• 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
  • 2 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.

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  • 29 Jun
    2008

Bratner How to Trade

With the spring season coming to an end, there is no better time to do some cleaning of your baseball-card collection. Admit it, you have a few cards that you don’t like, don’t want and don’t need. Remember, the best collections are the ones that are focused and organized so the occasional spring-cleaning is necessary for the appearance of your set.

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  • 28 Jun
    2008

Bobbleheads coded

At ballparks throughout the country, bobblehead collectibles are given out to fans who show up early. For instance, this year the Houston Astros will be giving out baseball bobbleheads of two local legends, Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell.

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  • 23 Jun
    2008

How to Start a Baseball Card Collection

Whether you are doing it as an investment or for a hobby, starting a baseball card collection is an exciting venture. Collecting baseball cards is as much a part of growing up as Saturday morning cartoons and Hungry Hungry Hippos. That being said, many beginners experience difficulty starting their collections.

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  • 20 Jun
    2008
  • 20 Jun
    2008
  • 2 Jun
    2008

Young Athletes – Identifying the New Legends

The world’s biggest name in soccer, David Beckham, played an exhibition game February 20th. He joined his L.A. Galaxy teammates in Hawaii for a match against the Japanese team Gamba Osaka. At the final whistle, the Galaxy had been defeated, and according to soccer tradition, Beckham removed his jersey, walked over to the crowd, and handed it to two boys.

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