Learning Curve: Landing My First Autograph

  It may sound trivial, but good manners really do go a long way. Over more than 25 years of collecting players’ autographs, I’ve found that the honest approach remains the best. And by that, I mean, ask for an…

Making the (PSA) Grade – Part 1

How do you tell the difference between Gem Mint, Near Mint-Mint and Excellent-Mint? When it comes to defining the do’s and don’ts of managing your collection, one of the first rules of thumb is to preserve your cards. Because if…

Expensive Pursuit: Chasing Steve Jobs’ Signature

  When it comes to collecting autographs, it’s never easy finding previously signed documents by the dearly departed. Unless, of course, you have some extra dough to pay for these rarities when they come up for public auction. Or, better…

Benefits to PSA Trading Card Authentication & Grading

There are many advantages to have graded traded cards instead of ungraded trading cards. Beyond peace of mind, PSA provides the structure to get the most out of your collecting.