PSA SET REGISTRY SM SPOTLIGHT
In this issue of the PSA Insider, we are spotlighting all the great sets that won top honors in the 2006 PSA Set Registry Awards. Congratulations to all award winners. You have truly achieved excellence. Thanks to all members for your support of the PSA Set Registry.
This year we are proud to announce that Jim Crandell (Davalillo) is our inductee into the PSA Collector Hall of Fame. Jim has assembled a vast collection of high grade traditional and non-traditional sports and non-sports sets, making his collection one of the most significant in recent years.
The following are being inducted into the PSA Set Registry Hall of Fame for outstanding individual sets:
- Don Louchios - 1941 Play Ball Baseball
- Don Louchios - 1948-49 Leaf Baseball
- Robert Levine (Ruby) - 1956 Topps (Basic) Baseball
- Michael Rakosi (This Test Scored an A) - 1968-69 Topps Test Basketball
- Greg Pietsch (Pproperties) - 1935 National Chicle Football
- Tom Malito (Teemu) - 1951-52 Parkhurst Hockey
- Brian Roberts (66brian) - 1966-67 Topps Hockey
- Charles M. Merkel - 1932 US Caramel
- West Coast - 1962 Topps Mars Attacks
- Carl Riegger - 1962 Topps Civil War News
To read the list and descriptions of each HOF inductee , click here.
The following sets were selected to receive top honors :
- Donald E. Spence / Stephen Soloway M.D. - Co-Winners - Best Collection of the Year
- Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection - 1912 T202 Hassan Triple Folders Baseball Set - Best Set of the Year
- BPToman - 1984 Topps USFL Football - Best Rookie Set of the Year
- Old Man - 1911 T3 Turkey Red Cabinets - Best Vintage Pre-War Baseball Set of the Year
- Larry Robbins (L.R.'s 1958 Vintage Baseball) - 1958 Topps (Basic Set) - Best Post-War Vintage Baseball Set of the Year (1948-1959)
- Tony Marino - 1960 Topps - Best Vintage Baseball Set of the Year (1960-1971)
- Jeffrey Brewer (Redsoxjeff's Quest back to 1977) - 1977 Topps - Best Modern Baseball Set of the Year (1972-present)
- D'Orsay D. Bryant, III, M.D. - 1970-71 Topps - Best Vintage Basketball Set of the Year (1971 and older)
- D'Orsay Bryant, III, M.D. - 1996-97 Topps Chrome Refractors - Best Modern Basketball Set of the Year (1972-present)
- David Kjeer (Short Print Nightmare) - 1952 Bowman Large - Best Vintage Football Set of the Year (pre-1960)
- Museum of Sports History - 1962 Topps - Best Vintage Football Set of the Year (1960-1971)
- Marcus G. Rider - 1985 Topps - Best Modern Football Set of the Year (1972 to present)
- Tom Malito (Teemu) - 1936-37 O-Pee-Chee (V304D) - Best Pre-War Vintage Hockey Set of the Year
- Brian Roberts (66brian) - 1966-67 Topps - Best Vintage Hockey Set of the Year (1948-1971)
- R. Clark - 1979-80 Topps - Best Modern Hockey Set of the Year (1972-present)
- Mike Wasserman - 1887 Allen & Ginter (N28) - Best Vintage Miscellaneous Sports Set of the Year (1971 and older)
- Stephen Sutherland (Graded GSVentures) - 1998 Champions of Golf Masters Collection- Best Modern Miscellaneous Sports Set of the Year (1972-present)
- John Woody - Alex Rodriguez Basic Set - Best Player Set of the Year
- Steve Eberhardt (seinbigd) - 1971 Topps Greatest Moments Baseball - Best Topps Specialty Set of the Year
- Museum of Sports History - Football Hall of Fame Rookie Players - Best Overall Specialty Set of the Year
- Charles M. Merkel - 1954 Red Heart Baseball - Best Regional Set of the Year
- Michael Lamone (Boomers Cards) - 1956 Topps Pins Baseball - Best Oddball Set of the Year
- Marty Quinn (Mighty's Graded Sets) - 1938 Gum Inc. Horrors of War - Best Vintage Non-Sports Set of the Year (1971 and older)
- Tap4Black's Alpha Collection - 1993 Magic the Gathering Alpha (MTG) - Best Modern Non-Sports Set of the Year (1972 to present)
- Al Glaser (SuperbowlTicketCollector) - Super Bowl (1967-Present) - Best Ticket Set of the Year
- Museum of Sports History - 3000 Hit Club - Best Single Signed Baseball Set of the Year
In addition, we had over 2,300 members who will receive the "Best of the Registry" certificate for being at least 85% complete and in the top spot!
To view the list of winners for the "Best of the Registry" certificates and descriptions of the award-winning sets, click here.
Hurry! Set Registry Special Ends 6/30/06!
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Visit the Set Registry News page and learn which set composites have been recently added to the Registry and other Set Registry news. The following are new set composites added to the Registry:
- 1990 Leaf Preview Baseball
- 1996 Leaf Frank Thomas' Greatest Hits Baseball
- 2001 Fleer Ripken Commemorative Baseball
- 2004 Topps Baseball
- 1957 Topps Chicago White Sox
- 1957 Topps Detroit Tigers
- 1958 Topps St. Louis Cardinals
- 1975 Topps Oakland Athletics
- 1995-96 Finest Mystery Bordered Refractors Basketball
- 1997 Topps Autographs Football
- 2005 SP Authentic Football
- 2005 SP Authentic Rookie Fabrics Bronze Football
- 2005 SP Authentic Scripts for Success Autographs Football
- 2005 SP Authentic Sign of the Times Football
- 1971 Topps Bobby Sherman
- 1973 Topps Wacky Packages Series 2
- A.L. & N. L. Cy Young Autographed Baseballs
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