November 29, 2011 | Vol. 12 No. 24
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The 1951 Bowman Jets, Rockets, Spacemen

In the world of fantasy trading cards, science fiction is a dominant theme. Of course, the set that receives the most attention from that genre is the ultra-popular 1962 Topps Mars Attacks set. While this set will always remain a classic, there was a science fiction-based set that pre-dated the Mars Attacks issue - the 1951 Bowman Jets, Rockets and Spacemen. Featuring terrific artwork, colorful images are provided throughout this 108-card production. In the following article, we take a look at this groundbreaking issue. More...


Harmon Killebrew, Hall of Fame Player, Hall of Fame Guy

Harmon Killebrew was one of the most feared sluggers in the history of baseball, capable of changing a game with one swing of the bat. While Killebrew was such a feared hitter, he was also one of the game's nicest players. As a result, Killebrew collectibles remain popular with fans and collectors. This past year, the mighty "Killer" passed away but admiration for this man continues to grow. In the following article, we look at the powerful Killebrew through his most popular cards. More...

Set Registry Spotlight

Sarah Verno - The Number One Current Finest 1950 Bowman Football Set
This 144-card set is home to several HOF rookies; Otto Graham, Lou Groza, and Elroy Hirsch to name a few. This collector's set is 100% complete and contains several top pop cards. With a Set Rating of 8.89, not too far from the Finest Possible of 9.08, it's no wonder this set is a multi-award winning one. Click here to view this set.

New! Exclusive to Set Registry Members
The Want List Connection allows you to list your want list to buy or trade with other Registry members. You'll find a link to the WLC from My Want List in My Set Registry.

Hurry - Set Registry Special Ends 11/30!
All Sports and Non-Sports - $14 Per Card/No Minimum - Cards Valued Under $500 Each. Click here for details.
Bidding on SportsCardLink's Last Featured Auction of 2011 Is Now Underway!

This auction features important and exciting sports cards from the 1880s to the 1980s, with one of the highlights being a fresh collection of black Lenox backed cards from the incredibly popular and highly sought after T206 series of 1909-11. The Auction will close on Thursday, December 8th, with each lot ending at its own set closing time, starting at 8:00 p.m. EST. Please visit www.sportscardlink.com to register and see the auction.
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Greg Bussineau Sports Rarities' Fall 2011 Vintage Trading Cards and Memorabilia Auction: Final Week. Ends December 1

The sale features 825 lots of complete PSA graded Registry Sets, important trading rarities, and legendary Hall-of-Famer issues. Click here for more!


Sirius Sports Cards Auctions #43 Is Now Open for Bidding and Ends Thursday, December 1

There are 589 lots for auction that will end on Thursday, December 1, 2011, at 11 PM EST using the 15 minute rule. This auction features many high grade and low pop cards for collectors to complete their sets from the 1950s through the 1970s. Read more here.


Collect Auctions Offers Gem Mint Gehrig, Orr Jersey and More! Ends December 1

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Huggins and Scott's Auction: Bidding Ends Dec. 1

The November auction features autographed highlights including a stunning Babe Ruth single-signed baseball PSA/DNA 6 (Autograph grade 7), and much more. Click here for more information!


Imperial Sports Auctions Offers a Wide Variety of Memorabilia in Their Fall Auction. Ends December 1

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Auction Offers Rare Butter Krust Wagner Card, Tommy John Jerseys and Munson Bat. Ends December 15

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Lelands.com Fall Catalogue Auction Is Now Open for Bidding and Ends December 16

Lelands.com specializes in Sports and American Memorabilia and includes The Sal Larocca Collection (third installment), Raelee Frazier Hitters Hand Collection, Robert Riger Collection, Cooperstown Collection and more! Click here to view and bid.


Iconic Players, Sets Focus of Memory Lane Auction

Vintage sports cards spanning virtually the entire history of collecting will be up for grabs next month when Memory Lane Inc. opens its Winter Classics Auction. Click here to read more.


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Collectors Corner

24,271 Cards for Sale Today valued at $4,412,000

Most Recent Listings:
1961 Topps 472 Yogi Berra Mvp PSA EX-MT+ 6.5...$125.00
1950 Bowman 116 Lou Rymkus PSA NM-MT+ 8.5...$195.00
1962 Topps 50 Stan Musial PSA NM-MT 8...$225.00

Most Valuable Listings:
1888 N162 Goodwin Champions Glasscock Baseball PSA NM-MT+ 8.5...$47,500.00
1933 Goudey 53 Babe Ruth PSA NM-MT 8...$42,500.00
1952 Topps 311 Mickey Mantle PSA NM-MT 8 OC...$34,000.00
Survey Question

All other things being equal, which of the following professional sports rings do you think should be worth the most?
  1. Super Bowl ring
  2. World Series ring
  3. All-Star ring
  4. Hall of Fame ring
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