Collectors Universe Expands Portfolio By Acquiring Card Ladder
“Collectible authenticator Collectors Universe has once again expanded its business by acquiring Card Ladder, one of the sports collectible hobby’s leading card valuation platforms.”
Amazon Invests in Trading-Card Platform Dibbs as Collectibles Boom
Amazon has entered into the booming sports collectibles industry with an investment in Dibbs, a sports card platform for buying and selling tokenized fractions of physical sports cards.
From Topps To Top Shot: The History Of Trading Cards
“The trading card industry is booming once again, with classic cards back in high demand alongside NFTs like NBA Top Shot and non-sports properties like Pokémon. How did we get from the days of the T206 Honus Wagner to live pack openings on Twitch, and where could the industry go next?”
Investing In Vintage Baseball Legends
Collectable U interviews John Goodman, prominent dealer and owner of Goodman Sports Cards, discussing the T206 set, some potential vintage buys, grading, and much more.
Hobby Tweets of the Week
Why Are People Spending Millions On Sports Cards?
Cardladder explores how sports cards have become true investments and what might be next for the market.
Half a Honus: Ripped, But Real T206 Wagner Heads to Auction
Fractional platforms like Collectable, Rally, and Otis allow users to buy fractional shares in physical cards, but SCP is auctioning off the surviving portion of one of the hobby’s most iconic cards—a T206 Wagner.
Giannis Shows Off Portis, DiVincenzo Basketball Cards, Calls Them His Financial Backup Plan
In a recent interview, Giannis showed off his collection of his teammates’ cards and joked that he was using them as a backup plan if he ever went broke.
On this edition of Collectable Weekly, SCP Auctions president David Kohler gives us a guided tour of his man cave — a shrine to all things Lakers. Then our CEO, Ezra Levine, discusses upcoming IPOs, including game-worn sneakers from a current Laker (and an all-time great).
This week (11/30) the Panel answers the question: Do Heisman Trophy winners hold any Hobby value if their pro careers aren’t great as well? Plus, more on the recent Al Kaline Collection sale, the Max Scherzer signing, and those red-hot Phoenix Suns.