Topps File Sets Part 4: Exploring Individually Slabbed Vault Copies of Topps Baseball, Football, and Hockey Cards

Welcome to the fourth and final installment of the Topps File Set series. In the previous articles, I explored the history of Topps’ file sets, delved into notable resales of the albums, and shared some of the file copy binder pages that Topps authenticated and sold to collectors. Now, I’ll focus on individually graded Topps … Read more

Topps File Sets Part 3: Individual File Copy Binder Pages

After exploring the fascinating world of Topps File Albums in the first two parts of this series, I now turn my attention to another aspect of Topps’ treasure trove: the file copy binder pages. While many Topps file albums were sold in the famous 1989 Guernsey’s Topps Auction and subsequently resold to new owners, hundreds … Read more

Topps File Sets Part 2: Reselling History – Notable Sales of Topps File Albums

Since the 1989 Guernsey’s Topps Auction, many of the Topps file albums that were sold have changed hands again. These pieces of history have continued to captivate collectors and enthusiasts of sports cards, with some albums fetching really high prices at subsequent auctions. In this article, I’ll take a closer look at some notable resales … Read more

Topps File Sets Part 1: The 1989 Guernsey’s Topps Auction

Topps files are a treasure trove for collectors and enthusiasts of baseball, hockey, basketball, and football cards. The files represent the sole collection of every series of cards that Topps preserved for its internal archives, usually with two card sets affixed to pages post-production to display the front and back of each card. In August … Read more