You’ve been out of the card collecting loop for a while, but you’ve heard over and over from your collector friends that trading card value is making headlines. Curious to see what all the hubbub is about, you did what anyone would do…


We’ve all been there. You hear your childhood trading cards have spiked in value, so you track down that dusty box hidden in your closet and start sifting through the collectibles of the past, in hopes of finding valuable trading…


  Should I get my cards graded by an independent third-party grader? And if so, which ones? You may have asked yourself these questions or heard your collector friends pose the same questions. Of course, the answer is entirely dependent…


  The most prized card in Pokémon has sold once again for a record-breaking price. A PSA Mint 9-graded Pokémon Illustrator, also known as Illustrator Pikachu, sold for $224,500 back in October 2019 through Weiss Auctions. In June of this…


  The journey of a card sent to PSA to be authenticated and graded shouldn’t be a mysterious one. And when the card in question is YOUR card, a little more crystal-clear understanding would probably be seen as a good…


  Even when he entered this world 77 years ago, Dick Butkus made his presence felt. The youngest of eight children born in Chicago to Lithuanian parents John and Emma Butkus, he weighed 13 pounds, six ounces upon entrance. Growing…


  When the 1965 NFL season concluded, Cleveland Browns All-Pro running back Jim Brown was coming off one of his greatest campaigns ever. Not only did the bruising, 30-year-old pile driver lock down his eighth NFL rushing title (1,577 yards…



  Known for consistency in the batter’s box and elite defensive abilities on the field, this modern Yankees great took the league by storm early on and carved out an incredible career that stacks up against, not only the Yankees greats, but the all-time greats…



  There are a lot of things that go into the proper management of a third-party authentication and grading company that collectors might not immediately consider. Of course, qualified graders are necessary and reliable people are required to receive submissions…


  It’s always nice to be a part of something. Maybe it’s playing hoops in your local rec league or singing in your choir. Or, perhaps using your keen eye to contribute to your school’s photography club. But something that…