Proof that not all World Baseball Classic cards are worthless, Carl escapes the Tampa humidity, a Buenos Aires big man breaks out, the new “Round Mound of Rebound”, Jim Starks, Ivory’s Gridiron Gear Redemption, Couture’s Cup and the biggest breakout cards from the week that was!
On friday basketball’s version of the declaration of independence sold for $4.3 million dollars, which made Naismith’s yellowish pieces of hoops history the highest selling article of sports memorabilia in history, topping Mark McGwire’s 70th home run ball from 1998 by $1.3 million dollars.
Topps Sterling is the sweeping tale of the game of baseball told trough cardboard. If you fancy yourself a baseball historian, this is a product you will definitely want to check out if you can afford the steep box price of around $200-$220. Sterling is a baseball fans’ baseball card product.
Topps Tribute returns for a third season of high-end, old school baseball card action this April. The product promises to be an improvement over past incarnations with the addition of book cards and a host of other intriguing new cards. 2011 Topps Tribute will deliver 6 hits and is expected to carry a box price of around $250.
Art and NASCAR collide to create Press Pass’ latest trading card offering 2011 Press Eclipse. All 90 base cards in the latest version of Eclipse feature a unique artistic touch that is sure to capture the interest of racing card collectors come February 23rd, 2011.
Wizard of Washington’s opening night jersey sells for over $7,000 on the official NBA Auctions website. The sale price is good for third place behind LeBron and Kobe’s opening jerseys, which both sold for over $10,000 respectively.
Donruss’ return to hockey is a triumphant success that offers collectors a substantial amount of cold as ice cards per $60-$70 hobby box. The Rated Rookie won’t beat a Young Gun, but the product as a whole is much deeper than Upper Deck Series One.
Come this time next week, John Skelton’s 2010 rookie cards could be laughing at the book value of Derek Anderson’s. With fellow rookie Max Hall out for the year and the Cardinals team jokester (both on and off the field) injured, John Skelton is the likely starting QB for 3-9 Cardinals going into Week 14.
One-of-Ones, hearty patches, dual autos, book cards, rookies, legends, superstars and a random collection of crazy 2010 football card pictures from eBay.
John Wall, Evan Turner, DeMarcus Cousins, Kobe Bryant, Scottie Pippen, Wood Rookie Autos, Team Threads Signatures highlight the top 25 highest recorded eBay sales from the recently released 2010-11 Threads Basketball.
Taylor Hall, P.K. Subban, Nazem Kadri, Tyler Seguin, Sidney Crosby, Wayne Gretzky, Quad Diamond Rookie Gems, Team Canada Die-Cuts highlight the top 25 highest recorded eBay sales from the recently released 2010-11 Black Diamond Hockey.
Card companies need to make a commitment to product release dates and understand that the card company itself isn’t the only one effected by poor planning. Both collectors and hobby shops pay the price for a problem only the card companies themselves can commit to solving.
Are you a “Pristine” baseball card mind? Take our latest trading card quiz and find out! Each question of the quiz will ask you to guess the final eBay sale price of ten different cards from the 2010 baseball card season.
2010 Topps Prime is step in a fresh, new direction for Topps. With a few tweaks, Prime could evolve into the perfect compliment to Topps’ chrome based products. Each hobby box delivers 10-packs and 4-hits for less than $100.
2010 Certified Football is a solid football card offering that delivers 4-hits and doesn’t overload collectors with a stack of meaningless base cards. Certified won’t “wow” you, but at the same time it won’t leave you with a terrible case of buyer’s remorse.
TriStar’s latest TNA trading card offering brings plenty of fresh faces and intriguing new cards to the ring this December. Several new inclusions of intrigue include Lovely Lock’s Hair Cards featuring TNA’s Knockouts, Sting Face Paint Autos and Letterman and Jeff Hardy Original Art Cards.
Weekly sports card column that exposes shady and unsavory characters from the world of eBay! This week features an idiot of Epix proportions who takes it upon himself to improve the patch quality of football cards.
The imagination of Threads is absolutely infectious and although the product does have it’s bad moments, those are alleviated by the introduction of on-wood rookie autos, which are destined for hobby stardom. If you enjoy products that take cards in a fresh direction, I would definitely recommend breaking a box or two.