The 10 Items from the Topps Vault VIP Exclusive Auction Held at the 2011 National in Chicago

Back in 2011, at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago, IL, Topps held an auction exclusively for VIP ticket holders on Wednesday, August 3, at 2:30 PM. It featured “10 magnificent TOPPS items direct from the Vault!” In this article, I’ll share the paragraphs describing the lots exactly as Topps advertised them on the … Read more

5 Cheaper Early Year Wayne Gretzky Hockey Cards

Fans, coaches, writers, and historians consider Wayne Gretzky to be the greatest hockey player in NHL history. He is the career scoring leader in goals, assists, and points. Gretzky won the Hart Memorial Trophy (MVP) nine times, the record for most MVP awards of any professional North American sports player.  As one of the greatest … Read more

The Sports Cards I Would Buy If I Had a Million Dollars

It’s fun to fantasize about what life would be like after winning the lottery. After setting life up for comfort, paying off a mortgage, making sure finances would last the rest of my life, etc., I’ve wondered how my collecting habits would change. After getting auction catalogs, browsing sold items on eBay, or walking around … Read more