Peacock Elvis, stolen paintings found, Honus Wagner collectibles
Are you collectibles crazy? A celebrity fan? Do you have a hunka-hunka burning desire to own Elvis’ peacock jumpsuit? (Yes, you read that right, PEACOCK.)
Antique Baseball Gloves—How the Game Used to Be
Baseball fans are like historians in many ways. They pride themselves on being able to quote arcane stats, facts and stories. One aspect of sports collectibles that is important to many historians of the game is baseball-glove collecting. Collectors are fascinated by antique gloves that tell stories of the development of this incredible sport
Stolen Shakespeare, George W. dum gum, Sgt. Pepper and baseball collectibles
Catching a possible Shakespeare thief, honoring a legacy of political collectibles, a record for Beatles memorabilia and the end of a Yankees era make recent antiques and collectibles news, while a work by a female painter fetches record prices in the contemporary-art market.
Sports E-Cards—Collectibles of the 21st Century?
It’s no secret the Internet has changed the face of how consumers shop for items. Music, movies and books are just a few of the things you can buy online to download directly to your computer. The sports collectibles world hasn’t been unaffected by today’s digital society.
Yankee Stadium collectibles baseball card set a must, must-have
Baseball’s most legendary stage, Yankee Stadium, will be shutting its doors for the final time at the end of the 2008 season.
DHL All-Star FanFest – Something for Everyone
This year the DHL All-Star FanFest has something for everyone. Dan Borsey heads to the Yogi Berra museum exhibit and also finds some great collectibles at this year’s FanFest.
More of Dan the Man in the WorthPoint Van’s videos from the DHL FanFest:
Baseball Collectibles, Media Hype? Bring It On for Higher Prices
The baseball-card market can be difficult to predict sometimes, as I pointed out in my investment strategies .
Honus Wagner Reached Baseball’s Peak, His Collectibles Card Soars Even Higher
I don’t know how I have maintained a baseball-card blog for the last few months without talking about what is largely considered to be the Holy Grail of antique-card collecting—the T206 Honus Wagner card. It is one of the rarest baseball cards in history, and it depicts one of the greatest players of the dead-ball era.
Three Players Whose Collectibles Are Benefiting from Their Hot Starts
Every year, the first half of the baseball season showcases some amazing starts from a few players. Newspapers, sports talk radio and the Internet become inundated with conversation about the player and speculation as to whether he can continue the historic pace he has set. Statisticians try to project his first half numbers over an entire season to see if he will break any records.