Found 216 articles matching Sports category.
  • Sep 15 2008
  • 15 Sep 2008

What Reel Do We Use with that Bamboo Rod?

In a previous article. I talked about fishing with bamboo fly rods and I explained a little about length versus value. Now, with that in mind, I want to talk about some reels that would be appropriate.

  • Sep 10 2008
  • 10 Sep 2008

QB Favre Traded, Catch His Collectibles

With all the recent drama that has surrounded former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre, now’s the time to intercept his collectibles.

  • Sep 10 2008
  • 10 Sep 2008

Queen’s stockings roll up big sale

The art, antiques and collectibles news mention Queen Victoria’s unmentionables, a charred Hendrix guitar and a sad auction of slain football star’s belongings.

  • 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.”