• 23 Dec
    2008

Score TDs with QBs’ Memorabilia

Throughout its illustrious history, the NFL has brought fans some exciting superstar quarterbacks. I’ve already devoted articles to a few of them (Favre, the Mannings), but I thought it would be a good idea to give tribute to some of those I’ve yet to touch on. The quarterback is arguably the most important player on […]

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  • 16 Dec
    2008

Collecting Baseball Cards: 1948 Bowman Baseball Card Set

For the baseball card industry, 1948 is considered the start of the modern or post-war era of baseball card collecting. The Bowman Gum Company of Philadelphia, Pa., premiered a set of 48 baseball cards via packs sold with bubble gum. The 1948 Bowman set was issued as a black & white set and the size […]

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  • 15 Dec
    2008

Sports Dealers: Turn Maelstrom to Money

It seems you can’t go five minutes without hearing the doom-and-gloom talk about our economy. Companies are going out of business. Workers are getting laid off. And consumer spending is plummeting. This begs the question—what do these poor economic times mean for the typical sports-collectibles enthusiast? To begin, it’s important to define who is your […]

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  • 11 Dec
    2008

Verdict Puts Squeeze on O.J. Collectibles

Editor’s Note: Has the market for O.J. Simpson collectibles disappeared since his recent conviction on 12 felony counts? Or will there always be interest in this fallen sports hero?

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  • 1 Dec
    2008

Collecting Baseball Cards and the 1948 Leaf Set

Collecting Baseball Cards and the 1948 Leaf Set

By Ed Kushner

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  • 17 Nov
    2008

Is this Decoy Real?

How Can You Tell If Decoys Are Real?

By Laura Collum

People who come in my shop look at all the decoys and often ask, “How can you tell if they are real?” Apart from the metaphysical question, what people mean by that is “are they old and were they really used as duck hunting decoys?”

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  • 28 Oct
    2008

Fans Go Batty for Lousiville Slugger Museum

Editor’s Note: Some of the most sought-after collectibles are sports related. And near the top of that list are Louisville Sluggers. Here is a look at a museum dedicated to the official bat of Major League Baseball.

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  • 28 Oct
    2008
  • 28 Oct
    2008
  • 28 Oct
    2008

Broadway Joe Collectibles Still Winners with Fans

In today’s NFL, it’s commonplace for an athlete to say things that cause a stir in the media. Just look at Terrell Owens. Or Chad Johnson. Or in the 90’s, Deion Sanders.

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