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Sports Card Market Report: August 2022
Slabstox summarizes the month of August in the sports card market including the ‘52 Mantle sale, market performance over the last 30 days, soccer ahead of the World Cup, and much more.
Where Do You Put Your Money in a Bear Market? Try Wine, Art and Baseball Cards
With economic disruptions like inflation and supply chain issues affecting stock prices, CNN makes the case that alternative assets like sports cards and art make great investments.
Heritage Auctions Sets More Than 40 Records in Historic $39 Million Auction
“A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card was not the only record-setting sale in Heritage Auctions’ summer auction. The August event set more than 40 records and totaled more than $39 million in total sales.”
Hobby Tweets of the Week
Sports Cards: Predicting the Next $10 Million Card After Mickey Mantle Sale
Bleacher Report speculates what top cards might reach the 8-figure plateau next after the SGC 9.5 ‘52 Mantle sale.
The Most In-Demand Investment Might Be Your Baseball Card Collection
“Trading cards and other sports memorabilia have been selling for record prices as some see them as an asset or a hedge against inflation.”
Sports Collectible Hobby Celebrates First 8-figure Sale With $12.6 Million ’52 Mantle
“A Topps 1952 Mickey Mantle shattered the record for the highest-selling sports card of all time. It also broke the sports memorabilia record and was the hobby’s first eight-figure sale.”