Sports Memorabilia

Secrets to Savvy Collecting: Share the benefits of antiques

As part of Antique Trader’s mission to introduce collecting to a younger audience, we offer you the second installment of Frank Farmer Loomis’ popular book “Secrets to Affordable Antiques: How To Buy More For Less!” (Krause Publications, 2004). This exclusive series will run for the next several issues, as well as appear on www.AntiqueTrader.com.

Which celebs’ sigs are faked? Top 10 list of most dangerous vintage celebrity autographs

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Buyers beware: many alleged Babe Ruth autographs are bogus, many purported Elvis Presley signatures should be marked “return to sender.”   Over half of the signatures of some famous sports, historical and entertainment figures submitted in 2010 to PSA/DNA Authentication Services of Santa Ana, Calif. were judged to be fakes.  Babe...

Guess which celebs’ sigs are faked: Elvis Presley, Babe Ruth top 2010’s list of most dangerous celebrity autographs

Buyers beware: many alleged Babe Ruth autographs are bogus and many purported Elvis Presley signatures should be marked "return to sender." More than half of the signatures of some famous sports, historical and entertainment figures submitted in 2010 to PSA/DNA Authentication Services of Santa Ana, Calif., were judged to be fakes. You may be...

Carolin Ashleigh Blog: Rare Honus Wagner Card Found in Safe Deposit Box

Sister Virginia Muller had never heard of shortstop Honus Wagner. But she quickly learned the baseball great is a revered figure among collectors, and the most sought-after baseball card in history. And thanks to an unexpected donation, one of the century-old cards belongs to Muller and her order, the Baltimore-based School Sisters of Notre...