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The Art of the Autograph(0)

August 6, 2008

Autographs are not only one of the driving forces of the card hobby, but memorabilia as a whole. Photos, toys, letters, napkins, cars – you can find them all signed by different dignitaries and people deemed significant (or, in the case of Allen & Ginter, dogs and monster trucks count too). I keep the majority […]

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Wagner Fetches $1.6 Million

Here’s a conversation of me going to the bank to get a loan for $1.62 million: Banker: So, $1.62 million. That’s a good chunk of change. Me: Yes, sir. Banker: And what do you need it for? Me: A baseball card, sir. Banker: Sorry for spitting my coffee all over you. Me: No worries. You […]

2007-08 Upper Deck Exquisite Basketball Overview

I could have sworn that when Upper Deck first unleashed Exquisite Basketball for the first time five years ago that it was supposed to be a one-time deal. And yet here we are five years later with the brand still going strong and spanning across baseball and football as well. Like it or not, the […]

The Allen & Ginter Mammoth is Woolier Than Once Thought

Turns out the “DNA” card of the woolly mammoth in 2008 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball is either harrier than they thought, there was a screw up in the Eisner house or the DNA has in fact been used to clone more woolly mammoth cards. Topps hyped the animal hair card as being a one-of-one. […]


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