An extremely rare test issue, 1997 Topps ProShooters Marbles are frequently found on the wantlists of hardcore player collectors. The two checklists are even more desirable. We’ve got info on the tough set, a complete checklist, an image gallery and more.
The first-ever set of football cards, 1894 Mayo Cut Plug features 35 college players from Harvard, Yale and Princeton. Get the scoop on the set that’s gone on to inspire multiple modern tributes.
Panini has confirmed the autograph short prints for 2011 Playoff Contenders Baseball. We’ve got a complete list and print runs for the Rookie Ticket Autographs and Draft Ticket Autographs.
When we die, our collections stay behind. Here are some simple, practical tips to help you plan in advance and make sure your collection ends up in the right hands. It will also make it easier on the loved ones you leave behind.
2011-12 In the Game Heroes & Prospects Hockey mixes the sport’s young stars with some of the game’s greats. Boxes are brimming with value, promising at least two autographs and two memorabilia cards.
Everyone’s already got Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III on their hobby radar. Who else should collectors watch in the 2012 NFL Draft? We look at five players who could make a big hobby splash in the months and years ahead.
The most widely collected set in the hobby, 2012 Topps Series 1 Baseball launches with a golden theme. Building off the popular code cards from the past couple of years, Topps is expands on the concept this year with more exclusive cards and prizes.
Want to earn money for buying the cards and collectibles? The eBay Bucks program rewards you for the things you’re already buying. Find out how to sign up and start saving with our practical eBay Bucks guide.
Want to know if that 2011 SP Authentic Football autograph you pulled is tough to find? Check out our detailed short print list.
Panini is suing Leaf and their president, Brian Gray over Kevin Durant autographs. Panini is trying to stop Leaf from using Durant signatures in upcoming products.
A handful of recent trademark filings have hobby implications. Topps, Panini and USA Basketball are among those making trading card-related requests with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
With Ryan Braun’s 50-game drug-related suspension overturned, we look at how it will impact the National League MVP’s hobby standing.
If you had $100 to invest in official baseball rookie cards of current players, which ones would you choose? Take the $100 Rookie Card Challenge and find out if you can see a profit on your investment.
A former employee is suing Topps over a John Henry card inserted in 2011 Topps Triple Threads Baseball. Christopher Holmes alleges Topps didn’t get his permission to use his image on the card. Paul Lesko breaks down the details of the initial filing.
One of the luxury cars of the football card season, 2011 Topps Five Star Football is driven by four autographs and a variety of memorabilia combination in every pack. Base cards are printed on thick 154-point stock.
Short-printed rookies and Hall of Fame signatures aren’t the only new cards in the hobby bringing big money. Take a look at the top 10 prices for 2012 Topps Star Wars Galaxy 7 sketch cards.
Upper Deck Evolution video cards are back. A surprise inclusion in 2011 Upper Deck World of Sports, the three new cards feature Michael Jordan, Chris Paul and Alonzo Mourning.
2011 Upper Deck World of Sports brings together superstars from several sports including baseball, hockey, basketball, football, soccer and golf. The mixing of stars offers several unique autograph combinations.