Found 200 articles matching Sports category.
  • Jan 14 2013
  • 14 Jan 2013

Programs, Tickets, Team-Signed Footballs & Helmets top Super Bowl Collectibles

The National Football League’s annual championship game, known as the Super Bowl, has been a tradition since 1967. From its humble beginnings, the game has […]

  • Jan 14 2013
  • 14 Jan 2013

Winchester 1886 by Turnbull Makes the Case for Restoring Antique Rifles

I have been in the firearms business my entire career. And for as long as I can remember, it has been taboo to refinish American-made […]

  • Jan 3 2013
  • 3 Jan 2013

Under-Valued Sports History: Collecting Vintage Game Day Programs

Throughout the history of sports, the game day program has connected fans to their team and has served as a permanent archival recording that the […]

  • Oct 17 2011
  • 17 Oct 2011

Meet WorthPoint’s Über-Collectors: Rob Bertrand, Sports Memorabilia

Passion, energy, excitement. The thrill of the hunt. It seems that everyone infected with the collecting bug shares these same traits! True enthusiasts—or “über collectors” […]

  • Nov 11 2010
  • 11 Nov 2010

Gus Wilson and One of His 100-Year-Old Decoys

Recently I received a call from a woman who had a decoy she wanted more information on. A local auction house referred her to me. […]

  • May 17 2010
  • 17 May 2010

‘First’ is Definitely not ‘Worst’ when it Comes to Sports Memorabilia

Making general statements when it comes to collecting and investing in vintage sports memorabilia can be a little tricky at times. However, an almost sure-fire […]

  • Nov 23 2009
  • 23 Nov 2009

Delaware River Decoys Differ from Their Coastal Brethren

I recently wrote about the New Jersey decoys in general and of the coastal bays in particular (Hollow, Light-Weight Decoys Valued on the Jersey Coast […]

  • Oct 26 2009
  • 26 Oct 2009

Hollow, Light-Weight Decoys Valued on the Jersey Coast and Delaware Valley

The distinctive style of coastal New Jersey decoys was shaped by the method of hunting used in the area. The sneak box was used as […]

  • Jun 1 2009
  • 1 Jun 2009

Kentucky Rifles: How to Gauge the Quintessential American Firearm

Surprisingly, one of America’s earliest triumphs in artistic and functional design, the “Kentucky rifle,” was not invented or generally fashioned in Kentucky. The name, instead, […]

  • Jan 30 2009
  • 30 Jan 2009

Big Ben or Kurt: Who Wins Collectibles Bowl?

If six months ago you predicted Arizona Cardinals would be facing the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl, raise your hand. I’m guessing your hand […]