2010 Bowman Sterling loses you with craftsmanship, then buys you back with an insanely deep autograph checklist and overwhelming amount of hits per box. If you have the money and are a prospector, I would recommend giving a box of Sterling a shot, just be advised that it isn’t a perfect product, it just features the perfect checklist.
Recently Blake Griffin’s basketball cards saw a 200%-400% boost in value due to an injury that cost 2009′s top pick his entire rookie season. The search for the hobby’s next Griffin may very well be hidden in the same draft, that being the #5 overall pick Ricky Rubio, who has yet to play an NBA game, but soon could capture the imaginations of collectors everywhere with his Pistol Pete skill set.
If you hate 2010-11 O-Pee-Chee Hockey, than you may as well hate Wayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe and Bobby Orr as well, as this is one of those products that even if you don’t like, you have to respect
Bryce Harper’s 60th Anniversary Auto, Stephen Strasburg Redemption Auto, Ichiro/Pujols Red Refractor Box Topper highlights the top 50 eBay sales from the recently released 2010 Bowman Sterling Baseball.
The long and winding road to the Super Bowl leads to football card glory. Aaron Rodgers, Jay Cutler, Mark Sanchez, Troy Polamalu, Brian Urlacher, Clay Matthews, LaDainian Tomlinson and the football cards that have the most to gain from winning the 2011 Super Bowl.
Sam Bradford, Ndamukong Suh, LeGarrette Blount, Dez Bryant, Ryan Mathews, Mike Williams, Tim Tebow, Jahvid Best, Rob Gronkowski highlight Cardboard Connection’s first, second and third All-Football Rookie Card Teams from the 2010 NFL season.
Limited Hockey, SP Game Used, Upper Deck Ice Premieres, Young Guns parallels, Certified highlight the top selling Taylor Hall hockey cards from the first half of January. The Oilers freshman skater’s 1/1 Limited NHL Logoman and Upper Deck Young Guns french parallel among the list’s most intriguing cards.
Early eBay sales from 2010-11 Timeless Treasures Basketball suggest veterans and legends are growing in popularity after more than a decade of taking a backseat to rookies in the basketball card world. The popularity of Panini’s NBA Logoman and Laundry Tag relics could very explain this growing trend.
In the decade of sports card excess, there was no book value, only comedic value.
Panini’s flagship brand hits the ice for a first skate in the hockey sector of the hobby this March. Each box is set to deliver 4 hits, 3 of which are on-card Rookie Ticket autographs and the potential for plenty other cold as ice cards including 1/1 Golden Ticket parallels made from 11 grams of actual gold! 2010-11 Playoff Contenders Hockey is set to release on March 30th with a hobby box price of around $130-$150.
Tips on how to sell short prints, base cards, rookie cards, mini cards, black mini cards, inserts, regular autographs, short print autographs and chrome autographs from 2010 Topps Magic Football on eBay.
The 2010 Donruss Rated Rookie Box Set is essentially a blaster box on steroids. The 100 card box set delivers plenty of big name rookies like Bradford, Tebow and Bryant in addition to a refreshing amount of lesser known rookies. Each $20 box set delivers a 100-card Rated Rookie set and 1 autographed Rated Rookie.
After 25 years in the sports card pricing business, Tuff Stuff will release it’s final issue this February. In addition to this, Sports Collectors Digest will scale back it’s production and become a bi-monthly periodical after nearly 20 years as a weekly offering.
Classics returns featuring a checklist chalked with basketballers past, present and future. Each $100 hobby box of 2010-11 Classics Basketball delivers a total of 4 hits, with at least one on-card autograph featuring a member of the 2010-11 NBA rookie class.
From 1952 Topps to 2011 Topps, we take a look at 60 years of Topps Baseball card designs.
Starlin Castro, Dustin Ackley, Wil Myers, Miguel Sano, Gary Sanchez, Manny Machado, Jameson Taillon highlight our rankings of all 102 chrome prospect autographs from 2010 Bowman, 2010 Bowman Chrome and 2010 Bowman Draft.
2011 Upper Deck Football marks the return of base Upper Deck to the world of football cards after taking a leave of absence in 2010. This time around, Upper Deck Football will feature an NCAA Football theme and release prior to the 2011 NFL Draft. As they did with 2010-11 Upper Deck Hockey, each box will deliver a handful of 1991 Upper Deck 20th Anniversary parallels. 2011 Upper Deck Football is set to release on May 12th delivering 20 packs, 10 20th Anniversary parallels and 3 autographs per hobby box.
2010-11 Donruss Basketball is refreshing departure from the overload of pre-1960′s vintage products thrown at collectors over the past decade. Donruss instead goes with 1984 Donruss Baseball’s card design, which makes for a nostalgic trip to the decade of Deloreans, Guns N’ Roses, Member’s Only Jackets, Bo Jackson and Quantum Leap.