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January 3, 2017 | Vol. 18 Issue 1
 
In this issue:
 
  1952 Topps Baseball Card Face-Off
 
  Collecting the 1962 Topps Civil War News Trading Card Set
 
  Tune In to "The Great American Collectibles Show"
 
  Upcoming Shows
 
  Collectors Club Monthly Specials
 
 
 
 
Survey
 
What best describes your opinion of the 1952 Topps #1 Andy Pafko versus the #407 Eddie Mathews in the same grade?
 
  1. The Pafko should clearly be worth more
  2. The Mathews should clearly be worth more
  3. The cards should be worth about the same
  4. Both cards are still undervalued compared to Mickey Mantle
Answer
 
 


 
1952 Topps Baseball Card Face-Off: Andy Pafko vs. Eddie Mathews
 
The 1952 Topps baseball card set is certainly considered one of "The Big Three" in the hobby and is clearly the most significant postwar baseball set in the collecting world. Within the confines of the issue are some of the most significant cards ever made, from Jackie to Mickey to Willie. At the front and back of the set are two of the most valuable cards in the iconic release: #1 Andy Pafko and #407 Eddie Mathews. The question is, which one should be worth more? In the following article, PSA’s Joe Orlando takes a look at this fun debate with a baseball card face-off.
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Collecting the 1962 Topps Civil War News Trading Card Set – A Graphic Look at a Deadly War
 
The non-sports card world is one filled with terrific artwork and captivating images. Evidence of this stretches back into the 19th century with early historical issues to the 1940s with classics like The Lone Ranger and well inside the 1960s with eye-popping graphics found within the Mars Attacks set. The 1962 Topps Civil War News card set is no exception. This 88-card set contains some of the more graphic images found on cardboard, from tense action scenes to war’s horrifying impact. In the next piece, we delve further into this memorable issue by talking to the collectors who pursue it.
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Tune In to "The Great American Collectibles Show" – The Hobby Hits the Radio
 
Recently, Tom Zappala, Lou Blasi, and former Boston Red Sox star Rico Petrocelli teamed up to launch a new podcast entitled The Great American Collectibles Show. Every Wednesday night at 6 p.m. PST (9 p.m. EST), listeners can tune in or catch the program in the podcast archive right on the PSA website. In the following interview, the team shares their motivation behind this new project, their love for the hobby, and what they have in store for the collecting public as the show moves forward.
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High-Grade Heroes Highlight Big Memory Lane Winter Auction: Opens December 23 through January 14 READ MORE
 
 
SCP Auctions Unveils the Vince Lombardi Collection as Part of Its 2017 Winter Premier Auction READ MORE
 
 
Sirius Sports Cards Auction #176 is Open and Closes This Thursday, Jan 5 READ MORE
 
 
Goldin Auctions Partners with the Jackie Robinson Foundation READ MORE
 
 
High Grade PSA Football Set Breaks Auctions End January 2017 by eBay Seller: Steve Novella READ MORE
 
 
 
 
 
 
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