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The 2021 MLB All-Star Game: All-Star Autographs

With the 2021 MLB All-Star Game scheduled for July 13th, 2021, fans will see some of the biggest stars from Major League Baseball in one game. The Home Run Derby, which takes place the day prior the All-Star Game, has been a fan favorite since it’s introduction in 1985. The All-Star game itself dates back […]

1st Comic Book Appearance of Loki in Journey Into Mystery #85

Promotional image from Marvel Studio's Loki

With the release of Marvel Studios: Loki on Disney+, Thor’s arch-nemesis has once again taken center stage in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Loki’s roots in Marvel dig deep, and his first comic appearance  for the “Marvel Age” was in Journey Into Mystery #85 (October 1962) – a comic book that we at Memorabilia Brokers are […]

Sport Card Collection Boom During the Pandemic

1953 Topps Mickey Mantle, slabbed; a highly desirable card in the sport card collection hobby field.

As people were forced to adapt to the ever-changing atmosphere of the COVID-19 pandemic, the sport card collection hobby saw a tremendous boom in demand and value, with some attributing this boom to collectors’ desire to have something nostalgic to accompany their investment. Third-party authenticators saw unprecedented demand for raw cards to be slabbed, and […]

Is Sending Out Trading Cards For Grading Worth It??

Is It Worth It To Grade Trading Cards?? Is It Worth It To Grade Trading Cards??  This is a loaded question.  Professional grading can definitely help your bottom line.  I have seen occasions time and again where slabbing means a world a difference in price.  Trading cards that sold originally for $100 become worth $10,000.  […]

A New Era Of Collecting: What’s In VS What’s Out

What Are Collectors Looking For? What are collectors looking for these days? Though the question fits any era, this is a perfect thought for 2019 and beyond. The memorabilia markets have shifted more this year than in the prior decade; older collectors have started cutting back on collecting. Now these collectors are looking to sell […]

The Key To The W514 Baseball “Strip” Card Set

Back before baseball cards were packaged with gum and sold in wax wrappers, they were sold in strips of 5 or 10 from the late teens through the late 20’s.  They were then hand cut by the purchaser into individual, miniature baseball cards which looked much like the cigarette cards from the early 1900’s.  The […]

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