprehensive buying guide to Dwyane Wade cards and autographed memorabilia. Get a complete look at all of his rookie cards, know what to look for in certified signatures and more.
- 2013 Topps Finest Baseball Cards - We take an in-depth look at the 20th anniversary edition of Topps Finest Baseball.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- How Heisman Trophy Winners Have Stored Their Hardware, Washington Post
- Teaser: Panini America Opens Four Boxes of 2013-14 Timeless Treasures Basketball, The Knight's Lance