May 27, 2014 | Vol. 15 No. 11
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  The 1951 Topps Ringside Boxing Card Set – A Vintage Knockout

Sugar RayThe 1951 Topps Ringside set is a classic boxing card issue, which contains some of the legends of the sport. This 96-card set features the likes of Sugar Ray Robinson, Joe Louis and the key to the entire set – the Rocky Marciano rookie card. In addition to the stars, the set contains some tough cards of lesser names such as the Bob Murphy short print, one of the most valuable cards in the entire issue. In the following article, collectors share what makes this set a real knockout.

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1964 Leaf The Munsters Set – A Black-and-White Hobby Classic

Herman MunsterThe 72-card, 1964 Leaf The Munsters set is one of the more popular non-sports trading card sets of the decade, a decade that produced many card sets that were based on television shows and movies. Each pack contained five cards and one sticker, featuring black-and-white images from the show (cards) along with colorful drawings (stickers) of the characters. In the next piece, we take an in-depth look at a set based on a sitcom which has stood the test of time.

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    Set Registry Spotlight

dburmon - The Number One Current Finest 1909-11 Sweet Caporal Domino Discs PX7 Set
A lot of attention has been paid to the 1909-11 T206 baseball set the last few years, with more and more collectors rediscovering this classic issue. Like the 1910-12 Sweet Caporal P2 Pins issue, the Sweet Caporal Domino Discs PX7 set is not directly related to the T206 set but it does contain many of the Hall of Famers from the period, including those of Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Cy Young and Ty Cobb. This award winning set, which requires 137 different discs (including several variations), carries a GPA of 6.89. It is the only complete set on the registry and it ranks more than a full point higher than its closest competitor. Click here for a glimpse.

2014 PSA Set Registry Awards!
The deadline for this year's PSA Set Registry Awards is Friday, May 30th. Any new sets or edits to existing sets must be published before 5:00 pm EST (2:00 pm PST). The deadline to request that new cards be added to the set composites was April 30th. Set composites will be updated with these requests, assuming they qualify and are approved, by May 30th. Requests received after April 30th will be added as optional. After June 1st, the new additions will be required.

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  Clean Sweep Auctions: ’52 Topps Hogue (Red Back) Among Other Rarities. Auction Closes June 4

Clean Sweep’s upcoming auction contains all manner of fresh consignments, new material to the hobby from the original owners and a great diversity of high quality material.

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Love of the Game Auctions’ Spring, 2014 Sale is Underway! Auction Closes May 31, 2014

The auction closing date is Saturday, May 31. The sale features sports and non-sports cards and memorabilia from the late 19th Century to the present, highlighted by a rare and valuable 1914 Cracker Jack Christy Mathewson; an extremely rare 1924-25 Aguilitas Segundas card of Negro Leagues Hall of Famer "Pop" Lloyd; a PSA-graded ticket stub from Ty Cobb’s final game, and an attractive run of complete and near sets from 1952 through 1962.

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PSA Offers Easy Way to Sell Set Registry Cards Via Collectors Corner

Collectors now have a convenient, easy way to offer their PSA Set Registry® cards for sale. They can be listed free at Collectors CornerSM, the popular collectibles marketplace for PSA and PSA/DNA-certified items.

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Babe Ruth Family Heirloom, Sandy Koufax Jersey, Satchel Paige Hall of Fame Ring Earn Top Bids in SCP Auctions’ Spring Auction

Babe Ruth’s gold pocket watch from the 1948 celebration of the 25th anniversary of the opening of "The House That Ruth Built" sold for $650,108 in SCP Auctions’ spring offering which concluded early Sunday. The price marks one of the highest prices ever paid for a piece of jewelry and a top-10 price for a Ruth artifact. In total, the auction of more than 1,000 sports memorabilia items brought in $4.5 million.

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Sirius Sports Cards Auction #108 Is Now Open for Bidding. Ends May 29

There are 1,009 lots for auction that will end on Thursday, May 29, 2014, 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. To view the auction and place your bids please visit

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    Collectors Corner

22,028 Cards for Sale Today valued at $3,156,596

Most Recent Listings:
1997 Ultra 212 Tony Gonzalez PSA GEM MT 10...$45.00

1992 Bowman 11 Trevor Hoffman PSA Mint 9...$245.00

2001 UD Pros & Prospects 137 Albert Pujols Jersey PSA GEM MT 10...$349.00

Most Valuable Listings:
1923 W515-1 47 "Babe" Ruth Hand Cut PSA GEM MT 10...$50,000.00

1936 National Chicle DiMaggio Slams It Erickson Catch PSA NM-MT 8...$15,000.00

1933 World Wide Gum 80 Babe Ruth PSA EX-MT 6...$12,500.00
    Survey Question

Which of the following rookie cards from the 1950s do you believe has the most upside?
  1. 1951 Bowman Willie Mays
  2. 1954 Topps Hank Aaron
  3. 1955 Topps Sandy Koufax
  4. 1955 Topps Roberto Clemente
Click here to answer; and to view the latest issue's survey results.

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