Found 203 articles matching Sports category.
  • Sep 10 2008
  • 10 Sep 2008

Change of heart has dealer buying collectibles again

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.— Chris Lucero has a message for collectors. He’s buying after all.

  • Sep 9 2008
  • 9 Sep 2008

Collecting High-Valued Baseball Cards

While prices for the basic living necessities keep rising faster, the market for high end baseball cards seem to be growing more and more. Unlike when times were tough back in the early 1980’s when high end sports cards prices were at their lowest, this time around the baseball card market is just the opposite.


Then and Now

  • Sep 8 2008
  • 8 Sep 2008

My Introduction to Worthpoint and Worthpoint’s Intro to Me!

Just listened to Auctionwally’s interview with Worthpoint’s Will Seippel. I really enjoyed it, especially when Will talked about baseball cards and his ’52 Topps set, as baseball cards are my root to collecting.

  • Sep 4 2008
  • 4 Sep 2008

A FORTUNE FROM THE KITCHEN TABLE

“KITCHEN TABLE” ANTIQUE PISTOLS SET RECORDS AT ROCK ISLAND AUCTION

Three world records result from sale of a collection by man trying to buy a car for his elderly mother.

  • Sep 4 2008
  • 4 Sep 2008

The Quintessential Union Firearm

Over the last twenty years I keep getting one question asked over and over again. What was THE CIVIL WAR FIREARM? In a war right at the cusp of the industrial revolution that is a more difficult question then it may seem. With the use of every arm ever made in American Arsenals and Imports from almost every country in Europe, the total of Arms used in our Civil War is over 600 distinct types!

  • Sep 4 2008
  • 4 Sep 2008

Fly Fishing with Grass

Bamboo (or cane), a grass, was the material of choice used in the construction of fishing rods from the third quarter of the 19th Century to the middle of the 20th Century until the introduction of fiberglass.

  • Sep 4 2008
  • 4 Sep 2008

The Nationals

Like many of you, I belong to a collecting club or organization and like most, mine offers rewards like publications and events that culminate in the yearly grand event,“The Nationals.”

  • Sep 2 2008
  • 2 Sep 2008

Sports Collectibles Evoke Flood of Memories

How can going through your sports collectibles be like listening to the car radio? Think about it. You’re driving down the road when a song comes on that captures your attention. The song instantly evokes memories of a time long past—so long ago, it seems like another lifetime. We’ve all had this happen before—right?

  • Aug 27 2008
  • 27 Aug 2008

Olympics Baseball Collectibles Win Gold

The USA baseball team may have taken the bronze in Beijing, but you win gold with Olympic baseball collectibles. Although it has waned in popularity over the years, Olympic baseball has provided a showcase for some of the best young stars in the sport, which increases the desirability of their card collectibles.

  • Aug 19 2008
  • 19 Aug 2008

Chicago Cubs Collectibles: Home-Run Investments

As memorabilia collectors, we are always looking for that next great investment. Sure, we acquire collectibles because we genuinely love them, but most of us usually have financial incentives in mind when we buy them.