Found 216 articles matching Sports category.
  • 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 […]

  • Jan 27 2009
  • 27 Jan 2009

Super Super-Bowl Collectibles

By Eric Brantner Move over Christmas. You, too, Thanksgiving. There’s a new holiday that brings families and friends closer together than all the rest. Sure, […]

  • Jan 6 2009
  • 6 Jan 2009

Collecting Winning Football Coaches

There’s always talk and hype about great football players and their collectibles. Not so much about the sport’s great coaches. Head coaches are the driving […]

  • Dec 29 2008
  • 29 Dec 2008

Decoys: What Should I Collect and How Much Should I Pay?

When asked “What should I collect?” the answer every dealer and collector will give is: “Collect what you like.” In my case, that means decoys. […]

  • Dec 23 2008
  • 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), […]