• 19 Jul
    2008

Baseball Collectibles And Fun: DHL All-Star FanFest

I’m not someone who follows baseball religiously or follows a season with bated breath. But I’ve always had a love of the game, its sincere players, rascals, larger-than-life stories and its culture of creating history through attractive collectibles and rediscovering history through antiques. So shooting the DHL Fan Fest with a total enthusiast like Dan was incredibly fun.

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  • 17 Jul
    2008

DHL All-Star FanFest -DRAFT by Matt Kohn

I’m not someone who follows baseball religiously, or follows a season with baited breath. But I’ve always had a love of the game, it’s sincere players, it’s rascals, it’s larger than life stories, and it’s culture of creating history through attractive collectibles and rediscovering history through antiques.

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  • 16 Jul
    2008

Thurman Munson, a Yankees Legend Remembered

I’m just back from the DHL All-Star FanFest in New York City where I spent a day with cameraman Matt Kohn shooting video about antiques and collectibles for the WorthPoint site. Besides baseball, my other passion is collecting, buying and selling antiques and collectibles. I love the excitement of a live auction, and as a baseball diehard, the FanFest was a match made in heaven.

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  • 16 Jul
    2008

Yankee Stadium Swan Song Great for Collectibles

Yankee Stadium will bid baseball fans farewell by hosting at least one last spectacle—the 2008 All-Star Game. Slated for July 15, the star-filled contest includes a popular fan festival featuring a slew of collectibles ranging from high-priced autographed items dating back decades to more modern memorabilia.

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  • 16 Jul
    2008

Antiques Alamo sword, bad guy’s briefcase & collectibles, rare bills not for deposit

In collectibles, antiques and art news, an Alamo sword and the personal effects of a notorious outlaw hit the auction block, a bank returns valuable rare bills to its customer, a stolen Renaissance masterpiece is sold and a distinctive Babe Ruth home-run ball goes up for sale for the first time.

Wild West Antiques and Militaria

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  • 11 Jul
    2008

Baseball Collectibles Can Benefit from Media Hype

The baseball-card market can be difficult to predict sometimes. (click here to read about investing in baseball cards.) Sure, factors such as a player’s statistics, team popularity and the card’s age all play a role in determining a collectible’s value, but sometimes cards become hot for other reasons. Collectibles may go hot because of media hype.

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  • 8 Jul
    2008

Baseball Collectibles—Relic Cards Carry History

The baseball-card collectibles market has undergone major changes in recent years. The ups and downs of the market have made it difficult for some collectors to make wise investments. While some cards may not be worth as much as they used to be, many card companies are doing their part to provide some valuable collectibles in their sets. One highly coveted card is the relic card.

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  • 7 Jul
    2008

Kate Moss, Latin Art, a Gold Rush Coin, & Insuring Collectibles

In eccentric collectibles, model Kate Moss drops a hair extension in Berlin that results in bids on eBay and in fine art, a contested painting sets a new record for a Latin work. Iowan floods that brought the heartbreaking loss of a baseball legend’s memorabilia prompts an article on sports collectibles insurance, a Gold Rush-era coin is put on display, and a doll hits the big screen.

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  • 6 Jul
    2008

Baseball Stamps Make Home-Run Collectibles

Take me out to the ballgame. Take me out with the crowd. You know the rest of the words, right? Well, did you know this song is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2008? And what better way to celebrate this staple of the American pastime than by commemorating it with a U.S. postage stamp that’s sure to a sports collectibles hit?

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  • 3 Jul
    2008