Circa 1910 Type 1 Photo of Ty Cobb Sells Privately for $250,000

  A new sales record for the sports collectibles industry has been established. A PSA-certified original Type 1 photo showing Detroit Tigers Hall of Famer Ty Cobb sliding into third base just sold for $250,000. The circa 1910, 8” x…

Wilt’s Signed Scoresheet from 100-Point Game Sells for $214,579

  NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain, a.k.a. “The Big Dipper” and “Wilt the Stilt,” did everything big. Standing 7′ 1″ tall, the late center was an unstoppable force on the basketball court and his crowning individual achievement occurred early in his…

Record Auction Prices Realized for PSA-Certified Original Photos

  Last August, smack dab in the middle of the National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland, PSA introduced a product line of “jumbo holders,” a new encapsulation service designed for oversized items such as signed and unsigned original photos as…

Auction Prices Realized: The Power of PSA Grading

  Last week, a much-anticipated online auction of the 1933 Goudey Baseball set, graded “Current Finest” on the PSA Set Registry, came to a close. Each one of the 240 cards up for bid comprised its own lot with many…

PSA’s Top Auction Prices Realized in 2018

  With a big assist coming from the late, great Mickey Mantle, Professional Sports Authenticator (www.PSAcard.com) is happy to report that it once again certified tens of thousands of sports cards and autographs in 2018 including 10 of the most…

First Day Cover: Baseball’s Remarkable Delivery

  A very special baseball-related item was up for auction last week. It’s a piece that boasts the signatures of 11 members of Major League Baseball’s inaugural Hall of Fame class, in addition to the autograph of MLB’s very first…

Three PSA-Authenticated Items Lead the Way at Auction

  Robert Edward Auctions (REA) completed its 2018 Fall event this past weekend and some impressive figures were recorded. Three of the auction’s top-selling lots included baseball-related gems that were each authenticated and graded by PSA. From a T206 Ty…

Carlton Fisk’s Memorable Blast from 1975

  2018 World Series Evokes Home Run Memories from Yesteryear In the annals of the World Series, countless games have been recorded as remarkable in the MLB record books. I’ve watched every Fall Classic since 1969, when the upstart N.Y….

Finest Collection of T206 Cards Sells for $8.1 Million

No Honus Wagner card, no problem Last Thursday evening, the online auction of what was the finest set of T206 baseball cards ever assembled ended with a triumphant bang. The collection, which included 520 of the 524 cards released between…

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…