• 15
    Jan

Jerry Kramer’s puts his Green Bay Packers Super Bowl I Championship Ring up for Auction

NEW YORK – The most significant NFL Championship ring ever offered at auction, offensive lineman Jerry Kramer’s 1967 Green Bay Packers Super Bowl I Championship Ring, presented to Kramer after the historic win, will cross the auction block in New York on Feb. 20 and is expected to bring more than $100,000 when it does. […]

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  • 20
    Nov

When Heroes Fade Away: A Look at Peyton Manning Sports Collectibles

There is little doubt that Peyton Manning will go down in NFL history as one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play the game. This past weekend, Manning surpassed Brett Favre’s career passing yards record with 71,871. To put that into perspective, that is more than 10,500 yards over Dan Marino’s mark of 61,361, who […]

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  • 19
    Aug

Hallowed Relics of the Gridiron on Display at New College Football Hall of Fame

In just a couple of weeks, large portions of the country will joyously shout out many of the following phrases, while many, many more will have no idea what they are talking about: “Roll Tide!” “Hook ’em ’Horns!” “Fork ’em, Devils!” “Gig ’em, Aggies!” “Go Big Blue!” “Go Dawgs!” “Geaux Tigers!” “Fight On!” “Sparty On!” […]

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  • 24
    Feb

Iconic Sports Memorabilia Reach Impressive Numbers at Platinum Night Auction

This past weekend concluded one of the highest profile sports collectibles auctions in recent years. Held in New York City and hosted by Heritage Auctions, the Sports Collectibles Platinum Night Auction event featured historic collectibles tied to some of the biggest names in sports. In total, 143 different lots closed with the staggering total of […]

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  • 31
    Jan

Collecting the Quarterbacks of Super Bowl XLVIII: Russell Wilson

In part one of our discussion on collecting the quarterbacks of Super Bowl XLVIII, we took a look at the wily veteran, Peyton Manning. It seems only fitting that this year’s Super Bowl paired the best in the league’s veteran and a representative of the new breed as the NFL is clearly experience a changing […]

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  • 31
    Jan

Collecting the Quarterbacks of Super Bowl XLVIII: Peyton Manning

While any number of players on Championship teams can be collectible depending on the outcome of the game and their individual performances, quarterbacks will always be the most collectible, even from the losing team. This year’s NFL Super Bowl presents collectors the opportunity to collect players from the opposite end of the experience spectrum in […]

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  • 21
    Oct

Fake Game-Worn Jersey Issue Problematic for Sports Trading Card Manufacturers

Yet another in a series of stunning legal cases related to fraud within the sports collectibles market made mainstream news outlets across the country last week. A sports memorabilia dealer was sentenced for selling off-the-rack replica jerseys to sports card companies that he claimed were actually game-worn jerseys. These jerseys were then allegedly cut up […]

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  • 10
    Oct

Memorabilia Cards: A Bit of Sports History for the Little Guy

If you haven’t opened a pack of baseball cards, or other sports cards for that matter, in several years, you may not recognize or understand what some of the cards actually are. One of the major changes to cards over the last 25-plus years is the advent of the memorabilia card, which people also refer […]

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  • 24
    Sep

It’s Time to Sell Your Sports Collection… Now What?

There are many reasons and numerous potential life-changing events that may provide the catalyst for selling your treasured sports memorabilia collection. Financial hardship, college tuition, home downsizing, the healthcare or death of a loved one are all regularly occurring circumstances that cause people to liquidate. This leads to big questions and overwhelming decisions like, “Where […]

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  • 24
    Sep

Collectible Sports Figures: They’re More than Just Bobbleheads

There are many types of sports figures for collectors to pursue that have intrinsic value all of their own. However, they can also serve as a versatile piece to add variety and dimension in the display of other sports memorabilia as well. Available in all shapes, sizes, and materials, sports figures go by a variety […]

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