Postseason Ink: Top National League Signatures

  The Hunt for October is upon us. The 2018 MLB Playoffs are in high gear as the best clubs continue to slug it out to compete in this year’s Fall Classic. Over the past 10 days, in fact, the…

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…

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…

Building Themed Collections

  There are infinite ways to build an autograph collection, but in my experience the hobbyists who have themes and goals seem to derive greater enjoyment out of their hobby than those who collect without guidelines. That is not to…

PSA’s Jumbo Holders: To Protect and Preserve

PSA Offers New Way to Protect, Preserve and Display Your Favorite Signed and ‘Original’ Photos There are plenty of collectors who amass signed 8” x 10” photos of their favorite stars. This represents their way of connecting with their idols…

Baseball Signed by 11 Members of Original 1939 HOF Induction Class Could Set Record

PSA-authenticated ball could become most valuable one in history There are signed baseballs and then are SIGNED baseballs. The particular multi-signed baseball that’s featured in this entry is certainly one worth screaming about (yes, in all CAPS). Not only does…

Submissions 101: Submission Types

When Getting Cards Graded, Choosing the Right ‘Submission Type’ is Important To show more collectors how easy it is to submit their cards to get graded, PSA is now launching several new company-produced videos within its “Submissions 101” lineup. The…

eBay Autographs: PSA/DNA Peace of Mind

  Here’s something that will no doubt help collectors out in a big way! It’s regarding an area of the industry that’s difficult to monitor, especially for unsuspecting buyers: autographs. Have you ever been hesitant about purchasing an autographed item…

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…