February 17, 2015 | Vol. 16 No. 4
  Collectors Club SMR Price Guide Pop Report Facts Services Set Registry®  
  Collecting Sandy Koufax Baseball Cards – Taking a Swing at the Basic and Master Sets of the Dodger Icon

sandy-koufaxSandy Koufax is sort of like the James Dean of baseball. Fans only got to enjoy his talent for a brief period of time, but the impression Koufax made is one that will be eternal. He was so dominant during his prime years that when most baseball experts are asked who they would choose to start one game, the answer is often this man. As a result of his remarkable rise, Koufax collectibles are amongst the most sought-after in the hobby. Baseball lost Koufax all too soon to an arm injury, but that doesn’t stop legions of collectors from pursuing his most popular cards. In the following article, we look at Koufax’s career in cardboard.

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2014 PSA/DNA Autograph Report: The Ten Most Dangerous Autographs

mickey-mantleEach year, PSA/DNA takes a look back at the most dangerous autographs in the world of sports, history and entertainment. Like most years, the iconic autographs can be found on the list like those of Babe Ruth, Elvis Presley and John F. Kennedy. Autographs like these are the staples of the hobby and, unfortunately, they are often forged due to their market value. Each year, there is some movement on the list. Some names move within the rankings, some are added and some fall off the list for one reason or another. So, who made the list this time? Let’s take a look at The Most Dangerous Autographs of 2014.

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    Set Registry Spotlight

Rookie Ecstasy – The Number One Current Finest HOF Rookies Basketball Set
This 116-card set is filled with many of the most important basketball cards ever manufactured. It includes, amongst others, iconic cards like the 1948 Bowman George Mikan, the 1957 Topps Bill Russell, the 1961 Fleer Wilt Chamberlain and the 1986 Fleer Michael Jordan...all the rookie card staples can be found in this set. The sheer dominance of this particular set is what makes it so impressive. With a GPA of 8.89, it is no wonder this multi-award winning set continues to take top honors each year. It is simply the best of the very best. Click here for a look.

The New PSA Shop Button
It is now easier than ever to find the cards needed to upgrade and complete your collections on the PSA Set Registry. The new PSA Shop Button feature lets you conveniently find nearly every card offered online. The Shop feature is a free service available to all members of the PSA Set Registry, the hobby’s most popular online tool for organizing and analyzing your PSA card collection. To start your free Set Registry account and to learn more,
please visit http://www.psacard.com/PSASetRegistry/.

Collectors Corner Storefront
Exclusive to PSA Set Registry members, you now have the ability to upload your inventory from a new location in My Inventory to sell on Collectors Corner. Collectors Corner cards now show up in the new PSA Shop feature exposing your items for sale to a much larger audience. To get started, login to MSR, move the inventory you want to sell to the CC Sales location, determine your selling preferences and price and upload to Collectors Corner. For more information, email [email protected].

Set Registry Special
Super-Sized - $12 per card/No Minimum – 50 Business Days (approx.) Click here for details.

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  Heritage Auctions Feb. 21-22 New York Platinum Night Sports Auction

In an auction that is sure to take the hobby world by storm with its unprecedented offering of significant game-worn uniforms and game-used bats, Heritage’s February Platinum Night event will have no trouble turning the heads of advanced autograph collectors with the impressive selection of high-end signed treasures.

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Bid In Sirius Sports Cards Auction #127 – Ends Feb. 19th

Sirius Sports Cards Auction #127 is in progress. There are over 1000+ lots for auction that will end, Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 11 PM EST using the 15 minute rule.

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Goldin Auctions 2015 Winter Auction Nets $2.65 Million in Sales

A treasure trove of memorabilia from some of the biggest names in sports, entertainment, politics and American history sold for $2.65 million late Saturday night in the Goldin Auctions 2015 Winter Auction at www.GoldinAuctions.com.

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Jimi Hendrix Autograph Comparison – PSA/DNA’s Most Dangerous Autographs of 2014
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    Collectors Corner

5,360 Cards for Sale Today valued at $506,151

Most Recent Listings:
1992 Ultra 371 Steve Young PSA
GEM MT 10...$12.00

2014 Topps Heritage H557 George Springer PSA GEM MT 10...$28.00

1998 Flair Showcase 34 Charles Barkley Row 0 PSA GEM MT 10...$149.99

Most Valuable Listings:
1909-1911 T206 Sweet Caporal Eddie Plank PSA VG-EX 4...$75,000.00

1972 Comspec Rick Barry PSA
VG-EX 4...$24,999.99

1935 National Chicle 7 Ken Strong
PSA NM-MT 8..$5,450.00

    Survey Question

Value aside, which of the following is your favorite mainstream Sandy Koufax card?
  1. 1955 Topps #123
  2. 1957 Topps #302
  3. 1962 Topps #5
  4. 1966 Topps #100
Click here to answer; and to view the latest issue’s survey results.
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