PSA Set Registry Starter Kit: Emmitt Smith

  When it comes to naming the NFL’s list of all-time leading rushers, the lineup of running backs is filled with greatness: Walter Payton, Barry Sanders, Curtis Martin, Frank Gore, LaDainian Tomlinson, Jerome Bettis, Eric Dickerson, Tony Dorsett and Jim…

Diamonds in the Junk – 1991 Pacific Plus Football

  For collectors of a certain age there is something oddly comforting about junk wax cards. Far too many were printed, they’re littered with quasi-errors and print issues, and “rare” chase cards are numbered in the thousands. However, they are…

The Top 5 Most Valuable Football Cards

Fact: Some football cards are just harder to tackle. Because of various factors like overall scarcity and condition sensitivity, these cards are tough to come by in general and tend to command the big bucks in high grade. We put…

Sizing Up Joltin’ Joe’s 1947 Yankees Jersey

  Every baseball player yearns to play in the World Series. From those early years spent playing tee-ball and Little League to more competitive games played on the collegiate and minor league levels, it’s every ballplayer’s dream to compete in…

Collecting Autographs Through the Mail

  There are many ways for hobbyists to add to their autograph collections. Participating in private signings, attending personal appearances, visiting hotels where celebrities are staying and purchasing PSA-authenticated signatures from hobby dealers are all legitimate ways to build a…

PSA Set Registry Starter Kit: Troy Aikman

  With the NFL’s 2018 regular season kicking off this week, all eyes are once again focused on the gridiron. And, since we are all clearly “ready for some football,” it’s only natural to steer some of our cardboard collecting…

How the Hobby Led to a HOF Campaign

  While acquiring new cards is a key tenet of having a collection, I have found that the connections we make in the hobby are as important and enjoyable, if not more so, than the cards themselves. Back in December…