Most Valuable Baseball Cards

CNNMoney.com in a previously posted story from 2006, had a list of the most valuable baseball cards: 1) 1909 Honus Wagner from Sweet Caporal Cigarette Company – Value: $1.265 million 2) 1952 Mickey Mantle from Topps – Value: $127,500 3) 1933 Babe Ruth from Goudey Gum Co. – Value: $105,000 4) 1954 Ted Williams from … Read moreMost Valuable Baseball Cards

Collectible Summary for October 26 2010

A collection of stories from Paul Fraser Collectibles: Only block to feature the rare US ‘Type 1b stamp’ sells for $50,000 Sold for comfortably above its pre-sale estimate was this US one cent blue block of four, with a fifth stamp attached. Dated to 1851, this is certainly no ordinary block; it happens to be … Read moreCollectible Summary for October 26 2010

George Steinbrenner Letters up for Auction

Michael Schriner alerted us to this auction on eBay for a collection of letters written to his mother from 1949 to 1951 from the future New York Yankees boss. He pointed us to the following story on Sports Collector Daily: “Steinbrenner Letters Now on eBay A collection of half century year-old letters from a young … Read moreGeorge Steinbrenner Letters up for Auction

Beatles, Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley collectibles at auction

ORIGINAL MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO MICHAEL JACKSON AND LISA MARIE PRESLEY IN 1994 SELLS FOR $70,800 AT PHILIP WEISS SALE, JAN. 22-24 (OCEANSIDE, N.Y.) – The original marriage certificate issued to pop legend Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley, the daughter of rock ‘n’ roll icon Elvis Presley, on May 26, 1994 in the Dominican … Read moreBeatles, Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley collectibles at auction

Sports Memorabilia as an Alternative Investment

A press release from last fall, but perhaps still relevant: “At a time of sinking home and stock prices, investors are eager to find financial safe havens. While sports memorabilia may not be as sound an investment as bonds or a bank deposit, the returns can sometimes be breathtaking. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 14, … Read moreSports Memorabilia as an Alternative Investment