February 7, 2012 | Vol. 13 No. 3
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Tom Brady vs. Aaron Rodgers

The 2012 NFL season has come to a close, with Eli Manning and the New York Giants crowned champions this past weekend. The entire season belonged to the quarterback as some of the NFL's elite put up offensive numbers, as a group and individually, never seen before. Two quarterbacks near the top were Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady. Both had terrific seasons, eclipsing the 5,000 yards passing mark and dethroning Dan Marino as the single-season record holder. In the following piece, we take a look at some of their best trading cards and talk to the hobbyists who collect them. More...

The Dodger, The Bomber and The Thinking Man

The 1970s was a great decade for football. Some of the NFL's greatest names played during that time period, including some stellar quarterbacks who have been permanently recognized in Canton, Ohio, for their efforts. Terry Bradshaw, Roger Staubach and Bob Griese were three of those men, dominating the era at the position. In the following article, we take a look at all three 1970's icons and what they did for the game. We also take a look at their rookie cards, which are amongst the most popular with football collectors. More...

Set Registry Spotlight

frcarvell - The Number One Current Finest All-Time Patriots Football Set
While they did not win the 2012 Super Bowl, the New England Patriots are still held in high regard by football fans. This set consists of what many consider some of the greatest, past and present, New England Patriots players. This collector's set is 100% complete and contains some of the highest graded examples. Click here to view this 2011 Best of the Registry award-winning set.

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Sirius Sports Cards Auctions #48 is Now Open for Bidding and Ends Thursday, February 9

There are 1133 lots for auction that will end on Thursday, February 9, 2012, 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. Rookies include Roberto Clemente, Michael Jordan, Lew Alcindor, Steve Carlton and many more. There are nice runs of 1958 Topps, 1962 Topps, 1963 Topps, 1964 Topps, 1965 Topps, 1968 Topps, 1969 Topps, 1970 Topps, and 1972 Topps baseball, along with everything else in between. Click here to read more!

Premium Hobby Rarities Achieve New Horizons in Mile High Card Company's Latest Auction Event

Kicking off the new year with a resounding bang, Mile High Card Company concluded its Premium Holiday auction on January 20th, 2012, and saw tremendous results across the board. This auction had a markedly different feel in terms of size and scope in comparison to traditional MHCC auctions, focusing on a smaller lot size with select higher-level items being offered. Click here for more!

Breaking a Complete 1969 Topps Baseball PSA Graded Set (8.55 GPA). Ending Feb. 7 to Feb. 9

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Collectors Corner

26,025 Cards for Sale Today valued at $4,259,729

Most Recent Listings:
1953 Bowman B&W 31 Gene Woodling PSA Mint 9...$2,495.00
1975 Topps 456 Lydell Mitchell Highlights GEM MT 10...$109.00
1952 Bowman Small 131 John Rapacz PSA Mint 9...$1,950.00
Most Valuable Listings:
1952 Topps 311 Mickey Mantle NM-MT 8OC...$34,000.00
1933 Sport Kings 2 Babe Ruth Baseball PSA NM-MT 8...29,995.00
1954 Topps 94 Ernie Banks PSA Mint 9...$19,500.00
Survey Question

Which of the following 1970s football sets do you feel has the most potential?
  1. 1971 Topps
  2. 1972 Topps
  3. 1976 Topps
  4. 1977 Topps
Click here to answer, and to view last issue's survey results.
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